Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN In tonight's bulletin, US Secretary of State is heading on his first Africa tour, Sierra Leoneans head to the polls on wednesday our correspondents met with the supporters of the main candidates, and Somali judges train in handling terrorim case in Nairobi. Leone goes to the polls on Wednesday for its general election; new parties in the running this time around could cause an upset for the older more established movements. As he prepared for his first official trip to the continent US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warns that China's approach to development undermines its African sovereignty. We head to Kenya to take a closer look at a string of mock trials to help train Somali judges better tackle terror trials should they be faced with cases involving Al Shabaab extremists. http://www.france24.com/en/taxonomy/emission/20464 Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en
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China's FDI stock in African economies has more than doubled between 2011 and 2017, rising from $16 billion, to $40 billion in 2017. There are more privately owned Chinese firms investing in, and trading across the continent. Transsion Holdings, for instance, sells more phones in Africa, than Samsung. These kinds of investments, however, could be threatened by the trade row between China and the U.S.. Ahead of the China International Import Expo in Shanghai in November, CGTN's Ramah Nyang explored how African firms may be affected by the trade dispute - with the Executive Director of the International Trade Center, Arancha Gonzalez. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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President of the African Development Bank has called on the United States to up its investment game in Africa. Dr. Akinwumi Adesina was speaking to investors and business practitioners in New York. He said agriculture must be seen as a mega-sector of the continent's future. Speaking to SABC News, he also addressed the low-growth trap being experienced in both South Africa and Nigeria. For more news, visit: sabcnews.com
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It's about more than just economics. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that levels up over time, and video extras bringing you closer to our work! Learn more at http://bit.ly/video-lab To learn more, visit https://reconnectingasia.csis.org/map/ Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO China's Belt and Road Initiative is the most ambitious infrastructure project in modern history. It spans over 60 countries and will cost over a trillion dollars. The plan is to make it easier for the world to trade with China, by funding roads, railways, pipelines, and other infrastructure projects in Asia and Africa. China is loaning trillions of dollars to any country that's willing to participate and it's been a big hit with the less democratic countries in the region. This makes the BRI a risky plan as well. But China is pushing forward because its goals are not strictly economic, they're also geopolitical. To truly understand the international conflicts and trends shaping our world you need a big-picture view. Video journalist Sam Ellis uses maps to tell these stories and chart their effects on foreign policy. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com. Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o Or Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H
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The AfCFTA isn't simply a 'Free Trade Agreement' it's much more than that. It's about establishing a unified continental market, including the free movement of labor and investment. Video Courtesy of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Thanks for watching 2nacheki the biggest African channel on Youtube from # Africa. All our videos are aimed at Educating, Informing, Reviewing, Criticizing & Ranking everything #African. Our content includes: #africanews #africalist #Africanpopculture #Africaentertainment #Afrcicanmusic #Africanculture #Africanpolitics & #Panafricanism Support #2nacheki here PayPal: http://bit.ly/help2nacheki Patreon: http://bit.ly/support2nacheki We have written permission to use the majority of content found on this channel by the content owners themselves and do not infringe on any copyrighted content knowingly. As for the other content on this channel we assure you it is strictly only used under Fair Use. Copyright Disclaimer: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Email us [email protected] for ads partnership, collabos, sponsorship or content issues. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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Chinese debt traps are ensnaring African nations. In some cases, there may be no way out...Bad news for Africa. Do you have questions for us? Join us on Patreon for an opportunity to have Chris or the team personally answer your most pressing questions in one of our videos and to get other exclusive rewards. https://www.patreon.com/ChinaUncensored Subscribe for more episodes! https://www.youtube.com/ChinaUncensored Make sure to share this video with your friends! ______________________________ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChinaUncensored Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ChinaUncensored Instagram: http://instagram.com/ChinaUncensored #Africa #Top5
