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NEW Podcast focused on breaking the code to doing business in Africa.

Latest Episodes

Entrepreneur Spotlight | Kwami WIlliams | Moringa Connect

Today’s entrepreneur spotlight episode features Kwami Williams of Moringa Connect. Moringa connect is an agriculture company that specializes in connecting farmers to the global market, the company creates beauty products using moringa as its base. In addition through their Minga Foods brand the team sells high quality food products made from moringa, West Africa’s miracle tree. This episode is quite special in that as it is aired, this month marks five years that Kwami has been back in Ghana and Moringa Connect’s fifth birthday, or 5th year in business. In this time the team has planted 1,304,000 trees to combat the deforestation and malnutrition in Ghana. Please get comfortable and and listen as we learn how a would-be rocket scientist left MIT; partnered with a classmate to become an extremely successful farmer, managing to complete the value chain for an underutilized superfood.

42 min2018 SEP 9
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Entrepreneur Spotlight | Kwami WIlliams | Moringa Connect

How to Invest in Africa - with Kofi D. Fynn

In today’s episode, Kofi D. Fynn, Managing Director of Petra Trust gives us his advice on investing in Ghana and the continent at large. Kofi's expertise in the financial sector spans more than 20 years both in the U.S. and Africa. As co-founder of Ghana's leading pension trustee Kofi has valuable insight into the inner workings of the financial landscape. He gives would be investors and entrepreneurs great notes to explore before investing in the continent.

54 min2018 SEP 7
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How to Invest in Africa - with Kofi D. Fynn

Entrepreneur Spotlight | Cecil Nutakor | eCampus

Today’s entrepreneur spotlight episode features Cecil Nutakor of ecampus, an app that aims to make learning a currency in Ghana. Ecampus moves away from the memorize and regurgitate system common in West Africa. They aim to make learning an interactive process complete with an incentive system. In this episode, Cecil discusses his move from failing standardized exams to success in this landscape.

38 min2018 SEP 4
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Entrepreneur Spotlight | Cecil Nutakor | eCampus

Collaborate or Compete - with Raphael Afaedor

In today’s episode, Raphael Afaedor, the co-founder of Supermart.ng, gives us his insight. To give us all a little background, In 2012, Raphael co-founded Jumia.com, Nigeria’s largest online marketplace. In 2014 Raphael exited and started a new adventure supermart.ng. To give you context, Today Jumia has warehouses in 23 countries and SuperMart.Ng is the largest online grocery store in Nigeria. Enjoy as Raphael spends time walking us through his path and his thoughts on his collaborations and competing locally.

45 min2018 AUG 24
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Collaborate or Compete - with Raphael Afaedor

Entrepreneur Spotlight | Curtis Vanderpuije | expressPay

This isour first Entrepreneur Spotlight with Curtis Vanderpuije of expressPay. ExpressPay is a growing fintech company in Ghana that has changed the mobile payment space. Prior to expressPay paying bills was done by paying cash directly at the company or one of its third party outlet locations. Though not the first fintech platform, ExpressPay introduced internet payment options on the market.

48 min2018 AUG 20
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Entrepreneur Spotlight | Curtis Vanderpuije | expressPay

Demand Creation and Behavior Change - with Tara Squire

Today we take the opportunity to delve more into the nuances of demand creation and behavior change as they pertain to the African market. Tara Squire, the Head of Consumer Banking (for Anglophone West Africa) at Ecobank known as the pan African bank, gives us insight into demand creation and behavior change using his own experience in banking and telecommunications in West Africa.

52 min2018 AUG 12
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Demand Creation and Behavior Change - with Tara Squire

Introduction to Code Break Africa

This episode starts with an introduction tohosts Samlara Baah and Anthony Safo. The pair take listeners through the origin of code break Africa and then discuss the format and topics for upcoming episodes. Code Break Africa aims to be the premiere go-to podcast for doing business in Africa.

