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At WhyAfrica we listen

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Don’t confuse yourself when doing business in Africa. Talk to us, at WhyAfrica we listen. Image credit: Leon Louw for WhyAfrica
Don’t confuse yourself when doing business in Africa. Talk to us, at WhyAfrica we listen. Image credit: Leon Louw for WhyAfrica

At WhyAfrica we listen

Doing business in Africa or expanding your African footprint can be confusing. Therefore, you need someone to listen to your needs.

Investing in Africa’s homegrown companies and markets even more so. Traveling across Africa’s borders or looking for a job in an African country, can be a perplexing exercise. The last thing you need is someone adding to the noise, and telling you about the risks, dangers, and challenges.

WhyAfrica finds solutions

At WhyAfrica, we listen to you, take note of your needs, and look for solutions and opportunities. You do the talking. The only time we talk is when we tell the world your unique African story. Because in Africa, your needs and challenges are unique, as every single African country and regions within those countries are unique.

At WhyAfrica we listen before we talk, and we practice before we preach. As a member of the WhyAfrica community you have access to a wide range of experience and a large network of people with similar needs who are prepared to listen. So, if it feels like Africa is letting you down, sign up to become a WhyAfrica member and come talk to us.

Sustainable utilisation of natural resources

WhyAfrica covers the sustainable utilisation of natural resources in Africa and specialises in your unique needs and #mining #exploration #quarrying #infrastructure #ESG #energy #watermangement #agriculture #forestry #fisheries #environmentalmangement #climatechange #tourism #travel #conservation #biodiversity #carbonemissions #politics #economy #naturalresources #sustainability

For more information about WhyAfrica’s membership click here:  https://www.whyafrica.co.za/product/membership/

At WhyAfrica we listen


WhyAfrica provides on the ground information and business intelligence about the sustainable utilisation and extraction of natural resources in Africa, and can assist your company through:  

  1. Membership:
  • WhyAfrica’s membership offers great business insights to you, your company, and clients.
  • Amongst many other benefits, we will publish editorial content about you or your company on the WhyAfrica online platform and on all WhyAfrica’s social media pages – the annual fee is R6,500 and you can find out more or subscribe here: https://www.whyafrica.co.za/product/membership/ 
  1. Sponsorship:
  • WhyAfrica’s Road Trip takes place annually in July and August. During our Road Trip we aim to visit more than 30 project sites. Sponsoring the Road Trip, or to be a WhyAfrica member, gives you unparalleled insight into the business environment of the countries that we travel to and the project sites we visit.
  • To be a member or sponsor allows you access to invaluable, on the ground, business intelligence and a great marketing opportunity for all companies doing business in Africa.
  • The main aim of our Road Trips is to promote Africa as an investment destination and to showcase Africa’s greatest companies, and projects to our large global audience, which includes a list of potential investors, venture capitalists and serial entrepreneurs.
  • To view the photos of this year’s Southern Africa Road Trip click on the gallery link or follow our Instagram account at why.africa https://www.whyafrica.co.za/road-trips/whyafrica-road-trips/. 
  1. Advertising:
  • We publish daily online articles on our WhyAfrica platform and post them on social media every day. Our combined online reach is more than 45,000. In-article banner ads are highly successful advertising tools as is advertising space on our website.
  • In addition to our bi-weekly newsletters, we publish two printed- and two interactive digital magazines per year. The printed magazines are distributed at major events and conferences throughout the year, and also on our WhyAfrica Road trips.
  • Digital magazines are e-mailed to all our subscribers and shared on our social media platforms. A copy of the latest edition is automatically attached to all our outgoing e-mails.
  • WhyAfrica magazines provide great marketing opportunities. There are also in-article and on-line advertising opportunities at exceptional rates. Contact me for more information on leon@whyafrica.co.za or give me a call.
  • To subscribe to WhyAfrica’s free newsletters and magazines click on the link and register: https://www.whyafrica.co.za/subscribe/  
  1. 4. Partnerships
  • Maximise your African exposure and link with our large business network through becoming one of only 10 WhyAfrica partners. We have only five prime partnership positions left for 2023, so contact me at leon@whyafrica.co.za to get the best deal.

 At WhyAfrica we listen

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