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Update: Car bomb kills four in Kenyan capital

Four people were killed when a car bomb exploded outside a police station in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Wednesday.

24/04/2014 05:27:12

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  • Combined Motor Holdings FY revenue up 10%

    Combined Motor Holdings FY revenue up 10%

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:12:55 GMT

    Combined Motor Holdings has reported a ten-percent increase in full year group revenue. The company says a decline in retail motor profit was offset by improvements in its car hire, marine and leisure and financial services divisions. For more on the results CNBC Africa is joined by Company CEO, Jebb McIntosh.

  • S.Africa's domestic carbon offset trading scheme

    S.Africa's domestic carbon offset trading scheme

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:11:37 GMT

    South Africa has the necessary infrastructure to create a domestic carbon offset trading scheme. The estimated volume of trade in the market is also sufficient to create a viable market. That's according to a report released by Promethium Carbon. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss this is Harmke Immink, Director at Promethium Carbon.

  • The impact of weather patterns on soft commodities

    The impact of weather patterns on soft commodities

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:50:14 GMT

    There is a growing consensus that El Nino is set to return this summer. Although the focus of market concern is on South-East Asia and Australia, Africa will not escape its impact. El Nino typically produces warmer and wetter weather than its counterpart, La Nina, but it also tends to alter weather patterns, rather than intensify them. For more on the impact of El'Nino on the soft commodities sector is Edward George, Head of Soft Commodities Research at Ecobank.

  • Will offshore investors return to the Ghanaian Economy?

    Will offshore investors return to the Ghanaian Economy?

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:41:52 GMT

    The Ghanaian economy is under pressure despite record cocoa prices which were up 20% last year and already 10% higher in Q1. The country's budget deficit is 10.3% of GDP and not showing signs of recovering. To answer the question, whether we will see any respite for the economy, CNBC Africa is joined by Roy Daniels, Head of Africa Trading at RMB.

  • Sanral raises R500mln in bond auction

    Sanral raises R500mln in bond auction

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:17:58 GMT

    SANRAL last week re-entered the bond market after almost a 3 year absence, with a highly successful R500 million bond auction that was close to twice over-subscribed. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Inge Mulder, Chief Financial Officer at SANRAL.

  • Sanlam to buy 51% of Malaysian insurer

    Sanlam to buy 51% of Malaysian insurer

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:06:47 GMT

    Financial services giant Sanlam said that it would acquire a majority stake in Malaysia's MCIS Zurich Insurance Berhad almost R1.25 billion, this deal will further expand the company's footprint in the south East Asian nation. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Thabied Majal, Corporate Development Executive and spokesperson for Sanlam Emerging Markets.

  • The revival of the vinyl record

    The revival of the vinyl record

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:47:09 GMT

    This past weekend marked World Record Store day, which celebrated independent record stores and brought together music lovers from all over the globe. Now, despite a drop in CD sales and even music downloads, demand for LPs is the highest it's been in decades. CNBC Africa's Benedict Pather reveals why vinyl records are no longer a thing of the past.

  • How useful are IFC's to S.Africa global networks?

    How useful are IFC's to S.Africa global networks?

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:40:00 GMT

    Joining CNBC Africa's Alec Hogg to take a look at Cross-border investing and how useful International Financial Centres are to the South African global networks is Colin Grieve Chief Representative Officer of AfrAsia Bank South Africa.

  • Traders expect drop in yields at Nigerian T-bill auction

    Traders expect drop in yields at Nigerian T-bill auction

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:07:46 GMT

    Traders expect a significant decline in yields at a Nigerian Treasury bill auction today as more foreign investors buy into the recent stability of the naira. Today's t-bill auction coincides with the monthly government bond auction. To review Nigeria's fixed income market, CNBC Africa is joined by Emmanuel Odiaka, a fixed income trader at UBA.

  • Focus on West African oil & gas sector

    Focus on West African oil & gas sector

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:49:25 GMT

    African oil and natural gas reserves are estimated to be almost 228 billion barrels of oil-equivalent as at the end of 2013, this is according to the oil and gas journal. Elias Pugong a Partner in Oil and Gas sector at Ernst & Young Cameroon joins CNBC Africa for a focus on the West African Oil and gas space.

  • Sub-Saharan Africa still attracts private equity investors

    Sub-Saharan Africa still attracts private equity investors

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:42:52 GMT

    According to the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association, sub-Saharan Africa as the fastest growing region in the world has attracted private equity investors that are targeting the consumer spending patterns that are set to be triggered by the growing middle class. For more on this space CNBC Africa is joined by Tokunboh Ishmael Co-Founder, Managing Director Alitheia Capital.

  • Financing energy infrastructure in Africa

    Financing energy infrastructure in Africa

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:06:14 GMT

    More than half of Africa's population lacks access to electricity. This highlights one the continent's greatest economic problems. Raj Kulasingam a Senior Counsel at Dentons joins CNBC Africa for a look at financing energy infrastructure in Africa.

  • Kenya as an investment destination

    Kenya as an investment destination

    Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:34:01 GMT

    According to the Deal Drivers Africa Report published by Merger market a U.K. based media company, Kenya has been ranked as Africa's fourth most sought-after country for mergers and acquisitions, highlighting the attractiveness to foreign investors. For a closer look at the environment in Kenya CNBC Africa spoke to Edward Burbidge, Chief Executive Officer of Burbidge Capital.

  • TPS Serena plans to diversify into emerging markets

    TPS Serena plans to diversify into emerging markets

    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:15:00 GMT

    TPS Eastern Africa better known as Serena plans to diversify into emerging markets including China amid a host of challenges that have impacted on its Kenyan business. CNBC Africa's Claire Muthinji spoke to Mahmud Jan Mohamed, Managing Director of the group of hotels for more.

  • Investing in East & Southern African development

    Investing in East & Southern African development

    Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:45:02 GMT

    Investors believe that it's an exciting time to work in development in East and Southern Africa. Several economies in East and Southern Africa are registering yearly GDP growth in excess of 7 percent; the middle classes are developing at unprecedented rates, creating demand for raw and processed agricultural products. CNBC Africa spoke to Abla Benhammouche, Country Director & Representative for the International Fund for Agricultural Development, East and Southern Africa.

  • What is holding back Kenya's film industry?

    What is holding back Kenya's film industry?

    Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:49:32 GMT

    The Kenyan film industry is said to be worth 8.6 billion shillings, far below its said potential of 40 billion shillings. So what is holding back Kenya's film industry, which has provided a backdrop for many Hollywood movies? Award winning film producer Dorothy Ghettuba CEO, Spielworks Media joins CNBC Africa for more.