New factories performed successfully across Africa, and in Nigeria increased sales against the worst economic crisis the country has faced in years
Firm optimistic that its home market of Nigeria will recover.
From manufacturing, financial services, renewable energy, petrochemicals and mobile data, global and African investors are seeing dollar signs
Secrets and intrigues of Dangote's trip to Zimbabwe — worth more than its GDP, he came away with big deals
Africa's richest man is said to be looking beyond Robert Mugabe, whom a senior minister admitted could 'go soon one way or another'.
Africa will be building for decades, and other major players like Pretoria Portland Cement have joined the race and are expanding.
Buhari’s choice of Emmanuel Kachikwu state oil firm soothed some concerns over who he will appoint to his cabinet.
“From basically a pure Nigerian operation we are all of a sudden a Pan-African operation” - CEO Van Der Weijde.
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Redrawing Africa's map by the most dominant, most valuable or most popular in each country. MTN, Safaricom, Dangote, and Marsavco lead the way.
Says has donated $100 million to countries such as Nigeria, Niger, Kenya, Tanzania and Ebola-hit nations in West Africa.
Africa's 'infrastructure apartheid' is deep; Lusaka, Luanda and Accra painful for construction firms
Cement companies report healthy profits and robust expansion plans, but half of Africa's fixed infrastructure stock is held by just four countries.
Dangote has seen his wealth fall $3.4 billion this year, more than anybody else aside from US billionaire Warren Buffett - but he's undeterred.