• Executive Focus: Henry Azzam, Chairman (Middle East and North Africa), Deutsche Bank

    Dr. Henry Azzam is the Chairman of Deutsche Bank for the Middle East and North Africa. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the international financial crisis, the intra-bank market, sukuk issuance and the need to create a more robust secondary market, and the current state of project finance in the UAE. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/henry-azzam-chairman-middle-east-and-north-africa-deutsche-bank-8344/

    published: 26 Oct 2011
  • UNICEF Executive Board puts spotlight on Africa's children

    Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m. The UNICEF Executive Board opened its annual session of 2014 against the backdrop of an era marked by exciting developments for children, including in Africa. To look further at the progress made on that continent, as well as to discuss what more needs to be done, members of the Executive Board gathered for a special focus session on Africa's children. Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain also spoke at the meeting, expressing the importance of bolstering efforts that promote children's rights in Africa -- and around the world. To learn more about the movement to #BringBackOurGirls in Nigeria, watch: http://youtu.be/CvgBfKU1vkU. Or read more at UNICEF Connect: http://blogs.unicef.org/tag/nigeria. For more about UNICEF's work, visit: http://www...

    published: 04 Jun 2014
  • USB Executive Development Africa Directors Programme

    As a Director, you would be interested in USB-ED’s Africa Directors Programme, presented in association with the Old Mutual Investment Group, the Institute of Directors and INSEAD. The focus is on the director as person, the governance processes of boards and board dynamics, further equipping you to govern with purpose, confidence and skill. Furthermore, you will be able to include the successful completion thereof into a portfolio of evidence for the Chartered Director Designation. More info at http://www.usb-ed.com/Courses/Pages/Course-details.aspx?Course=Africa-Directors-Programme&CID=99®ion=South%20Africa

    published: 08 Jan 2016
  • Africa's economic outlook

    How are Africa's economies navigating the new global context? Dimensions addressed are maintaining macroeconomic stability; stemming local currency devaluations and stabilising the global financial system. CNBC Africa’s Bronwyn Nielsen speaks to Makhtar Diop - Vice-President, Africa, World Bank, Washington DC; Antony Jenkins - Group Chief Executive, Barclays, United Kingdom; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa; Donald Kaberuka - President, African Development Bank, Abidjan; World Economic Forum Foundation Board Member; Global Agenda Council on Africa; Nhlanhla Musa Nene - Minister of Finance of South Africa; Henry Rotich - Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury, Ministry of Finance, Kenya.

    published: 05 Jun 2015
  • Executive MBA Cape Town Elective

    In the second year of study, Oxford Executive MBA students can choose from a range of elective modules. One of these modules is Inclusive Business in Africa, taught in Cape Town, South Africa. This module helps participants to explore how businesses, individuals and investors are using innovation, inclusivity and social responsiveness to address the reality of doing business in emerging markets, particularly in the continent of Africa. http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/programmes/degrees/emba/your-development/global-focus/oxford-executive-mba-cape-town-elective

    published: 25 Jan 2017
  • In Focus - Maximising Returns from Natural Resources

    In this episode of In Focus, we discuss how African countries can maximize returns from natural resources and the roles of key stakeholders in the sector with Ms. Sheila Khama, Director of the Africa Natural Resources Center at the African Development Bank. Sheila Khama is a public policy advisor, a sustainable development practitioner, and a former mining industry executive with 20 years’ work experience in and out of Africa. She has extensive knowledge of the extractives sector having worked 14 years in mining. She performed several functions including those of compliance officer for 20 subsidiaries of Anglo American Corporation in Botswana, a non-executive director of 10 companies, CEO of De Beers Botswana and extractives policy advisor to select regional governments. From 2010, Sheila...

