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the scoop Jeremy Gilley, Salim & Jude Law

Spotlight

In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Jeremy Gilley, Founder of Peace One Day, a charity campaigning for a global day of ceasefire and non-violence, and British actor Jude Law. Law began acting with the National Youth Music Theatre in 19 [...]
Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Business & Finance / Politics and Government

Nigeria’s finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, explains why addressing the technology, agriculture, and infrastructure needs in parts of Africa, and in other emerging markets, is crucial to sustaining global growth.   The Growth Opportunity [...]
jacob safari guide - photo credit Judy Koutsky

Safari Corner / Travel

All things being equal – great accommodations, game-rife bush, personable companions – a great safari guide is the defining difference in the enjoyment, even exhilaration, and certainly memorability of an African safari. One of the continent’s [...]
digital economy africa

Business & Finance / Technology

Latest Digital Evolution Index, developed by MasterCard and The Fletcher School at Tufts University in Massachusetts, reveals that ”South Africa’s digital economy is the most developed in Africa, and one of the fastest growing in the world.& [...]
The Scoop Naadiya Moosajee

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In this episode of “The Scoop,” Salim Amin speaks to Naadiya Moosajee, co-founder of the non-profit organization, South African Women in engineering. Through her non-profit, she promotes education, awareness and personal as well as profe [...]
The Scoop Dr. Manu Chandaria

Spotlight

In this episode of “The Scoop,” Salim Amin speaks to leading Kenyan industrialist and businessman, Dr. Manu Chandaria. Along with being the Chairman and CEO of the Comcraft Group of Companies–a billion dollar enterprise that has a p [...]
Madonna_Nelson Mandela

Arts & Culture / Commentary

Social media was buzzing this weekend. Legendary pop star Madonna is under fire for posting images of iconic global leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Princess Diana and Martin Luther King Jr. with rope around their face. Photo Credit: Madonna, Instagra [...]
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Spotlight

Aliaune Thiam, known as Akon, born in Senegal, is an R&B singer who released his debut album ”Trouble” in 2004, which included the singles “Locked Up” [Remix] (featuring Styles P), “Bonanza” and “Ghetto&# [...]
the scoop episode 12

Spotlight

This week on “The Scoop,” Director General of AMREF, Dr. Teguest Guerma shares her experience of nearly 30 decades in the public health sector, the majority of which was spent with the World Health Organization (WHO). Dr. Guerma started [...]
Nairobi National Park safari corner

Safari Corner / Travel

In the Maasai language, Nairobi is “place of cool water”. As Kenya’s capital, and east Africa’s most populous city, Nairobi is a vibrant commercial and cultural hub where Coca Cola, Price Waterhouse and the World Bank boast facilities and [...]

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