Largest Companies in Africa: Top 100

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.

1. Sonatrach
Sonatrach operates in the oil and gas sector of the economy of Algeria. It is owned by the Algerian government. This global oil giant corporation came into being in December 1963. Sonatrach has its headquarters in Hydra, Algiers, Algeria. During the financial year that ended in 2010, the company employed roughly 120,000 employees with a revenue of US$ 76.1 billion (2012 estimate). This company is the largest oil exploration company in Algeria and Africa as a whole. Globally, it is the 11th largest oil consortium. Annually, 30% of the GNP of Algeria comes directly from the company.

2. Steinhoff International
Bruno Steinhoff founded Steinhoff International in 1964. It is a company that manufactures, sources and retails furniture and household goods in Africa, Europe, and Australia. Also, the group owns diversified industrial businesses in southern Africa through supply chain solutions, passenger services, timber products, and manufacturing operations across diverse industries. During the financial year that ended in 2018, the company had more than 130,000 employees on its payroll. Steinhoff International has a revenue of 12.9 billion EUR (2017/18 – 9 months estimate). Steinhoff International competes with Tempur Sealy International, Sleep Number, and Simmons. It has its headquarters in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

3. Sonangol
Sonangol was founded in 1976 to monitor the production of petroleum and natural gas in Angola. With headquarters in Luanda, Angola, Sonangol is proud to be the only company with representations in the whole country. It is owned by the government of Angola. The company also has offices in Asia, America, and Europe. Sonangol has won many awards for the sponsorship of arts, sports in Africa and the rest of Africa.

4. The Bidvest Group
The Bidvest Group Limited is a company that targets the foodservice, trading and distribution industries. Bidvest Group was founded by Brian Joffe in 1990. Bidvest Group owns 300 companies and engages in several business lines; including an automotive business, a commercial products business, banking, freight management, office, and print services, property investments, insurance and private security and facilities management of stadiums. The company has 130 877 employees on its payroll. The Bidvest Group has US$5.5B (2015 estimate) in revenue annually. The Bidvest Group competes with Prolog Projects.

5. Eskom
Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd operates in South Africa. The company provides electricity for South African citizens. The company was founded by Hendrik van der Bijl in 1923. An approximate of 95% of the electricity used in South Africa comes directly from Eskom Holdings while and 45% of the electricity used in Africa is being supplied by the same company. Eskom generates, transmits and distributes electricity to homes, industries, and redistributors. An estimated 49,000 employees work in the company. Eskom Holdings has US$15 billion (2018 estimate) in revenue annually. Eskom Holdings competes with Constellation Energy, Duke Energy Corporation, and Entergy Corporation. The company has its headquarters in Sunninghill, South Africa.

6. Sasol
Sasol is an international integrated energy and chemical company. Sasol develops and commercialize technologies, and build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a range of product streams, including liquid fuels, high-value chemicals, and low-carbon electricity. The company was founded in 1950. Sasol has 21.78 billion USD in revenue annually. Sasol competes with ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, and Chevron Corporation. The company has 30,100 employees on its payroll. It has its headquarters in Sandton, South Africa.

7. MTN Group
The MTN Group formerly known as M-cell was established in 1994. The company involves in the provision of a wide range of communication services. The Company’s services include the provision of an internet network ( data and voice). MTN Group is a multinational telecommunications giants with a presence in Africa and the Middle East The headquarters is in Johannesburg, South Africa. During the financial year that ended in 2010, 17,510 employees were working in the company. In the 2015 financial statements, the company recorded a revenue of 15,432 billion USD. MTN is the largest network in Africa and the eleventh largest globally.

8. ShopRite Holdings
ShopRite Holdings are the largest supermarket retailer on the African continent. They are a business with a market capitalisation of about R96 billion, over 146 000 employees, thousands of stores and a network of distribution centres across 15 countries. The company recorded R141 billion in revenue for 2017. They serve local communities with the lowest price promise. Thirty-five million people shop in a footprint of more than 2,738 outlets every day. The company was founded in 1979. The company has its headquarters in Brackenfell, South Africa.

9. Imperial Holdings
Imperial Holdings Ltd located in Bedfordview, South Africa was founded in 1946. With established capabilities in transportation, warehousing, distribution and synchronisation management and expanding capabilities in international freight management, the business operates in specific industry verticals – consumer packaged goods, specialised manufacturing and mining, chemicals and energy, healthcare, automotive, machinery and equipment, and agriculture. They are a leading logistics provider across the entire supply chain – renown for driving innovation and continuous improvement. The company has 51,007 employees and a market capitalization of US$3.7B. Imperial Holdings has US$10.2B (2014 estimate) in revenue annually. Imperial Holdings competes with Barloworld Logistics, Super Group, and Hellmann Worldwide.

10. Bidford (Ex BidCorp)
Bidford Company is a tier of the Bidvest company that is involved in the agricultural line of business and is located in the Southern part of Africa, South Africa. It has an annual turnover rate of US$7,561,953. It was added to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) list on Monday, 30th May, 2016. They have international presence in 4 continents. The company was founded in 1999 and has about 5,000 employees. It is an active company that has its headquarters located at Greater Detroit Area, Great Lakes and Midwestern US. It is a profit organization that runs with a private IPO status.

11. SPAR Group
Spar Group Company is a public independent company that offers field marketing services and retail merchandising and is located in South Africa with an annual worldwide turnover of €34.5 billion (2017 estimate). It has a branch in Tanzania, located in the Eastern part of Africa and its headquarters located in White Plains, New York. Spar group was founded in 1932 and has about 329 employees in Africa. The CEO & President is Christian M. Olivier. It has its top competitor as RMA company, headed by Phil Lamers, the President. Spar Group’s IPO date was released on Feb 1996 and has 78 approval ratings from Owler Members.

12. Massmart Holdings
This is a South African based management group. It is the second largest consumer goods distributor in Africa. It has over 517 buying group members with operation in 13 countries of the Sub-Saharan Africa. Massmart Holdings has been listed on the main board of Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the retail sector for consumer services. It has an annual revenue of R91.564 billion (2016 estimate) and was founded in 1990 starting with the purchase of 6 Makro stores. It’s headquarters is located in Sandton, South Africa. Massmart Holdings does not have any international presence. The CEO of Massmart Holdings is Guy Howard.

13. The Bidvest Group South Africa
The Bidvest Group Limited is a company that targets the foodservice, trading and distribution industries. Bidvest Group was founded by Brian Joffe in 1990. Bidvest Group owns 300 companies and engages in several business lines; including an automotive business, a commercial products business, banking, freight management, office, and print services, property investments, insurance and private security and facilities management of stadiums. The company has 130,877 employees on its payroll. The Bidvest Group has US$15.1B (2016 estimate) in revenue annually. The Bidvest Group competes with Prolog Projects.