    published: 14 Jan 2015
  • African Urbanism

    Speaker: Edgar Pieterse Chair: Philipp Rode This event was recorded on 26 January 2011 in U8, Tower One Africa is the fastest urbanising region in the world, and has become the focus of increasing attention from architects and planners, academics, development agencies and urban think-tanks. Professor Edgar Pieterse argues for a new way of thinking about African cities to accompany this surge of interest and to replace traditional views of African cities as sites of absence and neglect. Rapid urbanisation along with impressive economic growth rates for much of the Continent represents an interesting moment to take stock of how academic discourses capture and animate African urbanism. Edgar Pieterse is holder of the NRF South African Research Chair in Urban Policy. He directs the African ...

    published: 01 Feb 2011
  • Agriculture, water and climate change in Africa

    In order to illustrate on-going partnerships between European and African scientists and stakeholders, a short movie is proposed with a focus on agriculture, water and climate change in Africa. This video is intended to support the dissemination of on-going international research cooperation with Africa within the 7th Framework Programme and highlight possible trends that might be of interest to Horizon 2020. The projects presented in the documentary have received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007/2013). __ Executive Producer : Séverine Dieudonné - http://www.africaturnsgreen.org/ Director : Yann Verbeke - www.yannverbeke.com Writers : Séverine Dieudonné & Willow Grace Murton Client : European Commission Music : Adam Skorupa & Dan Phillipson Ethiop...

    published: 15 Jan 2014
  • Shark Tank - Saturday Night Live

    A pair of radical thinkers tries to sell the Sharks on an up-and-coming organization: ISIS. Get more SNL on Hulu Plus: http://www.hulu.com/saturday-night-live Get more SNL: http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live Full Episodes: http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video Like SNL: https://www.facebook.com/snl Follow SNL: https://twitter.com/nbcsnl SNL Tumblr: http://nbcsnl.tumblr.com/ SNL Instagram: http://instagram.com/nbcsnl SNL Google+: https://plus.google.com/+SaturdayNightLive/ SNL Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/nbcsnl/

    published: 02 Nov 2014
  • 'Unreasonable Africa' Keynote Address - Dolika Banda

    For more information about the Oxford Business Forum Africa, please visit: oxfordbfa.com Dolika Banda is a Zambian national with over 25 years of experience in international banking and financial management. Her experience spans the globe, including Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean and the United States of America. In recent years she has brought her global experience to bear with a specific focus on banking and economic development in sub-Saharan Africa in particular. Most recently, Dolika served as the regional director for Africa at the UK’s Commonwealth Development Company (CDC). Before joining CDC in 2013, Dolika was a senior adviser and director at the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) where she worked for 16 years in the financial markets, c...

    published: 18 Mar 2016
Executive Focus: Henry Azzam, Chairman (Middle East and North Africa), Deutsche Bank

Executive Focus: Henry Azzam, Chairman (Middle East and North Africa), Deutsche Bank

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  • Duration: 13:19
  • Updated: 26 Oct 2011
  • views: 442
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Dr. Henry Azzam is the Chairman of Deutsche Bank for the Middle East and North Africa. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the international financial crisis, the intra-bank market, sukuk issuance and the need to create a more robust secondary market, and the current state of project finance in the UAE. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/henry-azzam-chairman-middle-east-and-north-africa-deutsche-bank-8344/
https://wn.com/Executive_Focus_Henry_Azzam,_Chairman_(Middle_East_And_North_Africa),_Deutsche_Bank
UNICEF Executive Board puts spotlight on Africa's children

