Largest Companies in Africa: 251 – 300

In a recent survey by McKinsey Africa undertaken in 2018, they discovered 438 businesses with $1 billion of annual sales. Of this total 25% are subsidiary group companies of foreign domicile multinationals, 50% have a local origin, 40% are publicly listed, and 60% are privately owned. In this list we only provide a sample of the largest companies in Africa, with the sample ranked by size. There are more large companies based in Africa which are not listed here.

251. Meikles Africa

Meikles Limited is an investment holding company that engages in the operation of supermarkets in Zimbabwe and internationally. The company operates through Supermarkets, Hotels, Agriculture, Department Stores, and Wholesaling segments. It operates through 55 stores under the TM Pick n Pay brand name. Furthermore, the company provides clothing, cosmetics, kitchenware, appliances, furniture, food, and beverages through retail stores under Barbours and The M Store names. Meikles Limited is based in Harare, Zimbabwe and its annual turnover is US$330.8 million (2018 estimate).

252. Julius Berger Nigeria

Julius Berger Nigeria Plc was incorporated in 1970. It is a construction company which focuses on the planning and construction of civil engineering works in Nigeria. It operates through three segments: Civil Works, Building Works, and Services. The Civil Works segment provides professional services in the areas of engineering, construction, and maintenance of various infrastructures. The Building Works segment designs and builds hotels, hospitals, airport terminals, sports facilities, and residential districts, as well as administration, commercial, and industrial buildings; and produces and supplies furniture and interior fittings. The Services segment offers facility management solutions. The company’s annual turnover is NGN194.62 billion (2018 estimate). The company presently has 12,183 employees.

253. Abu Qir Fertilizers & Chemical Industries

Abu Qir Fertilizers and Chemical Industries is an Egypt-based Company engaged in the agricultural chemicals sector. The Company focuses on the production, distribution, and export of fertilizers, chemicals, and related products. The Company operates in seven segments, which include Abu Qir Plant 1, Abu Qir Plant 2, Abut Qir Plant 3, Mixture Fertilizers Plant, Liquid Fertilizers, Ammonia, and Nitric Acid, and Others. The Company’s products include Prilled Urea, Prilled Urea treated with Zinc Sulphate, Granular Ammonium Nitrate, Granular Urea, Granular Urea treated with Ammonium Sulphate, Granular Urea treated with Magnesium Sulphate, nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium (NPK) products, and liquid ammonia. Abu Qir Fertilizers Company was incorporated in 1976. The company’s annual turnover is EGP 1,983.5 million (2018 estimate).

254. MTN Cameroon

MTN Cameroon Limited provides mobile communication services for GSM subscribers in Cameroon. The company offers calling, communication, data and messaging services. It also provides tariff plans for private individuals, enterprises, and partners. MTN Cameroon came into existence in 2000 and has its headquarters in Douala, Cameroon. As of February 2000, MTN Cameroon Limited operates as a subsidiary of MTN Group Limited. MTN Cameroon reported total revenue of ZAR 2,609 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017.

255. Produce Buying Company

Produce Buying Company Limited (PBC) became operational in 1981 with its headquarters in Ghana. It is a company licensed for the purchase of cocoa. The company is one of the biggest dealers in cocoa, sheanut and other cash crops in West Africa sub-region. PBC Ltd buys high-quality cocoa beans and sheanuts from farmers, prepares and stores the stock in purpose-built warehouses and delivers graded and sealed stock to designated collection points at Take Over Centres. The company’s annual turnover is US$ 443million (2018 estimate).

256. Zalar Holding

Zalar Holding is Morocco’s leading poultry supplier and was incorporated in 1974. Zalar has grown organically as well as through selected strategic mergers and acquisitions to become the only Moroccan operator that is vertically integrated across the entire poultry-meat value chain. The Group enjoys leading market shares across five business segments: grain trading, animal feed, hatchery, broiler, as well as slaughtering & meat processing. These activities involve more than 2,200 employees spread across the country, particularly around the strategic regions of Casablanca. The company’s annual turnover is US$ 442 million (2018 estimate).