14. Sanlam
Sanlam is a public company that has its headquarters in Belleville, Western Cape. It was founded in 1918 as a life insurance company and had Ian Kirk as its CEO. It has about 21,000 employees and operates both inside and outside Africa, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, Swaziland, Uganda, Ghana, India, Malaysia, Mozambique, The company’s annual revenue is 6.311 billion USD (2015 estimate). Sanlam has been listed on the Namibian and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. It has expertise in areDuring the financial year that ended in wills, short term insurance, risk management, investment, financial planning, trusts, retirement annuities and wealth.

15. Naspers
Naspers is a public media company that was founded on the 12th May, 1915 by Jannie Marais abs W.A. Hofmeyr with KoosBekker as the chairman and Bob van Dijk as the CEO of Naspers. It has its headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa with an annual revenue of R73.1 billion (2015 estimate). It offers services in 130 countries around the world. Its main operations are entertainment, e-commerce, gaming, and internet communication. Naspers has been designated to be amongst the Top 10 index over the past couple of years. It is served on a global scale and is traded on the JSE and NPN.

16. Datatec
Datatec is a public media company that was founded in 1986 with its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. It has over 8000 employees with Jens Montanana as the CEO and founder. The company has an annual revenue of over US$ 5 billion, It is usually referred to as Datatec Group or Datatech Limited. It is traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with operation in over 50 countries across six continents in the world. The major divisions of Datatec Group are IT solutions and managed services provider, Westcon international, DBA Westcon-Comstor along with Analysis Mason and Datatec Financial services which provide media and technology consulting services, telecommunications and financing.

17. Vodacom Group
Vodacom Group is a public mobile communications company located in South Africa. It was founded in 1994 by Alan Knott-Craig (Senior). It has its headquarters in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. It has all its operations within Africa. It operates in countries like the DRC, Tanzania, Lesotho, and Mozambique and includes business services for customers in 32 countries all across Africa. Some of the countries are Nigeria, Ghana, Zambia, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, and Cameroon. It has about 7,554 employees and an annual revenue of R86.370 billion (US$6.48 billion, 2018 estimate). It is currently the leading cellular network in South Africa with a market share estimate is 58%.

18. Pick n Pay Stores Group
Pick n Pay is a public retail store in South Africa. It is the second largest supermarket chain store and was founded in 1967 by Jack Goldin. It has its headquarters in Kenilworth, Cape Town, South Africa and a total of over 54,400 employees. It has an annual revenue of US$4.07 Billion (2015 estimate). Pick n Pay is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Gareth Ackerman is the Executive Chairman and Richard Brasher as the CEO. It operates only within the boundaries of Africa and has an international presence in Aspley, Queensland, and in Sunnybank Hills, Queensland, Australia. It operates in countries such as Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Zambia.

19. Engen Petroleum
Engen petroleum is a public South African company whose main focus is on downstream refined petroleum products and business that are related to that sector. It was founded in 1881. After being part of Mobil Oil up until 1990, it changed its brand name to Engen in 1993. It operates within Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. It is present in 17 counties and exports crude products to over more than 47 countries. It has about 3, 485 employees and annual revenue of R70 033 million (2017 estimate). It is traded as JSE and Botswana Stock Exchange and is part of the BSE Domestic Company Index.

20. Suez Canal Authority
Suez Canal Authority is a governmental agency that was formed in 1956, and is owned, controlled and maintained by the state authority. It has its headquarters located in Ismailia and was set up by Egypt when they wanted to replace the Suez Canal Company. The SCA is majorly responsible for the maintenance and functional operation of the Suez Canal, the traffic safety and all other matters that relate to the canal. It has 114 ferry connections with 36 ferry boats. There’s a hospital located in Ismailia with emergency hospitals located at the two ends of the canal. During the financial year that ended in 2016, the company recorded a turnover of US$5 billion

21. Sappi
Sappi Limited, South African Pulp and Paper industry limited, is a public pulp and paper company located in South Africa with a lot of operations around the world. It is traded as SAP & SPPJY. It was founded in 1936 with about 12,800 employees. It has its headquarters located at Johannesburg, South Africa with Stephen Robert as his Binnie as his CEO. It produces the world’s largest number of dissolving wood pulp. Sappi produces and sells chemical cellulose, pulp, paper products and timber forest products both for the Southern Africa market and export markets. The company has a turnover of R83.69billion and 12650 employees During the financial year that ended in 2018.

22. Woolworths Holdings
Woolworths Holdings Limited is a South Africa based corporation which specializes in multinational retailing. It was founded in 1931 by Max Sonnenberg and had its headquarters located at 93, Longmarket Street, Cape Town, South Africa. It offers services in areas such as Botswana, South Africa, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Ghana, Australia, and New Zealand. It has a very strong international presence but is no way related to the Australian Wordsworth supermarket chain. It has about 46,000 employees with an annual turnover of R69.31billion (2018 estimate). Woolworths Holdings consists of home, fashion and beauty stores, it also offer food retailing.

23. Barloworld
Barloworld Limited was founded in 1902 by Ernest Billy Barlow in South Africa. It has its headquarters located at Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. It moved from being a conglomerate of many businesses like mining, building materials, motor vehicles, and information technology to being an industrial brand management company. It has about 19,745 employees and an annual turnover of R62.0 billion (2017 estimate). It is a major distribution company for international brands. It provides fleet management, integrated rental, logistics solutions, and product support.

24. Transnet
Transnet is a state-owned enterprise that was founded in 1990 as a limited company. It is a very big South African port, rail and pipeline company with its headquarters in Johannesburg, at the Carlton Center. It has 49,078 employees and an annual turnover of R72,9 billion (2018 estimate). Transnet has about for business units which are: Transnet National Ports Authority, Transnet Pipelines, Transnet Rail Engineering- rolling stock and Transnet Freight Rail. It’s the main product is freight logistics and has P. Molefe as the Chairperson of the Board and T. Morwe as the Acting Chief Operating Officer.

25. Vodacom South Africa
Vodacom South Africa was incorporated in 1993 in South Africa and largely referred to as a South African establishment, Vodacom South Africa is a household name in the country. With a focus on Telecomms, they provide voice, messaging, data and converged services, satisfying an estimated figure of customers ranging about 55 million. Vodacom covers the majority of Africa (in terms of the number of countries covered) with operations in Tanzania, Congo, Mozambique, Lesotho, and over 32 other African countries. Its annual turnover stands at R 87.08billion (2018 estimate). The company is jointly owned by Telkom, another African telecommunication giant and Vodafone at a 50/50 ratio.