UNICEF Executive Board puts spotlight on Africa's children

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  • Duration: 3:34
  • Updated: 04 Jun 2014
  • views: 1092
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Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m. The UNICEF Executive Board opened its annual session of 2014 against the backdrop of an era marked by exciting developments for children, including in Africa. To look further at the progress made on that continent, as well as to discuss what more needs to be done, members of the Executive Board gathered for a special focus session on Africa's children. Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain also spoke at the meeting, expressing the importance of bolstering efforts that promote children's rights in Africa -- and around the world. To learn more about the movement to #BringBackOurGirls in Nigeria, watch: http://youtu.be/CvgBfKU1vkU. Or read more at UNICEF Connect: http://blogs.unicef.org/tag/nigeria. For more about UNICEF's work, visit: http://www.unicef.org. Follow UNICEF here: UNICEF Connect blog: http://blogs.unicef.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/unicef Twitter: https://twitter.com/unicef Instagram: http://instagram.com/UNICEF Tumblr: http://unicef.tumblr.com/ Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/unicef/
https://wn.com/Unicef_Executive_Board_Puts_Spotlight_On_Africa's_Children
USB Executive Development Africa Directors Programme

USB Executive Development Africa Directors Programme

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  • Duration: 2:43
  • Updated: 08 Jan 2016
  • views: 558
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As a Director, you would be interested in USB-ED’s Africa Directors Programme, presented in association with the Old Mutual Investment Group, the Institute of Directors and INSEAD. The focus is on the director as person, the governance processes of boards and board dynamics, further equipping you to govern with purpose, confidence and skill. Furthermore, you will be able to include the successful completion thereof into a portfolio of evidence for the Chartered Director Designation. More info at http://www.usb-ed.com/Courses/Pages/Course-details.aspx?Course=Africa-Directors-Programme&CID=99®ion=South%20Africa
https://wn.com/Usb_Executive_Development_Africa_Directors_Programme
Africa's economic outlook

Africa's economic outlook

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  • Duration: 53:58
  • Updated: 05 Jun 2015
  • views: 351
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How are Africa's economies navigating the new global context? Dimensions addressed are maintaining macroeconomic stability; stemming local currency devaluations and stabilising the global financial system. CNBC Africa’s Bronwyn Nielsen speaks to Makhtar Diop - Vice-President, Africa, World Bank, Washington DC; Antony Jenkins - Group Chief Executive, Barclays, United Kingdom; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa; Donald Kaberuka - President, African Development Bank, Abidjan; World Economic Forum Foundation Board Member; Global Agenda Council on Africa; Nhlanhla Musa Nene - Minister of Finance of South Africa; Henry Rotich - Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury, Ministry of Finance, Kenya.
https://wn.com/Africa's_Economic_Outlook
Executive MBA Cape Town Elective

Executive MBA Cape Town Elective

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  • Duration: 2:16
  • Updated: 25 Jan 2017
  • views: 117
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In the second year of study, Oxford Executive MBA students can choose from a range of elective modules. One of these modules is Inclusive Business in Africa, taught in Cape Town, South Africa. This module helps participants to explore how businesses, individuals and investors are using innovation, inclusivity and social responsiveness to address the reality of doing business in emerging markets, particularly in the continent of Africa. http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/programmes/degrees/emba/your-development/global-focus/oxford-executive-mba-cape-town-elective
https://wn.com/Executive_Mba_Cape_Town_Elective
In Focus - Maximising Returns from Natural Resources

In Focus - Maximising Returns from Natural Resources

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  • Duration: 33:47
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2015
  • views: 558
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In this episode of In Focus, we discuss how African countries can maximize returns from natural resources and the roles of key stakeholders in the sector with Ms. Sheila Khama, Director of the Africa Natural Resources Center at the African Development Bank. Sheila Khama is a public policy advisor, a sustainable development practitioner, and a former mining industry executive with 20 years’ work experience in and out of Africa. She has extensive knowledge of the extractives sector having worked 14 years in mining. She performed several functions including those of compliance officer for 20 subsidiaries of Anglo American Corporation in Botswana, a non-executive director of 10 companies, CEO of De Beers Botswana and extractives policy advisor to select regional governments. From 2010, Sheila led an extractives program to support sub-Saharan policymakers provided by the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) in Ghana. In 2013, she was named the Director of the Africa Natural Resources Center at the African Development Bank. In Focus, a television series produced by UONGOZI Institute, presents an in-depth overview into the key issues affecting sustainable development in Africa.
https://wn.com/In_Focus_Maximising_Returns_From_Natural_Resources
African Urbanism

