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Fearless music activists. Savvy tech entrepreneurs. Social disrupters. Into Africa shatters the narratives that dominate U.S. perceptions of Africa. Host Judd Devermont, Africa program director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington D.C., sits down with policymakers, journalists, academics and other trailblazers in African affairs to shine a spotlight on the faces spearheading cultural, political, and economic change on the continent.
 
The China Africa Project is a multimedia resource dedicated to exploring every aspect of China’s growing engagement with Africa. Through a combination of original content and curation of third-party material from across the Internet, the CAP’s objective is purely informational. None of the blog’s authors or producers have any vested interest in any Chinese or African position.
 
Join Executive Director Rudolf Pretorius and CEO Brendon Jones of Mauritian-based financial services group, Adansonia Holdings, as they delve into the complex world of African investment. From interviews with the movers and shakers to the latest trends and news, Invest Africa is essential listening to anyone looking to realise the potential of the world's second largest continent.
 
The official podcast of AHIF, which is attended by the highest calibre international hotel investors of any conference in Africa. It is the only annual hotel investment conference that connects business leaders from the international and local markets, driving investment into tourism projects, infrastructure and hotel development across Africa.
 
Take a deep dive deep into African history with this in-depth podcast. From Casablanca to Cape Town, tune in to this podcast to learn about the magnificent and oft-forgotten history of Africa. To access more free resources about African history, provide feedback, or support the show, check out our associated website at https://historyofafricapodcast.blogspot.com
 
Welcome to Legendary Africa, a South African podcast where we take you on a sometimes spooky, sometimes trippy, and always hilarious adventure through the world of African myth, legend and lore. Sisters Theshira and Rashalia regale you with tales from all over the continent, both ancient and modern. After Rashalia passed away in July 2020, Theshira now continues on alone with her sister as the angel on her shoulder. Join her as she wades through the diverse lore of Africa. Stay safe, stay se ...
 
AviaDev Insight is the first podcast dedicated to the African aviation industry. We bring prominent industry voices to the table to establish the "ground truth" in an informal and candid fashion. The podcast was created by Jon Howell, Founder and Managing Director of AviaDev Africa, Africa's premier event dedicated to developing air connectivity to, from and within the African continent
 
Our brand-new podcast series hosted by Rob Vember brings together eLearning Africa's experts with our community of African education, training and technology professionals to discuss issues affecting learning and training across Africa today. We've developed this series from the ground to help sector professionals respond to a time of exceptional change. Listen out for fresh perspectives, new solutions and advice from digital learning and ICT experts and leading practitioners on the challeng ...
 
Welcome to Pasha, The Conversation Africa’s brand new podcast. In the spirit of The Conversation, Pasha – which means to inform in Swahili – will be bringing you some of the best and brightest research from academics across the continent. After nearly four years of publishing expert research, we’re thrilled to be bringing our own brand of smart journalism to a new audio format. Each episode will collect stories and commentary on a given theme.
 
Each day, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news and a selection of listeners' letters.Daybreak Africa is paired with the 30-minute World News Now program at 0330, 0430, 0530 and 0630 UTC to provide a seamless hour of comprehensive news coverage.Schedule Monday-Friday 0300, 0400, 0500 & 0600 UTC/GMTContact UsE-maildaybreakafrica@voanews.comTelephone To leave ...
 
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Covid-19 has put teenage girls’ futures at risk.Thousands of young girls across the continent never returned to school after lockdowns were lifted.And this is because, while they were away, many of these teenagers got pregnant.In fact, spikes in teen pregnancies have been reported in several countries across sub-Saharan Africa.So how did the proble…
 
A spokesperson for Chad's national army said President Idriss Déby died from injuries he sustained while visiting front-line troops in Kanem province where they have been fighting rebel forces. The late president's son, Major General Mahamat Kaka, has been declared the interim leader and a dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed.…
 
In the run-up to last Friday's U.S.-Japan summit at the White House, there had been a lot of talk that President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga would announce a new initiative to challenge China's Belt and Road Initiative.In the end, it turned out that the two leaders did not address infrastructure development in their summit's joint s…
 
