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China-Africa relations with Jinny Yan, Chief China Economist, ICBC Standard Bank

Listen to African Business Podcast 13: China-Africa relations with Jinny Yan, Chief China Economist, ICBC Standard Bank

Following the annual Two Sessions meetings of China’s top leaders at the end of May and the extraordinary China-AU Summit on 17 June, host Desné Masie invites our special guest Jinny Yan, chief China economist at ICBC Standard Bank, to discuss the effect of Covid-19 on China’s economic and political relationship with Africa as well as the global economic outlook.

The UK’s trade and investment priorities in Africa with Emma Wade-Smith

Listen to African Business Podcast 12: the UK’s Trade and Investment priorities in Africa with Emma-Wade Smith 

Podcast host Desné Masie was delighted to welcome our special guest for Episode 12, Emma Wade-Smith, Her Majesty’s trade commissioner for Africa to discuss the UK government’s trade and investment priorities in Africa post-Brexit, and the private sector support the Department for International Trade DIT) is extending for UK businesses operating on the African continent in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. …

Crypto and Blockchain in Africa with ConsenSys

Listen to African Business Podcast 5: “Crypto and Blockchain in Africa with ConsenSys”
 

In the fifth edition of the African Business Podcasts, the editor of African Business magazine, David Thomas, and podcast host, Desné Masie, discuss the first UK-Africa Summit in London, and the highlights of this month’s issue of African Business magazine, especially developments in Sudan and in Francophone West Africa  around the new eco currency.

Africa in 2020

 
Listen to African Business Podcast 4: “Africa in 2020”
 
In the fourth episode of the African Business Podcasts, group publisher for African Business magazine, Omar Ben Yedder, and podcast host, Desné Masie, set the scene for Africa in 2020, which is set to be a bumper year, kicking off with the first UK-Africa Summit in London and the annual World Economic Forum at Davos where climate change is hot on the agenda as one of the major business risks.