Africa's Top 250 Companies

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Africa's Top 250 Companies


Rank  Rank  Company name                Country       Industry
2010  2009

  1   New   BHP Billiton                South      Mining and Metals
                                        Africa

  2     1   Anglo American              South      Mining and Metals
                                        Africa

  3     2   SABMiller                   South      Food and Beverages
                                        Africa

  4     3   Sasol                       South      Oil and Gas
                                        Africa

  5     4   MTN Group                   South      Telecom
                                        Africa

  6     7   Anglo American Platinum     South      Mining and Metals
            Corp                        Africa

  7     6   Standard Bank Group         South      Banks and Financial
                                        Africa     Services

  8     5   Itissalat Al Maghrib        Morocco    Telecom

  9    12   Impala Platinum Holdings    South      Mining and Metals
                                        Africa

 10    17   Kumba Iron Ore              South      Mining and Metals
                                        Africa

 11     8   Firstrand                   South      Banks and Financial
                                        Africa     Services

 12    13   Absa Group                  South      Banks and Financial
                                        Africa     Services

 13    16   Naspers                     South      Media
                                        Africa

 14     9   Anglogold Ashanti           South      Mining and Metals
                                        Africa

 15    24   Orascom Construction        Egypt      Construction and
            Industries                             Materials

 16    19   Sanlam                      South      Insurance
                                        Africa

 17    15   Attijariwafa Bank           Morocco    Banks and Financial
                                                   Services

 18    23   Old Mutual                  South      Insurance
                                        Africa

 19    25   Nedcor                      South      Banks and Financial
                                        Africa     Services

 20    21   Telecom Egypt               Egypt      Telecom

 21    27   Remgro                      South      Diversified
                                        Africa     Conglomerates

 22    14   Gold Fields                 South      Mining and Metals
                                        Africa

 23    18   Banque Marocaine du         Morocco    Banks and Financial
            Commerce Exterieur                     Services

 24    29   Shoprite Holdings           South      Retail and General
                                        Africa     Trading

 25    35   Exxaro Resources            South      Mining and Metals
                                        Africa

 26    32   RMB Holdings                South      Banks and Financial
                                        Africa     Services

 27    39   Mobinil-Egyptian Mobile     Egypt      Telecom
            Service

 28    43   Lonmin                      South      Mining and Metals
                                        Africa

 29    31   Douja Prom Addoha (ADH)     Morocco    Real Estate

 30    38   Tiger Brands                South      Food and Beverages
                                        Africa

 31    20   CGI                         Morocco    Real Estate

 32    30   Societe Lafarge-Ciments     Morocco    Construction and
                                                   Materials

 33    51   Aspen Pharmacare Holdings   South      Health and
                                        Africa     Pharmaceuticals

 34    47   Commercial International    Egypt      Banks and Financial
            Bank                                   Services

 35    36   Omnium NordAfricain         Morocco    Diversified
                                                   Conglomerates

 36    64   Steinhoff International     South      Consumer
            Holdings                    Africa     Goods - Non Food

 37    34   First Bank Nigeria          Nigeria    Banks and Financial
                                                   Services

 38    56   Network Healthcare          South      Health and
            Holdings                    Africa     Pharmaceuticals

 39    55   Safaricom                   Kenya      Telecom

 40    54   Nigerian Breweries          Nigeria    Food and Beverages

 41    26   Harmony Gold Mining         South      Mining and Metals
            Company                     Africa

 42    45   Truworths International     South      Retail and General
                                        Africa     Trading

 43    77   Talaat Mostafa Group        Egypt      Real Estate
            Holding (TMG)

 44    33   Sonatel                     Cote       Telecom
                                        d'lvoire

 45    58   Investec                    South      Banks and Financial
                                        Africa     Services

 46    46   Pick n Pay Stores           South      Retail and General
                                        Africa     Trading

 47    71   Assore                      South      Mining and Metals
                                        Africa

 48    61   Zenith Bank International   Nigeria    Banks and Financial
                                                   Services

 49    41   Johnnic Holdings            South      Media
                                        Africa

 50    40   Societe Nationale           Morocco    Diversified
            d'investissement (SNI)                 Conglomerates

 51    11   Telkom SA                   South      Telecom
                                        Africa

 52    42   Liberty International       South      Real Estate
                                        Africa

 53    50   Massmart Holdings           South      Retail and General
                                        Africa     Trading

 54    66   Woolworths Holdings         South      Retail and General
                                        Africa     Trading

 55    85   Guaranty Trust Bank         Nigeria    Banks and Financial
                                                   Services

 56    74   Imperial Holdings           South      Manufacturing
                                        Africa

 57    63   Discovery Holdings          South      Insurance
                                        Africa

 58    52   Liberty Group               South      Insurance
                                        Africa

 59    53   Abu Kir Fertiliser and      Egypt      Chemicals
            Chemical

 60    48   El Ezz Aldekhela            Egypt      Construction and
            Steel - Alexandria                     Materials

 61    44   Banque Centrale Populaire   Morocco    Banks and Financial
                                                   Services

 62    69  African Bank Investments     South      Banks and Financial
                                        Africa     Services

 63    75   Aveng                       South      Construction and
                                        Africa     Materials

 64   104   El Ezz Steel Rebars         Egypt      Construction and
                                                   Materials

 65    72   Foschini                    South      Retail and General
                                        Africa     Trading

 66    81   United Bank ForAfrica       Nigeria    Banks and Financial
                                                   Services

 67    57   Murray and Roberts          South      Construction and
            Holdings                    Africa     Materials

 68    59   Societe Ciments du          Morocco    Construction and
            Maroc-Cimar                            Materials

 69    70   Distell Group               South      Food and Beverages
                                        Africa

 70    89   Dimension Data Holdings     South      Information
                                        Africa     Technology

 71   108   EFG-Hermes                  Egypt      Banks and Financial
                                                   Services

 72    82   Spar Group                  South      Retail and General
                                        Africa     Trading

 73    91   Investec                    South      Banks and Financial
                                        Africa     Services

 74    65   EastAfrican Breweries       Kenya      Food and Beverages

 75    79   Reunert                     South      Manufacturing
                                        Africa

 76    84   Santam                      South      Insurance
                                        Africa

 77   172   Northam Platinum            South      Mining and Metals
                                        Africa

 78   130   National Societe Generale   Egypt      Banks and Financial
            Bank                                   Services

 79    98   Illovo Sugar Limited        South      Food and Beverages
                                        Africa

 80    60   El Arabia For Projects &    Egypt      Construction and
            Construction Dev                       Materials

 81   129   Suez Cement                 Egypt      Construction and
                                                   Materials

 82    76   Sun International           South      Entertainment
                                        Africa     and Leisure

 83    80   Mauritius Commercial Bank   Mauritius  Banks and Financial
                                                   Services

 84   122   Tongaat-Hulett Group        South      Food and Beverages
                                        Africa

 85   105   Barloworld                  South      Manufacturing
                                        Africa

 86    90   Nampak                      South      Prof. 

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