Weekly Brief 23/06

Focus: What Facebook’s Libra could mean for Africa What’s going on? Facebook is planning to launch a cryptocurrency called ‘Libra’. It hopes will “empower” unbanked people across the world by providing access to the global…

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Diaspora Talks: Building Afrochella

In this episode to the founders of AFROCHELLA – Africa’s biggest music festival: Abdul Karim Abdullah and Kenny Agyapong. We talk about the story behind the making of Afrochella, celebrating the culture, overcoming challenges, key…

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Weekly Brief 26/05

Nigerian Economy Missing the Mark After Nigeria’s 2016 economic recession the Nigerian government launched its “Economic Recovery and Growth Plan” (ERGP) Latest data from Nigeria’s statistics bureau (NBS) shows the plan is well off-course: the…

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Weekly Brief w/c 19.05

JUMIA’s Woes Last month ‘Africa’s’ first unicorn went public and listed on the NYSE Since their IPO, its been a host of controversy for Jumia the e-commerce company. Its African identity has been debated as many…

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Diaspora Talks: Doing Business in Ghana

In this episode I talk to London born, former Investment Banker Stephanie Adu who packed up and moved to Ghana where she launched cosmetics brand, ColourBox Cosmetics, Stephanie also heads ‘move2ghana’ initiative which is equipping…

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