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Afribiz: Business & Investment in Africa


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This radio zone promotes discussions and dialogue, as well as providing information about doing business in Africa.

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Lauri Elliott and Nwakego Eyisi of Afribiz discuss the negative indicators for African economies, but share while it looks bad it is a good place to be to look for new, sustainable solutions for thriving economies.

Professor Mthuli Ncube, Chief Economist for African Development Bank, shares insights from a recent AfDB report, Political Fragility in Africa.

Donovan Neal-May, Head of the South African Business Link to Experts (SABLE), discusses the role the South African Diaspora is playing in assisting South African entrepreneurs develop market opportunities.

Robert Zeger's, Chief Investment Officer for the African Development Bank, provides AfDB's take on the importance of SMEs in Africa.

Amrei Botha, Head of SME Banking at Standard Bank, says that 90% of small businesses in Africa are informal. This sector has unique challenges from their formal counterparts, which Standard Bank has taken on as an opportunity.... more

Clickatell was at the forefront of sms gateway services in Africa, and is now taking a significant role in the mobile transaction space. Peter de Villiers, CEO of Clickatell, joins us to share emerging trends in the mobile messaging and mobile... more

Democracy, governance, and economic growth impact the business environment and the development agenda in Africa. New reports by the African Development Bank shed some insights in patterns seen in elections, coups, and revolutions... more

China-Africa cooperation is here to stay. The question is how will it evolve. Yanjuan Wang, Executive Editor for ChinAfrica Magazine based in Beijing, shares what they see in this key economic and trade relationship between China and... more

Bryan Sidders, head of Prior Institute, joins us to share their innovative business model to provide health care services in South Africa.

Afribiz.fm host, Lauri Elliott, speaks with Jarl Heistee, President of XSML, about investing in SMEs, rather small businesses, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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