26. Anglo American Platinum Corporation
Anglo American Platinum Corporation is the world’s largest producer of natural platinum. The company was incorporated in 1946. Annually they are responsible for nearly thirty-eight percent (38%) of the world’ platinum supply. The conglomerate is based in South Africa; having its major operations run in what is called the Bushveld Igneous Complex in Johannesburg. It is on record that the company utilizes an environment rich in not just platinum but also other substances like chromium, vanadium, titaniferous magnetite and other metals in the platinum group metals, the company is owned by a corporation called Anglo America and records an annual turnover of R74.58billion (2018 estimate). During the financial year that ended in 2018, the company had 24790 employees.

27. Anglo Gold Ashanti
AngloGold Ashanti is a company globally recognized for the mining of gold. The company was incorporated in 1944 and it ranks as the third largest producer of gold in the world.
The company globally produces gold with a minimum of twenty-one activities on four continents. The company has it name on the stock exchanges of the following countries, the New York, Johannesburg, Accra, London and Australian stock exchanges, alongside the Paris and Brussels bourses. The company recorded a turnover of R55.99billion During the financial year that ended in 2018. The company has 5148 active employees on its payroll

28. Office Chérifien des Phosphates
Office Chérifien des Phosphates abbreviated as OCP, Office des Phosphate is a Moroccan company founded n 1920. The company is one of the leaders in the exporting of phosphate rock, phosphoric acid and phosphate fertilizers world over. With a staff strength of nearly over 20,000 employees which predominantly work from four strategically located sites within Morocco, alongside other international sites, the company records an annual turnover of US$4.2 billion. The Group plays an important role in the economic structuring of Morocco, where the value of phosphates and their derivatives represented nearly a quarter of the country’s GDP and exports trading. OCP has a presence in other African countries like, Nigeria, Rwanda and beyond the African border in Switzerland.

29. Orascom Construction Industries
Orascom Construction Industries is rated as Egypt’s first multinational corporation, the Construction Industries is into engineering, machine procurement and general creating with an active presence in more than 25 countries world over. The company is owned by OnsiSawiris and was established in 1950. The company has a turnover of US$ 4.03 Billion (2016).

30. SABMiller South Africa
SABMiller South Africa is a multinationa brewing and Beverage Company. It has its headquarters in England. It was purchased by Anheuser-Busch InBev.
Before then, it was the world’s second-largest beer maker measured by revenues (after Anheuser-Busch InBev) and was also a major bottler of Coca-Cola. It is on record that its brands cut across Fosters, Miller, and Pilsner Urquell. SABMiller had presence in different countries and was recorded to have sold 21 billion liters of beverages in 2009. It records an annual turnover of US$3.8 billion.

31. Old Mutual Life Assurance Company
Old Mutual Life Assurance Company is an investment and banking group. The company was incorporated in South Africa in 1845; it has over twelve million customers. It has gained a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Namibia and London Stock Exchanges. The company is owned by John Fairbairn, together with several other prominent personalities such as the politician Saul Solomon. The company records an annual turnover of R 110.43billion (2018 estimate). During the financial year that ended in 2018, the company had 2831 employees working for the growth of the company.

32. GroupeMaroc Telecom
GroupeMaroc Telecom was incorporated in 1998. This is the major telecommunication company in Morocco. It was responsible for providing Morocco its first-ever access to the internet for a long time. In 2001 the Moroccan government sold 35% of its shares in the company to French mass media Company Vivendi. Vivendi later went ahead to sell its shares to Etisalat for nearly about five billion dollars. The Company is listed on the Casablanca Stock Exchange as well as the Euronext Paris. Its annual turnover is MAD 36.03billion (2018 estimate) and has 1071 employees.

33. MTN Nigeria
The MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN group, a South Africa-based mobile telecommunications company. It operates in quite some countries and having its head office in Johannesburg. MTN Nigeria was acquired by South African holding company Shanduka Group for US$335 million in 2012. It is on record that though MTN has presence in different countries, a large percentage of its revenues come from Nigeria, where it holds nearly half the size of the market share. MTN Nigeria became operational in Nigeria in 2001. MTN Nigeria makes a yearly turnover of US$3.4 billion (2018 estimate)
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34. Mediclinic Corporation
Mediclinic Corporation was incorporated in 2012. It is a private hospital group with international reputation having its operations in countries like South Africa, Switzerland, and some part of the Arab Emirates. Its headquarters is based in South Africa. It has been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange; it is also on the South African securities exchange. Known for its desire at bettering the lives and health welfare of the people of its host country, the corporation has an annual turnover of GBP2.85billion and 3150 employees During the financial year that ended in 2018.
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35. ONEE
The company was established in 1963. The Office National de l’Electricité et de l’Eau Potable (ONEE), a key player in the electricity and water sector in Morocco, is at the heart of a strategic and vital public service for the improvement of living conditions of Moroccan citizens as well as the economic competitiveness of the country. The company has an annual turnover of US$ 3.4 billion. During the financial year that ended in January 2018, the company had a total installed capacity of more than 8,700 MW and serves over 5.6 million customers.

36. SociétéNationaled’Investissement
SociétéNationaled’Investissement is owned by the Moroccan Royal family, this is the largest construction company in Morocco and its head office is at Casablanca. It started operations in 1966 with diverse activities in fields such as banking, telecommunication, renewable energy businesses and food industry, etc. Its main activities borders around providing financial services with Attijariwafa Bank, running a mass distribution with Marjane Holding, telecoms with Wana Corporate and engaging in mining with Management Group. SocieteNationaled’Investissement has invested as well in renewable energy, tourism and real estate. The company has an annual turnover of US$3.3 billion.

37. Sonelgaz
Sonelgaz is Known for its activities in electricity provision, Sonelgaz is a state-owned company based in Algeria. It was established in 1969 as a replacement to the defunct electricity provider then. It among other things involves in the distribution and selling of natural gas within the country while at the same time also engages in the production, distribution, importation, and exportation of electricity. In 2003, it was recorded to have produced twenty-nine billion kWh of electricity. Its yearly turnover stands at AD137.5 billion.