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Start learning with Brilliant for free at http://Brilliant.org/Wendover The first 200 to sign up for a premium account with that link will also get 20% off. Check out my personal channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDA1X6RrhzZQOHOGvC3KsWg Get the Wendover Productions t-shirt: https://standard.tv/collections/wendover-productions/products/wendover-productions-shirt Subscribe to Half as Interesting (The other channel from Wendover Productions): https://www.youtube.com/halfasinteresting Support Wendover Productions on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wendoverproductions Youtube: http://www.YouTube.com/WendoverProductions Twitter: http://www.Twitter.com/WendoverPro Email: [email protected] Reddit: http://Reddit.com/r/WendoverProductions Animation by Josh Sherrington Sound by Graham Haerther (http://www.Haerther.net) Thumbnail by Simon Buckmaster Special thanks to Patreon supporters James McIntosh, Braam Snyman, Harry Handel, KyQuan Phong, Kelly J Knight, Robin Pulkkinen, Sheldon Zhao, Nader Farzan, James Hughes, Ken Lee, Victor Zimmer, Dylan Benson, Simenn Nerlier, Donald, Etienne Dechamps, Qui Le, Chris Barker, Andrew J Thom, Keith Bopp, Alec M Watson, Chris Allen, John & Becki Johnston, Connor J Smith, Arkadiy Kulev, Eyal Matsliah, Joseph Bull, Hank Green, and Plinio Correa Otjivero Dam footage courtesy Drone Visions Namibia Music by http://epidemicsound.com
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China was the number one target for foreign direct investment last year... topping the U.S. for the first time in more than a decade. The country′s steady growth was cited as the main reason, along with a general trend toward developing countries. Kwon Soa reports. China became the top destination for foreign direct investment last year,... according to the latest report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development. This is the first time it′s topped the United States since 2003. Foreign businesses invested over 1-hundred-27 billion U.S. dollars into China last year, a 3-billion-dollar rise from the previous year. The U.S., on the other hand, saw investments plunge to 86 billion dollars... from over 2-hundred-30 in 2013. That put the U.S. in third behind China and Hong Kong, followed by Singapore, Brazil and the UK. The U.S. was the only developed country in the top five. The UN conference′s director of investment and enterprise, James Zhan, says China′s performance is attributed to its steady economic growth. He added there have been changes in the investment areas from manufacturing toward the service sector... and from labor-intensive fields to tech-intensive ones. And investors are generally shifting away from developed economies to developing ones, with foreign direct investment in developing economies having doubled since the 2008 global financial crisis. Asia alone has accounted for 15 percent of the inflow last year,... the highest amount ever. Although Korea′s FDI inflow has been among the bottom 7 out of 8 Asian countries for six years, according to a report from last year, the foreign direct investment amount pledged to Korea reached a record high of 19 billion U.S. dollars last year, ...with most investments coming from the EU. And on a report on foreign direct investment potential, Korea ranked fourth out of 177 countries. Kwon Soa, Arirang News.
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Business leaders from African nations are visiting key U.S. energy and transportation facilities, seeking ideas and contacts to solve problems that slow economic development. It is an effort to boost U.S. investment in Africa and increase economic growth and employment on both sides of the Atlantic. Trade and investment issues are an important part of a summit between President Barack Obama and many African leaders that will take place early in August in Washington. VOA’s Jim Randle reports.
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The success of that foreign direct investment program helped boost France’s overall economy. It’s a clear example of why FDI is important for so many countries, including, the United States. CCTV America’s Roee Ruttenberg reports from the state of Georgia.
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Subscribe to eNCA for latest news. No Fear. No Favour: http://bit.ly/eNCAnewsConnect with eNCA now to follow top stories and have your say: 22 October 2014 - Rwanda is the latest African country to launch another Eurobond. Investors are attracted to countries like Rwanda with accelerated economic growth, low debt and recent political stability. http://www.enca.com https://www.facebook.com/eNCAnews https://twitter.com/eNCAnews
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President Cyril Ramaphosa will engage in a number of activities in New York aimed at drumming up support for South Africa's economic growth. This includes discussions with dozens of business leaders as well as presentations on investment opportunities in the country. The activities come as South Africa's economy remains stagnant, characterised by a weak rand and high fuel prices. During his address at the U.N general assembly, Ramaphosa called on the international community to support the continent's economic growth initiatives For more news, visit: sabcnews.com
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Standard Chartered Bank is one lender playing a major role in U.S. shift from aid to investment in Africa. It recently announced that it's more than doubling investment in Africa from $2 to $5 billion dollars. CCTV America spoke to Standard Chartered Bank's Africa regional CEO, Diana Layfield.
