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Upcoming Regional High Policy Dialogue on Transforming Agriculture

11/21/2018
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Africa Business Radio — The Mandela Institute of Development Studies Programme Director, Ian Mashingaidze and the Graca Machel trust Nutrition Programme Manager Rachel Toku-Appiah set the stage for the Regional High Policy Dialogue on Transforming Agriculture held in Maputo Mozambique from the 19th to the 23rd of November. They give us insight into why Agriculture & Nutrition is an integral conversation every African should take part in and why this dialogue is necessary to the development...

Duration:00:16:40

GAP Medical Winner. GAP Innovation Competition 2018

11/17/2018
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Africa Business Radio — GAP Medical Winner Dentrover This is a Mobile dental unit targeted for the ease of access of remote and under-privileged communities.

Duration:00:09:49

GAP BIO Winner University of Limpopo Micropropagation of high value and indigenous rare plants.

11/17/2018
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Africa Business Radio — In-vivo and in-vitro propagation of ethno-botanically important indigenous plants with commercial potential This area of expertise deals with the development of suitable propagation techniques for mass production of selected indigenous plants by using in vivo, vitro, plant tissue culture, techniques for production of plants with improved characteristics and high multiplication rate for commercial purposes. It further relates to plant responses to various environmental...

Duration:00:29:53

Entrepreneurship Doesn't Necessarily Require You To Own Your Own Business - Dr. Togo

11/17/2018
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Africa Business Radio — The GAP Innovation Competitions are looking for innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs that are working on novel technologies that will improve the efficiency of government service delivery, increase the competitiveness of the local economy and enhance the quality of life of ordinary citizens. Categories are in the ICT, Medical, Biosciences and Green economy. Remember to register for the Business Basics Workshop which will entail vital orientation and preparation...

Duration:00:13:41

Adv Pieter Holl Acting CEO Innovation Hub on GAP Innovation Competition 2018

11/17/2018
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Africa Business Radio — INNOVATIONS BROUGHT A STEP CLOSER TO FRUITION AS THE INNOVATION HUB ANNOUNCES GAP INNOVATION COMPETITION 2018 WINNERS Tshwane, 15 November 2018– A treasure trove of ideas have been added to the Gauteng province’s arsenal to boost the economy and find new solutions as The Innovation Hub – a subsidiary of the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) - annouced the winners of the Gauteng Accelerator Programme (GAP) Innovation Competition 2018. Winners comprise...

Duration:00:07:58

Deployment of technology for education, access to the internet in Africa for accelerated learning.

10/31/2018
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Africa Business Radio — The Fundi Education Forum #FEF2018 gathered the greatest minds in Politics and Business to discuss the state of Education on the African continent. Nqobani Mzizi, host of "Business Today in Africa" had a chat with His Excellency My Raila Odinga, and they spoke about the deployment of technology for education, access to the internet in Africa for accelerated learning and his personal contribution towards Education in Kenya, amongst other important topics....

Duration:00:12:26

Nigerian Communication Commission is Committed To Ensuring Maximum ROI For Investors - Tonny Ojobo

10/25/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Mr. Tonny Ojobo, the Director of Public Affairs Nigerian Communication Commission in conversation with Adetunji Omotola highlights the mandate of the commission within the Nigerian telecommunication industry and the commitment to ensuring the adequate return on investment for investors South Africa’s flagship initiatives to support ICT and SME development throughout both country and continent position it as the ideal host nation for ITU Telecom World 2018. The South...

Duration:00:28:14

Partnership is The Secrete To Unlocking Economic Benefits of Digital Revolution - ITU Telecom World

10/25/2018
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Africa Business Radio — ITU Telecom World 2018 took place in Durban, the third largest city in South Africa, a growing urban setting rich in diversity, cultural amenities, economic growth, history, and natural beauty. As the official host of the conference, the minister in the Department of Telecommunications and Post of the Republic of South Africa chats to Adetunji Omotola about the key takeaways, he emphasized on the need for partnership on every point, from infrastructure to delivery...

Duration:00:16:24

ICE Africa - Gaming on the African Continent

10/18/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Gaming, which is casinos, lottery and gambling at large is a hugely lucrative business with immensely untapped potential on the African continent. This is according to John Kamara, who is the ICE Africa ambassador, and we engage him on the expectation of the conference that they will be hosting in Sandton, Johannesburg in South Africa on 24 and 25 October 2018. Africa Business Radio

Duration:00:12:50

Separation of Duties Between Accountants, Auditors & Non-Exec For Corporate Accountability

10/18/2018
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Africa Business Radio — In the wake of the VBS Bank scandal which was revealed in "The Great Bank Heist" report by Advocate Terry Mudau and Werksman Attorneys, the seems to be blurred lines that existed on the functions of each of the role players, who separately had different functions and were charged with governance and responsibility. We attempt to unpack these roles with the Ms. Kantha Naiker, and Accountant and Executive in her own right. Africa Business Radio

Duration:00:09:32

How Employees' Financial Wellness Affects Businesses - Frank Magwegwe

10/12/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Frank Magwegwe is the Founder and MD of Thrive FinWell, on today's show, he chats to Gavin about employees' financial wellness and how it affect your business. High indebtedness, payday loans, staff loans, and garnishee orders are a few examples of why South African employees are severely impacted by financial stress. Employers experience the impact as the combination of these financial challenges puts enormous strain on employees and their ability to perform at work...