38. Naftal
Naftal is the principal company responsible for the sales of fuels for domestic consumption in all of Algeria. It was established in 1981 by the government; it was and still is responsible for refining and distribution until 1987. It is one of the largest of labour in Algeria with over 30,000 workers and over 10,000 stations in the country.
It produces and distributes Gasoline, Diesel, and Sirghaz oils Butane. It has an annual turnover of 380 billion dinars in 2016.

39. Dangote Group
This is a multinational industrial conglomerate situated in Nigeria; it is run by Aliko Dangote-the current richest man in Africa. The conglomerate holds the record of being the largest conglomerate in West Africa. It is said that the group employs well over fifty thousand people, generating revenues in billions of dollars.
Taking a sharp shot at the Nigeria market, the company was founded in 1981 as a trading enterprise and running imports and exports of other consumer goods for distribution in the Nigeria market. The group currently runs in over ten African countries with its headquarters sited in Lagos, Nigeria. The company recorded a turnover of US$3.1 Billion During the financial year that ended in 2018.

40. MTN South Africa
MTN group is a South Africa-based multinational mobile telecommunications company, operating in quite some countries. The company was incorporated in 1994 and it has its head office in Johannesburg Its mode of operation is decimated into country bounds. In 2008, the MTN Group decided on purchasing Verizon Business South Africa, which was a supplier of information administrations to corporate clients in South Africa and four other African nations. The securing was finished in 2009. MTN situated itself to give DSL Broadband administrations in the sum of Africa, especially South Africa, through its association with driving South African ISP, Afrihost. It’s annual turnover is earmarked at R 134.56 Billion (2018 estimate), During the financial year that ended in 2018, the company had 25,420 people in its workforce.

41. Liberty group
Liberty Global plc (Liberty Global) was incorporated in 2013. It is an international telecommunications company providing communications and entertainment services. The Company operates as a television and broadband company. Its segments include Liberty Global Group and LiLAC Group. The Liberty Global Group includes its operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and Central and Eastern Europe. The Liberty Global Group also includes the Company’s investment in VodafoneZiggo Group Holding B.V., which operates a cable network in the Netherlands, and in various content businesses. During the financial year that ended in 2018, the company had 2600 employees and recorded a turnover of US$11.96Billion.
42. Telkom
Telkom was incorporated in 1991. It is a grandmaster of wireline and remote media communications supplier in South Africa. The company has presence in more than 38 African countries. Telkom is a 39% state-possessed undertaking. It utilization comprises of neighborhood copper circles, microwave and fiber optic circles, and remote associations. They have a system of undersea media transmission links and give ADSL retail benefits using their ISP Telkom Internet to purchaser and business clients and through Telkom Wholesale to other authorized administrators. Their yearly turnover is set at R 41.76 Billion (2018 estimate). Besides, During the financial year that ended in 2018, the company had 18290 employees on its payroll.

43. Global Telecom Holding
Global Telecom Holding SAE (GTH), formerly Orascom Telecom Holding SAE, is an Egypt-based company that, through its subsidiaries, provides mobile telecommunication services in Africa and Asia. It provides both mobile, Internet and other services in Algeria, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Its mobile business activity primarily includes the provision of wireless telecommunication services to the Group’s customers and other operators, and its Internet and other services business activity primarily includes all activities for providing wireline telecommunication services, broadband, and consumer Internet. The Company operates its networks in Algeria through Orascom Telecom Algeria SPA (OTA). The company has a yearly turnover of US$2.9 billion.

44. Kumba Iron Ore
Kumba Iron Ore was incorporated in 2005. It is an iron mineral mining organization situated in South Africa. It is said to be the fourth biggest iron metal maker on the planet and the biggest in Africa. It is situated in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. It is viewed as one of the biggest open pit mines on the planet. It uses opencast digging for its mining activities. The mine dance plant is said to be the biggest of its sort on the planet. The organization is a mutually held endeavor between the Anglo America Corporation and two or three minority partners. The company reported a turnover of R 45.73bn (2018 estimate). During the financial year that ended in 2018, there are 10730 employees working consistently for the growth of the company.

45. Transnet Freight Rail
Transnet Freight Rail is a vehicle Logistics company situated in South Africa, a state-controlled association that utilized a huge number of individuals for a considerable length of time from the principal half of the twentieth century: it is one of the biggest cargo hauler in Africa; the organization runs a between nation system of transporting as it carries through nations like Botswana, Lesotho, Tanzania, Swaziland and Namibia. The organization participates in iron mineral transport on the Sishen to Saldanha line, serving coal exporters on the Mpumalanga – Richards Bay line; second biggest coal railroad on the planet, conveying 62 million tons of coal (otherwise called “Dark Gold”). The company has a yearly turnover of US$2.8 Billion

46. Gold fields
This is one of the biggest gold mining organization’s on the planet and accordingly one of the main makers of gold. The organization claims and works mines in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru. It’s belief systems for development is centered essentially in the areas where it works, and is, for the most part, determined through fields’ investigation on its current land positions and mergers and acquisitions in similar locales. During the financial year that ended in 2018, the company had 5600 employees on its payroll. The organization central command is in Johannesburg, South Africa and it is a mutually held company. Its turnover on a yearly base stands at R 36.60Billion (2018 estimate).

47. Impala Platinum Holdings
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) is famous for mining; refining and showcasing of platinum amass metals (PGMs), just as nickel, copper and cobalt. It was established in 1924 and from that point forward as developed massively. The organization is situated in South Africa and is a mutually possessed enterprise with a significant number of people having shares in it. Impala Platinum Holdings utilizes around 53,000 individuals (counting contractual workers) over its activities and is a standout amongst the most proficient and least cost essential platinum makers on the planet. The organization is recorded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the LSE. Its yearly turnover is R 42.10B (2018 estimate).

48. Aspen Pharmacare
Aspen Pharmacare was incorporated in 1985. The company is viewed as the biggest medication partnership in Africa, this organization is based and keeps running in South Africa. Aspen is viewed as the biggest nonexclusive drug wholesaler in South Africa. Consequent assessments by global associations prompted a quick increment in dispersion abilities, basically however joining with accomplices. The organization was and is one of those at the forefront of the battle against HIV/AIDS. Aspens’ medication creation and appropriation cut crosswise over different nations on the planet which incorporate however not restricted to UK, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, France, Brazil and Netherlands and a large group of others. Its yearly turnover is set at R 40.37B (2018 estimate).