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Trump, threats, and tariffs are dominating the headlines in the trade dispute between the US and China. But lost in the coverage is the fate of foreign direct investment dollars pouring into the US and their impact on the economy. What’s the power of foreign direct investment from China? #tradefriction #中美贸易摩擦 Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing
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For over a decade, Chinese political and corporate leaders have been hunting for investment opportunities around the globe with bottomless wallets. From Asia, to Africa, the U.S and Latin America, China has asserted itself as an emerging world power. The multi-billion dollar belt and road initiative which some have called as the "Chinese Marshall Plan," is designed to encourage economic connectivity and integration to the Eurasia strategic landscape, by linking Europe and Asia by land. Europe is a key piece in China's grand ambitions and China has been significantly expanding its economic footprint in Europe. So much so that it has led the EU to devise a counter-strategy in order to prevent the creation of political and financial dependencies. I'm Kasim, welcome to KJ Vids and in this video we take a look at China's investments in Europe. Important links we want you to check out; Sponsor our next video - https://www.fundmyvideo.com/kjvids Keep us Independent - https://www.fundmypage.com/kjvids KJ Vids Book Store - http://kjvids.co.uk/books Patreon Perks - https://www.patreon.com/kjvids All other enquiries - [email protected] Watch our other Playlists Geopolitics - https://goo.gl/haQTbJ Global Trends - https://goo.gl/9q2NHL International Relations - https://goo.gl/Jzvous Leaders - https://goo.gl/46fhwA Public Opinion - https://goo.gl/BvNicA Strategy - https://goo.gl/Z1NnqW Quick History - https://goo.gl/fnVkbA Africa - https://goo.gl/4MQ4Ts America - https://goo.gl/cTBuji East Asia - https://goo.gl/73hZsK Europe - https://goo.gl/TMq2cv Middle East & The Gulf - https://goo.gl/Vk9jYD UK - https://goo.gl/KSW9fz South Asia - https://goo.gl/Pd2nRf South America - https://goo.gl/BZH8Ch
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China and the United States, the world's two biggest economies, are among the top 10 foreign investors in Africa. James Newlands, a leading expert with more than 30 years of experience in the field of Africa investment says that the two nations' investment on the continent does not conflict, but is complementary in many cases.
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International organisations and the United States government have pledged $50 billion investment in developing infrastructure in Africa For more information log on to www.channelstv.com
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The panel examine mechanisms for investment and how to most effectively manage the accompanying risk. As the capstone discussion, topics will include how to secure capital, navigating various regulatory environments, managing risk insurance, preferred financial centers, and how to best secure shareholder return.
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In an attempt to boost trade and investment opportunities abroad, India has welcomed heads of state, policymakers, and businessmen from every country in Africa, marking the largest ever India-Africa summit. Leaders from some 54 nations descended on New Delhi this week for a summit aimed at ushering in a 'partnership of prosperity' for Africa and Africans. In contrast to the economic powerhouse China, which has been accused of exploiting the continent's vast mineral and energy resources, India positioned itself as a fairer partner to a continent tipped as the global economic growth engine of the coming decades. With an estimated population of 1.1 billion, Africa's total GDP is worth over $2.8tn and has been growing at over 5 percent every year. And with India's trade with the continent worth $71bn a year, it believes Africa will help its economy grow faster and is targeting around $90bn by the end of 2015. Razia Khan, an economist and head of Africa research at Standard Chartered Bank, joins Counting the Cost to discuss India's pragmatic approach to Africa. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
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On February 27, 2017, the Confucius Institute U.S. Center hosted a panel discussion titled, “What is the Connection?” The first in the C.A.U.S.E- China, Africa, United States, Engagement discussion series. The discussion focused on exploring trilateral connections between Africa, China and the United States in investment, education, public diplomacy and technology. Toochi Ngwangwa served as moderator for the panel which featured Ambassador David Shinn, former U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso and Ethiopia, Dr. John Paden, professor of Public and International Affairs at George Mason University, and Dr. Stephen O’Connell, professor of Economics at Swarthmore College.
