In Focus: Capitalism, Socialism and Petty Production; Planning for Development and the Idea of University – Part I
This is the first part of a two-part interview with Prof. Prabhat Patnaik, a highly respected political economist and former Vice Chairman of the Kerala State Planning Board in India. In the interview, Prof. Patnaik delves into capitalism, socialism and petty production; planning for development; and the idea of university.
Meet the Leader: H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
This episode of Meet the Leader features former President of the Republic of Liberia and a Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Her Excellency Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, who made history as Africa’s first elected female president, sharing her leadership journey, the challenges she encountered along the way, and her work on the continent after her presidency.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.