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WhyAfrica: Bigger and better in 2023

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WhyAfrica: Bigger and better in 2023

Today you are reading the 60th issue of WhyAfrica’s bi-weekly newsletter!

By Leon Louw, owner and editor of WhyAfrica  

Being the last edition of our popular and exclusive newsletter for 2022, we would like to take this opportunity to thank each person and company that have supported us for the last two and a half years, and for continuing to believe in the WhyAfrica brand.

Against all expectations, we’ve had a fantastic 2022 and hope to continue providing you with the best original content about natural resources in Africa for many years to come. Our next newsletter will be published on Thursday 12 January 2023.  However, WhyAfrica will continue its online articles over December so if you don’t have anything to read in December, head straight to our website.

WhyAfrica has now published 60 newsletter and five magazines, we’ve successfully completed the WhyAfrica Southern Africa Overland Road Trip in July and August 2022, the WhyAfrica YouTube channel is up and running (with some big hits to boast about) and our membership offering is starting to gain momentum. Moreover, our readers and followers on all platforms have grown beyond all expectations.

WhyAfrica: Bigger and better in 2023

Next year is promising to be even bigger and better with informal conference networking days planned in Johannesburg, South Africa, on the day before our departure on the Road Trip, and another when in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, mid-way through our trip. The 2023 WhyAfrica Road Trip  will take us through the Limpopo Province of South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, DRC, Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya.

The November issue of our exclusive magazine is now available online. Please take note that this magazine will also be available in print at the Investing in African Mining Indaba in February next year. WhyAfrica is once again one of the media partners at this prestigious event.

And finally, we wish you all a fantastic holiday and hope you and your families have an enjoyable and peaceful festive season.

Thank you again and continue following WhyAfrica, we take our readers, advertisers, partners, sponsors, and members places they have never been.

WhyAfrica: Bigger and better in 2023

WhyAfrica reports about, and publishes newsletters, magazines and research reports about natural resources and the primary sectors of African economies, and the infrastructure, equipment and engineering methods needed to extract and utilise these resources in an efficient, responsible, sustainable, ethic and environmentally friendly way, so that it will benefit the people of Africa.

Furthermore, WhyAfrica promotes Africa as an investment and travel destination, analyses the continent’s business environment and investment opportunities, and reports on how the political economy of African countries affects its development.         

WhyAfrica provides you with business intelligence that matters. Africa is our business, and we want it to be yours too. To subscribe to WhyAfrica’s free newsletter or digital magazine, and for more news on Africa, visit the website at www.whyafrica.co.za or send a direct message. WhyAfrica launched its first ever digital magazine in November 2021.

The company will undertake its annual road trip through South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, the DRC, Malawi, Tanzania and Kenya in 2023. If you are interested in sponsorship or advertising opportunities, please contact me at leon@whyafrica.co.za. We have a wide range of different packages and combo deals to give your company the greatest exposure to a rapidly growing, African readership.  

The 2022 Southern Africa Road trip issue of WhyAfrica’s magazine is now available in print. The magazine was distributed in South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Botswana during WhyAfrica’s 2022 Southern Africa Overland Road Trip, the company’s new and innovative platform. WhyAfrica has expanded its product range and now offers its readers, followers, advertisers, subscribers and partners the following:

  • Daily 24/7 online articles on WhyAfrica’s website (FREE)
  • Daily updates on WhyAfrica’s social media platforms (FREE)
  • Newsletters delivered to a handpicked audience every two weeks (FREE)
  • Two printed magazine per year distributed at large events and during our road trips across Africa featuring original, in-depth articles (FREE) with great, on-site photographs by the WhyAfrica team (FOR SALE UPON REQUEST)
  • Four digital magazines per year (FREE)
  • Live updates, video clips, articles, and podcasts during and after WhyAfrica’s annual road trips (Southern Africa in 2022, East Africa in 2023 and West Africa in 2024) (FREE)
  • Sponsorship and advertising opportunities for the annual WhyAfrica Overland Road Trips (PAID FOR)
  • A library where companies doing business in Africa can display scientific or research papers (PAID FOR)
  • A product section where companies doing business in Africa can display new offerings or services (PAID FOR)
  • Media partnerships with, and a presence at, most of the major conferences and exhibitions in the African mining, energy, agriculture, infrastructure, water management, ESG, environmental management, tourism, development, and conservation sectors (FREE)
  • WhyAfrica connects potential investors with new ventures in Africa and suppliers and service providers with existing companies in Africa (PAID FOR)
  • WhyAfrica assists companies in generating content focused on the wider African business community (PAID FOR)
  • Partnerships with companies doing business in Africa (PAID FOR)
  • Partnerships with companies thinking about expanding into Africa (PAID FOR)
  • In 2023 WhyAfrica members will have access to our in-depth articles about the African political economy, research, and country reports about the countries we visit on our road trips, and trends in the sectors that we cover (PAID FOR)
  • A WhyAfrica book is in the pipeline and if all goes according to plan, should be published towards the end of 2023 (PAID FOR)
  • The WhyAfrica consultancy arm assists and advises companies doing business in Africa through utilising our extensive global business network (PAID FOR)

 Become part of the WhyAfrica community. Tell us your story. Expand your footprint across Africa and partner with us to make the most of your African experience.

WhyAfrica: Bigger and better in 2023

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