Video / Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:26:11 GMT
Globally, the market for drones or Unmanned Aircraft Systems is forecast to reach about 4.7 million units by 2020, with the market for commercial application of the technology estimated to soar from $2 billion to $127 billion.
Video / Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:16:19 GMT
The President of the Rivers State Entrepreneurs and Investment Forum, Ibifiri Bob-Manuel, has called on the Dangote Group to explore setting up its planned $17 billion refinery and fertiliser plants in Rivers State.
Video / Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:15:19 GMT
With at least twenty five African countries conducting national elections between 2016 and 2017, Afrobarometer says only about half of Africans trust their national electoral commissions.
Video / Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:13:24 GMT
The 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly ended with world leaders adopting a declaration to spend the next two years to negotiate global compacts on refugees and safe and orderly migration.
Video / Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:34:06 GMT
The Nigeria Economic Summit commenced its 22nd meetings where the need to embrace self-sufficiency as an alternative for improving Nigeria's economic fortunes has been the key theme this year.
Video / Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:31:08 GMT
Independent Strategy Adviser, Shawn Hagedorn says time is running out for South Africa to develop an economic model which meets the country's broad development needs.
Video / Mon, 10 Oct 2016 16:16:57 GMT
Nigeria's 56th independence day celebration was received with mixed feelings in various quarters, as the present economic crisis weighed on the festivities usually associated with the day.
Video / Thu, 06 Oct 2016 16:12:35 GMT
The debate on whether Nigeria should sell some national assets to help cushion the biting foreign exchange scarcity continues to gain traction.
Video / Thu, 06 Oct 2016 16:11:36 GMT
Google's digital training for youth empowerment aims to train about four hundred thousand Nigerian youths as the country grapples with a rising unemployment which hit 13.3 per cent at the end of the second quarter.
Video / Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:07:03 GMT
Headwinds from commodity price shocks have caused many African countries to struggle to meet up with foreign exchange trade payment obligations.
Video / Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:06:04 GMT
Nigeria dropped three places in the latest World Economic Forum's global competitiveness rankings and is now 127 out of a total of 138 countries.
Video / Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:29:35 GMT
Nigeria has been a member of the World Intellectual Property Organisation since 1995, but intellectual property culture in the country, especially on patents is still very low compared to other countries.
Video / Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:28:39 GMT
Microsoft recently handed over the source code for an online intellectual property registration system to IP authorities across Africa.
Video / Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:55:02 GMT
The first bi-annual African Private Equity Data Tracker report from The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association reinforces that deal activity in Africa remains strong, despite continued global and regional macro-economic volatility.
Video / Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:13:51 GMT
The African Union set a target to eliminate hunger and food insecurity in Africa by 2025, but how achievable is this?
Video / Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:09:39 GMT
The ministerial roundtable on the margins of the 15th session of the African growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum, in Washington, brought together a select group of trade and labour ministers from sub Saharan Africa to support policy coordination.
Video / Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:08:36 GMT
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Video / Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:23:23 GMT
As Nigeria wades through the first economic recession in over two decades, Mustapha Chike-Obi, the former CEO of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria says the country requires an economic stimulus in multiples of what has been proposed.
Video / Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:11:50 GMT
Islamic finance is gaining traction, as the global Shari'ah Banking industry is estimated to be worth over 2 trillion dollars.
Video / Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:24:33 GMT
The growing smart device ownership, high speed wireless connectivity and advances in data management and analytics in Africa all point to the increasing relevance of the IT sector in everyday life.
Video / Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:27:02 GMT
Nigeria's maritime sector has great potential to create jobs and drive economic activity.
Video / Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:08:49 GMT
A former bio-scientist and now President of the Republic of Mauritius and the Vice Chairman of the planet Earth Institute, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim joins CNBC Africa to discuss how we can build a path for scientific independence in Africa.
Video / Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:12:20 GMT
Nigeria's Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says incremental power is the key strategy being employed by the government to boost electricity supply in the country.
Video / Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:19:06 GMT
Second quarter GDP figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics confirmed that Nigeria is now in its worst recession in 29 years, as the economy contracted by 2.1 per cent.
Video / Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:07:12 GMT
Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics recently confirmed the country's slide into a recession as the economy contracted by 2.1 per cent in the second quarter.