It’s Africa’s Time

IT’S AFRICA’S TIME, produced by Regency Foundation Networx, is a multimedia initiative employing a co-creation process that uses Regency’s unique journalistic & cinematic style to craft fresh and authentic stories. The TV series is designed to promote and encourage the adoption of the ‘inclusive business’ model as a component of corporate growth strategy in Africa. The series demonstrates how this approach can make a contribution towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

 

 IT’S AFRICA’S TIME (IAT), currently in its fourth season, documents case studies that demonstrate the adoption of the ‘inclusive business’ model as a component of corporate growth strategy across Africa, where profitable business solutions grow local value chains and drive societal transformation.

Season 3

BCI


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Women Entrepreneurs Shaping Their Own Destiny »» Mozambique has more than 30% representation of women in parliament. Women were at the forefront of its struggle for independence and, even during the country’s post-independence civil war, women were on the front line. Despite this, they are still eking out a…..

BP (ANGOLA)


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Unlocking Potential and Promoting Capacity in Angola »» When multinational companies like BP have a presence in developing countries like Angola, it’s important that they promote the people of that country. In this story, we spend time with two BP funded Angolan NGOs who are helping unlock potential in…..

CITI MOBILE CHALLENGE (KENYA)


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Mobile-Tech in Africa – a World Disrupted by Citi »» Mobile phones are part and parcel of African life today. Despite high poverty levels, cellphone usage is extraordinarily widespread, giving telecoms access to people in the remotest of areas and replacing the need for fixed-line infrastructure in rural and…..

COCA-COLA AFRICA FOUNDATION


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Life-changing Access to Water »» Water is a basic human right and a cornerstone for healthy, happy communities. Yet, millions are denied access to it and run the risk of illness and even death due to contaminated drinking and washing water. In this story, we travel to Mozambique, Zimbabwe…..

ECOBANK


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Financial Institutions Helping Rwandan Business Grow »» Rwanda is known the world over as a country with a violent and deeply troubled past. Yet, today, it is peaceful and is one of the most business-friendly countries in Africa. Everywhere you look there are signs of strong growth and free-market…..

FRIESLANDCAMPINA


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The Dairy Development Programme in Partnership with the Nigerian Government »» It’s quite extraordinary that Nigeria, the largest economy in Africa and home to almost 200 million people, does not yet have a strong supply of locally sourced milk products. In 2011, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, the country’s leading…..

HWANGE COLLIERY


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Coal Mining in Zimbabwe – a Mine and its People »» Mining is a key employer and economic boon to many African countries. In Zimbabwe, too, the extractives industry plays a significant role. In this story, we look at efforts made by Hwange Colliery, Zimbabwe’s biggest coal mine, to…..

IHS (NIGERIA)


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Telecom Enabled Entrepreneurs »» IHS Towers is Africa’s leading independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider currently owning and operating over 23,000 towers in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda. The company’s infrastructure and tower sharing model is crucial to telecoms accessibility for millions of Africans and has huge knock-on…..

MAERSK (ANGOLA)


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Developing Human Capital for a Sustainable Future »» International powerhouse Maersk has a long history of developing human capital, but what is it doing in Angola within its varied operations to create a sustainable employee base for itself and to offer opportunities to young Angolans? How is Maersk fostering…..

MOTA-ENGIL (ANGOLA)


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Infrastructure Changing Lives »» World-renowned civil engineering and construction company, Mota-Engil, has returned to a key project it was forced to abandon in the 1970s due to the Angolan civil war. In the process, it is not only rebuilding a hugely important and strategic infrastructure point but also changing…..

NOVARTIS


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Access to Quality Healthcare: Saving Lives Across Africa »» In this episode, we travel to Nigeria and Kenya to explore how a leading healthcare company is supporting access to healthcare. This story demonstrates what’s possible when public and private sectors combine with the shared goal of improving lives through…..

SHALINA GROUP


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Affordable Healthcare: A Key to Africa’s Future »» ‘If the people of Africa don’t have access to affordable healthcare, there’s no point in promoting a broader development agenda on the continent’…wise words from a delegate at a recent conference on Africa’s future. In this story, IT’S AFRICA’S TIME travels…..

YARA (TANZANIA)


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Responsibly Unlocking Agri-Profit in Tanzania »» This agriculture-based story explores innovative solutions to farming in Tanzania. Solutions that have scalability and relevance for the rest of Africa and the world, and have seen an exciting partnership between the private sector, academics and farmers in their fields to come up…..