How do UK investors view Africa?
31 August 2018 | 1:48 pm
David Schwimmer, Chief Executive Officer of the London Stock Exchange says British investors see a long-term growth potential and opportunity in Africa. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa when he visited Nigeria as part of the U.K delegates who accompanied Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May.
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