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Exclusive Interview with Bob Turner, Senior Mentor at Challenges Worldwide – UK.

Photo Credit: Simon Turner, Ghana. Image: Middle - Bob Turner (Senior Mentor, Challenges Group).

Photo Credit: Simon Turner, Ghana.
Image: Middle – Bob Turner (Senior Mentor, Challenges Group).

“There is a way to do business in every part of the world. Western way of business as an SME is more of working under comfortable conditions – air conditioned office, easy certification, etc.  But in Ghana and Africa, the entire system is difficult to work in. It is not easy here, you have to make money the hard way. There are not many sources of funding in Africa and entrepreneurs here are always competing for a fair share of the resources available,” said Bob Turner during his visit to Challenges Worldwide in Ghana. Mr. Turner, believes that SMEs in Africa are the future of building Africa’s economy and as such, much attention must be given to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in respective countries in the continent.

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Exclusive Interview with Seyi Sodimu on His New Collaboration And Upcoming Album

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Afro soul artist Seyi released the remix of his hit single “LOVE ME JEJE” featuring American R&B sensation K. Michelle. The song which was previously released years back, was a monster hit and helped launch his career. The collaboration, which was released in Africa on May 30th this year (on iTunes, YouTube, MTV Base Africa, Trace Africa etc) and is set to debut in the us in August 2016, was produced and recorded in Atlanta, Georgia by SHIZZI (Magicfingers) and the video was also shot in Georgia by Sesan Ogunro of Film Factory.

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Tempo Money Transfer Commence Mega Project in West and Central Africa

Tempo Money Transfer, in collaboration with its partner Express Union has begun a large project in Africa, where the France and Germany -based Tempo Money Transfer company has been carrying out intensive development. Following the mega study, Tempo Money Transfer issued a study on the remittances segment of a 1.1-billion populated region, in Africa.

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S.A tourism geared for growth

According to PwC’s Hotels Outlook 2016 – 2020, South Africa can still expect healthy growth over the next five years. This is despite of the revised visa regulations and a weak global economy. What did we miss or misread on South Africa’s revised visa regulations? CNBC Africa is joined by Unathi Sonwabile Henama, Tourism Lecturer, Tshwane University of Technology.

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What is the impact of the drop in commodities prices on the market?

An Interview with Lars Christensen, Founder & Owner – Markets and Money Advisory

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Sustainability reporting and corporate transparency, can more be done

Interview with Reana Rossouw, the owner of Next Generation Consultants, a leading boutique Management and Business Consulting Firm with a wealth of experience in the business development environment.

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Exclusive interview with the Zambian Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, the Honourable Given Lubinda

The Honourable minister is expected to be at the upcoming Agritech Expo in Chisamba from 14-16 April again.

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Nigeria will not withdraw from OPEC or devalue currency -­ Buhari tells Al Jazeera

Just nine months into his term, Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari is under pressure. Under his leadership, the currency has reached record lows and inflation has reached the highest level since 2012, while Nigeria currently has a budget deficit of over $10bn.

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“To enhance the performance of the manufacturing sector, government has to address the energy and infrastructural challenges which has inhibited the maximum contribution of the sector to GDP and economic growth of this country.”

Exclusive interview with Mr. Yunusa S. Labaran, Substantive Director Trade, For: Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment – Host Ministry at the upcoming Nigeria Manufacturing Expo in March 2016.

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Extractive Resources have not benefited resource-rich countries in Africa

Interview with ECPDM Deputy Manager, Isabelle Ramdoo

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