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Conflicts threaten sub-Saharan Africa's growth

The enduring conflicts in some parts of sub-Saharan Africa threaten to reverse gains registered in the region over the past decade.

24/04/2014 17:44:31

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Last Updated: Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:25:29 GMT

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    South African Airways is currently executing its ninth consecutive turnaround strategy and CEO Monwabisi Kalawe believes this one is going to work. CNBC Africa sat down with Kalawe and began by asking him what went wrong with a procurement deal for new aircraft worth 60-billion-Rand that Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba recently shelved.

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    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:25:29 GMT

    South African Airways is currently executing its ninth consecutive turnaround strategy and CEO Monwabisi Kalawe believes this one is going to work. CNBC Africa sat down with Kalawe and began by asking him what went wrong with a procurement deal for new aircraft worth 60-billion-Rand that Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba recently shelved.

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  • Update on Kenya's real estate sector

    Update on Kenya's real estate sector

    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:10:28 GMT

    According to the Hass Consult property index which was released today, at current interest rates, half of all Kenyans living in urban areas could not afford the loan repayments for a house priced at 700,000 Kenyan Shillings. The take-up of 1million mortgages will be unrealizable without rate cuts. For more CNBC Africa spoke to Sakina Hassanali Head of Research and Marketing at HassConsult.

  • Moody's: Kenya's creditworthiness constrained by weak institutions

    Moody's: Kenya's creditworthiness constrained by weak institutions

    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:01:01 GMT

    In its new report, Moody's Investors Service says that Kenya's B1 government debt rating and stable outlook, balance robust growth rates against the economy's relatively small scale, low average incomes and weak, albeit strengthening institutions. For more CNBC Africa is joined by Kristin Lindow, Lead Analyst for Kenya at Moody's.

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