Distinguished Africa correspondent Lee Kasumba is in Mozambique’s central city of Beira, exploring its business opportunities and investment potential.
Click or tap here to follow her journey.
Kasumba’s first impression of port-city Beira was of a “cosy, spacious” city with a lot of construction and informal trading, day and night.
She also mentioned the glaring influence of China.
Beer in Beira is cheaper than tea.
Seafood is cheap, and delicious.
- In 1998 the port processed 30 000 containers, it now does 240 000 per year.
She met with the owner of the best restaurant in Beira and a leading IT company.
Kasumba also discussed income tax and VAT in Mozambique.
For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
I feel that I’ve had the best meal of my life!— Lee Kasumba
You never run out of water. It’s the perfect environment to produce rice.— Lee Kasumba
Mozambique’s government isn’t really paying attention to this sector [IT]…— Lee Kasumba
Income tax in Mozambique is at about 32%... VAT is at 17%...— Lee Kasumba
Get the 10 most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show, emailed to you every Friday morning:
Recommendedby NEWSROOM AI
Lee Kasumba's last stop in Port Harcourt for Africa Connected was to a movie set like few others!
Pan-African journalist, Lee Kasumba is on a fact-finding mission in Port Harcourt, Nigeria for Standard Bank's Africa Connected.
While in Port Harcourt, Africa Connected's Lee Kasumba met with Professor Steve Azaiki, coordinator of National Think Tank Nigeria.
Bruce Whitfield asks Lee Kasumba (Africa Connected) to recap her visit to Port Harcourt in Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers State.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews distinguished Africa correspondent Lee Kasumba, who is in Mozambique’s central city.
State-owned (but not managed) Ethiopian Airlines is profitable. Bruce Whitfield interviews Africa correspondent Lee Kasumba.
News24 assistant news editor Pieter du Toit says the former president lost the initiative on Day 2 of his testimony.
The choir that is stealing America's hearts is headed to the next round of America's Got Talent.
Specialists diagnosed the singer with pancreatic cancer in 2015.
Jason is a 50-year-old former member of The Americans, the largest street gang operating in Cape Town.
Joao Felizardo helped rescue his surfer buddy Dusty Phelan after a shark bit him across both his legs in Port Alfred.
Journalist and author Mandy Wiener describes former footballer Marc Batchelor's links to alleged underworld figures.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews TJ Strydom, author of “Christo Wiese - Risk And Riches”.
Investigative journalist Jacques Pauw says he's sorry for any harm caused in his article on Mkhwebane and her principal witness.
For this week's #GoodNewsThursdays, we find out the inspiration behind the production.