FORBES AFRICA Tops 2017 Q2 ABCs Business and News Category

Published 6 years ago

Johannesburg, October 25th 2017: According to, an independent and investigative website focusing on Africa’s changing media, marketing, and advertising landscape, FORBES AFRICA has, for the sixth consecutive quarter, retained its first place position in the ‘Business and News’ category in terms of total circulation for the Audited Bureau of Circulations of South Africa’s Q2-2017 period, with an average circulation of 19 246.

2017 has been an eventful year for the FORBES AFRICA team with a number of local and international awards being claimed by the publication, along with the successful launch of

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Commenting on the publication’s number one position, Chris Bishop, Editor for FORBES AFRICA noted: “The growth in circulation in FORBES AFRICA is a tribute to the robust and independent business journalism we have executed over the last six years. I think we have generated fresh interest in business in Africa and should be proud of this.”

“We are now working hard, building up to our biggest selling issue of the year (December/January) which will carry a big hitting billionaire on the cover. It will be a great read on the beach this Christmas,” stated Bishop.

At the same time, FORBES AFRICA journalist, Jay Caboz has won the photography award at the SAB Environmental Media Awards for 2017. Now in its 29th year, the awards were started to recognize members of the media who have excelled in reporting on environmental matters.

To mark the 100th anniversary of FORBES, the November edition of FORBES AFRICA features a list of the 100 greatest living business minds. The list comprises of 100 entrepreneurs, visionaries, and prophets of capitalism who have shaped the past century. The result is a masterclass in entrepreneurial thinking conveyed in anecdotes, lessons, and ideas.


To find out why FORBES AFRICA is considered the continent’s most compelling business read, grab the next issue on shelves Wednesday, November 1st, available through strategic retail outlets. FORBES AFRICA is also available as a digi-mag, available on Magzter.

ABCs Business & News Q2-2017: Forbes Africa 19,246; Finweek 17,996; SA Real Estate Investor Magazine 15,431; Entrepreneur 14,695; Financial Mail 13,252; Noseweek 11,974;Personal Finance 9532; Your Business Magazine 9,367; Green Economy Journal (formerly Green Business Journal) 6,769.

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