African Urbanism

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  • Duration: 89:36
  • Updated: 01 Feb 2011
  • views: 4362
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Speaker: Edgar Pieterse Chair: Philipp Rode This event was recorded on 26 January 2011 in U8, Tower One Africa is the fastest urbanising region in the world, and has become the focus of increasing attention from architects and planners, academics, development agencies and urban think-tanks. Professor Edgar Pieterse argues for a new way of thinking about African cities to accompany this surge of interest and to replace traditional views of African cities as sites of absence and neglect. Rapid urbanisation along with impressive economic growth rates for much of the Continent represents an interesting moment to take stock of how academic discourses capture and animate African urbanism. Edgar Pieterse is holder of the NRF South African Research Chair in Urban Policy. He directs the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town. Philipp Rode is executive director of LSE Cities.
https://wn.com/African_Urbanism
Agriculture, water and climate change in Africa

Agriculture, water and climate change in Africa

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  • Duration: 17:26
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2014
  • views: 2264
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In order to illustrate on-going partnerships between European and African scientists and stakeholders, a short movie is proposed with a focus on agriculture, water and climate change in Africa. This video is intended to support the dissemination of on-going international research cooperation with Africa within the 7th Framework Programme and highlight possible trends that might be of interest to Horizon 2020. The projects presented in the documentary have received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007/2013). __ Executive Producer : Séverine Dieudonné - http://www.africaturnsgreen.org/ Director : Yann Verbeke - www.yannverbeke.com Writers : Séverine Dieudonné & Willow Grace Murton Client : European Commission Music : Adam Skorupa & Dan Phillipson Ethiopia, Tanzania & Kenya - 2013
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Shark Tank - Saturday Night Live

Shark Tank - Saturday Night Live

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  • Duration: 4:57
  • Updated: 02 Nov 2014
  • views: 9912043
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A pair of radical thinkers tries to sell the Sharks on an up-and-coming organization: ISIS. Get more SNL on Hulu Plus: http://www.hulu.com/saturday-night-live Get more SNL: http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live Full Episodes: http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video Like SNL: https://www.facebook.com/snl Follow SNL: https://twitter.com/nbcsnl SNL Tumblr: http://nbcsnl.tumblr.com/ SNL Instagram: http://instagram.com/nbcsnl SNL Google+: https://plus.google.com/+SaturdayNightLive/ SNL Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/nbcsnl/
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'Unreasonable Africa' Keynote Address - Dolika Banda

'Unreasonable Africa' Keynote Address - Dolika Banda

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  • Duration: 35:26
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2016
  • views: 812
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For more information about the Oxford Business Forum Africa, please visit: oxfordbfa.com Dolika Banda is a Zambian national with over 25 years of experience in international banking and financial management. Her experience spans the globe, including Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean and the United States of America. In recent years she has brought her global experience to bear with a specific focus on banking and economic development in sub-Saharan Africa in particular. Most recently, Dolika served as the regional director for Africa at the UK’s Commonwealth Development Company (CDC). Before joining CDC in 2013, Dolika was a senior adviser and director at the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) where she worked for 16 years in the financial markets, credit, accounting and treasury departments. She held senior positions at Barclays Bank Zambia in corporate and merchant banking and at Citibank Zambia in financial control, credit, treasury and international relationships. Dolika is based in Lusaka. She is currently an independent consultant and she sits as a non-executive director on the boards of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), Harith General Partners, South Africa, the UK’s DFID Financial Sector Deepening, Africa and also serves as group chair of FOCUS Investment Group, a SME financial services provider in Zambia. Dolika was recognised with a prize for vision and courage by Africa Femmes Performantes (Africa’s Performing Women) in Washington, DC in 2012.
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