While Africa is one of the new frontiers for global automakers and automotive industry investors,
there are a number of local car companies – some new, some more established – which are
getting attention for building quality motor vehicles for local and global markets.
This year promises to be a tough, hard fought year for both Africa and the world. But with these
seven strong and dynamic women leading the way in politics, business and social justice, Africa's
biggest rising stars are moving the continent forward in 2016.
Comic Republic, a Nigerian graphic novel start-up based in Lagos, is creating a universe of
superheroes for Africans. The panoply of players has been named Africa's Avengers. The
characters and stories are proving to be popular with readers at home and around the world.
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