tony elumelu

Commentary / Social Enterprise & Philanthropy

Too many policymakers think in terms of traditional aid when they think of support for Africa and the developing world. I think of Shadi Sabeh. Shadi is a young man from Sokoto in northern Nigeria – a region currently struggling with a lack of oppo [...]
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Safari Corner / Safari Corner / Travel

Most African safaris involve your basic game viewing, a day or night drive into the bush – but that punches up to an altogether different level when you’re with an outstanding guide, one who can direct your gaze to the little as well as to the la [...]
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Spotlight / Thought Leaders

In this episode, Salim Amin chats to Ugandan Joel Kibazo, an independent Media and Public Affairs consultant. Kibazo was Director of Communications & Public Affairs, and spokesperson of the London based Commonwealth Secretariat until December 200 [...]
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Spotlight / Thought Leaders

In this episode of the The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Ferial Haffajee, editor-in-chief of City Press newspaper in Johannesburg. She grew up in Bosmont, Johannesburg, where her parents were factory workers employed in the manufacturing industry. Befor [...]
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Obama in Africa / Politics and Government

The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) – made up of 15 private sector corporate members, including CEO Teresa Clarke - will meet today to present their recommendations on how to strengthen t [...]
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Spotlight / The Scoop

In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Mr. Robert (Bob) William Collymore, CEO of Safaricom Limited since October 2010, and Governance Director for Africa at Vodafone. Collymore spent most of his career in the telecommunications industry [...]
africa straight up

Arts & Culture

With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot — and should not — be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is an insider’s look at positive stories about Afri [...]
Encouraging Scientific Curiosity

Commentary / Education

Yewande Omotoso speaks to engineer and educator Dr. G. Ayorkor Korsah about her love of math and science to her deep appreciation of engineering, robotics, algorithms and teaching. [...]
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Spotlight / The Scoop

In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Dr. Nkosana Moyo, Partner at 
London. Prior to joining Actis, Nkosana was with the International Finance Corporation in Washington DC. He also served as Zimbabwe’s Minister for Indu [...]

Commentary / Education

Yewande Omotoso speaks to medical doctor and CEO of TeachSA, Dr. Mothomang Diaho on innovative solutions to tackle education inequity in South Africa.   Sound design: Tim [...]

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