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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