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Jazz legend Ray Phiri’s deep spiritual connection with Bob Marley

Nelspuit born Ray Phiri (70) a South African jazz legend has died after suffering from lung cancer. He shared a deep spiritual connection with Bob Marley's Zimbabwe.

CNBC Africa, Forbes Africa scoop Sanlam Awards

South Africa’s top journalists were again honoured on Wednesday at The Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism. Among them were two of ABN...

Inside billionaire Aliko Dangote’s $12bn Dangote Oil Refinery

Africa’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote over the weekend took a group made up of key media houses and MBA graduates from the Lagos Business School for a tour around his latest business venture, the largest single train petroleum refinery in the world.

Joel Joffe: Rivonia Trial lawyer, a man you could bet your...

One of the lawyers who saved Nelson Mandela from the rope and became a millionaire English lord died in his country home of Liddington, in Wiltshire, on June 18, aged 85.

Forbes Africa’s Top 10 Most Bankable Artists In Africa

The list looks into what happens when the crowds melt away and how finance can be a musician’s best friend.

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to attend first WEF since Tanzania 2010

Organisers say more than 100 countries from around the world will be represented at this year's WEF Africa compared to 70 at last year's WEF in Rwanda.

Bob Marley serenades Zimbabwe on its birth

His songs were the food that people in liberation movements, particularly the armed wings, were swallowing. From that point of view… to be able to see that music was an important aspect of the liberation of this continent.

Africa’s multi-million-dollar author who defied death

Wilbur Smith has sold millions of his novels but almost didn’t pen a word after his parents were told their child would be better off dead.
An African solution for dealing with crop raiding elephants

An African solution for dealing with crop raiding elephants

How Mmabatho and Desmond Morudi came up with a small solution that stops elephants in their tracks.
A day in the life of Rwanda's first lady

A day in the life of Rwanda's first lady

In an exclusive interview with FORBES WOMAN AFRICA, the country’s First Lady, Jeannette Kagame shares insights into the Imbuto Foundation.
Forbes Africa 30 under 30 nominations open!

Forbes Africa 30 under 30 nominations open!

The annual list reveals the young burning stars on the horizon, from Angola to Zimbabwe, who will create wealth this continent needs.
Forbes Africa’s Billionaire’s issue

Forbes Africa’s Billionaire’s issue

The February edition of Forbes Africa – on shelves now!
The Forbes Billionaires List: Africa’s Billionaires 2017

The Forbes Billionaires List: Africa’s Billionaires 2017

African billionaire fortunes have declined on the new FORBES list of the continent's richest.
The price of Africa's puff

The price of Africa's puff

Smoking is still one of the biggest businesses in Africa despite efforts by government to stamp it out.
How West Africa built the muscle to rout dictators

Towards a cashless Africa

Mastercard's Daniel Monehin shares insights on Africa’s digital transformation, and its work in Rwanda.
Angola's currency tumbles after devaluation

Angolan lawyers want Constitutional Court to rule on president's appointment of...

Ranked as Africa's richest woman by Forbes magazine, Isabel Dos Santos, 43, was given the job in June.
Risking their lives in abandoned mineshafts

Risking their lives in abandoned mineshafts

A trip to Johannesburg from his village Nquthu, in the KwaZulu-Natal province, looking for greener pastures, led Ngcamu to illegal mining

South African rapper Cassper Nyovest continues to break barriers

He attracted around 36,000 fans to Orlando Stadium in Soweto this year, something most football teams fail to do.

What Mauritius’ first female president plans for Africa

Being the first female president of Mauritius is not enough for Ameenah Gurib-Fakim. She is on a mission to make the world a better place.

Could this be the African Union's next Chairperson?

Africa has warmly received the nomination of Ambassador Dr Amina Mohamed to be the next Chairperson of the AU Commission, will she win?
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