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 IMF project global growth at 3.6%

Video / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:03:16 GMT

IMF project global growth at 3.6%

The IMF has projected global growth for 2017 and 2018 to be 3.4 per and 3.6 per cent respectively, unchanged from the October forecasts in its World Economic outlook. The fund also projected a growth of 2.8 per cent for sub-Saharan Africa.

 The wealthy must contribute to society fairly - Oxfam

Video / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:18:17 GMT

The wealthy must contribute to society fairly - Oxfam

Oxfam says to achieve economies that serve; all the wealthy must be made to contribute to society fairly, which could be done through a higher tax. In a report released a day ahead of the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

 Nigeria's bank stocks gain sustain market rally

Video / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:03:21 GMT

Nigeria's bank stocks gain sustain market rally

The rally from the NSE banking index continued as the sector topped the gainers chart for the fourth consecutive session, gaining 1.3 per cent. Kayode Akindele, Partner at TIA Capital joins CNBC Africa to preview the equities market.

 Henry Schein CEO Stan Bergman talks African strategy

Video / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:02:45 GMT

Henry Schein CEO Stan Bergman talks African strategy

Motley Fool has described this South African-born CEO as a better allocator of money than billionaire Warren Buffett. Stan Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein shares the company's Africa strategy with CNBC Africa.

 Nigerians speak on expectations for 2017

Video / Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:35:47 GMT

Nigerians speak on expectations for 2017

In the face of the economic downturn, some Nigerians still remain optimistic for the economy this year. CNBC Africa caught up with some thought leaders to get their expectations for 2017.

 Eskom Acting CEO speaks on municipal debt

Video / Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:19:33 GMT

Eskom Acting CEO speaks on municipal debt

As Eskom prepares to start rationing electricity supply to some municipalities this week, CNBC Africa caught up with Matshela Koko, CEO of the state power utility to understand what effect outstanding debt was having on Eskom's books.

 Is the gaming industry recession-proof?

Video / Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:36:50 GMT

Is the gaming industry recession-proof?

While most sectors have been hit hard by the current economic downturn, the recession might mean the best of times for the gaming industry. John Kamara, Director of Global Gaming joins CNBC Africa for more.

 Kenyan shilling continues to weaken

Video / Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:13:55 GMT

Kenyan shilling continues to weaken

Prices of super petrol have been revised upwards in Nairobi owing to a rise in landing prices. Elsewhere tea volumes have reduced in 2017 by over six hundred thousand tonnes according to the East African Traders Association leading to a rise in price

 Nigeria's aviation sector outlook

Video / Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:07:05 GMT

Nigeria's aviation sector outlook

The economic recession in Nigeria took its toll on many sectors in the economy in 2016. Arguably one of the worst hit has been the aviation industry.

 West Africa's top stories of this week

Video / Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:54:13 GMT

West Africa's top stories of this week

The business landscape in West Africa was quite eventful this week, from the announcement of nominees for Ghana's new cabinet, to China's renewed investment drive in Nigeria.

 Nigeria's senate to pass MTEF today

Video / Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:05:14 GMT

Nigeria's senate to pass MTEF today

Nigeria's upper chamber will begin the consideration of the 2017 budget next week, but the Medium Term Expenditure Framework has been listed on the order paper of the senate for passage today.

 Nairobi SE 20 share index falls to 8-year low

Video / Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:30:29 GMT

Nairobi SE 20 share index falls to 8-year low

The Nairobi Securities Exchange 20 share index has dropped to 8-year low, attributable to low trading in blue chip counters as the bear run persists. Elsewhere, tourist arrivals to Kenya rose by 15.6 per cent in the first 11 months of 2016.

 Outlook for Nigeria's non-oil revenues

Video / Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:15:57 GMT

Outlook for Nigeria's non-oil revenues

As Nigeria continues to seek ways to improve revenues, Taiwo Oyedele, Partner and Head of Tax Regulatory Services at PwC joins CNBC Africa to discuss the outlook for Nigeria's non-oil revenues in 2017.

 Nigeria's stock market closes in red

Video / Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:15:18 GMT

Nigeria's stock market closes in red

The Nigeria Stock Exchange All Share Index shed 88 basis points, as almost all sector indices closed in the red. Ibinabo Princewill, Senior Associate at Planet Capital joins CNBC for more.

 Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo reveals his cabinet

Video / Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:14:51 GMT

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo reveals his cabinet

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo has issued a list of cabinet members to parliament, three days after being sworn in to government. Adim Okwesa, Analyst at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa for more.