Podcasts

Can Renewable Energy Light Up Africa?

Electrification rates in Sub-Saharan Africa are the lowest in the world, and many governments in the region are turning to renewable energy as a means of providing the power needed for both economic...

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Urbanisation And Commodity Prices

One of the key drivers of high commodity prices in recent years has been urbanisation in the developing world. In China alone almost 300 million people have moved into cities since the turn of the...

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Africa Attracting Global Automakers

Long ignored by international auto makers due to low incomes and poor business environments, Sub-Saharan Africa is now the focus of increasing interest  in the global automotive sector. As incomes...

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Chinese Investment In African Oil

Africa is now China’s second largest source of oil, surpassed only by the Middle East. This week we will look at how growing Chinese demand for energy is affecting African economies. Is Chinese...

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The Future Of Beer In Emerging Markets

Facing weak growth in traditional markets, the world’s largest beer companies are expanding their presence in fast growing emerging economies, where rising incomes are boosting alcohol...

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