The Realities of Doing Business in Africa

Jan 16, 2020, 11:00 AM

In episode three of Leading the Way, we explore the realities of doing business on the continent through new research from The Africa List and London Business School.

In episode three of Leading the Way, we explore the realities of doing business on the continent through new research from The Africa List and the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development at the London Business School. 

The report - The Africa List Business Barometer - features insight from more than 350 senior executives working across DRC, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. It looks at macroeconomic issues, including business confidence, and also under-explored subjects related to skills, leadership, and perceptions on how businesses do good. 

This episode unpacks some of the report's findings and includes interviews with: 

  • Charles Washoma, CEO and Founder, Amua Consulting (Tanzania)
  • David Solomon, Strategy Director, Friendship Business Group (Ethiopia)
  • Emma Wade-Smith, UK Trade Commissioner for Africa
  • Professor Rajesh Chandy, Wheeler Institute for Business and Development, London Business School