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Buhari to sign Nigeria’s 2018 budget into law, here’s what you need to know

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget into law on Wednesday, a presidency spokesman said. Femi Adesina, in an emailed...

Why the World Bank is viewing SA differently

The latest World Bank report on South Africa is not only remarkable for the collaborative method it employed, but also for some of the conclusions it reached on issues like land redistribution. What's changed?

Meet the five teams that pundits want to change Africa’s World Cup story

No African team has ever qualified for the World Cup semi-finals. Many pundits would argue that now is the time to change Africa’s World Cup story.

Google’s next A.I. research center will be in Africa

The Silicon Valley giant has said that a new artificial intelligence research hub will open in Accra, Ghana, later this year.

UAE gives Ethiopia $1 billion lifeline to ease foreign exchange crisis

The sum is part of a total of a $3 billion aid and investment pledge from the UAE to Ethiopia announced Friday.

China and the Middle East are pouring money into strategic Sudan, but US policy...

Since the U.S. lifted long-standing sanctions on Sudan last October, foreign investors' interest has started to trickle in, an expert on the region has told CNBC.

South Africa’s ailing state-owned firms set to invest billions in dramatic reform program

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that some of the country's larger public companies will re-invest 420 billion rand.

A record-breaking 23 people want to be the next president of Zimbabwe

This is the highest number of candidates in an election since the southern African country gained independence from the U.K. in 1980.

South Africa’s new minimum wage is the ‘beginning of a long, difficult process’: Finance...

Millions of workers in one of the world's most unequal societies are to earn a minimum wage of 20 rand ($1.58) per hour.

The state of economic transformation in SA

CNBC Africa's Lubabalo Mashiqana joined a group of business owners from around Johannesburg to talk business, politics and BEE over an 18Hole golf game.

Why regulator wants answers from South African insurer Liberty following cyber attack

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Insurer Liberty Holdings faced questions from South Africa’s Information Regulator on Monday, a day after the company said it had become...

Foreigners are dumping EM bonds but locals are stepping in, here’s why

Conrad Wood, Head of Fixed Income at Aluwani Capital Partners spoke to CNBC Africa about how South African bond markets are vulnerable to changes in global financing conditions.

Risks outlook: Trends to look out for in second half of 2018

According to a recent report by PWC Nigeria, lower oil prices, disruptions to oil production, political instability and heightened insecurity are Nigeria's near term risks. As the second half of 2018 approaches, Jude Monye, President of the Risk Managers Association of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to give a risk outlook.

How we can tackle poverty in Africa

How we can tackle poverty in Africa

Investors are taking insurance against poor management, here’s how

CNBC Africa joined by Mbulelo Mpofana, Co-Founder of Investure. He's here to tell us about their innovation in insuring your investments. They covers losses in share prices which are caused by things such as company scandals, executive misconduct or alleged shareholder deception.

Kenya start their Rugby Africa Gold Cup campaign with an away clash against Morocco...

Kenya start their Rugby Africa Gold Cup campaign with an away clash against Morocco on Saturday 23 June, exactly 11 years to the day since their only win over the Moroccans, a 23-16 result at Nairobi’s RFUEA Ground in 2007.

With this year’s competition also doubling up as the African qualifying round for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, the importance of starting on a winning note is not lost on the Simbas who are winless in their previous two visits to the Nort


Why M&R shareholders are backing Aveng deal

CNBC Africa's Rofhiwa Madzena was at the Murray & Roberts general meeting, where shareholders voted on whether to proceed with its prospect to acquire 100 per cent of Aveng.

Hulamin’s Ayanda Mngadi on rebuilding SA’s manufacturing industry

Hulamin’s Ayanda Mngadi on rebuilding SA’s manufacturing industry

South Africa: Deputy Minister Makwetla to Host Youth Imbizo in Doornkop-Middleburg

The Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Thabang Makwetla, will on Wednesday, 20 June 2018, host a youth imbizo at Doornkop Community Hall in Middelburg, Mpumalanga.

A number of disabled youth and child-headed households will receive wheelchairs assembled by offenders as well as blankets. The programme includes a motivational talk from a young sentenced inmate, cultural performance by youth offender groups and an exhibition of artefacts produced by i

IRU Media Award on the Future of Transport and Trade now open for entries

IRU ( is launching its media award, recognising significant contributions from the media to the transport sector debate, to coincide with its World Congress in Oman, 6-8 November 2018.

This year’s honour is around the theme of “the future of transport and trade”. Tying in with the World Congress focus on “innovation on the move”, the piece must offer valuable insights into the road transport industry&