About Us

AfricaScope has a team of professional marketers, market researchers, GIS specialists & analysts, planners & demographers that it works with on products and services. We supplement our capacity by forming partnerships with key organizations and with individuals in specific fields. AfricaScope believes in putting together the best multidisciplinary teams possible in developing its products and in doing projects.

Company Profile


  • AfricaScope SA is the holding company of GeoScope SA, a Broad Based Black Economically Empowered level 2 company and GeoScope Europe a sister company based in the republic of Ireland.
  • The origins of AfricaScope is in the research surveys and GIS fields
  • Our diversified backgrounds allow us to have a broad based understanding of the African & South African markets

Professional Team

  • AfricaScope brings together teams of reputable, experienced and professional analysts
  • This provides access to a distinct set of methodological approaches, research skills and market sector understanding of Africa


  • Over the past decade our members have participated in some of the most important projects undertaken in Africa
  • Members of AfricaScope have been working together for more than 20 years

Innovative Geospatial Data

  • AfricaScope has developed many innovative datasets - demographic estimates for Africa, financial access, etc to provide an in-depth understanding of the African market
  • Recently we have developed demographic estimates, income and Gross Geographic Product (GGP) data sets for African countries

Financial Sector Research

  • Our focus is on survey research in the financial access and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) environments in Africa
  • Bob Currin has provided technical expertise in the implementation of financial and MSME surveys in 13 African countries.
  • GeoScope has recently conducted an perception surveys in Malawi, Botswana and Eswatini.

Quantitative & Qualitative Research

  • AfricaScope has implemented quantitative and qualitative research studies in many African countries
  • Craig Schwabe has acted as a technical adviser in the implementation of Citizen Report Card surveys in South Africa, Ghana, Liberia & Mozambique
  • Katiso Rachabane has worked on many surveys in South Africa and Africa, including an Enterprise Survey for the World Bank
  • AfricaScope has overseen the implementation of a socio-economic surveys in the South Africa.

Position Statement

"Providing decision makers with strategic information for market and socio-economic development of people in Africa."


  • To develop INNOVATIVE information products for markets and the socio-economic environment within South Africa
  • To establish a team of PROFESSIONAL business analysts to collect and develop the information products
  • To develop STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS and associations with organizations and individuals
  • To use our information products to facilitate the DEVELOPMENT of business strategies and public sector policies
  • To address the specific NEEDS OF CLIENTS in developing markets and the socio-economic environment in South Africa