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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 reaps 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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Meet The Leader: H.E Dr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki

This episode of Meet the Leader features H.E Dr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, former president of Tunisia (2011-2014). Where he discusses his leadership journey, experiences as head of state, achievements and challenges he encountered along the way.

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In Focus: Opportunities and Challenges for Africa’s Industrialisation

In this episode of In Focus, we interview Dr. John Page, Senior Fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution, and Country Director for Tanzania at the International Growth Centre, to get his take on prerequisites for industrialisation, opportunities and challenges for Africa's industrialisation, and role of governments in driving industrialisation.

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In Focus: Rules vs Deals for Economic Growth

In this episode of In Focus,we delve into the issue of building institutions with Prof. Lant Pritchett from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and get his take on whether strong institutions are needed for economic growth.

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In Focus: Tackling Africa’s Industrialisation Challenge

On this episode of In Focus, we explore industrialisation, what it really means, and what it will take for African countries to industrialise with Professor Samir Amin, renowned scholar and Director of the Third World Forum, an international non-governmental association for research and debate.

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Documentary: Managing Relations Between Investors in the Extractive Sector & Local Communities

This documentary explores the management of relations between investors investors in the extractive sector and communities using the approach of 'Social License to Operate' based on a roundtable discussion which took place in June, 2016.

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Meet the Leader: H.E Joaquim Chissano

This episode of Meet the Leader features former president of Mozambique H.E Joaquim Chissano, sharing the political history of the country, his personal experiences as head of state, as well as how the challenges of Transition and change were handled within Mozambique.

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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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Meet the Leader Special Edition of the ALF 2016: H.E. Thabo Mbeki

In this special edition of Meet the Leader from the African Leadership Forum 2016, H.E. Thabo Mbeki delves into the state of leadership in Africa and the struggle for the continent's economic liberalisation.

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In Focus: Impacts of International Trade agreements on Africa’s Development

Despite the fact that Trade Agreements create enormous opportunities for the African continent, there are still a good number of pitfalls and challenges that hinder the development and prosperity of trade within the continent.
Discussing these and more, in this episode of In Focus, we interview Professor Yashpal Tandon, former CEO of the South Center and founder of SEATINI.

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