EPISODE #131 Cannabis in Africa with Sibusiso Xaba, Co-founder and CEO at Africa Cannabis Advisory Group
This week, we’re joined by Sibusiso Xaba, Co-founder and CEO of Africa Cannabis Advisory Group (ACA Group) - investment, advisory, consulting, research and distribution company focusing on the African cannabis market.
Together, we take a look at the current state of the African cannabis industry, including the factors and countries accelerating its development, and how the cannabis industry can help Africa to realise its economic potential.
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About Sibusiso Xaba
Sibusiso Xaba is the co-founder and CEO of Africa Cannabis Advisory Group (ACA Group), a leading services provider specialised in the medical cannabis and hemp industries. Sibusiso is a seasoned finance professional, having worked at Goldman Sachs and Investec in London for over 8 years. He has extensive experience covering Africa, specialising in capital markets, debt structuring and syndication, venture capital fundraising, hedging solutions and portfolio management. Sibusiso is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a Business Science Degree from the University of Cape Town. He is also an Allan Gray fellow.
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