A global perspective on Africa
This is Africa, a publication from the Financial Times Ltd, seeks to examine African business and politics in a global context and to make sense of the relationships that Africa is building with the rest of the world. It aims to challenge international preconceptions about the continent and to identify the opportunities and the risks in this dynamic business environment. This is Africa equips senior decision makers with the knowledge to understand the evolution of African economies; to find partners and investments that match their criteria for return or for development and to position their brands to take advantage of the rise of the African consumer.
Regular features include:
- Updates on foreign policy
- Perspectives from leading thinkers on Africa
- Interviews with global leaders
- Analysis of major events and transitions
- Features covering the major industry segments Roundtable discussion & debate
Meet the team:
||Lanre Akinola is the Editor of This Is Africa, a Financial Times Ltd publication, focused on analysis of the policy and the business environment across the continent, as well as Africa's strategic relationships with other world regions. He covers a broad range of topics relating to Africa across the fields of business, policy and development. A native of Lagos, Nigeria, he holds a degree in politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.|
||Adrienne Klasa is a reporter for This Is Africa, with a particular interest in the intersection between politics, business and international currents in sub-Saharan Africa. Her writing has also appeared in Forbes, Slate, and Foreign Policy, among others. She holds two first class degrees in political science - a BA from McGill University, and an MA from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. You can follow her on Twitter @adrienneklasa.|
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