49. Network Healthcare Holdings
Netcare is a South African pharmaceutical company. It is the largest provider of private healthcare in both South Africa and the United Kingdom. It acquired a controlling stake in the UK’s General Healthcare Group in 2006 and provided services to the National Health Service via its subsidiary General Healthcare Group. It is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and has its operations in other African countries and some part of the UK as well. The company makes a yearly revenue of R 20.72B During the financial year that ended in 2018

50. Aveng
This is a construction conglomerate. The South African conglomerate is listed on the stock exchange. It was founded in the 1944. Its engagement bothers on steel, engineering, manufacturing, mining, public infrastructure and water treatment activities. It is active in some parts of Africa, Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and the Middle East. It conglomerate has subsidiaries that cut across and fetches good financial remuneration. The company recorded a turnover of R 7.28B During the financial year that ended in 2018 and also has 14,160 employees.

51. Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines is Ethiopia’s national Airline. It is owned by the Ethiopian Government. The company was founded in 1945. The company started its Airline services with the DC-3/C-47 aircraft. The company has recorded significant growth in its airline operation. It has its headquarters in Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It has 16,002 employees on its payroll. The airline has an annual turnover of $2.7 billion (2017 estimate). The network of the Ethiopian airline is not only limited to the African continent, but it also spread across North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and the Middle East.

52. Discovery Health

Discovery Health has its headquarters in Sandton, South Africa. They offer the provision of short and long term insurance, savings, and asset management and employee benefits via their different brands. Adrian Gore established the company in 1992. The annual turnover of the company is $2.4 billion (2016 estimate). For the 2014 financial year, the company had annual revenues of ZAR 34.2 Billion. The subsidiaries of this company are in the United Kingdom, China, Australia, USA and Singapore.

53. ArcelorMittal South Africa

ArcelorMittal was established in 1928 and had its central command in South Africa. It is the world’s largest steel and mining organization. The organization delivers around 113 million tons of unrefined steel every year. The organization has 199,000 representatives from 60 nations. The organization was initially Iscor Ltd., a South African parastatal steel organization. It was established in 1928 and was first recorded on the JSE Securities Exchange in 1989. The organization is present in 18 nations. The stocks of this company are publicly traded on the New York, Amsterdam, Paris, Luxembourg, Barcelona, Bilbao Madrid, and Valencia. The organization has a yearly turnover of $2.4 billion (2016 estimate).

54. Masscash

Masscash is a food, liquor, personal care, and general merchandise wholesaler. Masscash Wholesale is a division of Massmart, now the African presence of Walmart International, the majority shareholder. They are Southern Africa’s leading wholesaler and distributor of foods, liquor, personal care, general merchandise, and cellular products and can provide competitive prices through a national footprint of warehouse formats. It has its headquarters in Illovo, Gauteng in South Africa. The company has more than 10,000 employees in its payroll. Masscash consists of a network of Cash and Carry Wholesale stores as well as Shield, a Voluntary Buying and Distribution Group. Masscash customers mostly include independent general dealers, government feeding schemes, franchise members, traders, and hawkers.

55. Tiger Brands

Jacob Frankel founded Tiger brands in 1896 with the help from Joffe Marks. It operates within the agribusiness sector of the South Africa economy. Tiger Brands competes with Nestle, Unilever, and AVI Foodsystems. It has its headquarters in Bryanston, Gauteng, South Africa. The company has 20,591 employees. The company has an annual turnover of $2.3 billion (2016 estimate). The company engages in the packaging of goods. Tiger Brands also show some level of interest in international food businesses in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chile, and Kenya.

56. Sibanye Gold

Sibanye is the largest individual producer of gold from South Africa and is one of the ten largest gold producers globally. The company was founded in 2002. Sibanye is a primarily South Africa-focused mining company – an independent mining group, domiciled in and focused on South Africa. Sibanye currently owns and operates high-quality gold and uranium operations and projects throughout the Witwatersrand Basin. The Group’s corporate office is located close to Westonaria, in the province of Gauteng, near its West Wits operations. Sibanye Gold has $2.3B in revenue annually. Sibanye Gold competes with New Gold, Kinross Gold, and Tanami Gold NL.  Sibanye Gold acquired Stillwater Mining Company on Dec 9, 2016. They acquired the Stillwater Mining Company for $2.2B.

57. Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon

Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon Ltd. engages in civil engineering and building contracting activities in the Republic of South Africa (R.S.A.) and internationally. It operates through the following business divisions: Building Construction, Civil Engineering, and Roads & Earthworks. Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon was founded by John Wilson and Brian Holme in 1970 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. The company has a turnover of $2.2B (2016 estimate), the equivalent of R35.03Billion. Michael Stanley Wylie is the current chairman of this company.

58. MMI-Holdings

MMI Holdings Limited (MMI) is a South African based financial services group listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa and on the Namibian Stock Exchange in Namibia. The company was founded in 2010. It has its headquarters in Centurion, South Africa. There are 17,976 employees in the payroll of the company. The company has Johnson Njeke has its current Chairman, and Hillie Meyer serves as the incumbent Chief Executive Officer. The company has an annual turnover of R31.9 billion (2017 reported).

59. Cevital

Cevital is a reputable private conglomerate in the Algerian business services sector. The company was founded to focus on agribusiness, retail industry. Its founder is Issad Rebrab. It has its headquarters in Béjaïa, Algeria. The company remains privately controlled. It has 18,000 employees. It has 23 subsidiaries on three continent. It has annual turnover of $4.0 billion (2013 estimate). The company was founded in 1998.

60. Maroc Telecom

Maroc Telecom is a Moroccan telecommunication company. It is the major provider of communication and internet services in Morocco. The products of this company are not limited to landline phones, mobile phone lines but also the provision of Internet access. The headquarters is situated in Rabat, Morocco. The number of staff in the company was 11,807 at the last count in 2013. Etisalat has a 53% stake in the company. During 2016, the company generated sales of US$ 2,124 billion. The stocks of the company are traded on the Casablanca Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris.

61. Soc. Tunisienne des Industries de Raffinage

Societe Tunisienne Des Industries De Raffinage S.A. engages in refining crude oil. Its products include crude, LPG, petrol, unleaded petrol, essence unifinée, virgin naphta, pétrole, white spirit, fuel, fuel oil, atmospheric waste, and slop. The company was founded in 1961 and is based in Bizerte, Tunisia. The company recorded a turnover of US$ 2.1billion in 2018.

62. Safaricom

Safaricom is a leading telecommunication provider in Kenya. The main office is situated at Safaricom House in Nairobi, Kenya. Throughout the East and Central African region, Safaricom is known to be the most profitable company. The company’s products are mobile telephony, e-commerce, cloud computing, data, music streaming mobile money transfer, consumer electronics, and fiber optic services. The company has its headquarters in Safaricom House, Nairobi, Kenya. In 2018, the company had more than 5,500 employees. Safaricom has the largest market share in Kenya telecommunication market. More than 25.7 million subscribers are traceable to the Safaricom company. The company’s revenue in 2018 stood at KES242.14billion.

