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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. [...]
Obama in South Africa

Current Events

With less than a week until voters in Nigeria head to the polls on March 28, President Goodluck Jonathan and the opposing candidates are making their final campaign pushes. On Monday, US President Barack Obama shared a message of encouragement for [...]
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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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Spotlight / The Scoop

In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Ghanaian Fred Swaniker, founder of the African Leadership Academy (ALA), a world-class coeducational, residential secondary boarding school in Johannesburg, South-Africa. ALA recruits outstanding st [...]
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Commentary / Health

Kamey Bulter speaks to Nana Eyeson Akiwowo, founder and president of African Health Now about the state of public health care in Ghana and how her personal experiences with the fractured health care system there spurred her to start African Health No [...]
The Scoop with Musalia Mudavadi


In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to Kenyan politician Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi. Mudavadi served as Deputy Prime Minister and was a Presidential hopeful under the United Democratic Forum Party (UDF) after decamping from the Orange Democ [...]

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