Amazing Africa: A Corporate Journey

Amazing Africa: A Corporate Journey

by Ramesh Chauhan, Ranveer Chauhan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789814634076
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
Publication date: 04/07/2015
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Both MD Ramesh and Ranveer Chauhan are senior executives at Olam International Ltd and have been instrumental in developing Olam’s significant agricultural business interests on the African continent over the past 20 years.

Rameshspent his childhood across India atvarious Naval bases and is an enthusiastic sportsman, a brave foodie andakeen naturist. Presently, Rameshlives in Durban with his wife and two student daughters.

Ranveer has his roots in Safidon, (Haryana, India) and he grew up in Kanpur, (Uttar Pradesh, India). He credits his interest in and love for people, places, plants and animals to his late father and to the lovely communities he came in contact with over the years. He lives in Singapore with his wife; theirtwo children are at university.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Message 12

Preface 14

1 Finding a Vegetarian Meal in North Ghana 17

2 Hyperinflation of a Lifetime 23

3 The Royal Chieftaincy in West Ghana 28

4 Accra to Abidjan: Handing Over the CEO 33

5 The Controle Generate: The Tax Man Cometh 40

6 Seme Border: A Road Trip from Cotonou to Lagos

7 Travelling in Africa: Hotel Stories 55

8 Living Through a Coup in Nigeria 63

9 Doctor Becomes Governor 69

10 An Evening Out in Africa 75

11 Recruiting in Africa 81

12 Trees, Plants and Wildlife in Africa 87

13 Digging Rich Roots: Living Well in Africa 97

14 Schools and Education in Africa 104

15 Practical Medicine in the Rural African Context 113

16 Sporting the Country Colours of an Adopted Home 119

17 Anglophone: Francophone Africa 125

18 A Plane Ride within Nigeria 131

19 The Sugar Barons of Uganda 137

20 The Bricklayer of Natal 142

21 The Council of Six 148

22 The Cocoa Farmer of Obuasi 153

23 Family Doctors in Africa 159

24 Judging Miss Ghana 166

25 Watching Indian Films in Djougou 172

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