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It can be said that in a healthy and thriving social environment, healthy and thriving businesses can exist. On the side-lines of Africa Shared Value Summit, CNBC Africa's Makeda Mahadeo spoke to the Senior Manager of Sustainability and Social Policy of Safaricom Karen Basiye, about how the model can be used to elevate community and industry all at once.
Isn't it true that sometimes the most simple concepts can be the most difficult to explain? As we attended the Africa Shared Value Summit in Nairobi last week, CNBC Africa caught up with Martin Mbaya of Strathmore University for an academic explanation into how solving social issues can equate to business success.
As Barclays Africa Group transitions into ABSA Group Limited, CNBC Africa's Makeda Mahadeo caught up with the CEO of Barclays Bank Kenya Jeremy Awori, on their commitment to shared value, their position in a highly active east African banking sector and their approach to mobile banking.
KCB reported an 11 per cent rise in profit for the first quarter. CNBC Africa's Makeda Mahadeo spoke to the company's Head of Corporate Judith SidiOdhiambo, on the side-lines of the Africa Shared Value Summit about what they attribute their success to and how they're increasing financial inclusion in the region.