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Worku Gachou, Managing Director for Africa at OPIC, and Wale Adeosun, CIO of Kuramo Capital, discuss Chinese vs. US investment into Africa on an episode of Africa-USA Now
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The fourth Powering Africa Summit is taking place. The event showcases trade and infrastructure investment opportunities across the continent. Stakeholders from both the American and African public and private sectors are taking part. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - Host Shaka Ssali and his guests discuss the latest developments from the AGOA meeting held in Libreville, Gabon. Washington Studio Guests: Fred Oladeinde, Chairman, AGOA Civil Society Organization Network and President, The Foundation for Democracy in Africa and Rahama Wright, Founder and CEO of Shea Yeleen Health and Beauty and Member of President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/2942655.html
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Pres Obama from June 26,2013 to July,3 2013, went for a week long visit to African nations. that have gotten a successful record of democracy, business policies change and peace; Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. A common denominator for his speeches in these countries was an appeal for the youth to be more creative, and to have inviting business practices. The set up of his visit was a clear invitation to US investors to diversify and multiply their involvement in fast growing economies , and benefit from a rising middle class found in Africa. As, he mentioned, US bulk of trade exchange is mostly oriented in Angola, Nigeria and South Africa. This for less than 2% of the entire flow of business in the world.But China is in all 54 countries in Africa that count for almost 1 billion of people. He couldn't stress enough that corruption has to be out of the way. As he puts it down, no one should have to bribe in order to invest in any African country. In his bag was a US $7 billion from the US treasure to build and expand African electrical grid. Africa is still in darkness where less than 20% of people have access to electricity. Some highlights on his trip, in Tanzania, the marching band among so many African dancers made him dance on the tarmac for at least 45 sec. Secondly, in Tanzania, his visit coincided with Pres. Bush humanitarian visit to Tanzania, they both paid a tribute to American victims of the 1998 bombing of the US embassy in Tanzania. On the negative side, his push for GAY rights in Africa was met with some skepticism. Pres. Macky Sall of Senegal told him that although Senegalese law bans homophobia, Gay right promotion is not welcome in Africa because the cultural set up is not ready to accomodate such move. He points out that even in the western world Gay right establishment is still a topic of broad and deep discussion. He also points out that his country has ban death sentence. Bottom line, Obama message to African government was that the US is closely watching how major players are making Africa an inviting market for investment.
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Anchor Elaine Reyes and investment adviser Joseph Orji discuss U.S. and Chinese investment interests in Africa.
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International organisations and the United States government have pledged $50 billion investment in developing infrastructure in Africa For more information log on to www.channelstv.com For more information, log on to www.channelstv.com
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Chinese President Xi Jinping has become the first Chinese head of state to visit Rwanda and the visit is expected to further strengthen diplomatic ties between China and Rwanda. Emira Woods is helping to provide insight into the bilateral relations. She's an independent consultant and member of the Africans Rising for Justice, Peace, and Dignity group. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing
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http://www.euronews.com/ Sustained applause greeted US Secretary of State John Kerry at the University of Virginia. It was his first major speech since taking over from Hillary Clinton at the start of this month. He praised trade the trade negotiations between his country and the EU which could start as early as June but hinted at investment in other markets. "The exciting new trade negotiation that President Obama announced last week between the United States and the European Union will create the world's biggest bilateral deal when it comes to fruition, a transatlantic partnership that will match the scope and ambition of our trans pacific partnership talks but our work is far from over. Seven of the 10 fastest growing countries are on the African continent and China understanding that is already investing more than we do there," he said. The Secretary of State will shortly make his inaugural tour visiting nine countries in Western Europe and the Middle East where he will consult allies on topics including Syria's civil war. He leaves for the diplomatic mission on Sunday. Find us on: Youtube http://bit.ly/zr3upY Facebook http://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans Twitter http://twitter.com/euronews
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I have finally had an opportunity to work with one of my favorite partners, Bairds CMC, for a very cool project called The Conversation Behind Closed Doors — Inside the Boardroom: How Corporate America Really Views Africa. Heres an audio interview I did last week of Francois Baird about the project.
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A highlights video of the session Diaspora Investments Opportunities & Challenges Chaired by Liesl Riddle, Associate Professor, George Washington University School of Business, Zemedeneh Negatu, Head of Transaction Advisory Services East Africa, Ernst & Young and Yohannes Assefa, Executive Director, Ethiopian Diaspora Business Forum.
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The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) is embarking on a four-city roadshow tour from April 18-May 1, 2018, across the United States aimed at re-shaping perceptions on doing business in Africa to bolster U.S. trade and investment and forge stronger connections between U.S. and African business leaders in key growth sectors. Launching the U.S. roadshow in Washington, D.C on April 18, the roadshow tour will travel to New York City to highlight banking, financing and investment; Des Moines, IA for agriculture and agro-industry; and Houston, TX for power and energy.
