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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/
In this episode of In Focus we explore urbanization in Africa with Prof. Ivan Turok, the Executive Director of the Economic Performance and Development, Human Sciences Research Council (EPD-HSRC). Prof. Turok is a Honorary Professor at the Universities of Cape Town and Glasgow, and has a PhD in Economics, MSc in Planning and BSc in Geography. Before returning to South Africa and joining the HSRC in 2010 he was Professor and Research Director of the Department of Urban Studies at Glasgow University. Prof. Turok's fields of expertise include the spatial economy (regions, cities and neighbourhoods), local labour markets and economic development. His research on unemployment, regional development, city competitiveness, urban regeneration and spatial inequalities is highly cited international...
Muhammad Mumuni is the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of Ghana. He spoke with The Prospect Group about foreign direct investment, developing trade relationships, and Ghana's political role in West Africa. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/muhammad-mumuni-minister-of-foreign-affairs-regional-integration-ghana-8788/
Guy Mehula is the President (Middle East, North Africa, and the northern Mediterranean Sea border countries) of Parsons, a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. He spoke with The Prospect Group about new infrastructure development initiatives, working with the different governments in the UAE, and what is important to foreign companies deciding to come and do business in the UAE. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/guy-mehula-president-mena-parsons-8414/
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Hamdi Osman is the Senior Vice President of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa. He spoke with The Prospect Group about how the logistics industry in the region is developing and the role Dubai will play in the industry and in the region. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/hamdi-osman-senior-vice-president-fedex-8264/
William E. Heinecke is the Chairman & CEO of Minor International, one of the largest hospitality and leisure companies in the Asia Pacific region. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Minor's businesses, how the Chinese market is changing the landscape of the hospitality industry, and why Thailand remains an attractive investment destination. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/william-e-heinecke-chairman-ceo-minor-international-81106/
Dr. Hage G. Geingob is the Minister of Trade and Industry of the Republic of Namibia. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the new initiatives that the Ministry of Trade and Industry is involved in, the recent change in the country's investment inflows, and the role that Namibia's natural resources play in attracting foreign investments. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/hage-g-geingob-minister-of-trade-and-industry-republic-of-namibia-8893/
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...
Yves Manghardt is the Chairman and CEO of Nestlé Middle East, which owns and operates 17 factories and 37 offices in the Middle East. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Nestlé's business in the region, local dynamics in retail and distribution throughout the Middle East and evolving consumer tastes. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/yves-manghardt-chairman-and-ceo-nestle-middle-east-8297/
Osman Sultan is the CEO of Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company, also known as Du, the Dubai based telecommunications operator that created a duopoly in the UAE's telecommunications sector. He spoke with The Prospect Group about network connection within the UAE, infrastructure development, and local content creation. Copyright 2011 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/osman-sultan-ceo-du-2-8555/
The event was to honour Federation of Kenya(FKE)Executive Director,Jacqueline Mugo,who was named as one of the top 50 most influential African women in a list published by Jeune Afrique.Former First Lady of South Africa Graca Machel-Mandela graced the event alongside other dignitaries.
Jean Baptiste Bikalou is the CEO of PetroGabon, the largest distributor of gas and the second largest distributor of other refined petroleum products in Gabon. He spoke with The Prospect Group about PetroGabon's market position in the energy sector, the company's challenges, and Gabon's objective to become an emerging economy by 2025. Copyright 2012 - The Prospect Group For more information, please visit: http://www.theprospectgroup.com/jean-baptiste-bikalou-ceo-petrogabon-8846/
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To succeed in today’s banking environment, bank executives need to understand their customers, their preferences, their channel usage, needs and their satisfaction. The managing director commercial bank of Africa says industry players must focus on enhanced high quality service, more innovation and greater convenience, key to maintaining and staying afloat to increase market share. Relatedly a recent survey by KPMG suggests that, around one in ten banking customers in Africa is currently considering switching banks emphasizing the need for increased focus on delivering fast, accurate and timely transactions. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda