Posts in africa
Jia Yu: Personal Journey of a Chinese Investor and Advisor in Africa

On this podcast, Jia Yu discusses what she learned as part of a team doing large scale investing in Africa from both a business and personal perspective. The colorful examples she discusses on the podcast highlight the importance of cultural understanding and the need for building the “soft” human infrastructure as well as the “hard” infrastructure components such as mining facilities, power generation plants and industrial parks.

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Harriet Kariuki: The Belt and Road Initiative in the Horn of Africa

In this podcast, Harriet Kariuki, a young analyst from Kenya who works at an investment firm in the region talks about China-Africa relations in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative. This includes topics such as Chinese investments in the Horn of Africa, the current debt build-up, the African startup scene, as well as integration amongst Chinese and Africans. 

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