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In this issue

The April/May 2022 issue of FORBES AFRICA is out now, featuring a corporate titan who is now heading up the Absa Group as Chairman, set to define the future of banking. In this story, the entrepreneur's entrepreneur, Sello Moloko, has some key advice for young startups based on his own journey. Hear it from the man who has been through the rigorous corporate system and made it. Also in this issue, a spread of African SME entrepreneurs from Rwanda to Nigeria to Somalia who have been through enough heartache before launching successful enterprises. From drones to cryptohacking to supply chain shortages and African NFTs and the continent's fashion at the V&A and music on TikTok, there's a lot to choose from, and not to forget marketing strategies from some of Africa's top female CMOs and an entire story on insect farming as options to sustainable food. All this and more in this must-read issue!

Have We Not Learned Anything At All?

The War in Ukraine has dominated the news over the last few weeks. There are no winners in war; sadly, as always, it is people who will suffer.

Have We Not Learned Anything At All?

7 mins

‘Africa Is Particularly Vulnerable'

The fallout from the war on Ukraine will be felt by all Africans, whether abroad or at home. How will it impact African trade?

‘Africa Is Particularly Vulnerable'

5 mins

A Waste Of Time

Plastic rarely gets recycled, ending up in landfills and our seas. From waste-reclaimers to waste-preneurs laboriously upcycling all kinds of material, will the circular economy become mainstream before we choke up our oceans and the planet with immutable rubbish?

10+ mins

Amend Acts or Amend Actions?

Questions abound! With newly-amended gender-based violence bills in South Africa, activists ask: will there be a significant decrease in the number of cases, will more victims report their perpetrators, and will reported cases finally be fairly prosecuted?

10 mins

Boom or Buzz: Drones on the Rise

The drone market is on a growth trajectory. In rural Africa, they are being increasingly used for transporting life-saving drugs and for collecting data for geographic information systems, agriculture and even film-making.

Boom or Buzz: Drones on the Rise

9 mins

The Problem-solver

From teacher to actuary to entrepreneur, CEO and corporate titan, Sello Moloko has had an illustrious journey that could inspire any young African. Taking over as chairman of the Absa group from April 1, he is all set to make his mark in defining the future of banking.

The Problem-solver

10 mins

Stepping Up On EV Growth

The South African electric vehicle (EV) landscape is set to accelerate in 2022 with a slew of new models. But with all its power and load-shedding issues, is South Africa ready?

Stepping Up On EV Growth

3 mins

The Itinerant Entrepreneur

Tanzania-born Franck Leya, the co-founder and Managing Director of Honest Travel Experience in South Africa, has had an interesting journey and is now working towards getting people to experience the continent on solar-powered scooters.

The Itinerant Entrepreneur

5 mins

Seed Capital

Momoko Harada is turning macadamia nuts in Rwanda’s verdant, virgin fields into valuable export currency, in turn also helping the farmers and protecting the environment.

Seed Capital

5 mins

Marketer Mantra

What are the marketing trends that will define 2022 for Africa? We asked some of the top CMOs – all women from a cross-section of industries – for their sterling views.

Marketer Mantra

10+ mins

The Hot New Items On The Menu

Farming flies and cockroaches to ensure food security? Read on for some of the most fascinating insights on alternative agriculture in Africa.

The Hot New Items On The Menu

7 mins

Where Did All the Chips Go?

Even though the world has begun to open up, the after-effects of the pandemic on the supply chain are noticeable. Limited shipping containers and flights have created a backlog putting massive pressure on component manufacturers. Where does that leave Africa?

Where Did All the Chips Go?

6 mins

Hacking the Blockchain

High volatile and high-risk – just how safe is the world of cryptocurrency?

Hacking the Blockchain

5 mins

A Deep Dive Into The Art World With NFTs

NFTs were the biggest breakthrough in technology last year, its founding inextricable from the art world. Proponents point to a future where art is democratized, funds secure and royalties continuous. Detractors believe NFTs are a scam, and point to fraudulent activity and the exclusivity of highly-priced sales. A look at some of the African players in this space.

10+ mins

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Forbes Africa Magazine Description:

PublisherABN Publishing

CategoryBusiness

LanguageEnglish

Frequency7 Issues/Year

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.

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