The African continent is fraught with a lot of problems. Nevertheless, some companies that emerged over the years are doing remarkably well as they continue to boost employment and revenue of their countries. They are also making direct impacts on the lives of people through their corporate social responsibilities.
Each year, The Africa Report chronicles the fortunes of the top 500 companies in Africa’s key business sectors. These rankings, which are published in February based on 2016 performances, point to some of the important longer-term changes affecting African economies.
Here are the top five biggest companies in Africa.