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Forbes Africa is the drama critic to business in Africa. The magazine helps readers connect the dots, form patterns and see beyond the obvious, giving them a completely different perspective. In doing this, it delivers sharp, in-depth and engaging stories by looking at global and domestic issues from an African prism.
The FORBES AFRICA women’s month edition features pioneers who were moulded by South Africa’s apartheid past, tore their way into male-dominated sectors, leading them boldly through a quarter century of democracy. Doctor-turned-builder, Thandi Ndlovu was exiled shortly after her brother was killed in the 1976 Soweto uprising, returned to create a construction group which remains the biggest woman-owned company to be listed on the JSE. The visionary in auditing, Nonkululeko Gobodo, from the rural Eastern Cape, made history as the first black chartered account. She has gone on build formidable firms. Across, the South African border is Bostwana where women are challenging the stereotypes in tourism by filling roles that were conventionally held by men. All these amazing women, and more in this month's edition of FORBES AFRICA.