The ARC Insider
The ARC Insider, Episode 17 - The science of survival

The ARC Insider, Episode 17 - The science of survival

October 9, 2020

The science of survival -  Epidemiologist and Philosopher Alex Broadbent makes a return visit to The Arc Insider to offer Africa's scorecard on managing the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Join this and our regular canter through African current affairs in The Arc Insider 17.

The ARC Insider, Episode 16 - It takes two to tango - in conversation with Lord Peter Hain

The ARC Insider, Episode 16 - It takes two to tango - in conversation with Lord Peter Hain

September 14, 2020

This week, Tara O'Connor and Karen Allen are joined by Lord Peter Hain; they discuss corporate corruption in Africa, his involvement in the Zondo Commission and the inspiration for his latest thriller on dirty money and Rhinos - The Rhino Conspiracy. 

 

The ARC Insider, Episode 15 - Greed in the time of corona and fixing the world or fixing the party

The ARC Insider, Episode 15 - Greed in the time of corona and fixing the world or fixing the party

August 27, 2020
This week Karen Allen and Tara O'Connor are joined by Ferial Haffajee - one of Africa's most formidable journalists. Ferial talks about greed and corruption in the time of corona. 
The ARC Insider, Episode 14 - Zimbabwe - Still Backsliding. Life in the time of Corona

The ARC Insider, Episode 14 - Zimbabwe - Still Backsliding. Life in the time of Corona

August 14, 2020

Zimbabwe has been at the forefront of the news with the arrest of prominent journalists, figures from the world of literature and other opposition voices as the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa tries to clamp down on opposition.

On this week's podcast, Karen and Tara discuss Zimbabwe’s economic and humanitarian crisis with Dewa Mavhinga. Dewa is a long time human rights advocate and Southern Africa Director with the Africa Division at Human Rights Watch.

 

The ARC Insider, Episode 13 - Behind the scenes of Queen Sono - the spy who is kicking ass in Africa’s TV industry

The ARC Insider, Episode 13 - Behind the scenes of Queen Sono - the spy who is kicking ass in Africa’s TV industry

August 14, 2020

This week Karen Allen and Tara O'Connor have  prized the producers of Queen Sono away from their script writing to join them on the ARC Insider. Tamsin Anderson and Kagiso Lediga take us behind the scenes of the spy series that has taken the continent by storm.

The ARC Insider, Episode 12 - The “uberisation” of business in Africa

The ARC Insider, Episode 12 - The “uberisation” of business in Africa

July 15, 2020
Karen Allen and Tara O’Connor discuss key business and political updates from across Africa. 
 
This week they speak to Yanesh Naidoo on how tech can create jobs in the sachet economy. 
 
Yanesh is Jendamark Automation’s director of digital strategy, selling African-designed, tech-driven production facilities to the global automotive sector. 
 
 

 

The ARC Insider, Episode 11 - Trouble in Paradise

The ARC Insider, Episode 11 - Trouble in Paradise

July 2, 2020

This week Karen Allen and Tara O'Connor are joined by Kevin Teeroovengadum. Kevin is the founder of PropTech and currently serves on numerous boards of companies in Mauritius.

Discussions cover recent troubles in Mauritius, including the decision by the European Commission to add the Indian Ocean island to its "high-risk" list of countries because of inadequate money laundering controls.

The ARC Insider, Episode 10 - Life after Corruption busting - in conversation with South Africa’s Thuli Madonsela

The ARC Insider, Episode 10 - Life after Corruption busting - in conversation with South Africa’s Thuli Madonsela

June 19, 2020

This week on the ARC Insider, Karen Allen and Tara O'Connor are joined by Professor Thuli Madonsela - the former Public Protector of South Africa and current Chair of Social Justice in the Law Faculty of Stellenbosch University. 

The ARC Insider, Episode 9 - Making sense of the African car market in the Covid 19 era.

The ARC Insider, Episode 9 - Making sense of the African car market in the Covid 19 era.

June 3, 2020

Making sense of the African car market in the Covid 19 era - the unique obstacles to going green in the future. 

This week on the ARC Insider, Karen Allen and Tara O'Connor are joined by Kia South Africa's Managing Director, Gary Scott. 

The ARC Insider, Episode 8 - Coffee, Vultures and Wind farms

The ARC Insider, Episode 8 - Coffee, Vultures and Wind farms

May 26, 2020
Coffee, Vultures and Wind farms - Private Equity in Africa in times of economic uncertainty in the Covid 19 era. 
 
This week, Karen Allen and ARC's Tara O'Connor are joined by Michael Turner - Managing Director of Actis, the global emerging markets investment firm. 
 

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