In FORBES AFRICA in August… the entrepreneur and survivor, Manu Chandaria, on the difficult job of bringing down barriers in African trade. The Kenyan, who has managed a business empire for more than six decades, says you must not be afraid of failure. Rats that are saving lives by clearing landmines. How the First World War tore up Africa 100 years ago. The anguish of exiled Zimbabweans whose skills are going to waste. The African verdict of the World Cup. All this and more in FORBES AFRICA in August.
From Ghana to Grahamstown, as we found when putting this issue together, creativity abounds in Africa – and for the women who attain unmitigated success in these sectors, it is not without beating great odds along the way. The impressions and images we have come away with are creative, colorful and diverse. May Africa have more!
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.