The 'Buy Africa' perception problem

The African Development Bank''s treasurer, Arunma Oteh is on an Asian roadshow to explain away some misconceptions.

Former investment banker and Harvard Business School graduate, Arunma Oteh is on a mission to change the perception of Africa held in Asia. Having been made the African Development Bank's treasurer in April this year, she is on a roadshow to explain the AfDB's credit and the underlying improvements in African economies. So if you think Africa is a basket case, read on. You may just be watching too much CNN and missing the good news.

You are here in Asia doing this roadshow. How important are Asian investors to the African Development Bank
Asian investors are extremely important for us. We have a borrowing portfolio of around $7.3 billion and half of...

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