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Biggest Tech Trends To Watch in 2018 Across Africa - Mpumi Nhlapo

1/12/2018
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Africa Business Radio — - Augmented/Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Chatbots take center stage - They’ll combine to radically change the ways in which we interact with the world - Business leaders must prepare for a very different reality in 3-4 years 2018 will see the continued advancement of some key technology realms: most notably in the areas of Virtual and Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and voice-enabled chat and Chatbot...

Duration: 00:34:09


Nigerian Stock Market Crosses 40,000 Points As The World's 3rd Best Performing Stock Market in 2017

1/10/2018
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Africa Business Radio — In 2017, The Nigerian Stock Exchange emerged as the world's 3rd best-performing stock market following the 43% year-to-date return recorded by the All Share Index during the year. The Stock Exchange on the 9th January 2018 maintained its impressive performance as the All Share Index rose above the 40,000 mark for the first time in three years, Specifically, the Index rose to 40,362.97 points yesterday from 39,849.65 points on Monday, the highest since October 2014....

Duration: 00:07:12


Nigerian Port Recorded 160% Increase in Agric Exports in 2017

1/9/2018
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Africa Business Radio — The Federal Government says it has generated over N3 trillion since the commencement of Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy. Source THE SUN The solid minerals sector contributed N3.5bn to the Federation Account between January and November 2017, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said. Source Punch The federal government said the Tin Can Island at Apapa Port in Lagos declared 160% increase in agricultural exports last year. Source...

Duration: 00:01:21


Tunisian Annual Inflation Rose to 3 Years High in December 2017

1/9/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Tunisia’s annual inflation rate rose to 6.4 percent in December, it’s the highest rate since July 2014, from 6.3 percent in November, official data showed on Monday. Source Reuters Read More Angola will hold a foreign exchange auction on Tuesday, the first since the central bank announced it would shift from a currency peg to a trading band, two banking sources said on Monday. Source Reuters South Africa’s net foreign reserves rose to $42.927 billion in December from...

Duration: 00:01:55


Nigerian Equity Market Set Off 2018 On a Laudable Note

1/9/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Nigerian Equities market closed on monday on a positive note, as NSEASI appreciated by +2.38% to close at 39,849.65 basis points as against +0.64% appreciation recorded previously. The Bond market traded on a relatively quiet note, with slight sell at the close of market offsetting some initial buy interests on the long end of the curve. Average bond yields consequently inched up by 3bps to 13.57%. Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers Limited led the top 10 stockbrokers on the...

Duration: 00:02:29


Office chow good for business - OrderIn

11/27/2017
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Africa Business Radio — Food subsidies at work should not be “added benefits”. In fact they may be a way to attract and retain staff (especially Millennials). That's according to 60% of Fortune 500 companies, including the likes of Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Deloitte and Goldman Sachs, who offer some form of food benefit to staff. The cost to company however is high - but technology and the rise of food delivery apps in SA combined with favourable tax laws provide an answer. OrderIn, local...

Duration: 00:31:59


The Landscape of Angel Investing in Africa – Perspectives From Investors

11/20/2017
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Africa Business Radio — In Conversation with Tomi Davies, ABAN + Lagos Angel Network, Parminder Vir is the Chief Executive Officer of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Ryan, Angel Investor. We are in conversation with Benjamin Meltze, Natalie mend, Abubakr Abdullah, Joan Mneney. Africa’s early stage investor community came together from 15th to 16th Nov. 2017, for the 4th annual African Early Stage Investor Summit – #AAIS2017. This exclusive investor-only event, hosted at Workshop17 in...

Duration: 00:40:58


The Landscape of Angel Investing in Africa - Perspectives From Entrepreneurs

11/20/2017
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Africa Business Radio — Africa’s early stage investor community came together from 15th to 16th Nov. 2017, for the 4th annual African Early Stage Investor Summit – #AAIS2017. This exclusive investor-only event, hosted at Workshop17 in Cape Town, South Africa, unites key stakeholders in the ecosystem from across the continent to exchange best practices, share lessons learned and plot the roadmap for the future. This theme ‘START-SCALE-EXIT' F(o)unding Great Startup Teams Poised For Global...

Duration: 00:26:33


World Bank Parades 20 Digital Startups At The African Angel Investor Summit 2017

11/18/2017
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Africa Business Radio — World Bank’s Digital Acceleration Program, XL Africa was at the Africa Angel Investor Summit 2017, through which top 20 African start-ups showcased their business models. These businesses have traction with digital services and products on the market now, and are seeking Series A capital between $250,000 to $1.5 million. XL Africa (https://www.xl-africa.com); is a five-month acceleration program designed to support the scale-up of top 20 startups from Sub-Saharan...

Duration: 00:24:26


Innovation Happens When There Is Curiosity, Creed And Need - Erika Wiese

10/9/2017
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Africa Business Radio — We are what we think. What we think is determined by our ability to learn; and the basis for learning is established in our first 1,000 days of life. It is during those early years that we lay the foundation for endless possibilities. Erika is a Portfolio Manager at Innovation Edge, a key part of her role is challenging investees to apply their skills to a space that is often unfamiliar to them. This involves helping them to re- imagine their ideas to solve...

