February, 2008

  • Puma’s love affair with African football deepens

    Posted Feb 27th, 2008 By in Business, Charity, Events, Fashion, Film/Television, General, Sports, Travel With | Comments Off on Puma’s love affair with African football deepens

    Being the No. 4 sporting-goods brand is tough. But Puma is betting that backing African football (soccer to Americans) will differentiate the brand and win it a significant increase in market share. Continuing with the company’s commitment to African football made during the 2006 World Cup Games, Puma put some serious resources together for product …

  • A retirement plan for African leaders, Mo Ibrahim

    Posted Feb 19th, 2008 By in Business, Charity, General, Politics, Technology, Travel With | Comments Off on A retirement plan for African leaders, Mo Ibrahim

    African leaders, Ibrahim (says), look to retirement as they would to the edge of a cliff, beyond which lies a dizzying fall towards retribution and relative poverty. “We don’t have financial institutions for ex-presidents to go and run, or boards of great companies. There is life after office in other parts of the world. I …

  • Sotheby’s, Bansky bring Bono green for Valentine’s

    Posted Feb 18th, 2008 By in Art, Business, Charity, Events, General, Politics With | 1 Comment

    Despite increasing criticism Bono’s marketing behemoth Product (RED) keeps on course, this time with a Sotheby’s run valentine’s day auction titled (AUCTION) RED. The art auction, held February 14th at the Gagosian Gallery, included limited edition art by the contemporary art world’s heavy hitters such as Takashi Murakami, Bansky, Damien Hirst, and Jasper Johns. The …

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