Press Releases

29 May 2020
Brand Africa 100: Namibia's Best Brands 2019/20
Windhoek, Namibia, 28 May 2020. Following the global release of the 2020 Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands on Africa Day, today Brand Africa in partnership with TBWA announced the Namibia’s rankings of the most admired brands. International sport and lifestyle brand, Nike, is the most... More >

25 May 2020
Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands 2019/2020
London – 25 May 2020: Today Brand Africa announced the 10th anniversary rankings of Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands, the pre-eminent survey and ranking of the Top 100 most admired brands in Africa. The rankings were announced in a novel global virtual event that incorporated the market... More >

27 June 2019
Brand Africa 100: Uganda's Best Brands 2018/19
KAMPALA, UGANDA 27 June 2019: Brand Africa in partnership with Brand Leadership, Geopoll and Kantar and Publics Africa today announced the results of the Most Admired Brands in Uganda. The list, the 7th annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands, is based on the comprehensive pan-Africa... More >

25 June 2019
Brand Africa 100: Kenya's Best Brands 2018/19
NAIROBI, KENYA 25 June 2019: Today, the NSE in partnership with Geopoll, Kantar, Brand Leadership and africapractice, hosted Brand Africa’s announcement of the Most Admired Brands in Kenya. The list, the 7th annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands, is based on the comprehensive... More >

24 May 2019
Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands 2018/19
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – 24 May 2019: Today at the JSE, at an event with industry leaders from across Africa, hosted by the JSE in partnership with Geopoll, Kantar and Brand Leadership, Brand Africa announced Top 100 brands in Africa in their 7th annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands... More >

25 May 2018
Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands 2017/18
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – 25 May 2018: Brand Africa in association with the JSE, today announced the Top 100 best brands in Africa on their 6th annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands at the JSE in Johannesburg. The US sports and fitness brand, Nike, is the overall #1 brand in Africa... More >

3 March 2017
2016/7 Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands Non-African Brands Entrench Positions In Africa
Brand Africa today released the annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands – an annual survey and valuation of the Top 100 brands in Africa.In a representative survey across 19 countries covering every political and economic region, overall, it doesn’t bode well for African brands which have... More >

22 October 2015
Brand Africa Releases the 2015 Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands
Brand Africa today announced that MTN is the overall best brand in Africa and reclaimed the #1 spot as the Most Admired Brand in Africa at a gala launch of the 4th Annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands at Sandton Convention Center. For the second year in a row, MTN emerged as the Most... More >

21 November 2014
MTN The Most Admired And Most Valuable African Brand
At the official launch at the Nairobi Stock Exchange, Brand Africa announced the 2014 Brand Africa 100, a ranking of the most admired and most valuable brands in sub-sahara Africa. In a list dominated by electronics (17%), beverages (14%), auto manufacturers (14%), apparel (12%) and... More >

23 July 2014
2014 BrandFinance South Africa Top 50 Brands - The Annual Report on South Africa’s 50 Most Valuable Brands
Top 50 brands are a catalyst for South Africa’s growth and a winning nation Thebe Ikalafeng, Chairman – Brand Finance Africa; Founder, Brand Africa & Brand Leadership Group Despite another year of difficult global trading conditions, the total brand value of the BrandFinanace South Africa... More >

20 September 2013
MTN And Coca Cola Are The Most Admired And Valuable African and Global Brands In Africa
On 20 September 2013, Brand Africa in association with Brand Finance, TNS and African Business, named MTN and Coca Cola the Most Admired and Valuable African and Global Brand in Africa at the African Business Magazine African Business Awards held at the Mandarin Oriental in New York, USA. The... More >

25 May 2012
South Africa Named The Most Valuable African Nation Brand For The Second Successive Year
Egypt and Nigeria retain their respective second and third positions Kenya goes up one position and now ranks eighth Ethiopia makes its debut at position ten on the African Nation Brands League Brand Africa in association with Brand Finance today named South Africa as the Most Valuable African... More >

24 May 2012
2012 Brand Finance® South Africa 50 League Table: The 50 Most Valuable South African Brands
MTN has been named the Most Valuable South African Brand in the BrandFinancereg; Top 50 South African Brands report released today. Standard Bank enjoys another year as the Most Valuable South African Banking Brand with a brand value of R18 billion The Top 50 was officially launched at the... More >

15 May 2012
Top 10 Country Brands In Africa To Be Unveiled In Kenya On Africa Day, 25 May
Brand Africa in association with Brand Finance plc are gearing to announce the “Top 10 most valuable African Nation Brands” on Africa Day, 25 May 2012. The Brand Africa ‘Most Valuable Nation Brands’ will be hosted by the Brand Kenya Board in Nairobi, Kenya. This is the second such release of the... More >

29 September 2011
MTN Takes Home The Brand Africa 100™ Grand Prix Award
MTN is the brand champion at the inaugural Brand Africa 100™. As winner of the Most Valued African Brand as well as the winner of the Grand Prix Prize, MTN is firmly entrenched as the continent’s most favourite brand which coincided with the 2nd annual Brand Africa FORUM™. The study revealed for... More >

20 September 2011
Local And International Leaders To Confront Africa’s Challenges And Develop Collective Solutions
The list of local and international leaders attending this year’s second annual Brand Africa FORUM™ is growing. Esteemed individuals such as Ajai Chowdhry, chairman of HCL (India); Dr. Vijay Mahajan, author of Africa Rising; Amadou Mahtar Ba, CEO of the African Media Initiative (Kenya); Dr... More >

14 September 2011
Africa’s Most Valued Brands To Be Recognized At The Brand Africa Forum™
For the first time, pan-African consumers have been given an opportunity to vote for their most admired and valued brands. The continent’s ‘most valued brands’ will be revealed at the inaugural Brand Africa100™ Awards to be held in Johannesburg on 29 September 2011 at the Sandton Convention... More >

15 August 2011
Brand Africa™ Gaining Momentum With 2nd Showcase
The 21st century is witness to the dawn of a new era in African consciousness. The collective thrust by African leaders, decision-makers, citizens and influencers to shape the agenda and change perceptions of the continent through various initiatives and programmes is gaining momentum. Brand... More >

25 May 2011
South Africa Is The Most Valuable Nation Brand In Africa
South Africa has been named Africa’s most valuable African nation brand today at the launch of the announcement of the fourth BrandFinance Global Nation Brands league awards and the launch of the first BrandFinance African Nation Brand League. The event also marked the launch of the 2nd year of... More >

16 September 2010
African Decision Makers, Influencers And Thought Leaders Gather For Inaugural Brand Africa Forum
Over 300 pan-African decision makers, influencers and thought leaders join global economist Dambisa Moyo and nation branding expert Simon Anholt at the inaugural Brand Africa forum in South Africa. Johannesburg, South Africa: Over 300 global and pan-African media, business and nation branding... More >

9 September 2010
Global Economist And Nation Branding Guru For Inaugural Brand Africa FORUM 2010
International economist and New York Times best-selling author of “Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way For Africa”, Dambisa Moyo and Simon Anholt, policy advisor to over 40 countries on nation branding and author of “Brand America” lead an international line-up of... More >