257. Vivo Energy Côte d’Ivoire

Vivo Energy Cote d’Ivoire markets and distributes shell fuels, lubricants, aviation fuel, liquefied petroleum gas, commercial fuels, and commercial lubricants for automobiles, marine, mining, and manufacturing industries, as well as consumers and professionals in Africa. The company’s annual turnover is US$ 436 million (2018 estimate). The company was incorporated in 2011 and has its headquarters in Abidjan, Ivory Coast with fuel stations in Botswana, Burkina Faso, Green cap, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Mauritius, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Senegal, Tunisia, and Uganda. Vivo Energy Cote d’Ivoire SA operates as a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell Plc. The company’s annual turnover is US$436 million (2018 estimate).

258. Bell Equipment

Bell Equipment Limited manufactures, distributes, and exports various heavy and materials handling equipment primarily for construction, mining, quarrying, agriculture, forestry, and waste handling industries worldwide. The company sells its products primarily through a network of outlets and independent dealers. Bell Equipment Limited was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Richards Bay, South Africa. There are currently 3,200 employees. Bell Equipment Limited was incorporated in 1968. The company has yearly revenue of R7.53billion (2018 estimate). As of 2018, the company had 1920 employees.

259. Vodacom Tanzania

Vodacom Tanzania is Tanzania’s leading mobile operator. The company provides a wide range of communication services for consumers and enterprise – including voice, data and messaging, cloud and hosting, as well as mobile financial services. Vodacom Tanzania is owned by Vodacom Group Limited, a company registered in South Africa. The company’s annual turnover is US$ 433 million (2018 estimate) and currently has 533 employees.

260. Comair

Comair Limited provides scheduled and non-scheduled airline services in South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Indian Ocean Islands. It operates through two segments, Airline and Non-airline. The company operates its airline services under the and British Airways brands. It also provides travel, holiday packaging, and ramp-handling services; and operates airport lounges under the SLOW brand. Comair Limited was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Kempton Park, South Africa. The company has a yearly turnover of ZAR6.94billion (2018 estimate) and currently has 2,210 employees on its payroll.

261. Saham Assurance Maroc

Saham Assurance SA provides insurance services to companies, professionals, and individuals in Morocco. It offers automotive, health, life, personal accident, and pension funding insurance services. The company was formerly known as CNIA Saada Assurance SA before it changed its name to Saham Assurance SA in March 2014. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Casablanca, Morocco. Saham Assurance SA is a subsidiary of Saham Finances S.A. As of 2018, the company recorded a turnover of MAD5.67 billion and also had 688 employees. Saham was acquired in 2018 by Sanlam, South Africa’s biggest insurer, for $1 billion.

262. Qalaa Holdings

Qalaa Holdings is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in growth capital, turnarounds, leveraged buyouts, consolidations, industry roll-ups, greenfields, and distressed investments. The firm typically invests in energy, cement, and construction, real estate, mining, consumer foods, food, agrifoods, agribusiness, foundry and ceramics, glass manufacturing, transportation, logistics, solid waste energy management, metallurgy, infrastructure and resources, oil and gas, minerals, financial services including microfinance, agriculture. Qalaa Holdings was founded in 2004 and is based in Cairo, Egypt with additional offices in Algiers, Algeria; and Nairobi, Kenya. The company’s annual turnover is EGP 3.3 billion (2018 estimate).

263. Groupe Managem

Groupe Managem engages in the exploration, extraction, processing, and marketing of mineral substances. The company explores for cobalt, silver, zinc, copper, cobalt oxide, zinc oxide, fluorite, gold, and lead; and specialty chemicals, such as cobalt cathodes, cobalt oxide, nickel derivatives, copper sulphate, sodium sulphate, gold coal, and arsenic trioxide. The company was founded in 1930 and is based in Casablanca, Morocco. The company’s annual turnover is MAD 4.36billion (2018 estimate). Besides, it has 5588 employees.

264. Ooredoo Tunisia

Ooredoo Tunisie provides wireless telecommunication services in Tunisia. It offers mobile communication and 4G services; fixed line fiber optic services; SaaS, virtual machine, data centre services, Web hosting, tracking performance, and eco fax service. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Tunis, Tunisia. Ooredoo Tunisie operates as a subsidiary of National Mobile Telecommunications Company. Ooredoo Tunisia is part of the Ooredoo Group. With over 7.5M subscribers, it is the largest operator in Tunisia. The company’s annual turnover is KWD 126.6 million (2018 estimate).

