19 episodes

A 25 to 30 minute interview based show, that aims to drive the Intra-African trade agenda through discussions with relevant stakeholders on matters of: Business opportunities in Africa, the removal of trade barriers in Africa, learning from those who have been trading in Africa, connecting investors to African markets and lastly give a perspective of how much trade has evolved in Africa, since the formation of the Organisation of African Union (OAU) which later became the African Union.

SCIX African Trade Talks Chad Chawanda

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A 25 to 30 minute interview based show, that aims to drive the Intra-African trade agenda through discussions with relevant stakeholders on matters of: Business opportunities in Africa, the removal of trade barriers in Africa, learning from those who have been trading in Africa, connecting investors to African markets and lastly give a perspective of how much trade has evolved in Africa, since the formation of the Organisation of African Union (OAU) which later became the African Union.

    Thebe Ikalafeng: Founder and Principal at Africa Brand Leadership Academy

    Thebe Ikalafeng: Founder and Principal at Africa Brand Leadership Academy

    Africa has been dominated mostly by international brands. In this episode Thebe Ikalafeng takes us through the journey of building brands in Africa. He also shares his experience traveling around Africa; having travelled to every African country.

    • 19 min
    Craig Allan: Managing Director-Cardinal Maritime SA (Pty) Ltd

    Craig Allan: Managing Director-Cardinal Maritime SA (Pty) Ltd

    The cost of movement of goods in Africa is higher than other continents. This has a huge impact in doing business in Africa. In this episode  Craig Allan shares his knowledge of moving less than a container load shipments from Durban ports to different destinations within Africa.

    • 17 min
    Roland Kwemain:  The Chairman of Go Ahead Africa Ltd. Leadership coach,  Author and notable Speaker.

    Roland Kwemain:  The Chairman of Go Ahead Africa Ltd. Leadership coach,  Author and notable Speaker.

    In order for one to operate and be successful in Africa where there are diverse cultures, it is important to have leadership skills, in particular; soft skills. These will help take the business further while building a great team. In this episode Roland takes us through his experience coaching future  leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa.  He also takes us through his journey as Junior Chamber International (JCI) President.

    • 29 min
    Felix Erken: CEO of Junkmail Marketplaces, entrepreneur,  businessman, innovator and international speaker.  

    Felix Erken: CEO of Junkmail Marketplaces, entrepreneur,  businessman, innovator and international speaker.  

    Digital businesses have experienced growth during the Covid-19 pandemic environment. Felix Erken has been a trailblazer in the digital space where he has been running a leading web based business since 1997. In this episode, Felix takes us through his experience in tech business in Africa.

    • 24 min
    Carl Bates: Chief Executive of Sirdar Group, Author of; Traversing the Avalanche and The Laws of Extreme Business Success. An astute businessman and entrepreneur.

    Carl Bates: Chief Executive of Sirdar Group, Author of; Traversing the Avalanche and The Laws of Extreme Business Success. An astute businessman and entrepreneur.

    Many African businesses have ignored the role of a value adding board, yet implementing corporate governance and appointing a high-performance board can create exponential growth for any business. In this episode Carl Bates takes us through the corporate governance world, which he has been spearheading since he was 18 years old

    • 23 min
    Craig Irvine: CEO of Irvines Africa, YPO member and EY world entrepreneur of the year master class for Southern Africa.

    Craig Irvine: CEO of Irvines Africa, YPO member and EY world entrepreneur of the year master class for Southern Africa.

    Irvines has been  operational for 65 years. It is an example of a successful family business which contributes significantly to creating jobs for low and middle class Africans. It also services a market of 20 countries in Africa. In this episode Craig Irvine joins us. He shares the Irvines story and insights of the poultry industry in Africa.

    • 18 min

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