In Forbes Africa in July, we look at the rising cost of hosting the Rio Olympics and the African athletes that are looking to bring gold back to the continent. Nigeria’s former Central Bank governor tells us of his pain after investigating the billions that went missing from state coffers. South Africa’s finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, is in the trenches but he’s not giving up the fight to rescue the country’s economy. What is wrong with rugby in South Africa? We go to the grassroots of the game to find out why black players aren’t coming through. All this and more in Forbes Africa in July.
In the June/July issue of FORBES WOMAN AFRICA, Thuli Madonsela, the courageous Public Protector, is on the cover. She tells us why, despite the death threats, she never backs down when fighting for people’s rights, and what she plans to do when her term ends this year. Then, Geraldine Fraser Moleketi’s top job at the AfDB is a loss for South Africa but a gain for the rest of the continent. Female inmates tell us about life inside a prison and the skills they are learning to turn their lives around. Plus, we speak to an African woman who is favourite to win an Olympic gold medal later this year and some who were winners in the past. All this and more insights on this season’s trends, travel and fashion, in the June/July issue of FORBES WOMAN AFRICA, on shelves now!
The second edition of Forbes Life is here with the touching father-and-son story of Africa’s greatest jazz legend Hugh Masakela. We look at how to make it as a beer baron in Africa – from scratch. Blogging in Africa is different to the United States, it can kill you. Also, Gary Player tells us how he rose from humble beginnings to become the Black Knight.