63. JD Group

JD Group was established in 1983. It has its headquarters in Braamfontein, South Africa. Primary business activities of this company are the sale of furniture, consumer electronic, technology goods, building materials. The company also provides insurance services, contact centre solutions; and retail of new and pre-owned motor vehicles, parts, insurance, and accessories, as well as offers servicing and short term car rental services. The total number of the retail stores of the company stood at 1,223 in 2014. In 2018, JD Group recorded a turnover of RMB134.8 billion.

64. Remgro

Remgro Ltd. operates as an investment holding company. It invests in food, liquor, home care, Banking, Healthcare, insurance, industrial, infrastructure, as well as media and sport. Anthony Edward Rupert incorporated the company in 1968. During 2018, the company had 182 employees on average. The company has its headquarters in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The company has 173 employees in its payroll. Forbes listed the company as the 9th biggest publicly-traded company in South Africa and 1,436th in the world in 2015. The company has an annual turnover of R47.39billion.

65. The Arab Contractors

Osman Ahmed Osman established the company in 1955. Arab Contractors (AC) is one of the leading construction companies in the Middle East and Africa. The company has presence in more than 29 countries and is involved with construction services which are not limited to public buildings, bridges, roads, tunnels, airports, housing, water & sewage projects, wastewater treatment plants, power stations, dams, hospitals, sports buildings, restoration of monuments, irrigation, producing ready-mix concrete, shipbuilding, electromechanical projects, engineering consultancy, manufacturing and assembly of steel structures. It has its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. The company has an annual turnover of £E9.22 Billion (2007/08 ).

66. Dangote cement

Dangote Cement is Africa’s leading producer with existing operation in 10 African countries (Nigeria, Cameroon, Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, and Tanzania). Dangote Cement has NGN901.21billion in revenue annually. Dangote Cement competes with LafargeHolcim, CEMEX, and Lafarge. On Nov 9, 2018, Dangote Cement acquired ARM Cement Ltd. The headquarter of the company is in Lagos State, Nigeria. As of 2012, the company has 4,477 employees in its payroll. The business mogul, Aliko Dangote incorporated the company in 2012 and serves as the Chairman of this great company.

67. Edgars Consolidated Stores

Edgars Consolidated Stores Ltd. operates as a family clothing store and provides financial services. The firm has retail brands trading in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, and Lesotho. It also provides financial services like personal insurance, family insurance, vehicle, household cover and credit. The company was founded on September 6, 1929, and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. The company employs 44,000 people to carry out its business operations. The company has subsidiaries such as Jet, CNA, Edgars Stores, MORE. The annual turnover of the company stood at R10.53 billion ($1.87 billion) in 2004. We have no recent estimates of sales levels. Grant Pattison serves as the Chief Executive Officer.

68. Foschini

Foschini is a South African retail company. It was founded in 1925. Foschini is the top-to-toe destination for the fashionable woman. With over 200 stores located in prime shopping centres and CBDs in Southern Africa, Foschini is the top-to-toe destination for the fashionable woman. These stores offer ladieswear, footwear, accessories, fine jewellery, cosmetics, fragrances, cellular as well as kidswear. Foschini is the second largest departmental retailer of cosmetics in South Africa, representing the major international brands including Clarins, Clinique, Revlon, Elizabeth Arden, Yardley, and L’Oreal. The company was founded in 2011. The company has an annual turnover of R32.06billion (2018 estimate).

69. Blue Label Telecoms

Blue Label Telecoms was founded in 2001 by Brett Levy and Mark Levy. The company is involved with the distribution of prepaid secure electronic tokens of value and transactional services. Blue Label Telecoms has acquired two organizations. Their most recent acquisition was Airvantage on Feb 26, 2018. They acquired Airvantage for ZAR151M. Blue Label Telecoms has R25.55billion (2018 estimate) in revenue annually. Blue Label Telecoms competes with Internet Solutions, Telkom Sa, and Business Connection. The company has its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa.

70. Masswarehouse

Makro and The Fruitspot are the two components of Masswarhouse. Makro sells national and owned brands in the Food, Liquor and General Merchandise categories, catering for personal, commercial and trade customers. The Fruitspot is a wholesaler and distributor of fresh and cuts fruit and vegetables in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western Cape. The company has an annual turnover of US$1.9billion.

71. Murray and Roberts Holdings

Murray and Roberts Holding is a South Africa based engineering and mining company. The company was incorporated in 1948. It has its headquarter in Johannesburg, South Africa. The stocks of Murray and Roberts Holding are traded on the JSE Securities Exchange. The business came into being in 1902. More than 20,642 employees are on the payroll of the company. The annual turnover for this company is R19.82bn.

72. Super Group

Super Group was founded in 1986. It is a leading transport logistics and mobility group providing end-to-end supply chain solutions, fleet management, and dealership services to a diversified global customer base. Super Group comprises supply chain and mobility businesses focused on offering a comprehensive range of services, utilizing world-class skills and technology. This company has an annual turnover of R37.14bn.

73. Santam

Santam was incorporated in 1959. The company is known for the provision of short time insurance. It is a South African financial services group that also has a business interest in Zimbabwe, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, and Zambia. It has its headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa. The stocks of this great company are traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). It is South Africa’s largest short-term insurer. The company had an annual turnover of R77.89 billion as of 2018, the number of employees working in Santam was 21.27k. As of 2016, Santam had a 61.5% stake in the company.

74. Clicks Group

Clicks Group is a retail-led healthcare group which has been listed on the JSE Limited since 1996. Through market-leading retail brands Clicks, GNC, The Body Shop, Claire’s and Musica, the group has over 837 stores across southern Africa. Clicks Group is a leader in the healthcare market where Clicks has the largest retail pharmacy chain with over 510 in-store pharmacies, while United Pharmaceutical Distributors (UPD) is South Africa’s leading full-range national pharmaceutical wholesaler. The company has more than 15,070 employees in its payroll and it recorded a turnover of R29.24 billion during 2018. The company was founded in 1996. It has its headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa.

75. RCL Foods

RCL Foods Limited is a public food and drink company based in South Africa. They deal majorly in consumer goods and are also a milling company. RCL Foods was founded in 1960 and was formerly known as Rainbow Chicken Limited. It has its headquarters located in Durban and has employed 20,479 people. It had an annual sales level of R24.93billion in 2018 and offers services in countries in Africa such as Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland, Namibia, and Zambia. It is traded publicly on the Johannesburg’s Stock Exchange (RCL). The CEO of RCL foods is Miles Daily, Rob Field as the CFO and Jannie Durand as the Chairman.

