Date Added: Jul 2010
The African economy is overshadowed by Asia to the east and, to a lesser degree, by South America to the west. Over the last decade, however Africa has begun to emerge. Hidden in plain view, scores of African companies have been competing and rapidly expanding in the global economy. Their ambitions may be larger than their revenues, but collectively they are making a mark. To spotlight the economic awakening of Africa, the authors have identified 40 fast-growing African companies with global aspirations - the African challengers.