Four South African companies have made it to the 2017/18 list of 100 best brands in Africa compiled by Brand Africa.

Africa’s largest mobile operator, MTN, ranked No6 on the list, up from No9 in 2016/17; food giant Tiger Brands ranked 32, Shoprite 38 and DStv 56.

US sports apparel company Nike took the No1 spot, followed by South Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung at No2 and German sports apparel company Adidas at No3.

Brand Africa chairperson Thebe Ikalafeng, who released the list at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on Friday, said their survey received more than 15500 brand mentions covering more than 2200 brands.

The survey was conducted in 23 African countries accounting for 75 percent of the continent’s population.

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