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Africa Forward

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Africa50 presents a new podcast produced by FP Studios that explores the emergence of infrastructure projects on the African continent.

Africa50 and FP Studios present Africa Forward, a four part podcast series that explores the emergence of infrastructure projects on the African continent and how they can be transformative for both African citizens who are the beneficiaries of these projects as well as investors who are finding healthy returns. 

The podcast will focus on the areas of energy, transport and trade, ICT, and finance and tell the story of how innovations and increased cooperation are getting projects funded and built. Voices that will be heard on the podcast include, renowned economist Vera Songwe, Africa50 CEO Alain Ebobisse, and Ernest Moniz, former US Secretary of Energy.

The podcast is co- hosted by two journalists with extensive knowledge of Africa, Isha Sesay and Carol Pineau.

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About Africa Forward:  Africa Forward, the latest podcast from FP Studios and Africa50, tackles the infrastructure challenges and opportunities facing countries in Africa. With reporting from across the continent, the show examines why the big facilities that transform societies—including roads, energy supplies, and communications—are under-resourced and what Africans and others are doing about it. Africa Forward is hosted by journalists Isha Sesay and Carol Pineau, who both bring years of experience covering and reporting on Africa.  See All Episodes

More Africa Forward episodes:

Financing Africa’s Future

A look at infrastructure financing in Africa.

Africa’s Digital Transformation

A look at how innovations in information and communications technology are transforming Africa.

Powering Change

A look into how energy projects in Africa are creating opportunities across the continent.

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