Duration: 00:15:03


Personal Finance With Adam Helper - Financial Planning

10/6/2017
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Africa Business Radio — We're introducing news things on the show and I'm proud to announce that we will have a Personal Finance feature. The contributor to this segment is Adam Helper who is an accredited Financial Advisor. We first get to find out who he is, then we're discussing how to maximise your retirement savings. You don't wanna retire poor, right? Africa Business Radio

Duration: 00:17:35


Smart Procurement And Enterprise Development Expo 2017 - Debbie

10/2/2017
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Africa Business Radio — “Today’s investment in Enterprise Development is Tomorrow’s Security of Supply” The ABSA Enterprise Supplier Development provides both the public and private sector with the opportunity to showcase their leading verified Black Owned Suppliers. HOSTED BLACK OWNED SMME’s Over 400 verified black owned business from across sectors. PROCUREMENT PROFESSIONALS / BUYERS Procurement professionals have the opportunity to SOURCE from over 400 of these highly rated SMME’s in...

Duration: 00:16:43


Selecting A Technological Solution for Your Procurement Function?5 key Considerations To Be Future Ready!

9/20/2017
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Africa Business Radio — As we know that the way we conduct business today is ever changing, you see this change frequently through the term coined as digital transformation or in essence the digitalisation of business. Sarah is taking to the stage during the Smart Procurement conference to distil what this digitalisation means today and how procurement processes can be simplified to drive business forward. Cloud technology is proving to be a key catalyst towards driving business growth;...

Duration: 00:16:25


Why Democracy Isn't Working For Africa!

9/11/2017
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Africa Business Radio — The Kenya supreme court ruling overturning the election and calling for new ones, the official verification of results in Angola, continuing troubles resulting from Lesotho and Zambia elections -- calls for an examination on what can be done to improve the electoral process. On this show, we have conversation about the following: . How do we Make Election Commissions truly independent. . How do we Remove political party and incumbent administration advantages by...

Duration: 00:24:52


Tourism Industry in Kenya - Identifying Key Trend in Nairobi

9/8/2017
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Africa Business Radio — Tourism is the second largest contributor of FDI after Agriculture; Kenya’s economy will grow at a healthy pace in 2017. The economy is supported by a strong rebound in exports and steady (though somewhat slower) gains in private consumption. The slow growth in credit – which stems from the government’s decision to cap interest rates – curbs business investment. Uncertainty about the coming presidential election also dampens investor sentiment. Growth of real GDP...

Duration: 00:29:11


Tourism Industry in Nigeria - Identifying Key Trends in Lagos City

9/7/2017
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Africa Business Radio — In this episode, we will be focusing in Lagos, Nigeria. Sub-Saharan African tourism has grown by an average of 4.3% per year since 2008, outpacing the global average of 3.2%, this growth is expected to continue reaching over 45 million arrivals by 2018. The Increased Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), new trade partnerships, access to international capital and rise of the middle classes will help the continent live up to its tourism potential. However, governments and...

Duration: 00:20:33


Africa Business Report With Dipolelo Moime

8/2/2017
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Africa Business Radio — Dipolelo Moime of Lerato Advisory Group join the host of Business Today in Africa for his weekly Africa Business Report.

Duration: 00:16:19


Nigeria accounts for less than 3% of tourist-receipts in Africa

7/17/2017
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Africa Business Radio — The Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria (FTAN) says that less than three per cent of tourists visiting Africa annually choose Nigeria as their tourism destinations. Consumer goods firms beat recession, revenue up by N160bn. Africa loses 4-5% of its GDP because of weak infrastructure – Akinwumi Adesina. Nigeria budget, despite being signed into law, still being amended. Headline Inflation in June 2017 to Decline to 16.1%.

Duration: 00:02:57


Nigerian Stock Exchange ASI Sustains Uptrend With Marginal Gain;+2.47% Gain WoW

7/17/2017
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Africa Business Radio — The number of indigenous insurance companies acquired by foreign investors will soon rise to 12, findings have revealed. Central Bank of Nigeria special forex window attracts N2.715tn investments... Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission is Investigating Oando Plc. NSEASI Sustains Uptrend With Marginal Gain; Records +2.47% Gain WoW

Duration: 00:02:33


China’s economy maintained its momentum last quarter.....

7/17/2017
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Africa Business Radio — China’s economy maintained its momentum last quarter, as global trade and domestic demand spurred a pickup at the nation’s factories. Yuan Set for Longest Run of Gains Since 2015 on Fixing, GDP Data. South Korea to Boost Minimum Wage by 16%. Oil Holds Gain Above $46 as Demand Seen Helping Drain Stockpiles. Saudis Seek Bids for First Utility-Scale Plant for Wind Power. Foreign participation in Egypt's T-bill auction at $223 mln

Duration: 00:03:24

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