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Podcast: Meet the Leader with H.E. Mary Robinson

"Meet the Leader" interview with H.E. Mary Robinson, former President of the Republic of Ireland.

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In Focus: Beyond Aid and Concessional Borrowing in Africa

In this episode of In Focus we interview Prof. Justin Lin, Professor of Economics at Peking University and the founder of China Center for Economic Research to explore new ways of financing development in Africa, and if there is a need to re-think development financing. In Focus, a television series produced by UONGOZI Institute, presents an in-depth overview into the key issues affecting sustainable development in Africa.

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In Focus: The Role of SADC in Promoting Regional Integration

This episode of In Focus interviews Dr. Stergomena Tax, Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on it's role in promoting regional integration and therefore sustainable development.

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In Focus: The Rule of Law in Africa

In this special edition of In Focus, we interview Hon. Justice Augustine Ramadhani, President of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights on strengthening the rule of law in Africa.

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Meet the Leader: H.E. Sam Nujoma

H.E. Sam Nujoma, the Founding President of Namibia (1990-2005), discusses his background leading up to his presidency, his career as a head of state, and his views on the future of Africa's leadership in this episode of Meet the Leader.

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In Focus: Optimising Domestic Participation in the Extractives Sector

In this episode of In Focus, we discuss local content, related policy, and the necessary considerations in balancing the need for outside investments with maximising domestic participation with Dr. Michael Warner, local content expert and Director and Founder of Local Content Solutions, Ltd.

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In Focus: Africa’s Economic Transformation

This episode of In Focus discusses on the aspects of economic transformation in Africa with Professor Thandika Mkandawire, the former Director of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development and the first person to take on the new position of Chair in African Development at the London School of Economics (LSE).

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In Focus: Moving Towards Africa’s Integration

In this special edition of In Focus, we interview Mr. Abdoulie Janneh, Executive Director of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation on what needs to be done to accelerate Africa’s Integration following the 2nd African Leadership Forum organized by former President Benjamin Mkapa, with the support of UONGOZI Institute.

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In Focus: Urbanization in Africa

In this episode of In Focus we explore urbanization in Africa with Prof. Ivan Turok, the Executive Director of the Economic Performance and Development, Human Sciences Research Council (EPD-HSRC).

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In Focus: Growth and Inequality

In this episode of In Focus, we tackle the issue of growing inequality in Africa amidst impressive economic growth rates with Professor Finn Tarp, Director of the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research.

In Focus, a television series produced by UONGOZI Institute, presents an in-depth overview into the key issues affecting sustainable development in Africa.

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Meet the Leader: H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma

In this episode of Meet the Leader, we interview H.E. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the current and first female Chairperson of the African Union Commission.

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Meet the Leader: H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (Part II)

This is the second part of a two part Meet the Leader interview with H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the current President of the
Republic of Somalia, where he discusses his background, his vision for Somalia, and the challenges of leading the country in a period of rebuilding and reconciliation.

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