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The Wealth Report 2015 – #Africa

The 2015 edition of the Knight Frank Wealth Report focuses on the attitudes of the wealthy, global distribution, the preferred global cities Ultra High Net-Worth Individuals (UHNWI) chose to invest and reside in, and current luxury spending trends. Our focus is wealth within the African market. The total amount of wealth held by Africa’ UHNWI’s  […]

Africa At Davos – Setting The Theme For The Year Ahead

Highlights from the 45th World Economic Forum (WEF), 2015 Host to the WEF, Davos attracts global leaders, government officials, royalty, celebrities, intellectuals and the worlds business elite, who meet annually to discuss how they can best improve the state of the world. We have provided some highlights on the outcomes for Africa from Davos 2015. […]

Africa’s UHNWI’s: The Wealth Report 2014

Knight Frank’s 8th annual Wealth Report provides an overview on what the report means for Africa, providing insight on prime property, wealth distribution and investment sentiment. The report survey’s the attitudes of the world’s UHNWI (Ultra High Net Wealth Individuals). In this years report where Africa is concerned 67% of respondents where positive about wealth […]

Evergreen Apple Nigeria (EAN) Providing Private Jet Services

Image Source: Corporate Jet Investor On average at lest 42 private jets land in Nigeria’s Murtala Muhammed Airport each day, carrying business executives and high net-worth individuals (HNWI’s) and Lagos now has the premium services to welcome these customers. Evergreen Apple Nigeria (EAN) launched their service in Lagos in 2011 providing Nigeria’s first private fixed-base operator […]

10 Luxuries from Africa we Couldn’t Live Without

We often treat ourselves to luxuries without thinking about where they come from. Most people are aware that although poor, Africa is also blessed with an abundance of natural resources, often seen as both a blessing and a curse, yet little thought is given to where these luxuries come from. We have chosen our 10 […]

Corruption, Excess and Debauchery: Yinka Shonibare’s POP! Exibition

We visited the Stephen Friedman Gallery in Mayfair to view Yinka Shonibare’s POP! Exibition. The British born Nigerian artist is known for his exploration of colonialism and post-colonialism, most of Shonibare’s work looks at the relationship between Africa and Europe, with focus on the integration between the two cultures and their economic and political histories. […]

“30 years of Black Beauty”

Source Photo by Annie Leibovitz. Models pictured: Front Row Left to Right : Gail O’Neal, Karen Alexander, Shakara Ledard, Clara Benjamin, Naomi Campbell, Iman. Second Row Left to Right: Kadra, Kara Young, Cynthia Bailey, Tyra Banks, Liya Kebede, Beverly Johnson. Third Row (standing) Left to Right: Oluchi, Katoucha, Adia, Noémie Lenoir In 2001 Vanity Fair […]

Africa’s Richest Woman, and the Title Goes To?

Success, wealth and business in Africa is rarely talked about from the perspective of women, so the question of who Africa’s richest women is has often been one many have been unable to answer. Up until  recently there has been some awareness due to Forbes Africa chronicling Africa’s rich list,  around the fact that a […]

Africa’s Luxury Jets

Bombardier Global 6000 Africa’s wealthy elite, high net-worth individuals who have amassed their wealth via natural resources such as oil and gas and mining, and within industries such as banking and telecoms have developed a taste for the high-life, which means in some circles traveling via business or first class is no longer enough, for […]

The Quest for Luxury Cars

Porsche Centre Lagos Whilst the average African will probably drive a Nissan, Toyota or a Kia, those with the disposable income and the preference for luxury will usually choose something from the luxury European market. The affluent African will generally be seen driving a Mercedes, Range Rover, Porsche, Audi or BMW, with the odd Bentley […]