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U.S. President Donald Trump's stance on Africa will be under scrutiny when he meets Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. Security and trade are likely to top the agenda -- with Kenya expected to push for an increase in exports under the AGOA trade programme, which grants sub-Saharan African products duty-free access to U.S. markets. Kenyatta is only the third African head of state whom Trump has met since taking office last year. The American leader has been criticised for not having a clear foreign policy on Africa. Kenya's ambassador to the U.S. Robinson Njeru Githae says America is keen to explore mutual trade benefits with Africa. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Signup for your FREE trial to The Great Courses Plus here: http://ow.ly/Akhi30oNKBC The Great Courses Plus is currently available to watch through a web browser to almost anyone in the world and optimized for the US, UK, and Australian markets. The Great Courses Plus is currently working to both optimize the product globally and accept credit card payments globally. We are continuing our new animated historical documentary series on the Roman trade and economy with a video on the trade with Africa. Previously we have covered the Roman trade with India https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDTaOOVbxLs and the importance of Egypt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaCaFpAtm48 You can listen to our new podcast here: http://kingsandgenerals.libsyn.com/4-why-did-the-diadochoi-of-alexander-fight-each-other Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/KingsandGenerals or Paypal: http://paypal.me/kingsandgenerals We are grateful to our patrons and sponsors, who made this video possible: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1JlqSD0nyP64psCnaLrwFT3zVTZiordU1jnwXeZOu1to The video was made by our friend Cogito http://bit.ly/2CFCouA while the script was researched and written by Matt Hollis This video was narrated by Officially Devin (https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficiallyDevin) ✔ Merch store ► https://teespring.com/stores/kingsandgenerals ✔ Patreon ► https://www.patreon.com/KingsandGenerals ✔ Podcast ► Google Play: http://bit.ly/2QDF7y0 iTunes: https://apple.co/2QTuMNG ✔ PayPal ► http://paypal.me/kingsandgenerals ✔ Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KingsGenerals ✔ Facebook ► https://www.facebook.com/KingsGenerals ✔ Instagram ►http://www.instagram.com/Kings_Generals Sources: Adrian Goldsworthy - Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor Raoul McLaughlin - The Roman Empire and the Indian Ocean: The Ancient World Economy and the Kingdoms of Africa, Arabia and India Raoul McLaughlin - Rome and the Distant East: Trade Routes to the Ancient Lands of Arabia, India and China Alan K. Bowman and Dominic Rathbone - Cities and Administration in Roman Egypt Adrian Goldsworthy - Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World Production Music courtesy of Epidemic Sound: http://www.epidemicsound.com #Documentary #Rome #RomanEmpire
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Last month, China's President Xi Jinping announced that his country would invest another $60 billion across the African continent. Africa is now the third-largest destination for Chinese investment, trailing Asia and Europe. As TVO continues its "China: Here and Now" documentary series, The Agenda examines the reasons for the investment and what it looks like on the ground.
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Commitments to Diaspora Engagement - part of the Morning Session from US African Diaspora Investment Symposium 2014 Speakers: Barbara Span - VP of Government Affairs Western Union Linda Etim - Deputy Assistant Administrator Africa Bureau, USAID, African Women's Entrepreneurship Program Ambassador Bisa Williams - Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs for AFW and EPS Jennifer Pryce - Chief Executive Officer, Calvert Foundation
Views: 161 Movement Capital
Original Publish Date: || Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:12:26 GMT || RealtyWealth has launched a US commercial real estate investment platform in South Africa, the first of its kind. Joining CNBC Africa is Bryan Smith, co-founder of RealtyWealth.
