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 Investing in Africa's young population

Video / 6/2/2016 10:38:14 AM

Investing in Africa's young population

With 200 million people aged between 15 and 24, Africa maintains the youngest population in the world. The current trend indicates that this population will double by 2050. Africa's workforce is also becoming larger and better educated, indicating that there is an overwhelming potential for economic growth and development. As investors across Africa seek to diversify their portfolios, should they be looking at young people for high growth opportunities?

 Africa Utility Week kicks off, aims to address opportunities in the power sector

Video / 5/26/2016 8:37:20 AM

Africa Utility Week kicks off, aims to address opportunities in the power sector

The annual Africa Utility Week kicks off in Cape Town this morning. The conference aims to address challenges, developments and opportunities in the power and water sectors. Hot topics such as nuclear energy, water scarcity and climate change will be discussed by prominent speakers. Invest Africa brings you a conversation with the CEO of south Africa's power utility - Eskom - and analysis of the state of the continent's utilities from the Chairman of KPMG Southern Africa - Ahmed Jaffer.

 Key outcomes from WEF on Africa 2016

Video / 5/19/2016 9:18:58 AM

Key outcomes from WEF on Africa 2016

The World Economic forum on Africa is over for another year, and more than a thousand delegates who attended, shared and debated the big conversations that will shape Africa's future, Invest Africa reflect on the key outcomes of the meeting held in the city of Kigali.

 Exploring and understanding fiscal policy trends in Africa

Video / 5/13/2016 10:28:51 AM

Exploring and understanding fiscal policy trends in Africa

Fiscal planning experts say that a sign of a government that cares about its citizens is reflected by the degree of effort it puts into thinking and planning for the future rather than just the demands of the present. How should our government plan and budget for our future in an era of uncertainty.

 Role of big data in attracting and sustaining investment in Africa

Video / 5/5/2016 7:14:54 AM

Role of big data in attracting and sustaining investment in Africa

For the past 50 years, the scattered, unreliable state of data on African business and finance has deterred access to capital and hampered growth. This state of affairs to be steadily changing with an array of big-data tools coming to the market and transforming the process for a multitude of users, including farmers, small-business owners, policymakers and international stakeholders looking to invest in the continent. Invest Africa explores the role and impact of big data on investment.

 How will S.A sustain investments as it faces economic and political headwinds?

Video / 4/14/2016 8:52:03 AM

How will S.A sustain investments as it faces economic and political headwinds?

The World Bank and the IMF reported that Sub-Saharan Africa's economies appear to be losing their steam. The banks are pointing to the collapse of global commodity prices and domestic political and economic pressures. Can South Africa sustain its investment attractiveness given these political and economic headwinds? For a discussion CNBC Africa is joined by the CEO of the South African Chamber of Commerce, Alan Mukoki; Economist at KPMG, Lullu Krugel and Duke Corporate Education's regional MD responsible for Africa, Sharmla Chetty.

 Attracting investment into Africa

Video / 4/7/2016 9:16:34 AM

Attracting investment into Africa

The African Union and the Economic Commission for Africa this week convened in Addis Ababa to find sustainable strategies to accelerate Africa's development. Invest Africa was on the ground engaging with key speakers on how these conversations are attracting investment into Africa.

 Are investors buying into the social entrepreneurship story?

Video / 4/1/2016 11:27:50 AM

Are investors buying into the social entrepreneurship story?

Social entrepreneurs see the world through the eyes of possibility; they are unapologetically ambitious and their sights are set on systems-level transformation. But are investors buying into this story? For more CNBC Africa speaks to social entrepreneurs Andrew Levy, Managing Director of Umuzi; Jaco Gerrits the creator of the Crash Detect App and Director responsible for climate change and sustainability at KPMG South Africa, Neil Morris.

 Why Africa's fashion industry isn't blowing Paris, New York out of the water

Video / 3/30/2016 9:17:30 AM

Why Africa's fashion industry isn't blowing Paris, New York out of the water

The world seems to be fascinated by African culture and design. So why isn't the fashion industry on the continent blowing Paris and New York out of the water? The issue appears to be as complex as the patterns of African prints. To help understand what investors are looking for in the industry CNBC Africa is joined by design giants David Tlale, JJ Schoeman and the Group Marketing Manager of African Fashion International Sizwe Ndimande.

 Understanding Africa's tax systems

Video / 3/10/2016 10:03:36 AM

Understanding Africa's tax systems

With the 2016 Budget Speech fresh in the minds of South Africans, Invest Africa turns its focus to the efficiency of Africa's tax systems and whether they are coping with the rising pressures that they are expected to respond to. To help us understand the progress that tax administrators are having on the continent CNBC Africa is joined by; Dermot Gaffeny, Associate Director for Tax at KPMG and Advocate Lucia Hlongwane Africa Tax Leader at EY Advisory.

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