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News Insights and analysis of the Africa Business Landscape across the 55 African Union member States, we cover from an emerging startup to macroeconomic stories. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/africanperspective/support

    Africa Must Pay the Required Attention to our Cultural And Social Embeddedness - Timilehin Olaiwola on African Perspective

    Africa Must Pay the Required Attention to our Cultural And Social Embeddedness - Timilehin Olaiwola on African Perspective

    Timilehin Olaiwola is currently an Mba candidate at the Lagos Business School ( LBS), haven worked as an investment banker for 3 years at former Gt Assets Management now Investment One.She is passionate about Sme advisory.Highly analytical and inclined towards problem solving , negotiation and data analytics.


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    We Have The Entrepreneurs and The Business Model To Power Africa - Wieber Boer on African Perspective

    We Have The Entrepreneurs and The Business Model To Power Africa - Wieber Boer on African Perspective

    Dr Wieber Boer is the CEO of All On, a company set up by Shell Corporation with a mission to increase access to commercial energy products and services for underserved and unserved off-grid energy markets in Nigeria, with a special focus on the Niger Delta. Prior to this, Dr. Boer was with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he was one of the founders of the strategy firm's Lagos office. Prior to BCG, Dr. Boer spent five years with the Heirs Holdings Group in Lagos, playing roles including Chief of Staff to the Chairman, Director of Strategy, and CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation. Dr. Boer has also worked in the Rockefeller Foundation Africa Regional Office in Nairobi, McKinsey & Company, and with World Vision Mauritania where he managed a USAID funded development project. While conducting his doctoral research in Nigeria for his Yale PhD thesis, Wiebe co-founded AfriOne, the first ISP in North Central Nigeria. He has served on a variety of corporate and public sector boards across Africa, and is also a widely published author and speaker. His most recent book, A story of Heroes + Epics: The History of Football in Nigeria, published by Bookcraft in 2018. Dr. Boer earned a PhD and two Masters degrees from Yale University and a Bachelor's degree from Calvin College, all in history. He spent one year studying political science at the University of Jos, and completed his primary and secondary education at Hillcrest School, also in Jos, Nigeria where he was born and raised. 


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    Africans Have Huge Aspiration and Access to Massive Opportunities - Oladipo Idowu-Agida on African Perspective

    Africans Have Huge Aspiration and Access to Massive Opportunities - Oladipo Idowu-Agida on African Perspective

    Oladipo Idowu-Agida and recently added 'Pius' to his name, he's the CEO and Founder of DRADROCK Properties; a yound, ambitious and very creative real estate development company operating from Lagos, Nigeria. He describe himself as  a rare blend of focus, drive and creativity; with remarkable passion for People/Organizational Development, Business, Sales and marketing. An outstanding Salesperson he calls himself, well organized, hardworking, thoroughly prepared, positive, enthusiastic, and intensely focused on serving my customers better than anyone else can
    Prior to DRADROCK in April, 2017, he was the Sales Manager at Grenadines Homes Limited, Lagos (a member of the Paltonmorgarn Holdings), where he led a team responsible for the business development and pre-launch sales of the $300million Atlantic Resort project.
    Before his time at Grenadines Homes, he worked for other subsidiary of Paltonmorgarn Holdings, such as Paltonloitte & Associates, Propertymart Real Estate Investment Ltd, and PM Oil Marketing & Sales Solutions respectively.


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    Africa is a Place of Wealth, but Still Finding Her Identity - Fatimah Oladosu on African Perspective

    Africa is a Place of Wealth, but Still Finding Her Identity - Fatimah Oladosu on African Perspective

    A Place of wealth, still finding her identity; some of us are better and some of us are not. A continent with so many people, if only they could understand who they are and what they are capable of doing, then Africa will be great.

     Fatimah believes that service is the greatest form of leadership, and admitted that acts of service have directed her career path and accomplishments over time.
    Fatimah has over 18 years of professional experience, with 12 years spent in the Financial and Banking Industry in various roles/capacity, she is actively involved in community development, working with Hannah’s foundation to raise funds for her adopted orphanage and she also volunteers for Edu Aid NGO as a Mentor to young pupils. 


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    Africa is a Force to Reckon With - Tofunmi Akinseye on African Perspective

    Africa is a Force to Reckon With - Tofunmi Akinseye on African Perspective

     Tofunmi Akinseye serves as the Ceo and Publisher of Savvy Magazine Africa, in addition to the overall editorial direction for Savvy, this role is responsible for maintaining the tonal and aesthetic consistency of the Savvy brand across all platforms.   The 27 year old entrepreneur has the desire to shape new sets of mentally independent and self-condent leaders by creating a link between young minds, their potential and audience. Her unwavering belief is that every individual has a potential to be manifested if well invested in, fuelled her thirst do more, for the budding generation.  

    As the editor in Chief, Tofunmi has been able to attract clientele extending across the telecommunication company and banking industry; some of Savvy’s partners includes MTNNG, Zenith Bank, UBA Bank, Gtbank, Durex NG, Afrione and other small businesses. She successful leads a team of 5 whom together push and bring the vision into fruition; in strategizing about what Savvy needs.

    On this feature, Tofunmi shares her perspective of the current state of Africa as well as the future she sees. 


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    Episode 9

    Episode 9

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