In this latest edition of Podcasts from the Edge Peter Bruce talks to Seriti Resources CEO Mike Teke about the choppy waters suddenly surrounding the agreement to take over the vast coal-mining resources of South32. Combined with the Anglo American coal business Seriti has already acquired, the South32 mines would make Mike Teke the biggest single …
 
We can argue that without technology there's no art. We need to learn how to paint to become a painter and paper to become a writer (although most writers write on a computer nowadays, but this is another story). However, there's nothing further away from computer technology than art, you might think. Well, beyond the famous legaltech, edutech, fin…
 
In July 2003, 38-year-old Leslie Cilliers was gunned down in cold blood while serving his community. Now 18 years later, his daughter continues to fight for justice for her father, despite his killers having been convicted (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support our Sponsor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlMByNo3g8M) (Sign the Petition: htt…
 
This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, our anchor George Mienie and co-host Wandile Sishi go into the reasons why some countries drive on the left of the road, and others on the right... as well as which side is safer. Sean Nurse joins the conversation to review the ridiculously potent, Mercedes-AMG E63 S, and finally, the team answ…
 
South Africa's rand has strengthened to pre-pandemic levels as the US Federal Reserve chair, Jerome Powell said that the bank will not change its accommodative stance anytime soon. John Cairns, strategist at Rand Merchant Bank joined Bruce Whitfield to discuss its performance. Razia Khan, chief economist for Africa and Middle East at Standard Chart…
 
America spends more money on Halloween candy than on UN peacekeeping operations each year. What is the true value of these missions and how much in financial contributions are required to earn a seat at the table? Judd Devermont sits down with Paul-Simon Handy (Institute for Security Studies), Kate Almquist Knopf (Africa Center for Strategic Studie…
 
In this podcast we spoke to Fabio Nava VP of Capital Markets at JLL’s Hotels and Hospitality Group to understand the findings from the Annual Spotlight on Africa report they’ve recently published. We explored how the pandemic has impacted the market and discussed the future opportunities for investment.…
 
Episode 37 Africa’s prisons are hotbeds of disease and hunger problems that have been heightened by COVID-19, a lack of resources and poor planning, health and rights advocates tell Africa Science Focus. This week, reporter Charles Pensulo speaks to a former inmate of Malawi’s notoriously overcrowded prisons, who tells us what life was like behind …
 
This week on Meet the Entrepreneur, we met Derrick Ashong, Founder of AMP Global. Having worked with Oprah and Steven Spielberg, Derrick has received Emmy nominations for his work on the interactive competition, Take Back the Mic. We spoke about empowering African creatives, the future of media consumption, and his plans to build big data solutions…
 
Surge testing is underway in parts of London after a sudden increase in the number of people testing positive for the Covid-19 variant first detected in South Africa. The UK government says it's the largest surge testing operation to date in the capital - getting underway just a day after lockdown restrictions were eased further.…
 
shutterstock In South Africa, about 6 million households have women as the breadwinners – about 38% of all homes. Many of these women don’t choose to be the primary financial provider but are forced into it by circumstances. And they are over-represented in the poorest paying and most unregulated sectors of the economy, such as service industries, …
 
This episode is the first in a new series of podcasts spotlighting innovation and the impact of positive disruption on the African aviation industry, ahead of AviaDev Africa 2021 ONLINE. First, I am joined by Meir Hadassi Turner, Founder and CEO of AeroCRS, an innovative provider of passenger service systems and much more besides, to discuss the ch…
 
In the 530s AD, a mysterious disease swept across the Aksumite territories of Ethiopia and Yemen. The black plague, with mysterious origins somewhere in the interior of East Africa, would soon spread on the ships of Aksumite merchants across the world. To make matters worse, a surge in volcanic activity caused a drop in global temperature, causing …
 
In Conversation with Hon Michael Onyango, Thought Leader on Emerging Technologies and the Future of Work in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Chatting to Rob Vember, Onyango talks about the influence of his upbringing on his drive to care for Africa’s forgotten bottom millions and why the work needs to start ‘now’. Onyango shares his views on Afric…
 
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