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.
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.
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.
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.
In Focus: Enabling African Business to Drive Sustainable Development
In this episode of In Focus, we discuss how African businesses can collaborate with governments to drive sustainable development across continent with Mr. Ali Mufuruki, Chairman and CEO of Info-Tech Investment Group.
Meet the Leader: H.E. Armando Guebuza
In this episode of Meet the Leader, we travel back in history with H.E. Armando Emilio Guebuza, former President of the Republic of Mozambique, to discuss about his leadership journey, how he recalls his participation in the liberalization struggle of his country, and his legacy as the 3rd President of Mozambique.
Meet the Leader: H.E. Jerry Rawlings
In this episode of Meet the Leader, we sit down with the former President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Jerry Rawlings. where he discusses his background, his vision for Ghana, and the challenges of leading the country, as well as his role on the continent post the presidency.
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).
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.
In Focus: Urbanization in Africa, with Professor Ivan Turok
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).
In Focus: Sovereign Wealth Funds
In this episode of In Focus, we tackle sovereign wealth funds with with Mr. Knut Kjær, the founding CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), in-charge of managing Norway’s sovereign wealth fund and foreign exchange reserves. He discusses about the importance of sovereign wealth funds to countries in Africa and the world with rich natural resources who share a vision of saving and investing in future generations.
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.