U.S. Corporations Shake Hands With Africa

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  • ExxonMobil Empowering Africa
  • PWC Extends Its Tax Advising to Africa
  • Wal-Mart Buys South African Distribution Company
  • IBM Enhances Tech in Africa
  • Merrill Lynch Preps African Students for Finance
  • Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Women Initiative
  • FedEx Connects Africa
  • PepsiCo Is Interested in Africa's Agriculture
  • AT&T Combats Pneumonia in Africa
  • Coca-Cola Foundation's Signature Initiative
  • Ernst and Young Invests in Africa
  • U.S. Companies in Africa
  • General Electric to Power Africa
  • Procter and Gamble Targets South African Shoppers

Wal-Mart Buys South African Distribution Company

Wal-Mart spent $1.8 billion for 51 percent of Massmart Holdings Ltd., the third largest distribution company in Africa. In 2012, Wal-Mart announced a $313 million investment to add 40 stores throughout the continent by the end of 2013. (Photo: Daniel Aguilar/Getty Images)

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