Podcasts

In Focus: Halting Illicit Financial Flows

In this episode of In Focus, we explore the impact of Illicit Financial Flows from Africa on the continent's development as well as measures for combating it with Dr. Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

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In Focus: Domestic Resource Mobilisation

In this episode of In Focus, we interview Prof. Njuguna Ndung'u, Executive Director of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) and former Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya on domestic resource mobilisation in Africa.

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In Focus: The Global Development Financing Architecture

In this episode of In Focus, we interview Dr. Donald Kaberuka, High Representative for the African Union Peace Fund and former President of the African Development Bank Group, on the implication of Global Development Financing Architecture changes on Africa’s transformation and sustainable development.

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In Focus: Technology and Africa’s Sustainable Development-Part II

This is the second part of a two part In Focus interview with Prof. Benno Ndulu, Academic Director of Pathways for Prosperity Commission on Technology and Inclusive Development and former Governor of the Central Bank of Tanzania, where we explore trends, opportunities and challenges of technology in Africa, and its impact on the continent’s sustainable development and transformation.

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In Focus: Technology And Africa’s Sustainable Development – Part I

In this episode of In Focus, we explore trends, opportunities and challenges of technology in Africa, and its impact on the continent’s sustainable development and transformation with Prof. Benno Ndulu, Academic Director of Pathways for Prosperity Commission on Technology and Inclusive Development and former Governor of the Central Bank of Tanzania.

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Meet the Leader: H.E. Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia

In this episode of Meet the Leader, we interview H.E. Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana on enhancing value addition in the extractive sector in Africa.

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In Focus: Building an Integrated Minerals Industry in Africa

In this episode of In Focus, we interview Dr. Paul Jourdan, former President of the Council for Mineral Technology (MINTEK), the South African mining, processing and minerals beneficiation science council, to get his take on how Africa can build an integrated minerals industry and ensure that the industry reap optimal benefits for the people.

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In Focus: The Social License to Operate

In this episode of In Focus, we interview the former Canadian Ambassador to Tanzania and President of McAlister Consulting Corporation, Amb. Andrew McAlister, to get his take on the SLO and broader relationship between mining companies and local communities.

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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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Meet The Leader: H.E Martti Ahtisaari

In this Meet the Leader episode, UONGOZI Institute interviews the 10th President of Finland on leadership and the challenges he faced.

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Meet the Leader: H.E. Tarja Halonen

In this Meet the Leader interview, we discuss the journey that led to H.E. Tarja Halonen becoming the first female President of Finland, her leadership career, and the challenges she encountered along the way.

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In Focus: Investing in Africa’s Future and the Role of Private Equity

In this episode, we discuss private equity funds and their role in transforming African economies with Dr. Frannie Léautier, Partner and CEO of the Mkoba Private Equity Fund and Dr. Wendy Luhabe, Founder and Chair of the Women Private Equity Fund.

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