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The ARC Insider
Mar 31, 2020
The ARC Insider - Pilot
Play • 13 min
The inaugural episode of the ARC Insider - a podcast series of Africa-focused conversations.
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Nov 4, 2022
ARC Insider, Episode 41: Kenneth Kaunda’s lessons in leadership...
In the 41st episode of the ARC Insider, hosts Karen Allen and Tara O'Connor discuss the recent extension of Chinese premier Xi Jinping's time in office, his choice of hardline cabinet, and the likely economic fallout for Southern African economies. This episode's special guest is Mundaula Kaunda, granddaughter of the late Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda and the marketing and events officer at the Trade and Development Bank (TDB). Mundaula shares her memories of her grandfather and reflects on his positive leadership.
Oct 11, 2022
ARC Insider, Episode 40 - Taking Africa’s Pulse
The polling outfit Afrobarometer has been been taking the pulse of Africa's people for decades. Now we go behind the scenes with its CEO Joseph Asunka, in conversation with hosts Karen Allen and Tara O'Connor. Asunka shares his experience runnings polls across Africa as well as his thoughts on the myths about democracy in Africa, the ramifications of failed delivery from governments, and the importance of reforms. Karen and Tara also discuss developments in West Africa with the recent military coup in Burkina Faso, as well as the electricity crisis in South Africa and Zambia's positive economic progress.
Sep 20, 2022
The ARC Insider, Episode 39: Does the Death of Queen Elizabeth II mark the demise of the Commonwealth?
In the 39th special episode of the ARC Insider, hosts Karen Allen and Tara O'Connor meet Uganda's Joel Kibazo to discuss the end of Queen Elizabeth II's reign, its consequences for the Commonwealth and whether this club of nations is still relevant to Africa.