76. Flour Mills of Nigeria

Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) is an agribusiness company in Nigeria, West Africa, that was founded in 1960 by George S. Coumantaros. Flour Mills of Nigeria majors in agricultural products and employs over 12,000 people to work with the industry. It has been publicly traded on the Nigerian Stock Exchange market. It was initially founded as a private limited company in 1960 by George S. Coumantaros but became a public company later in 1978. It has annual sales levels of of NGN 515.80billion. The Chairman of Flour Mills of Nigeria has been John Coumantaros since 2014. He is the son of the founder and was also the former CEO.

77. Soc. Tunisienne de l’electricite et du Gaz

STEG is a Tunisian utility and electrical & natural gas company founded on April 3, 1962. It is a public company and it is considered the second largest company in Tunisia by sales size. It has annual sales levels of US$1.6 billion (2018 estimate). It is solely responsible for producing and distributing natural gas & electricity in the territory of Tunisia. It has its headquarters located at Tunis, Tunisia with Tunisia state being its only shareholder. STEG employs over 12,506 people.

78. Distell Group

Distell Group Limited is a South African food and drink company that specializes in brewing spirits, fine wines, ciders and beverages. It is mostly referred to as Distell and is a multinational public limited company. It has an annual turnover rate of R25.21billion (2018 estimate) and is traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange DST. It was founded on the 4th of December, 2000 by William Charles Winshaw and Richard Rushton as its CEO. Distell Group Limited has its headquarters located at Stellenbosch, South Africa. By 2014, it had under employment up to 5,300 people all over the world wide and has employed more since then.

79. Middle East Oil Refinery

This is an oil refining company that offers a wide range of petroleum services. It has annual sales levels of of US$1.5 billion and is located in Egypt. It was founded in 1994 and is responsible for the refining of crude oil and the production of petroleum products with high quality for both the domestic markets of Egypt and internationally. It has a design capacity of 100,000 bbl/day and has an investment of almost $14 billion. MIDOR refinery is responsible for mixing, blending, and storing crude oil and fully formed petroleum subsidiaries in its storage tanks.

80. Exxaro Resources

Exxaro Resources, which used to be part of Kumba Resources, is a public company that produces large coal and engages in heavy minerals mining in South Africa. The company was incorporated in 2000 and operates internationally with facilities and offices in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Australia. It has its headquarters located at Pretoria, South Africa, and a very strong international presence. Exxaro Resources has been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. It has annual sales levels of of R 25.49billion (2018 estimate) and employs over 6648 people. It is into the production of coal products, synthetic rutile, pig iron, titanium slag, Zircon, lead concentration, Rutile, Cadmium, and Iron ore.

81. Pioneer Foods Groups

Pioneer Foods is a South African company that deals with packaging goods. It was incorporated in 1996 and has its base of operation in South Africa and a well-grounded presence in two other African countries. It is also involved in the expansion of its brand to Nigeria and the United Kingdom. The company is majorly involved in producing, distributing, marketing and sales of different varieties of food and drink beverages. It generated sales of R20.15billion during 2018 and its headquarters is located at Tygervally, South Africa. It has employed approximately 8600 people and is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange under PFG.

82. Massdiscounters

Massdiscounters is a public subsidiary South African company that deals in retail. It was found in 1990 and had its headquarters located at Sandton, South Africa. It offers services in Sub-Sahara Africa and is located in 429 places. It has annual sales levels of US$1.5billion per year (2017 est.) and employs over 45,000 people. It is the daughter company of Walmart. Massdiscounters is a division of Massmart company. It is traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and owns local brands like CBW, Warehouse, Makro, and Game. It has its acting CEO as Guy Hayward and the Chairman as KuseniDlamini.

83. Oando

Oando was incorporated in 1969. It is an energy company that operates in the downstream, midstream and upstream sector of the petroleum industry. It is an indigenous African company with its headquarters located at Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. It has a primary listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange as OANDO and is the very first African company to be listed cross-border on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, as OAO. It has a turnover level of NGN 619.16billion (2018 estimate) and employs over 1,000 people. It was founded in 1956 and offered its services majorly in West Africa.

84. Consider

Consider is a construction company situated in Algeria that works in the public sector. It majors in transport infrastructure, major structures, and buildings. It was founded in 1979 as a joint venture between national steel company in Algeria and Danish Christiani& Nielsen. It has a turnover level of US$1.5billion (2018 estimate) and employs over 40,000 people. It has its headquarters located at Hydra (Algiers), Algeria with LakhdarRekhroukh as the CEO. It became a joint stock company in 1989 during the time of the economic reforms. Its slogan is “The synergy of a group at the service of development.”

85. Sonatel

Sonatel, Société Nationale des Télécommunications was incorporated in 1991and located in Senegal is the most prestigious ICT/telecommunications company in Senegal. The company offers services in internet service, fixed-line telephony, television, mobile telephony, and corporate telecommunications. It has its headquarters located at Dakar, Senegal. It was founded in 1985 by Alassane Daily Ndiaye and had a CEO, AliouneNdiaye. It has annual sales levels of 905,036 billion CFA. It provides network for Guinea-Bissau, Egypt, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Guinea, Madagascar, Luxembourg, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, and Moldova.

86. Kansanshi Mining

Kansanshi Mining PLC is a very large mining company located in the North-Western Province of Zambia. Kansanshi Mine is a copper mine that owns and controls the copper mine in Zambia. It is practically one of the largest copper reserves Zambia has with an estimated reserves of 727 million tonnes of ore graded at 0.86% copper. It has annual sales levels of of US$1.5 billion (2018 estimate) and also produces gold. It used to be called Cyprus Amax Kansanshi Plc until it was later changed to Kansanshi Mining PLC. It was found in 1997 and has its headquarters located at Solwezi, Zambia.

87. Mr Price Group

Mr. Price, frequently called MRP, is a retail company that is located out in South Africa. It is a publicly traded company and is very well known for its main focus being placed on value. It was founded in 1985 and has been trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange since 1952. It offers online services to customers globally. It has changed its brand name several times and has stores primarily in Africa across 14 countries. It has annual sales levels of of R21.91billion (2018 estimate) and has its headquarters out in Durban, South Africa. It is traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange as MPC.

