May 2014 Archives - African Business Magazine

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Africa’s Top 250 Companies: East Africa

In our survey of Eastern Africa’s Top 25 firms, Safaricom has overtaken East African Breweries as the biggest company in the region. Its value has jumped from $2.8bn in 2013 to $5.7bn in this year’s regional table. As a result, it has moved up from 45th to 26th in our pan-African Top 250.

Ethiopia – Doing it the Japanese way

The Japanese workplace philosophy of Kaizen is sweeping all before it in factories and workshops in Ethiopia. The philosophy, developed by Japan after World War …

Richard Attias, A Global Influencer

From 23 to 25 May, Gabon hosted the third New York Forum Africa (NYFA), which brings together decision-makers from all corners of the globe. Ahead of NYFA, Hichem Ben Yaïche interviewed Richard Attias, the man behind the event .

Interview with Regis Immongault

Hamouda Chekir caught up with Mr Regis Immongault, the current Gabonese Minister of Mines, Industry and Tourism to discuss the country’s economic future.

Seizing Africa’s retail opportunities

Africa is full of potential for global retailers, with its billion people and growing economy. Seven sub-Saharan African countries are among the 10 fastest-growing economies …