10 episodes

No-nonsense news and views about Africa

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No-nonsense news and views about Africa

    What is foreign investment doing for Africa?

    What is foreign investment doing for Africa?

    With foreign direct investment (FDI) into Africa expected to drop by up to 40% this year, the Nurmara team takes a look at what - if anything - foreign investment flows are doing to drive growth and development on the continent.We also look at rising...

    • 33 min
    Who cares about GDP?

    Who cares about GDP?

    The Nurmara teams looks at the problem of reading too much into gross domestic product (GDP) figures when it comes to figuring out a country's social and economic development prospects. We also do our usual round of other interesting stories in the news.

    • 35 min
    What will Africa's trade deal actually do?

    What will Africa's trade deal actually do?

    The Nurmara team looks at how (if) the African Continental Free Trade deal might affect business and trading on the continent, when it comes into force.

    • 32 min
    Ethiopia: Still the 'China of Africa'?

    Ethiopia: Still the 'China of Africa'?

    The Nurmara team looks at recent political and economic developments in Ethiopia, one of Africa's most promising economies, and explores how rising political tensions and economic uncertainty might impact its development prospects.

    • 40 min
    Talk is Cheap Ep. 02: A tech 'revolution' in Africa?

    Talk is Cheap Ep. 02: A tech 'revolution' in Africa?

    The Nurmara team explores the prospects for a tech 'revolution' in Africa and gives its quick takes on other interesting stories doing the rounds.

    • 39 min
    Talk is Cheap Ep. 01

    Talk is Cheap Ep. 01

    The Nurmara team breaks down Africa's debt crisis, and gives its no-nonsense take on other issues driving the news agenda.

    • 37 min

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