Our Story

For over 50 years, IC Publications has been at the forefront of debate and analysis from one of the world’s fastest growing regions. From modest beginnings, IC Publications has grown into a modern day international media group, encompassing publishing, communications and events.

IC Publications is today one of the world’s leading sources of analysis and debate on African political and economic issues. Using a variety of platforms and services including magazines, newsletters, electronic media and international events, we deliver unparalleled coverage on the
latest developments in the region.

Our reputation for providing timely and relevant information makes us the automatic first choice for Africa’s political and business leaders, but our scope goes much further: through our publications and events we reach over 2.6 million loyal customers in more than 100 countries, making IC Publications one of the world’s largest specialist media groups on the continent.

Today, the Group can be broken down into 3 different activities: publishing, events and communications.



Eight specialist magazines in English and French covering current affairs, business, banking and lifestyle (including New African, African Business, African Banker and New African Woman)Exclusive interviews with key decision makers including heads of state, ministers and business leaders In-depth analysis of latest trends and issues affecting the continent Specialised custom publishing solutions


Leading specialists behind many of Africa’s premiere events including our annual showcase events African Business Awards and African Banker Awards Range of services covering all aspects of event management Events are held throughout the world and attract the world’s leading figures Tailor made services to meet customised demands

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Services include but are not limited to corporate communications, public relations and media relations Our clients include some of the world’s biggest international companies, government institutions, public sector organisations, NGOs and private individuals