Duration:00:21:28

The Rise of 3D-Printing And 3D-Laser scanning in South Africa - Ludrick Barnard

10/12/2018
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Africa Business Radio — 3D printing is taking up more of the average manufacturing industry space, organizations around the world are trying to find ways to generate expertise. This scramble for education does not just include universities or companies, but also international governmental associations. Among the government associations, BRICS has recently held their second 3D Printing & Intelligent Manufacturing competition in South Africa. Africa Business Radio

Duration:00:13:16

Re-imagining Human Capital - Jackson Szabo

10/12/2018
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Africa Business Radio — On our HR Technology this week, Jackson Szabo, who is the Portfolio manager atKNect365 chats to Gavin about how to reimagine human capacity, he talks holistically about AI’s impact on work, the workforce, impact on business, impacts on employment and impact on training. Africa Business Radio

Duration:00:17:48

Mental Joining Challenge At #TheBRICSFutureSkillsChallenge

10/12/2018
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Africa Business Radio — The Brics Future Skills Challenge gave an opportunity for women to showcase their skills in welding. For women looking for a new career or considering switching fields, welding is an especially promising industry. When it comes to “non-traditional” occupations for women, welding can be one of the most vital, in-demand, and rewarding of the skilled trades. Africa Business Radio

Duration:00:14:04

Why Startup Owners Should Consider Business Insurance - Adam Helper

10/11/2018
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Africa Business Radio — The entrepreneurs main objective is to get their business off the ground and run operations. Do they focus on the important issue of insurance on their lives as entrepreneurs, where if things would go bad on their lives, what cover is there? We get into that conversation to educate entrepreneurs and partners.

Duration:00:11:30

Cyber Security Tops The Agenda For BRICS Future Skills Challenge

10/6/2018
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Africa Business Radio — The BRICS Skills Challenge will be focused on smart factories with Industry 4.0 as a key theme through both the EXPO and the challenge. The expo will have a more detailed focus showcasing the " 4th Industrial revolution and future skills". It will, however, be a very focused event with specific stands allocated to each of the BRICS countries. There will also be meeting areas to encourage Business to Business conversations. Three main areas will be looked at during the...

Duration:00:20:08

Current Trends in Drone Technology - #BricsFutureSkillsChallange

10/3/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Covering the BRICS future skill challenge 2018, Gavin chats to Prof. Riaan Stopforth and Damian Mooney about the current in Drone Technology across South Africa and skills development for the future of our economy. Prof Riaan Stopforth & Damian Mooney #BricsFutureSkillsChallange In its preamble, the BRICS acknowledge the benefits in the opportunities in ICTs - BRICS in Africa summit notes the objectives to promote “Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared...

Duration:00:21:50

Lebo Lestoalo shares the Vision of BRICS Futures Skills Challenge

10/3/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Lebo Lestoalo chairperson of MERSETA shares the purpose of having the Brics Futures Skills Challenge in South Africa. In 2018, Chairmanship of BRICS moves to South Africa, and with South Africa hosting the Government summit and the BRICS Business Council Meetings the South African Skills Development Working Group (SDWG) has agreed to host the second BRICS Skills Challenge at Gallagher estate in Gauteng, During October 2018. During the challenge, participants are given...

Duration:00:17:59

Legalizing Marijuana in South Africa, What Employers/Employees Must Know - Gavin Stansfield

9/26/2018
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Africa Business Radio — The Constitutional Court of South Africa handed down the Marijuana ruling that has been termed historical on the 18th of September 2018. Gavin Smith and Gavin Stansfield chat about some of the implications to watch out for in the workplace. The judgment deal with the constitutionality of the prohibition and criminalization of the use of cannabis by adult persons in their private dwellings. The Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act 140 of 1992 (Drugs Act) read together with...

Duration:00:14:03

The Role of Telecommunication in Global Development - Dr Chaesub Lee

9/19/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Dr. Chaesub Lee joins Adetunji Omotola on the sideline of the ITU conference 2018 in the city of Durban South Africa. They discuss the different roles of telecommunication in the global development. Chaesub Lee is the Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, following his election at the 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan, Republic of Korea. He took office on 1st January 2015. Dr. Lee has been involved in the telecommunication and ICT...

Duration:00:20:28