Here’s why Ethiopia’s showcase sugar projects face immense challenges

Across the country, several billion US dollars have been invested in new processors. Existing sugar estates have also been expanded. Yet, progress has been stuttering for years.

Oil prices spike after drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities

Isaah Mhlanga, Chief Economist at Alexander Forbes joins CNBC Africa to discuss this week’s MPC meeting as well as the oil prices spike after a drone attack hit the main Saudi Arabian oil industry over the weekend.

Op-Ed: What you need to know about Tunisia’s presidential election

Tunisia’s voters took to the polls on Sunday, September 15, in the first round of the second democratic direct presidential election in the country’s history.

JSE listed Labat enters cannabis market

Labat is getting high on cannabis. The firm is one of the first JSE-listed companies to enter the cannabis market with its purchase of a 70 per cent stake in the Zarenka Group, and its acquisition of Knuckle Genetics. CNBC Africa is joined by former rugby boss and player Brian van Rooyen, who is the CEO of Labat Africa.

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A panel session at the ongoing 59th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association focused on space law, exploration and research in Nigeria and the benefit it presents to the country. To discuss his takeaways from the panel session Bart Nnaji, Chairman and CEO of Geometric Power and former Minister of Power in Nigeria joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.

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