Africa 101

Africa 101

By Sonia Galat
Africa is a continent of challenges, contrasts, and exciting opportunities. Whether you’re curious about venturing to Africa for the first time or already doing business on the continent, Africa 101 is the podcast for you. In this podcast, host Sonia Galat, Director of Africa Business Venture, talks to individuals that are making a positive contribution to Africa’s development and bring you their unique stories. Tune in to find out more about what’s happening in Africa right now, with changing perceptions and emerging markets, or head over to www.africabv.com for more information.
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Supporting African entrepreneurs

Africa 101

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Supporting African entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship is on the rise in Africa. What does this entrepreneurial wave mean for African development? We sat down with Claudia Makadristo Driest, regional manager for Africa at impact investment group Seedstars, to find out. Hear all about her experience of how the entrepreneurship sector in Africa has developed over the years in this episode of Africa101, hosted by Sonia Galat, director of Africa Business Venture. Tune in to listen to this and much more as we dive into the topic of supporting entrepreneurs in Africa.
55:48
June 15, 2020
Meet the first African woman to run 7 marathons, on 7 continents, in 7 days
In this new episode of Africa 101, hosted by Africa Business Venture director Sonia Galat, Nontuthuko shares her adventures as a World Marathon Challenge runner and promoter of change and opportunities for children. Have you ever wondered what drives someone to run 295 km in 7 days? What is it like to run a marathon in Antarctica? How is this accomplishment changing the perception of African women? How is it changing the lives of underprivileged children? And what’s next for such an ambitious athlete? Tune into the podcast and hear this and much more as Nontuthuko tells us her inspiring story.
59:14
June 15, 2020
Africa Vs Coronavirus: Can Africa survive the threat on its economies?
Our guest for this episode is Dr Tedd George, Chief Narrative Officer at Kleos Advisory. We are exploring the impact of Covid-19 on African economies and looking at the deeper issues highlighted by this pandemic. We will answer the question whether or not Africa has the resources to face the threat and challenges posed by the pandemic. In addition, we will explore what could be the future of the African economies after Covid-19. 
49:40
April 19, 2020