Capital Connection: Costs of using plastic in Africa, fashion designer Haowa Bello`s success story

With pollution rising and concerns over the environmental costs of using plastic, in this episode of Capital Connection talks single use plastic on the continent with Ray de Vries, CEO of Air Water and Desmond Makekodunmi, founder of Lufasi Forest Park. Later in the show we catch up with Nigerian bag designer and goat farmer Haowa Bello to find out about how she grew her diversified bag and leather production company to international heights. And finally we speak with former president Kgalema Motlanthe in an exclusive interview.

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