31 Oct 2020
Forbes Africa goes behind the scenes for our October edition celebrating 60 years of Nigerian Independence. Our October issue profiles NIGERIA’S NEW TYCOONS, those remarkable entrepreneurs leveraging technology to help Africa leapfrog years of economic stagnation and missed opportunities to build a new rising Africa. This month we celebrate three such tycoons, Fara Ashiru Jituboh, Iyin Aboyeji and Obi Ozor.
17 Nov 2019
Lead of Merck for Mothers, Mary-Ann Etiebet, says Nigeria is nowhere near where it needs to be in terms of meeting its health care goals. On the side-lines of the Future of Health in Nigeria Summit held by Forbes Africa and Phillips Health, CNBC Africa's Christy Cole spoke to Mary-Ann.
19 May 2019
When Congolese born Gisèla Van Houcke sold almost $50,000 hair extensions in just a few months; what had started out as a hobby, then became a major business, landing this young mum of two on the 2018 Forbes Africa under 30 list. Now with stores in 2 countries, over 10 resellers across the region, and a holding company in China, Zuri Luxury Hair has grown to takeover East Africa. But how sustainable is the model? To answer this CNBC Africa was joined by Founder of Zuri Luxury Hair Gisèla Van Houcke.
11 May 2019
The May cover of Forbes Africa features Nigerian billionaire Abdulsamad Rabiu, founder of BUA Group, a Nigerian conglomerate active in cement production, sugar refining and real estate. Forbes Africa West Africa Correspondent Peace Hyde filed this report.
2 Jun 2018
Today marks the reveal of Forbes Africa’s highly anticipated cover, The Forbes Africa Under 30 list. We have a couple of videos rolling out throughout the month of June introducing some of the candidates.
18 May 2018
CNBC Africa’s ChristyCole caught up with Dr. Jide Idris, Commissioner of Health for Lagos State on the side-lines of the Future of Health Summit by Philips in collaboration with Forbes Africa, and he spoke about plans to improve health outcomes in Nigeria.