The CEO of Renaissance Capital, Temi Popoola says technology presents Africa with a unique opportunity to leapfrog the challenges of the past. He also described the theme of this year’s AfreximBank Annual Meetings as timely. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole.
Pierre Guislain the Vice President for Private Sector, Infrastructure, and Industrialisation at the AfDB says development banks like Afreximbank and the AfDB have a core mandate to harness the potential of Africa’s private sector to accelerate the continent’s transformation. He explored ways to attain this transformation with CNBC Africa's Christy Cole.
Intra-African trade has remained at 16 per cent over the last six years with just a few countries contributing to this percentage. Amr Kamel, Executive Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Banking, at Afreximbank believes that the forum will help steer conversations towards unlocking the bottlenecks that hinder trade in the continent.