The Brand Africa 100 awards have delivered some interesting results proving that African brands are making headway representing 33.7% of all the brands nominated, whilst international brands hold steady at 66.3%. A further breakdown of the African results indicate that South African brands represent 24% of the share, Nigerian brands represent 9% with Kenyan brands representing the remaining 1%.
South Africa’s mobile telecoms operator, MTN, leads the list, Absa Banks place second.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has been named Africa’s third most valued brand.
Other Nigerian brands that made the list included:
Dangote – 6;
Globacom – 8;
GTB Guarantee Trust Bank – 14;
UBA United Bank for Africa – 16;
First Bank of Nigeria – 17;
Zenith Bank – 19;
Intercontinental Bank – 20;
Techno – 21;
Oceanic Bank – 23;
Peak Milk – 25.