Video / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:03:16 GMT
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.
Video / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:49:56 GMT
The lack of accountability for violation of human-rights in Africa is an issue taking centre stage, to the point where an analysis on previous reforms not yet implemented needs to be addressed.
Video / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:18:17 GMT
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.
Video / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:03:49 GMT
While the Recession raises concerns for various sectors of the economy, some leaders of the business world share what their biggest worries are in 2017.
Video / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:03:21 GMT
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.
Video / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:02:45 GMT
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.
Video / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:46:00 GMT
Tight Liquidity in the Kenyan Market has seen the Central Bank of Kenya spend at least 147 million dollars to support the shilling against the dollar.
Video / Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:35:47 GMT
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.
Video / Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:19:33 GMT
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.
Video / Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:36:50 GMT
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.
Video / Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:26:23 GMT
Nigeria's inflation continued its uptick for the eleventh consecutive month, with December Inflation figures reaching 18.55 per cent.
Video / Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:00:56 GMT
Data from the Nigerian Stock Exchange shows that the total amount of transactions by foreign portfolio investors between January and November 2016 was down 51.4 percent to 473.5 billion naira.
Video / Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:13:55 GMT
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
Video / Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:01:03 GMT
Kenyan Coffee house has continued her expansion in 2017 with Rwanda being the latest market.
Video / Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:07:05 GMT
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.
Video / Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:54:13 GMT
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.
Video / Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:41:30 GMT
South Africa has the highest obesity rate on the continent and a rising incidence of diabetes as a result of poor nutrition and bad eating habits.
Video / Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:01:12 GMT
Interest rates on Kenya's Treasury bills continue to drop for the fourth week, as Treasury rejects high cash offers to control rising domestic debt.
Video / Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:05:14 GMT
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.
Video / Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:04:31 GMT
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has suspended its three-day nationwide strike after talks with Nigeria's labour minister. Igwe Achese, President of NUPENG joins CNBC Africa for more.
Video / Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:30:29 GMT
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.
Video / Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:29:52 GMT
A study from Fitch shows that support from the IMF helped ease external liquidity risks in frontier markets in 2016. IMF programs also reduced the medium-term default risks in several markets that entered into new programmes.
Video / Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:15:57 GMT
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.
Video / Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:15:18 GMT
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.
Video / Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:14:51 GMT
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.