In Forbes Africa in September, Michiel le Roux graces the cover. He is the $530-million man who revolutionized banking while the industry was in the middle of a crisis. We visit Zimbabwe, where economic hardship means that where people once worked, they are now praying. On its 50th anniversary of independence, Botswana can boast vast currency reserves but its rising generation is educated, unemployed and fed up. We also reveal how medicine that is meant to heal you can actually kill you. All this and more in Forbes Africa in September.
In FORBES WOMAN AFRICA's much-anticipated August/September 2016 issue, we celebrate Women's Month in South Africa with a special focus on the women who will be leading Africa's next frontier of development - the Blue Economy. We dive into the deep with these female pioneers of the ocean industry as they let us in on how they nurture some of Mother Nature's best-kept secrets. We retell the 1956 Women's March in South Africa and honor its 60th anniversary by speaking to the daughters and granddaughters of the heroines of apartheid. We go down memory lane with them at the Union Buildings in Pretoria where it all began. A special photo-led essay on migration and refugees on the continent. Plus, all the regular features on how you can make millions as an entrepreneur - all you need is a big idea and bigger imagination. The Olympics may be in August, but we profile a Paralympian who cheated death and disability, and will showcase her horse-riding skills in Rio in September. Plus, Forbes Fashion and why you must just stop apologizing in the boardroom.
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.