Africa Connected with Standard Bank

‘Great service is in the DNA of Ethiopians. It’s such a great culture!’

Skyscrapers under construction in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Africa correspondent Lee Kasumba is crisscrossing Africa to investigate its opportunities and investment potential.

Click or tap here to follow her journey.

In the past few weeks, The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Kasumba about her travels in Ethiopia, Africa’s fastest growing economy:

This week marks the end of Kasumba's Ethiopian adventure; Whitfield asked her about it.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

Ethiopia was very special… I found it’s really multi-layered… it’s developing very fast...

Lee Kasumba

The DNA of everything people do is about service… it’s such a great culture!

Lee Kasumba

Everybody is very excited [about the new Prime Minister]…

Lee Kasumba

The coffee was the best I’ve ever had!

Lee Kasumba

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