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Business in Africa

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 24 February 2013

The view from the top of business. Presented by Evan Davis, The Bottom Line cuts through confusion and spin to present a clearer view of the business world through discussion with people running leading and emerging companies.

This week, Evan's three guests discuss the challenges of doing business in and out of Africa. It consists of 54 countries and has more than a billion people but the continent was a sleeping giant for decades. Now it's woken up and could it be on the verge of becoming the economic powerhouse of the 21st Century?

Evan is joined in the studio by Andrew Rugasira, CEO of the Ugandan coffee company Good African Coffee; Herman Chinery-Hesse, co-founder of the Ghanaian software company SOFTtribe and Rupert Soames, CEO of the temporary power specialists Aggreko.

  • Evan Davis

    Evan Davis

    Evan Davis

    Presenter of The Bottom Line

  • Andrew Rugasira

    Andrew Rugasira

    Andrew Rugasira

    CEO, Good African Coffee

     

  • Rupert Soames

    Rupert Soames

    Rupert Soames

    CEO, Aggreko

     

  • Herman Chinery-Hesse

    Herman Chinery-Hesse

    Herman Chinery-Hesse

    Chairman, SOFTtribe

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