265. Sibanya-Stillwater

Sibanya-Stillwater is a mining company specializing in gold, uranium and platinum mining; listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Among its mines are Beatrix Gold mine, the KDC mine and the Driefontein mine. Sibanya-Stillwater has operations in only two regions – Southern Africa and the United States. Sibanya-Stillwater was created from an equity carve-out by Gold Fields Limited in 2012 in which its wholly-owned subsidiary GFI Mining South Africa became a standalone company. Sibanya-Stillwater is ranked no. 2 for platinum production in South Africa and among the largest ten gold producers in the world. Sibanya-Stillwater has a labour force of 53,000 permanent workers and 11,000 contractors. Yearly revenue is around ZAR 51 billion (South Africa Rands).

266. Société Magasin Général

Société Magasin Général was incorporated in 1920. The company operates a chain of departmental stores, which engages in the imports, exports, purchasing, processing, packaging, transporting, retailing, and wholesaling of agricultural products, and selling food for domestic consumption. It has its headquarters in Tunis, Tunisia. The company’s annual turnover is US$425 million (2018 estimate).

267. Société Burkinabé des Fibres Textiles

Societe Burkinabe Des Fibres Textiles manufactures and markets cotton. The company operates cotton ginning facilities. Societe Burkinabe Des Fibres Textiles was formerly known as Société voltaïque des Fibres Textiles before it changed its name in 1984. The company is based in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. The company’s annual turnover is US$423 million (2018 estimate).

268. CECA-GADIS Group

Ceca-Gadis is a privately owned group focused on the retail sector and the largest retailer in Gabon. Despite a recent economic crisis and a fall in visits to its stores, the company remains one of the premier retail chains in Africa. The company’s annual turnover is US$421 million (2018 estimate). The CECA-GADIS Group was established in 1940 and had 2,000 employees as of 2018. Its headquarters is situated in Gabon.

269. Aveng Steel (ex Aveng Trident Steel)

Aveng Trident Steel processes and distributes steel products to the steel industry in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. It offers tubes and pipes, special steel, and plates. It provides coil processing, plate drilling, profile cutting, gas, plasma, and scribing services. It serves automotive, construction, mining, rail, and distribution industries. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Germiston, South Africa. Aveng Trident Steel (Pty) Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Aveng Limited. The company’s annual turnover is R51 billion (2018 estimate).

270. Tradex

Tradex was founded in 1999 by Société Nationale des Hydrocarbures (SNH) and private investors from Cameroon and abroad. Tradex markets and distributes petroleum products in Cameroon. The company has five filling stations in Bangui and is present in Baoro and Damara. The company’s annual turnover is US$420 million (2018 estimate). The Cameroonian oil company, Tradex is a subsidiary of Société nationale des hydrocarbures. Tradex owns a network of 78 service stations in which it markets Tradex gas brand and Tradex lubricants brand.

271. Eastern Company

Eastern company manufactures and trades in tobacco products in Egypt. The company offers cigarettes, cigars, and water pipe tobacco products, as well as smoke and moassel products. It also exports its products primarily to the Arab, African, and European countries, as well as Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, the United States, and Canada. The company was founded in 1920 and is based in Giza, Egypt. Eastern Company is a subsidiary of Chemical Industries Holding Company. The Eastern Company has 1327 employees across 9 locations and revenue was $417million in 2018.

272. Vodacom DRC

Vodacom Congo (DRC) provides mobile communication services in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It offers GSM, voicemail, and SMS services. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The company’s annual turnover is US$415 million (2018 estimate). Vodacom Congo (DRC) operates as a subsidiary of Vodacom International Limited. Vodacom DRC had 4.0 million customers as of 31 December 2008.

273. Merafe Resources

Merafe Resources Limited (Merafe) was established in 1987. Merafe Resources Limited engages in the mining and beneficiation of chrome ore into ferrochrome. The company is listed on the JSE Limited in the General Mining sector under the share code MRF. The company has its headquarters in South Africa. As of 2018, the company had 6650 employees and recorded a turnover of R5.61billion. The main business of the Company is the production and sale of ferrochrome to the stainless steel industry through the Xstrata-Merafe Chrome Venture (the Venture). The Venture supplies around 20% of the world’s ferrochrome requirements.

274. CDG Développement

CDG Développement through its subsidiaries develops and owns real estate properties. The company also offers tourism services. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Rabat, Morocco. CDG Développement operates as a subsidiary of Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion Group. The company’s annual turnover is US$410 million (2018 estimate).

275. Kaap Agri Limited

Kaap Agri Limited engages in the retail and trading of agricultural, fuel and related products in South Africa and Namibia. It operates through Trade, The Fuel Company (TFC), Wesgraan, and Irrigation manufacturing segments. The Trade segment offers production inputs; packing materials. The Fuel Company segment retails fuel and operates 34 service stations. The Irrigation Manufacturing segment manufactures dripper pipes, pumps, irrigation equipment, filters, and automation products. Kaap Agri Limited was founded in 1912 and is based in Paarl, South Africa. There are 2,804 employees in the company and the company’s annual turnover is R6.55 billion (2018 estimate).

276. Electricidade de Moçambique

Electricidade de Moçambique generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Mozambique. It provides electricity tariffs in social, household, agriculture, and general (low voltage) categories, as well as offers conventional electromagnetic electric meters. The company was founded in 1977 and is based in Maputo, Mozambique. The company’s annual turnover is US$405 million (2018 estimate). Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) is the sole utility in the country.

277. Lewis Group

The Lewis Group is a leading retailer, supplying clients with household furniture, electrical appliances, and home electronics through their two brands, namely; Best Home and Electrics and My Home. Lewis is one of South Africa’s largest, most recognised brands in the furniture retailing industry. The company has been listed on the JSE since 2004 and currently has 602 stores across all main metropolitan areas and 56 stores located in Southern Africa. The Lewis group opened its first store in 1934, Woodstock, Cape Town. The group believes that the following factors working together, results in the company’s success; customers, shareholders, employees, suppliers, communities and the industry regulators. The company’s annual turnover is R2.7 billion (2017 estimate).

278. Hollard Insurance

Hollard is South Africa’s largest privately-owned insurance group with turnover exceeding R15 billion (2018 estimate). The company offers commercial, corporate, retail, auto, funeral, pet, travel, and household insurance solutions. Hollard Insurance serves clients in South Africa. Robert Enthoven and his son Patrick Enthoven founded the company in 1980. As of January 2019, there 2350 employees in the company. The company’s annual turnover is US$403 million (2018 estimate).

279. Adcock Ingram Holdings

Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited is a South Africa-based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals. The Company is also a manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of healthcare products. It is a supplier of hospital and critical care products. The company recorded revenue of R6.87billion (2018 estimate) and it presently has 2610 employees.

280. African Oxygen

African Oxygen Limited with its subsidiaries manufactures and distributes atmospheric gases, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and hard goods in South Africa and other African countries. It operates through four segments: Atmospheric Gases, LPG, Hard Goods, and Emerging Africa. The company provides nitrogen, oxygen, argon, specialty gas mixtures, and carbon dioxide; and beverage dispensing and balloon gas, refrigerants, chemicals, and scientific gases. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. African Oxygen Limited is a subsidiary of BOC Holdings Limited. The company made a revenue of R6.05billion (2018 estimate) and it presently has 2009 employees.

281. Hudaco Industries

Hudaco Industries Limited was incorporated in 1891. The company imports and distributes branded industrial and electronic consumables, power tools and security, automotive and professional mobile radio communication products. The company which was incorporated in 1985 currently has a turnover of R6.38billion (2018 estimate) and 37300 employees.

282. Munich Reinsurance Company of Africa

Munich Reinsurance Company of Africa Limited offers reinsurance products for life, health, and property insurance companies. The company is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Munich Reinsurance Company of Africa Limited operates as a subsidiary of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft. The company’s annual turnover is US$400 million (2018 estimate).

283. SAF-Cacao

Saf Cacao engages in the grinding, processing and the exportation of cocoa products. The company has its headquarters in San Pedro, Ivory Coast. The company’s annual turnover is US$398 million (2018 estimate).

284. MTN Uganda

MTN Uganda Limited provides wireless and mobile telecommunications services for businesses, corporate clients, and individuals in Uganda. Its products include tariff plans, bundles, and the Internet. In addition, the company offers international and roaming, calling, messaging, recharge, and value-added services. Furthermore, it provides mobile money services, such as sending money to another number, withdrawing money, international money transfer, payments, and financial services. It offers its products and services through sales outlets and MTN kiosks. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Kampala, Uganda. MTN Uganda Limited operates as a subsidiary of MTN International (Mauritius) Ltd. The company’s annual turnover is US$396 million (2018 estimate).

285. Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activités Pétrolières

Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activités Pétrolières provides oil and gas exploration and production services in Tunisia. The company also produces hydrocarbon and GPL; and provides trading services, which include export and import of oil and condensate, propane, crude oil, and natural gas. In addition, it provides petroleum database, laboratory, geological and geophysical studies, and reservoir services to ETAP technical departments (exploration and production), as well as to various parties, such as oil companies, consultancy firms, universities, etc. Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activités Pétrolières was founded in 1972 and is based in Tunis, Tunisia.

286. Lesieur Cristal

Lesieur Cristal came into existence in 1908. The company provides oils, soaps, and hygiene products in Morocco. The company also exports its products to approximately 40 countries primarily Africa and the Mediterranean. Lesieur Cristal is one of Morocco’s leading oil producers. The group also manufactures and markets soaps. The group’s activity is organized around 4 product families: – cooking oil : sunflower oil (Huilor brand), colza oil (Graine d’Or), and other (Lesieur, Cristal and Oléor); – soaps: body soaps (Taous brand) and household soaps (El Kef and El Menjel); – olive oil: Jawhara and Mabrouka brands; – oilcakes (No. 1 in Morocco): soy, sunflower, and colza oilcakes primarily for cattle. The company’s annual turnover is US$395 million (2018 estimate).

287. Sefalana Holding Company

Sefalana Holding Company specializes in retail. The group also develops manufacturing and real estate activities. Net sales break down by sector of activity as follows: retailing (92%), involving the distribution of consumer products. At the end of April 2018, products were marketed through a network of 25 cash & carry stores (Sefalana Cash and Carry name), 23 supermarkets (Shoppers and Sefalana Quick) and 4 hypermarkets (Sefalana Hyper); food processing and manufacturing industries (4.4%): production and transformation of sorghum, soybeans, corn and malt, manufacturing and sale of toilet soaps, laundry soaps, dishwashing liquid and edible oil; industrial distribution (2.7%) : sale of agricultural and construction materials, distribution of automotive products and equipments; real estate (0.9%): owning and managing of commercial and industrial real estate assets in Botswana (91.2% of net sales) and Zambia (8.8%). Net sales break down geographically as follows: Botswana (60.3%), Namibia (31.7%), Lesotho (7.9%) and Zambia (0.1%). As of 2018, the company had 3287 employees and recorded a turnover of US$393 million.

288. Eclosia Group

The Eclosia Group was established by Michel de Spéville, the Eclosia group (formerly Food & Allied Group until 2016) operates sectors such as hospitality, logistics, agribusiness, finance, education, and ICT. The company has its head office in Mauritius, the group is also present in Madagascar, Reunion, South Africa, Seychelles, and Kenya. In 2016, it recorded a turnover of close to 15 billion Mauritian rupees (about $447 million) and employs around 4,000 people.

289. Société de Fabrication des Boissons de Tunisie

Société de Fabrication de Boissons de Tunisie SA is a beverage manufacturing company, which engages in the production of beverages and manufacture of containers. It currently operates a factory for the manufacture of beer; factories for the manufacture of soft drinks; Cafe de Paris in Tunis; and deposit in Bizerte. The company was founded on June 3, 1925, and is headquartered in Tunis, Tunisia. The company’s annual turnover is US$391 million (2018 estimate).

290. Axa Assurance Maroc

AXA Assurance Maroc provides life insurance services. Since its creation in 2000, the development of AXA Assurance Morocco was conducted through a strong commitment of its employees. The company’s annual turnover is US$385 million (2018 estimate).

291. Mustek

Mustek Limited assembles, markets, and distributes personal computers and complementary information and communications technology (ICT) products in South Africa. The company offers 3D printing solutions, computing solutions, tablets, displays, led lighting solutions and solar panels; gigabit enterprise switches, powerline adapters, routers, and unified security gateways; printers and scanners; and flash memory storage solutions and external USBs. The company offers its products under the Mecer brand. Mustek Limited was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Midrand, South Africa. The company has a yearly turnover of R5.73 billion (2018 estimate) and also presently has 1000 employees.

