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Arabile Gumede kicks off his Ghanaian roadtrip23 October 2019 | 3 Minute Listen
Birthday boy Arabile Gumede shares with Bongani Bingwa an update on the strength of the informal economy in Ghana, how big it is and it's contribution to Ghana's growth. Contributing to 80% of the national economy, it could be that avenue for continental trade to grow!
Collaboration between African governments key to enabling innovation06 September 2019 | 4 Minute Listen
SA Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says African nations must provide the regulatory environment that would see them realise the potential presented by the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
#WEFAfrica2019: Fintechs - changing the SME game04 September 2019 | 6 Minute Listen
This year at WEF there is a trend towards responsible innovation in South Africa and the continent, and the need to understand how this will help solve real challenges for SMEs. One of which is cash management and access to cash. EWN's WEF Africa correspondent Arabile Gumede chats to the founders of Merchant Capital, Founders Factory and Ecentric who have done extensive work in this area.
Goolam Ballim talks Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement22 August 2019 | 7 Minute Listen
The World Economic Forum Africa convenes in Cape Town under the theme of “Shaping Inclusive Growth and Shared Futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” With over a billion people, spread across 54 recognised countries, and all linked to one future, Africa is a continent of alluring potential. Arabile Gumede chats to Goolam Ballim, Group Chief Economics at Standard Bank