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African Business is an African business magazine published by London-based IC Publications.[2] The current editor is David Thomas.[3]

African Business
African Business cover April 2012.png
PublisherIC Publications
Total circulation
(December 2016)
FounderAfif Ben Yedder
First issueJanuary 1982
Based inLondon
LanguageEnglish, French

History and profileEdit

African Business was first published in January 1982.[4] Anver Versi was the first editor of the magazine.[5][6] Its headquarters are in London.[7] The monthly magazine covers business events across Africa. Special reports discuss specific sectors and industries.[8] As of 2012, the magazine had about 140,000 subscribers.[9] The magazine is published in English and French editions.[10]

The magazine organizes the annual "African Business Awards" event in collaboration with the Commonwealth Business Council. The 2011 event was held in London, England.[11]


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  2. ^ African business. WorldCat. OCLC 609950292.
  3. ^ David Foster (presenter), Jeni Klugman, MD Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (guest), Shaista Aziz, writer and journalist (guest), Lanre Akinola editor African Business magazine (guest) and Mike Buchanan (guest) (9 August 2017). How real is the gender pay gap? (Television). The Roundtable. TRT World via YouTube. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  4. ^ "African Business". Exact Editions. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Anver Versi, former Editor, African Business". African Business. 26 January 2015. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Anver Versi" (PDF). Oracle. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  7. ^ Tokunbo Ojo (2016). "Framing of the Sino–Africa relationship in diasporic/pan-African news magazines". Chinese Journal of Communication. 9 (1): 38–55. doi:10.1080/17544750.2015.1049628.
  8. ^ "African Business (about)". African Business. Retrieved 28 October 2012.
  9. ^ "African Business". Exact Editions. Retrieved 28 October 2012.
  10. ^ "Accueil". IC Publications. Retrieved 28 October 2012.
  11. ^ "The African Business Awards London 2011". IC Publications. Archived from the original on 8 August 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2012.

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