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Oas Helicopters CEO on how COVID-19 has impacted Nigeria’s aviation industry

Nigeria plans to enter the second phase of easing of restrictions on domestic flights from Wednesday. Evarest Nnaji, CEO, Oas Helicopters joins CNBC Africa for more.

Alitheia Capital on the future of Africa’s private equity & venture capital industry

Africa’s venture capital industry has been growing from strength to strength as 613 deals worth $3.9 billion were reported between 2014 and 2019. That’s according to the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. Chair of the Board of the Association and Co-founder of Alitheia Capital, Tokunboh Ishmael joins CNBC Africa for more.

How Rwanda’s coffee industry plans to recover from COVID-19 induced disruptions

Rwanda’s coffee prices have taken a hit on the international global market as the effects on the supply chains take their toll on agriculture exports, but could they rebound back soon? Uwera Robinah, International and Regional Market Development Specialist at the National Agriculture Export Board joins CNBC Africa for more.

Zim ruling party seeks to eject Old Mutual from the ZSE

News from Zimbabwe over the weekend saw the ruling party Zanu-PF announcing that it supports the decision of expelling insurance giant, Old Mutual from the Zimbabwean Stock Exchange. Batanai Matsika, Head of Research at Morgan & Co spoke to CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: Understanding anti-vaccine sentiment in South Africa

South Africa’s first clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine is entering its fourth week, with around 2000 volunteers participating. However, following the start of the trial, anti-vaccine protestors took to the streets to convey their concerns and sentiments with vaccine testing. Thabani Maphosa, Managing Director for Country Programmes at Gavi spoke to CNBC Africa for more.

William Dachs on how COVID-19 is impacting Gautrain operations

CNBC Africa spoke with William Dachs, CEO of the Gautrain about a public transport outlook amid the COVID-19 crisis and how the Gautrain is faring during these times.

Zambia sees increase in copper output despite COVID-19 mine closures

Zambia’s Ministry of Mines and Mineral Development reported that copper output rose 3.9 per cent to 342 734 tonnes in the first five months of 2020 despite the closure of mines during the COVID-19 lock-downs. Ridle Markus, Africa Strategist, Absa Corporate and Investment Banking joins CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: Ugandan unions demand reopening of economy

Workers unions demand reopening, public outcry as a health official doesn’t don a mask and Boda Boda drivers sue the Ugandan government; these are the headlines making news in Uganda. Analyst and Chief Strategist at Impact Communication Strategies, Ken Agutamba joins CNBC Africa for more.