Africa Connected host Lee Kasumba is crisscrossing Africa to explore the Continent’s many opportunities and immense potential for growth.
Kasumba is providing valuable insights into Africa’s markets, infrastructure, business environment, prospects and people.
She spoke about Kumasi, far lesser known to South Africans than Accra.
Kumasi is twinned with Tshwane.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
The informal trading sector is pretty much the backbone of the Kumasi economy.— Lee Kasumba
Some of the big countries investing in Kumasi are the Dutch… India and Lebanon are also huge investors…— Lee Kasumba
60% of tourists in Kumasi are Ghanaian…— Lee Kasumba
Kumasi is an area where a lot of people from different nations have to travel through… Right now, Kumasi is the most popular city in Ghana…— Lee Kasumba
Kumasi is not as developed as Accra… they’re working hard on their roadworks… There is quite a lot of infrastructural development…— Lee Kasumba
In Kumasi everything that is done has to go through the Ashanti king…— Lee Kasumba
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