Togo’s agricultural sector a magnet for overseas investors

June 9, 2020

The attractiveness of Togo as a destination for foreign investment has improved dramatically in recent years, thanks to its government’s efforts to improve infrastructure and cut red tape for businesses; according to the 2020 World Bank’s most improved place to do business, Togo now ranks first in the African continent.  Enjoying a central strategic location, […]

Sub Saharan Africa | 2017 Fastest Growing SMEs

November 15, 2018

In our series, looking at the top performers across SSA, we go to the SME-segment of the market and recognise the fastest growing companies. 2017 Fastest Growing SMEs Company Sector Sunsweet Solar Solar Mama Fresh Food ABC Car rentals Hire Ambo Mineral Water Consumer Orchid Business Group Consumer Hehsac Logistics Sustineo Magnus Ltd Agro Verdant […]

Sub Saharan Africa | 2017 Best Performing Companies

November 13, 2018

In anticipation of what 2018 will prove in the battle of the brands, we take a look at the best performers in 2017.  Four key metrics were used: liquidity, solvency, return on assets and profit margin.  Last year, South African companies continued their domination of the best-performing companies on the continent. Company Market Cap(US$ th) Bowler […]

Sub Saharan Africa | What are the fastest growing e-commerce start-ups?

November 12, 2018

These 9 startups are making major strides in SSA; continuing to experience growth and success despite the odds stacked against them.  We already have a few of them profiled in ClarifiedBy. Company Country Sector MeQasa Ghana Online Real Estate iRoko TV Nigeria Media Services provider BitPesa Kenya Blockchain Technology Giraffe South Africa Mobile Recruitment Platform Dusu Pay […]

Sub Saharan Africa: Most Valuable Brands 2017

October 25, 2018

Since launching our capabilities across Africa, the team have begun receiving enquiries and fielding lots of questions. We thought of adding a little more clarity around the key brands, from the mega to the emerging. Here is the first of a series of rankings we thought you would find interesting: Most Valuable Brands in 2017. Download […]

“The sun rush” – Off-grid solar power companies in East and West Africa.

October 17, 2018

Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the sunniest places in the world but despite this abundance of natural resource, it ranks amongst the most reliant upon fossil fuels for the production of electricity. Moreover, access to electricity via the national grid is typically limited to 43% of the population, but in rural areas this figure is […]


September 25, 2018

We believe in the benefit clarity brings. For a decade, we’ve been giving clients access to the hard facts on company and shareholder information across MENA. We’ve reached a critical milestone now that ClarifiedBy is covering Sub Saharan Africa. It’s been a year in the making, diligently opening up countries as fast a possible, starting with Nigeria, […]