Advertising Finance & Money Africa

Advertising Blogger Casts Doubt On Credibility Of Facebook Ad Sales

There's something suspect about the Silicon Valley super network's revenue stream.

Design Sophie Maxwell: Has Branding Design Become The New Political Manifesto?

Insight Director at Pearlfisher discusses how more companies are starting to voice their social and political opinions through packaging and image.

Gaming & Play Mozilla To Launch Smartphone Operating System

Company responsible for Firefox to release handset targeted at developing countries and open platforms.

Retail Do Songwriters Really Win With YouTube Or Pandora?

Writers are angry about the lack of royalties they get when their tracks are played and think they deserve a bigger slice of the action.

Technology South Africa Doles Out Welfare Using Fingerprint Scanning

The national government has created a new distribution system for welfare and social security beneficiaries using biometric technology.

Luxury Consumer Access To Business Data Spurs Revenue Growth [PSFK LONDON]

CEO of seeks to educate consumers on the luxury products they purchase to drive sales and cut down on waste.

Advertising Product (Red) Roundup: How To Give More During The Holidays

Starbucks, Gap, Nike and The Killers help raise funds for aids research with limited edition items.


Medicines campaigners target Abbott over the high price of its Aids drug, Kaletra. Meanwhile an independent but GAVI-funded study shows the roll-out of pneumococcal vaccine it is supporting is cost-effective.

Retail New Currency Exchange Ruxum Saves Digital Currency Bitcoin

The Bitcoin was waning in popularity when it launched two years ago. Now, thanks to a new currency exchange service called Ruxum, the digital dollars might have a chance at becoming global.

Work Chris Harrison: Consumer Confidence - Without It, Brands Suffer

Thoughts on the value of consumer confidence statistics in Africa and beyond.

Luxury Speculation And The Engineering Of The Food Crisis

Frederick Kaufman discovers Goldman Sachs' pivotal role in the rising food prices that have led to a global problem.

Home Monocolumn: Change For The World’s Second Least Populous Country

Outside of Vatican City, Niue is the world’s least populous country, a self-governing Pacific nation with a headcount comparable to that of a large high school.

Design Chris Harrison: Another Marketing Year In Africa - Press Pause, And Ponder

It seems only moments since we were lurching into a New Year overshadowed by global financial collapse. Yet here we are in December, and most of us in business in Africa are saying ‘ Well that wasn’t so bad, was it?’