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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


Funding Tertiary Education - SA is About To Repeat The Mistakes of The US

11/17/2017
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Africa Business Radio — The spotlight on the need for free tertiary education fought for by the students in South Africa somehow indicates the real plight that is faced; students simply cannot afford the exorbitant fees charged. Civil Rights Lawyer, Author and Professor at John Jay College in New York, USA, Ms Gloria J. Browne Marshall joins us to discuss the American tertiary education system, it's similarities to the South African one and also offers some insight on the recommendations of...

Duration: 00:25:41


Comments On the Report By Heher Commission And Tuition Free Education in SA

11/17/2017
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Africa Business Radio — As a very vocal and pivotal figure in the quest for Free Tertiary Education, we speak to Mr Khaya Sithole, a Charted Accountant, Social Commentator and Civil Activist to solicit his reaction to the long-awaited report following the commission that was formed by the President of South Africa, President Jacob Zuma. There are recommendations that are given in the report that are have not been well received and we get to hear Khaya's overall perspective. Africa Business...

Duration: 00:06:54


Dissatisfactions Among The Top Executives of SA's Treasury - Impact of The Economy

11/17/2017
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Africa Business Radio — The stability of the National Treasury in South Africa is experiencing tremendous challenges which has been seen the change of 3 political heads (Ministers) in under two year and resignations of key personnel including the Director General Lungisa Fuzile. The latest resignation of Michael Sachs, the Chief Director of Budgeting fuels speculations of meddling in the public purse. Chief Economist of Econometrix Dr Azar Jammine indulges us on the impact and conssequences...

Duration: 00:07:47


Win Free Passes - International Conference on Business Advising 2017

11/17/2017
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Africa Business Radio — The International Conference on Business Advising (ICBA) 2017, the first of its kind in which is to focus solely on Business Advisory takes place from 21 to 23 November 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. We get into conversation with Mr Septi Bukula, who breaks down what we can expect, discusses the four pillars underlying the conference and shares information of some of the speakers and topics to be discussed. Africa Business Radio

Duration: 00:09:58


SMEs in Nigeria Are Leapfrogging Entrepreneurship using Artificial Intelligence

11/15/2017
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Africa Business Radio — On this episode, we look at how technology has quickly advanced and its adaptation in everyday business activities. We talk about some misconceptions, partnership opportunities, value of data and the future of artificial intelligence in Nigeria. Our guests today are AI experts and creators of lara.ng Ladi Ojora and Samuel Ore Odeloye. Ladi is an entrepreneur with a specialization in Transportation Technology companies, and current Co-founder of Road Preppers...

Duration: 00:50:00


Understanding The Basics of Experiential Marketing

11/15/2017
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Africa Business Radio — The focus this of the show is to look at brands who have successfully evolved within branding their strategies and came up with innovative ways to brand their organisations. We will look at Sustainability in Branding, Family originated brands, content media& social media marketing, logos and all the other important branding elements that make their brands a success and ultimate contribute to the company bottom line. Educational Outcome: Important branding elements...

Duration: 00:54:22


AU Forces Gave Up On Peace in Somalia! How Did We Get Here?

11/13/2017
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Africa Business Radio — When Somalia gained independence on July 1, 1960. It was a unification of the British Somaliland, French Somaliland, northeastern Kenya, western Ethiopia and Italian Somalia to form what we call the country of Somalia today. Somalia was once considered as the Africa’s great hopes, attributed to Somalia’s cultural unity of the five regions pointed towards an easier path to democracy than other newly-independent African nations that struggled to incorporate the...

Duration: 00:09:05


Understanding The Current State of Africa’s Creative Economy - Sami Modiba

11/10/2017
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Africa Business Radio — In today’s Show we want to get a better understanding what is the state of the creative economy Africa. We look at what is working and what is not for us. As well as compare it to what is happening elsewhere in the world. And ask the question what do we need to do to make it better. The world’s creative economy today makes up 3% of the world’s GDP. With all 11 cultural sectors combined generating US$2,250 billion in revenue. These figures exceeds those of...

