Closing Bell Africa

 The Fashionomics of Africa's fashion industry

Video / Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:11:36 GMT

The Fashionomics of Africa's fashion industry

The Mesh Club in Johannesburg hosted the South African launch of the African Development Bank's Fashionomics initiative which focused on the economics of Africa's fashion industry.

 Create jobs for youths, Africa urged

Video / Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:47:17 GMT

Create jobs for youths, Africa urged

The inaugural PIDA week 2016 hosted by the African Development Bank came to a close with a call for the region to provide employment opportunities for the youth in Africa.

 Kenyan govt increases stake in KenGen

Video / Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:31:52 GMT

Kenyan govt increases stake in KenGen

The Kenyan government has raised its stake in electricity generating company, KenGen to 73.9 per cent after treasury converted the firm's $200 million debt into equity.

 Empowering Africa to provide the next STEM leaders

Video / Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:39:02 GMT

Empowering Africa to provide the next STEM leaders

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, collectively known as STEM, are now slowly moving to the front-line in leveraging research networks and funding mechanisms to drive Africa's long term progress.

 Consumers urged to invest in S.A products this festive season

Video / Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:29:21 GMT

Consumers urged to invest in S.A products this festive season

Local procurement advocacy campaign Proudly South African has launched their Festive Season #LocalisLekker campaign this month which urges consumers and businesses to invest in South Africa by supporting and buying locally manufactured goods.

 Rwanda seeks to enhance cross border markets

Video / Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:51:18 GMT

Rwanda seeks to enhance cross border markets

Cross-border-trade both formal and informal has emerged as a significant priority for Rwanda's economic development contributing an estimated $108 million in exports and $22 million in imports.

 Naira hits fresh all-time low

Video / Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:14:30 GMT

Naira hits fresh all-time low

As severe foreign exchange shortages persist across Nigeria, the naira hit a fresh all-time low of 480 to the dollar in the parallel market

 OPEC exempts Nigeria in production cut

Video / Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:00:37 GMT

OPEC exempts Nigeria in production cut

Nigeria, Iran and Libya, received special concessions yesterday as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to its first joint output cut since 2008, sending oil prices soaring above 11 per cent.

 S.A's economy continues to struggle

Video / Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:59:45 GMT

S.A's economy continues to struggle

S.A economic data continues to point to an economy that is struggling; South Africa is awaiting a rating decision by S&P on Friday.