In Forbes Africa in February, Paul Harris, the $200-million pioneer who changed the way Africans bank, tells us how he became a financial wizard after growing up on a farm. The total net worth of the continents wealthiest has dropped. Check out our Africa’s 50 richest list to see who’s lost the most. We investigate the business of food in Africa as entrepreneurs turn to farms to grow their money. Finally, we look at the man who has hopes of becoming the first African president of FIFA. All this and more in Forbes Africa in February.
At a time when the whole world seems to be partying, FORBES WOMAN AFRICA looks inside South Africa’s $4-billion entertainment industry. On the cover is a woman leading the way in the industry, award-winning musician, Lira. She overcame failure and depression to build her company and brand that is set to dazzle on the global stage. We also celebrate the other female stars of Africa who have sacrificed much to perfect the art. The issue investigates sex workers who are finding support to decriminalize their trade. Plus, an inspirational story of a cyclist who was paralyzed in a tragic accident but is now dreaming of Paralympic glory. All this and more insights on trends and fashion, in the December/January issue, out 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.