292. Famous Brands

Famous Brands Limited operates as a quick service and casual dining restaurant franchisor. Its casual dining brand portfolio comprises Wimpy, Mugg & Bean, Europa, Fego Caffé, Pubs, Tashas, Vovo Telo, House of Coffees, NetCafé, Keg, Turn ‘n Tender, Coffee Couture, The Bread Basket, Mythos, PAUL, Lupa, Salsa Mexican Grill, Gourmet Burger Kitchen, 14 on Chartwell, and Catch; and quick service brand portfolio include Steers, Debonairs Pizza, Fishaways, Milky Lane, Giramundo, Mr. Biggs, and Wakaberry. The company was formerly known as Steers Holdings Limited before it changed its name to Famous Brands Limited in 2004. Famous Brands Limited is headquartered in Midrand, South Africa. The company reported a turnover of R7.21billion as of 2018 and currently has 4810 employees.

293. Egyptian Sugar and Integrated Industries Co.

Egyptian Sugar and Integrated Industries Company engages in the engineering equipment fabrication and erection of sugar, food, and chemical projects. The company owns and operates more than 20 plants for production of sugar and other related products such as ethanol, vinegar, glacial acetic acid, fodder yeast, carbon dioxide, thinners (solvents), acetone, butyl acetate, athyle acetate, pivicol, oxygen, perfumes, flavors, paper, particle board, MDF, and cattle feed. It has installed sugar factories in Khuzestan province. The company was founded in 1868 and is based in Cairo, Egypt.

294. Ciments du Maroc

Ciments du Maroc was incorporated in 1951. The company ranks second in cement production in Morocco. The group’s activity is organized around two families of products: – cement; – aggregates and ready-to-use concrete (No. 1 in Morocco); At the end of 2017, the group had three cement plants, four aggregate quarries, 26 concrete plants, and two crushing stations located in Morocco. The company currently employs 1900 people and recorded turnover of MAD4.02billion as of 2018.

295. Prosuma Group

Prosuma is an Ivorian limited company established in 1966. It is a leader in the Ivorian supermarket market, and has several stores in Côte d’Ivoire, mainly with convenience stores located in the city of Abidjan and in the United States. The head office is located in the municipality of Plateau, Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire. The company’s annual turnover is US$378 million (2018 estimate).

296. Pioneers Holding

Pioneers Holding is one of Egypt’s largest financial services groups. The group’s activity is organized primarily around 3 sectors: brokerage services, consulting in merger acquisition and capital investment. The company has its headquarters in Egypt and it recorded a turnover of US$377 million as of 2018 financial year.

297. Al Ezz Rolling Mills

Al Ezz Rolling Mills manufactures and markets steel products. The company was founded in 1986 by Ibrahim Salem Mohammedin. Ezz Steel is ranked 87th of the world biggest steel producers as per the 2015 World Steel Association Ranking with a total production capacity of 3.2 million tons per year (2015), representing more than half of Egypt total annual production of 6 million tons. The company’s annual turnover is US$377 million (2018 estimate). Al Ezz Rolling Mills headquarters is situated in Cairo Egypt and has 1500 employees in its workforce.

298. Oriental Weavers Company

Oriental Weavers Company together with its subsidiaries manufactures and sells carpets, rugs, and related raw materials worldwide. The company offers machine woven and non-woven carpets, door and kitchen rugs, rubber-backed bathroom mats, multilevel textured mats for outdoor applications, car mats, children’s rugs, and mats, scatter rugs, and club rugs; and three-dimensional advertising floor panels, and runners and artificial turf for indoor and outdoor applications. The company distributes its products to approximately 130 countries. It serves retailers, home fashion brands, luxury hotels, resorts, and other lifestyle centers. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Egypt. The company’s annual turnover is US$372 million (2018 estimate).

299. Basil Read Holdings

Basil Read is a construction company whose subsidiary companies are active in the areas of civil engineering, road construction, building, mixed integrated housing developments, property development, bitumen distribution, opencast mining, blasting and engineering, and project management solutions. The subsidiaries operate throughout Africa and internationally. The company has an annual turnover of R4.58billion(2018 estimate) and currently has 4670 employees.

300. Namibian Power Corporation

Namibia Power Corporation together with its subsidiaries engages in the generation, transmission, and trading of energy for residential and commercial customers in Namibia. It operates through three segments: Generation, Transmission, and other support Services, including Energy Trading. The company generates electricity from solar, biomass, wind, thermal, diesel/HFO, and water/hydro sources. It also owns and operates three power stations with the combined installed capacity of 489.50 megawatts. Namibia Power Corporation (Proprietary) Limited was founded in 1964 with 978 employees at the moment. As of 2018, the company recorded a turnover of US$366 million.