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Wednesday, October 31 • 10:30am - 11:30am
AFRICAN STORIES: Heineken in Africa - Tackling a huge multinational

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This presentation will shed light on some of the major revelations in the upcoming book Heineken in Africa. While Africa is very profitable for Heineken, the global number two brewing company employs highly controversial business practices on this continent. Investigative journalist Olivier van Beemen will also speak about his research methods and his dealings with a powerful multinational corporation. 'Don't go on a crusade against Heineken, you're too young for that', were the words CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer used when they first met.

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Olivier van Beemen

Olivier van Beemen is an investigative journalist and the author of Heineken in Africa. A multinational unleashed (Hurst, expected early 2019). This book is the result of more than five years of thorough journalistic research, visits to twelve African countries and almost 400 interviews... Read More →

Wednesday October 31, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
WSS106 Wits Science Stadium, First Floor

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