This writer witnessed the alluring and ceremonial mukudji dance of the Punu women in a remote Gabon village, originally performed...
One of the most influential fathers of electricity generation in Africa died in the early hours of July 12 aged...
The global pandemic has had a profound impact on the digital landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as across the...
William Kentridge is one of the golden names in art in Africa. What are his works worth?
Journalists often risk their necks for a pittance. Is this a business to be involved in?
Facebook, camera phones and inexpensive facial recognition software have made mass surveillance a near certainty. Huxley would be proud.
Schneider National simulates its business problems to save money in a bumpy economy.
The need to cut costs and take telecommunications to far flung African communities has seen India drive into this continent’s market.
Blu Homes makes prefabricated houses that unfold like a box and take just a day to erect on-site.
Forget Silicon Valley in the States—the rising Tandaa Generation is clicking towards a fortune in Kenya.
Make a great TV show and people will watch it, right? Producers Ian Sander and Kim Moses know better.
Sometime in 1987 on the streets of the Tanzanian capital, Dar es Salaam, Joe Kusaga had his two feet planted firmly on the ground, but his...
How to make millions out of caring for African hair.
200 below zero and thousands of feet above sea level, CEO Suresh Kana tries to master ledgers and freezing ledges.
Small and stable Gabon is steadily building a thriving economy.
This first edition of FORBES AFRICA is a milestone in business journalism in Africa. It is also a story of entrepreneurship and investment in the challenging...
How do you strike it rich in a country that revolves around education and political connections? Just ask Base Sebonego who has neither.
Recession—what recession? In Ghana more than $120 million is being poured into a plush hotel in a wild and growing economy.