Duration: 01:00:02


The importance of branding and brand positioning for SMEs in Nigeria

11/8/2017
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Africa Business Radio — On this episode we start a series of Branding and Positioning a very important and highly necessarily for business owners. We look at: How to define your brand What is your company's mission? What are the benefits and features of your products or services? What do your customers and prospects already think of your company? What qualities do you want them to associate with your company with? Our guest and brand expert is Olatunde Odebiyi the Managing Director of a...

Duration: 00:57:10


DevSecOps and Open Source Software Risk Management - Langerman Josef

11/8/2017
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Africa Business Radio — Analysts are of the opinion that the most important trend in DevOps today is to integrate cybersecurity to give way to DevSecOps. Within the hour we will be speaking with one of Africa’s thought leaders in the DevOps space to share insights with us on DevOps and Risk management in Africa. Also, we shall share insights into career progression for young south African Software developers and/or aspiring business IT entrepreneurs as to what institutions in the private...

Duration: 00:38:06


Burundi Celebrates Escape From The Most Racially Biased Court In The World - ICC

11/7/2017
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Africa Business Radio — Since its creation in 2001, the International Criminal Court has only brought charges against Africans. Why is that and how are people responding? According to Jakartaglobe, 'It is clear that the ICC has disproportionately prosecuted those from the African continent; one could wonder why formal investigations have not been opened in Afghanistan or Colombia, but the deep involvement of the US in both countries suggest a possible limitation of ICC investigation' In...

Duration: 00:09:52


Exploitation of African Own Businesses in Africa!

11/7/2017
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Africa Business Radio — On this show, we are using a business case to exploring the growth and promotion of black businesses in Africa and how they can be subjected to exploitation. On the show, we have Adetunji Omotola, an Africa Analyst And James Mpele, Founder and CEO of the Diversity Hub Some of the questions we are asking are: - How do we push for a black business agenda in Africa that will promote the profitability of black businesses in them effectively and meaningfully contributing...

Duration: 00:57:37


The Africa's Creative Economy Defined

11/3/2017
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Africa Business Radio — The show introduces to the Africa Business Radio platform the topic of the ‘creative economy’. In particular, its relevance to Africa’s economic and development agenda. The show explores the potential of the creative industry to provide new opportunities for developing countries, more importantly, the African continent. Educational Outcomes: • An understanding of the concept of the creative economy. • Explore how art and business are connected • Exploring the...

Duration: 01:03:50


Effective Communication Tips From A Digital Whisperer - Online and Offline

11/1/2017
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Africa Business Radio — On this episode of effective communication, we look into why small business get social media marketing and content marketing wrong, tips to improve mistakes and secrets to using the most popular social media platforms: Google , Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIN, Snapchat and email marketing. We also look at communication tips while engaging with colleagues and customers. Our guest today is popularly known as the digital whisperer. Debo Ajayi, is a dynamic execution...

Duration: 00:54:29


The Role of Higher Education in Entrepreneurship Development

11/1/2017
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Africa Business Radio — The driving force of every successful economy in the world is entrepreneurship. Encouraging entrepreneurs to start new businesses is a priority for any government and is only increasing in importance as nations look to grow, become self-reliant, and overcome economic uncertainty. DHET has established a program called EDHE targeted at the 26 universities.

Duration: 00:56:29


5 Nigerian & 4 US Solders Killed in the Niger Terrorist Ambush - Not Another 1-Sided Story

10/30/2017
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Africa Business Radio — Stephen looks into the latest Trump scandal and why so few american senators know anything about the US military in Africa. US Military squad was travelling with other 30 Nigerian solders, the Us-Nigerian Force was ambushed by an highly equipped Isis affiliated militant group. The gun battle lasted for several hours which saw fourUS solders and five Nigerian solders killed; the combined forces also managed to killed about twenty militants during the clash. My...

Duration: 00:09:53


SAIPA's Views on The SA's State of The Economy 2017 - #MTBS2017

10/27/2017
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Africa Business Radio — #MTBS2017 When Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba delivers his inaugural Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) on Wednesday this week (25 October), what do you expect his key message will be? We speak to Ettiene Retief on the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) on what he thinks we should expect. This is argue one of the toughest times for the state purse in South Africa. Africa Business Radio

Duration: 00:09:02

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