88. Allied Electronics Corporation

Allied Electronics Corporation is a South Africans based electrical equipment company with annual turnover of R17.73billion (2018 estimate). It was incorporated in 1947 and has a local presence in Africa as well as Europe, Australia and the Middle East. It’s a subsidiary of Allied Technologies Limited and Bytes Technology Group (Pty) Ltd (Bytes). Allied Electronics Corporation has a major investment in information technology and telecommunications. It employs over 8,500 employees globally. Allied Electronics Corporation is in partnership with the best international technology companies around the world which gives it the opportunity to access products and capabilities from around the globe.

89. Ethio Telecomm

Ethio Telecomm is an Ethiopian telecommunication company that was founded in 2010 and had its headquarters located at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It offers services only within the boundaries of Ethiopia and has about 22,288 employees. It offers services such as mobile, broadband and fixed line services. It has annual sales levels of US$1.4billion and its CEO is FrehiwotTamiru. The Ethiopian government owns Ethio telecom and it maintains the telecommunication services all over Ethiopia. It is very much responsible for providing both internet and telephone services.

90. Royal Air Maroc

Royal Air Maroc is an air transport company located in Morocco. It was founded in 1957 as a state-owned company to the Moroccan Government. It has its headquarters located in Casablanca-Anfa Airport, Casablanca in Morocco. It has its company slogan saying “The wings of Morocco.” It has a fleet of 58 aircraft and offers destination drop-offs in 94 countries. It has 5,413 employees with AbdelhamidAddou as the President of the company. It has annual sales levels of of US$1.4billion, and its subsidiaries are RAM cargo and RAM express. Royal Air Maroc carrier operates a domestic network in Morocco and has scheduled for international flights to Europe, Africa, Asia, South, and North America. It grants chatter flights with the inclusion of Hajj services.

91. Nampak

Nampak is a public South African wood and paper company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. It specializes in the manufacture and design of product packaging. Nampak is the largest packaging company in Africa. It is into the production of metals, glass, papas and plastic. It was founded in 1968 and is traded on the JSE as NPK and has its headquarters in Sandton, Johannesburg. It employs over 6,420 people and offers its services both in Africa and the United Kingdom. It has annual sales levels of of R17.31billion.

92. Elsewedy Electronic

El Sewedy Electronics was founded in 1938 by the El Sewedy family with its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. It offers worldwide services and is into manufacturing and selling integrated energy products and services in telecommunications, management engineering, contracting, electrical cables, wind energy, electrical products and transformers. It has annual sales levels of of 1.692 Billion USD(2009) and is traded on the Egyptian Stock Exchange Market as SWDY. It has over 10,000 employees with Ahmed Elsewedy as the CEO of the company.

93. AECI

AECI was founded in 1924 to primarily to provide detonators and explosives to South Africa gold and diamond mines. AECI employs over 6,246 employees. The stocks of this great company are publicly traded on the JSE. Some key personnel in the company are Schalk Engelbrecht, who is the chairman of the company, and Mark Dytor (CEO). The company has a turnover of $1 349 698.

94. Harmony Gold Mining Company

Harmony Gold Mining Company is based in Melrose Arch, South Africa. It is the third largest gold mining company in South Africa. Aside from South Africa, the company is also present in Papua New Guinea. The company is publicly traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. The company was founded in 1950. It has 34,031 employees on its payroll. The company has an annual turnover of R23.31billion. The company has Patrice Motsepe as its Chairman, Peter Steenkamp as the CEO and Beyers Nel as the COO.

95. Tongaat Hulett Group

Tongaat Hulett Group was founded in 1892. It is publicly traded on the floor of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. The company operates in the agro-processing sector of the South African economy with more concentration on sugar production, starch, and property management. The company has Liege Hulett as its founder and JG Hudson as the chief executive officer. There are 31, 230 employees working for the the company. The company came into being as a result of the merger between Hulett’s Sugar owned by Liege Hulett and Tongaat Sugar Company. The company has an annual turnover of R17.67billion.

96. Ezz Steel

Ezz Steel was founded in 1982 by Ibrahim Salem Mohammedin. The company started the production of steel in 1986. The company was formerly known as Alexandria National Iron and Steel Company, ANSDK. The company has four steel plants which are fully operational in Sadat City, Suez, and Alexandria. The company is the largest steel manufacturing company in Egypt and the Middle East. It has an annual turnover of US$1.3billion (2018 estimate). Its headquarters is located in Cairo, Egypt and the stock of the company is publicly traded on the Egyptian Exchange.

97. Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania

Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania contributes significantly to the growth of the Tanzanian economy. The company has more than 24,000 people in its workforce. It is one of the largest companies in Tanzania. It was founded in 1970 by Gulamabbas Dewji. The company has over 30 branches across Tanzania. Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania has 25 companies which cut across 11 different sectors, mobile telephony; infrastructure; real estate; transport and logistics, distribution and trading, beverages, edible oils, soaps, agriculture, and agro-processing; textile; energy and petroleum; financial services. The company deals in importation (of rice, sugar, wheat, maize, cement, fertilizers; liquid products; consumer goods and sundries from all over the globe) and exports. The company has an annual turnover of $1.5 billion (2018 estimate).

98. Truworths International

Truworths International was incorporated in 1944 and has its headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa. The company majorly deals in clothing. It has 728 stores in South Africa and 49 stores located outside South Africa. The company has 11,000 employees on its payroll. The company also has annual revenue of R18 billion (2018 estimate). The company has Michael Mark as the Chief Executive Officer and Hilton Saven as the Chairman.

99. Life Healthcare Group

Life Healthcare Group was founded in 1983. It has its headquarters in Illovo, South Africa. The company operates in the health sector by providing private hospitals to South Africans. The company is owned by Brimstone Investment Corporation. It has an annual turnover of R 23.72billion (2018 estimate). The company was formerly known as Afrox Healthcare Limited before it changed its name to Life Healthcare Group in 2005. Life Healthcare has acquired at least two organizations recently. Their most recent acquisition was Alliance Medical on Nov 16, 2016. They acquired Alliance Medical for $727M. Life Healthcare competes with Advanced Health.

100. Omnia Holdings

Omnia Holdings was founded in 1967. The company deals with chemicals. The company has 4,817 employees. It provides customized knowledge-based solutions through its Agriculture, Mining, and Chemicals divisions. These divisions include Omnia Fertilizer, BME, Protea Mining Chemicals and Protea Chemicals, all niche businesses that operate with a common objective: to enhance customers’ businesses through research, development and knowledge sharing that will enable them to increase yields and by extension, profit margins. The company has an annual turnover of R 18.32billion (2018 estimate).

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