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Speaker highlights from the afternoon sessions open to accredited investors only. The pannels included: Real estate: Justin Mahwikizi - Founder & CEO Market Atlas Caroline Kariuki - Managing Director The Mortgage Company James Maclean - Manager Fusion Investment Management Agriculture: Rahama Wright - Founder Shea Yeleen International Roger Frank - Managing Director Innovare Advisors Viola Uewellyn - Co-Founder & COO Ovamba Solutions Infrastructure & Power: Mike Eyre - Chairman Greenheart Energy Kerry Adler - CEO & Founder SkyPower Services Kunle Odebunmi - COO SMEFunds Capital Bunmi Akinyemiju - CEO Venture Garden Group
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Akon stopped by to talk with VladTV about his light up Africa Project, how he used to live without electricity, and how the politics of starting his project were extremely tricky. Akon let us know that he grew up in Senegal a small country on the West coast of Africa. Akon grew up without electricity and running water, and when it came time to eat, cook, or wash he had to use the same water from a running water well for everything. "When I came to the United States, and [saw] the projects or what they claimed to be projects, Vlad I thought they was living in luxury, compared to what poverty is back home..." Akon explained that the US citizens have it a lot better than others around the world. So what led to Akon lighting up Africa? His grandmother was the main inspiration. He explained she never moved from her hometown and still lived without electricity. "Every time I would come, I would try to upgrade her, but she would never take it... one day I said ma I'm not coming to visit you anymore... you have to at least let me put electricity in the house. Come to find out the grid was so far out; I don't care how much money I had there was no way I could bring electricity to her." That's when he said something had to be done, not just for his grandmother but for everyone in the rural area living without power. "Without electricity, you can't even begin to develop a country, let alone your own home." Akon got started by partnering with a some of his Billionaire friends he made along his career, and he wanted to build power plants in the five major areas of Africa so the countries could share the plants, but as he got his investors together, he began running into the politics. "I started to realize how deep it was cause this is the type of business that starts real wars, the politics was little heavier than I expected..."Akon explained it was too complicated for him to be dealing with, so while searching for another solution, he came across Solar Energy. "So I went to China, met up with some friends out there, some manufacturers, and aligned myself with one of the biggest companies in China, that's own by the Chinese Government, that manufactures Solar..." Akon learned a lot while doing this project, like how there was a significant tax on solar products due to George. W Bush. "He did it because his main agenda was in oil, he needed the oil to keep burning right, so anything renewable he wanted to keep away because if effected the money." Akon took advantage of all of the unused solar products, and the Chinese manufacturers gave him a Billion dollar credit line to start his project. Akon's project is now in 15 countries, and he's provided almost 16 million people in Africa with power, and energy. Check out the clip above.
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US African Diaspora Investment Symposium 2014 - Afternoon Session, Opening Remarks - Full Video. The afternoon session was a closed event open only to accredited investors. However, the opening remarks are available to the public. The opening session featured: Eric Guichard, CEO and Founder of Homestrings Neside Tas Anvaripour, Director of Business Development/Africa 50, African Development Bank The afternoon session featured investable projects listed on the Homestrings platform. Access to these investment opportunities are available to Homestrings members. To sign up for your free membership visit https://www.homestrings.com/register/member#.VBF1EGRdW68
Views: 271 Movement Capital
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As a follow up to the recent US- Africa business summit organized by the US government, US trade missions have began visiting Africa under the Corporate Council for Africa. A team of US business people is on tour of Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda as an advance party to the intended strengthening business ties with the region. 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
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On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, the Constituency for Africa convened a Roundtable on Increasing U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment. The Obama Administration has been committed to attracting investments in Africa and expanding trade opportunities between the United States and Africa. President Obama has prioritized promoting U.S. trade with and investment in Africa, building Africa’s trade capacity, and extending preferential access to the U.S. market for African products. As a result of the Doing Business in Africa Campaign, several major initiatives have been launched, including the U.S.-Africa Business Forum, Power Africa, Trade Africa, and the Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa. The purpose of this roundtable was to review the Obama Administration’s U.S.-Africa trade and investment policy, and explore challenges and opportunities for the next administration. The discussion also considered how small and minority-owned business enterprises, as well as companies throughout the African Diaspora, can best participate in increased trade and investment opportunities.
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A highlights video of the session Diaspora Investments Opportunities & Challenges Chaired by Liesl Riddle, Associate Professor, George Washington University School of Business, Zemedeneh Negatu, Head of Transaction Advisory Services East Africa, Ernst & Young and Yohannes Assefa, Executive Director, Ethiopian Diaspora Business Forum. To watch the full video, please click http://bit.ly/1scUZVS
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May 4, 2011 — Chinese direct investment into the U.S. is more than doubling annually, with over $5 billion in 2010 alone. A special Asia Society report provides the most comprehensive study to date of Chinese FDI in the United States and outlines its enormous potential. More on the report: http://scty.asia/16czg4l
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China and the United States are becoming more integrated economically, with trade, and investment booming in a vast variety of sectors. Bilateral trade in 2014 rose to 555 billion US dollars, which is 227 times the number in 1979 when the two countries established diplomatic ties. CCTVNEWS reporter Xing Zheming takes a look. Subscribe to us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CCTVNEWSbeijing Download for IOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cctvnewschina Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCTVNEWS Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CCTVNEWSbeijing Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing
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