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Case Studies of Financial Innovation in Africa

The talk discussed the trends driving economic growth in Africa, the outlook for Africa's financial industry, why donors believe financial sector development matters and what the key ingredients are for successful innovation at the bottom of Africa's financial pyramid.

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Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 12:42

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Mining Lekgotla 2012 Audio Download

Mining Lekgotla 2012 Audio Download

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Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 12:19

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Climate change projections for the African tropics

Climate change projections for the African tropics – Podcast

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Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 12:43

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ACRL Podcast: Scenarios for the Future of the Book

In this podcast, ACRL President Joyce L. Ogburn talks with David J. Staley, director of the Harvey Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching in the History Department at Ohio State University, about his new ACRL research report “Future Thinking for Academic Libraries: Scenarios for the Future of the Book.”

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Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 12:23

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Dr. James Canton's Podcasts

Dr. James Canton is a renowned global futurist, social scientist, keynote presenter, author, and visionary business advisor. For over 30 years, he has been insightfully predicting the key trends that have shaped our world. He is a leading authority on future trends in innovation and The Economist recognizes him as one of the leading futurists, worldwide.

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Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 12:40

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MediaFuturist: A conversation with fellow Futurist Anton Musgrave

Anton Musgrave is a fellow futurist from South Africa and co-founder of Future World, and a great chap to talk to. This conversation is about what futurists do and what we don't do.

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Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 12:25

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Foreseeing the potential rise of Africa's economic lions

MGI's London-based Director Charles Roxburgh and South Africa-based Principal Arend Van Wamelen discuss the sources and staying power of Africa's economic growth, the continent's compelling business opportunities, and the rise of the African urban consumer.

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Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 12:43

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Future Scenarios: Energy and Economy - Forum Audio

Future Scenarios: Energy and Economy - Forum Audio - Podcast

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Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 12:43

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Interview with Dr. Jakkie Cilliers about African Futures

Dr. Jakkie Cilliers, Executive Director, Institute for Security Studies (ISS), discusses the challenges facing Africa and the requirements for economic growth in the continent.

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Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 12:32

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African Futures 2050

As new technology, economic growth, changing demographics, and now the uprisings in North Africa continue to reshape the continent, it is important to understand the present in order to forecast the future of Africa. Dr. Jakkie Cilliers will join us for a discussion on African Futures 2050, a study released by the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) and the Pardee Center for International Futures at the University of Denver. Dr. Cilliers, the primary author, will explain how the interaction of demographics, economics, sociopolitical change, the environment, and human development may shape Africa over the next forty years and what this means for policymakers today.

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Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 12:33

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