12 min2018 JUL 30
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Introduction to Code Break Africa
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Latest Episodes

Entrepreneur Spotlight | Kwami WIlliams | Moringa Connect

Today’s entrepreneur spotlight episode features Kwami Williams of Moringa Connect. Moringa connect is an agriculture company that specializes in connecting farmers to the global market, the company creates beauty products using moringa as its base. In addition through their Minga Foods brand the team sells high quality food products made from moringa, West Africa’s miracle tree. This episode is quite special in that as it is aired, this month marks five years that Kwami has been back in Ghana and Moringa Connect’s fifth birthday, or 5th year in business. In this time the team has planted 1,304,000 trees to combat the deforestation and malnutrition in Ghana. Please get comfortable and and listen as we learn how a would-be rocket scientist left MIT; partnered with a classmate to become an extremely successful farmer, managing to complete the value chain for an underutilized superfood.

42 min2018 SEP 9
Comments
Entrepreneur Spotlight | Kwami WIlliams | Moringa Connect

How to Invest in Africa - with Kofi D. Fynn

In today’s episode, Kofi D. Fynn, Managing Director of Petra Trust gives us his advice on investing in Ghana and the continent at large. Kofi's expertise in the financial sector spans more than 20 years both in the U.S. and Africa. As co-founder of Ghana's leading pension trustee Kofi has valuable insight into the inner workings of the financial landscape. He gives would be investors and entrepreneurs great notes to explore before investing in the continent.

54 min2018 SEP 7
Comments
How to Invest in Africa - with Kofi D. Fynn

Entrepreneur Spotlight | Cecil Nutakor | eCampus

Today’s entrepreneur spotlight episode features Cecil Nutakor of ecampus, an app that aims to make learning a currency in Ghana. Ecampus moves away from the memorize and regurgitate system common in West Africa. They aim to make learning an interactive process complete with an incentive system. In this episode, Cecil discusses his move from failing standardized exams to success in this landscape.

38 min2018 SEP 4
Comments
Entrepreneur Spotlight | Cecil Nutakor | eCampus

Collaborate or Compete - with Raphael Afaedor

In today’s episode, Raphael Afaedor, the co-founder of Supermart.ng, gives us his insight. To give us all a little background, In 2012, Raphael co-founded Jumia.com, Nigeria’s largest online marketplace. In 2014 Raphael exited and started a new adventure supermart.ng. To give you context, Today Jumia has warehouses in 23 countries and SuperMart.Ng is the largest online grocery store in Nigeria. Enjoy as Raphael spends time walking us through his path and his thoughts on his collaborations and competing locally.

45 min2018 AUG 24
Comments
Collaborate or Compete - with Raphael Afaedor

Entrepreneur Spotlight | Curtis Vanderpuije | expressPay

This isour first Entrepreneur Spotlight with Curtis Vanderpuije of expressPay. ExpressPay is a growing fintech company in Ghana that has changed the mobile payment space. Prior to expressPay paying bills was done by paying cash directly at the company or one of its third party outlet locations. Though not the first fintech platform, ExpressPay introduced internet payment options on the market.

48 min2018 AUG 20
Comments
Entrepreneur Spotlight | Curtis Vanderpuije | expressPay

Demand Creation and Behavior Change - with Tara Squire

Today we take the opportunity to delve more into the nuances of demand creation and behavior change as they pertain to the African market. Tara Squire, the Head of Consumer Banking (for Anglophone West Africa) at Ecobank known as the pan African bank, gives us insight into demand creation and behavior change using his own experience in banking and telecommunications in West Africa.

52 min2018 AUG 12
Comments
Demand Creation and Behavior Change - with Tara Squire

Introduction to Code Break Africa

This episode starts with an introduction tohosts Samlara Baah and Anthony Safo. The pair take listeners through the origin of code break Africa and then discuss the format and topics for upcoming episodes. Code Break Africa aims to be the premiere go-to podcast for doing business in Africa.

12 min2018 JUL 30
Comments
Introduction to Code Break Africa
the END
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