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Edward George
Africanist, Latin Americanist, globalist. Fascinated by disruptive technology & . Healthily sceptical.
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Andrew S. Nevin, PhD Apr 25
About 30-40% of African trade is informal and contributes to the income of about 43% of Africa’s population. However, there is a need to move from informal trade to formal in order to make trading easier & better.
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Nicholas Oliver, NMS: “There are plenty of funds looking for a home. There are plenty of homes looking for funds. The challenge is bridging the gap between the two.” breakout session
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Edward George 11h
Group break out sessions at - topics include alternative lending for & SME, and management
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Global Trade Review 14h
, a hub for both & innovation provides a fertile environment for & . Open & innovative have created a greenfield for . At , shared an overview of the market’s key business flows.
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Barnes Kalenzi: ‘We have seen many new sources of , notably from & international banks operating in . We need clarity over how FX flows will operate in a future . New will be key for cross border trade.’ panel
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Graham Bright: ‘I’ve seen containers full of rice hiding a Ferrari underneath so what you see is not necessarily what you get!’ panel at
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Edward George 15h
Great turnout for the first session of in this morning
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Global Trade Review 16h
East Africa is a commodities powerhouse for both financing and technology innovation, providing a fertile environment for tradetech and agritech. takes to the stage to present the Chair's opening remarks & keynote address
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Edward George 18h
I'll be giving the keynote this morning at the conference in , discussing the outlook for regional & 's wave. Watch out for tweets from my presentation
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Edward George May 19
I’ll be chairing this week’s conference in on 21-22 May. Watch out for live tweets from the event and links to my presentation on the region’s outlook and landscape
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Edward George May 14
My daughter makes it 3-0 in the Camden schools football tournament today. They won two and lost two. Enough to make it to the finals next month?
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John Aglionby May 1
Replying to @DrTeddGeorge
There was a young writer named Clyde Who fell in a sewer and died The next day his brother Fell into another And now they're interred side by side
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Edward George May 1
I came across these Limericks in an old children’s poetry book. Absolute gems by P L Mannock.
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Edward George Apr 30
Thanks to my fellow panellists for a great Question Time wrap-up at yesterday’s Market Association Developing Markets Conference in . Record turnout this year
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Edward George Apr 30
Jam packed for this morning in . Delighted to see the start-ups I mentored nailing the narrative. And I finally made it onto the mentor board!
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Edward George Apr 29
I’ll be presenting on "How Fintech is changing the game in developing markets" and chairing the QT session at today's Market Association Developing Markets Conference in . Look out for my live tweets...
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Fernando Cabral Apr 29
Check my interview with to celebrate the launch of FS-360.
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Edward George Apr 29
Thanks Fernando Cabral from for a great interview discussing 's landscape. We touched on everything from , platforms and to & identity
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Victoria Crandall Apr 23
What a great write up on Bolt. I enjoyed this nugget: "The company struggled until business in Africa began to grow. The continent now makes up about half of Bolt’s business."
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Edward George Apr 23
There was a star danced, and under that was I born.' Indeed you were. Happy Birthday, Bill Shakespeare. And Happy St George's Day all!
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