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Entertainment Power Moves That Will Be Taking Us Into 2018

1/15/2018
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Africa Business Radio — It's the new year and to kick off the year, we look at the power moves that will be taking us into 2018 with Trevor Noah opening up the comedy industry, Lebo M taking advantage of the new Lion King buzz with a theatrical all South African cast world tour and we are joined by Chilu Lemba, the man who has built a successful career of his voice. Africa Business Radio

Duration: 01:11:56


Success ToolKit For African Startups in 2018

1/15/2018
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Africa Business Radio — For small business owners, the start of a new year is a valuable opportunity to take stock and to plan ahead. And there are many practical efforts SME bosses can make to ensure their businesses are efficient, improving, and profitable over the months to come. Today we talk about how SMEs can get themselves ready for 2018. Joining us in conversation is Minah Jiyana, CEO of Monyaka And Caskey Ndaba, CEO of Group CEO Decorum Capital Take a fresh look at the products,...

Duration: 01:03:52


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


Rand Instability And The World Bank Outlook 2018 - What You Should Know

1/12/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Bianca Botes, Corporate Treasury Manager at Peregrine Treasury Solutions joins us on today's show to give unpack what would be the effect of the current instability of South African Rand on the growth potential of the country according to the World Bank outlook 2018. The dollar had given up some ground on Wednesday following China’s announcement of a potential change in its US Treasury buying strategy, but quickly recovered, and the stronger USD and the continued Zuma...

Duration: 00:18:33


#FreeHigherEducation in South Africa - A Blessing or A Curse?

1/12/2018
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Africa Business Radio — On the 16th December 2017, President Jacob Zuma announced that the South African Government will subsidize free higher education for poor and working-class students. He said in a statement the previous Saturday that the definition of poor and working-class students will now refer to "currently enrolled TVET Colleges or university students from South African households with a combined annual income of up to R350 000" by the 2018 academic year. Many people have...

Duration: 00:59:02


8 Things Top Real Estate Agents Do That Others Don't

1/11/2018
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Africa Business Radio — These are some of the general principles that Wendy coaches & trains Top producing real estate agents helps separate them from the rest. Always Keep the Marketing Department Open It’s the very rare real estate agent that consistently & proactively, generates leads for new business for even 1 or 2 hours per day. But it is this small percentage of agents that earn the vast majority of all real estate commissions. Aim to beat the 80 / 20 Pareto Principle that states 20%...

Duration: 01:02:02


Customer Service - A Key Factor To Business Success In 2018

1/11/2018
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Africa Business Radio — On this episode of Unravel, using personal horror stories from different people, we review best practices for organizations on how to treat your customers better both offline and online. We explored the following points: The important roles customers play in your company beyond profit Ways customer service affects your business bottom line Tips for practicing efficient customer service on social media Why Good Customer Service Is Your Most Important Metric for your...

Duration: 00:54:31


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


Better Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2018

1/10/2018
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Africa Business Radio — According to the World Bank global Economic outlook 2018, Global Economy is set to Edge Up to 3.1 percent in 2018, while growth in non-resource intensive African countries is anticipated to be more solid than the resource-intensive countries with regional growth projected to be recovering, supported by modestly rising commodity prices, strengthening external demand, and the end of the drought in a number of countries. The region's economic growth is projected to...

Duration: 00:10:21


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


Conflict And Hyperinflation in South Sudan; Causes and Solutions

1/8/2018
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Africa Business Radio — In this episode, Stephen looks into the case of Hyperinflation in South Sudan, which at one point last year had an over 660% inflation rate, how the problem arose, and what the potential solutions to the problem are. The South Sudan annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 101.9% from September 2016 to September 2017. The increase was mainly driven by high price in food and non-alcoholic beverages. The annual CPI increased in Juba by 143% and in Wau by 109% from...

Duration: 00:08:00


Productivity Hacks For Startups in 2018

1/5/2018
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Africa Business Radio — Its a new year and with that comes new year resolutions and a review of the previous year. On this episode, we talk about setting productive hacks for your business. From the importance of setting weekly goals to setting new year resolutions using Mark Zuckerberg past resolutions as a case study, we explore all the benefits of setting a fresh pace for your business in 2018.

Duration: 00:49:19


Dealing With The Complexity of Competition As A Startup

12/27/2017
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Africa Business Radio — On this episode, we look the complexity of competition in business taking a deeper dive into the subject matter and tips. You will learn in this episode: Defining and identifying competition Driving competition crazy Working with competition The need for competition for personal and business drive and success Turning Heavy Competition Into an Advantage by Copying Your Competitors' Best Features using snapchat and Instagram as case studies How to promote healthy...

Duration: 00:47:21


The Power of Tagline in Branding

12/20/2017
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Africa Business Radio — A variant of a branding slogan, a tagline can be used in marketing materials and advertising. The idea behind the concept is to create a memorable dramatic phrase that will sum up the tone and premise of an audio/visual product, or to reinforce and strengthen the audience's memory of a literary product. Taglines (also called straplines, tags, slogans, or brand lines) can be inspirational, like a product philosophy, or they can be something fun and memorable. While...

Duration: 00:51:34


Entrepreneurship, Intra-Africa Trade, and Chinese Investment - Keys To Africa's Development

12/20/2017
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Africa Business Radio — In this episode, Stephen looks into the 3 ways representatives explored developing Africa, entrepreneurship, intra-Africa trade, and Chinese investment. Africa 2017, Held under the High Patronage of H.E. President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt 7 – 9 December 2017 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Africa 2017 is a unique platform for public-private sector cooperation. It is a Business to Business and Government to Business Forum bringing...

Duration: 00:10:59


The Wedding Party 2 Premiered In 9 African Countries - What Does This Mean for African Cinema?

12/18/2017
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Africa Business Radio — The wedding party broke box office numbers that have opened up the doors to the local cinema in Africa. The success of the first movie has made it possible for the wedding party 2 to open in three regions and 9 countries on the continent, all at the same time! We speak to Damola Layonou, Operations manager at Film One Distribution on what this means for African cinema. Africa Business Radio

Duration: 01:26:51


Disability in Corporate South Africa - Masingita Masunga

12/16/2017
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Africa Business Radio — With 03 December 2017 being the International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPD) as set aside by the United Nations, South Africa does not seem to recognize and commemorate this day in the same way as other international countries do. Furthermore, business and corporate South Africa limit their involvement and support to Casual Day (an initiative to raise funds for disabled people) and seldom do much beyond that. Even in the workplace, there are so many Africa...

Duration: 00:15:07


Importance of Reflecting Back to Prepare for the Future - Mudzunga Mashamba

12/16/2017
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Africa Business Radio — To move forward, you must know the past in order to not repeat the same mistakes. These are among the views that Mudzunga Mashamba shares in this conversation. Be better prepared for 2018 by not doing what failed you in 2017.

Duration: 00:13:50

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