Zimbabwe is open for business: Mining dialogue

Given its abundant mineral resources, Zimbabwe is hoping that the change in leadership will help unlock the countries investment opportunities in the mining sector. The Zimbabwe is Open for Business: Mining Zimbabwe dialogue took place on the side-lines of this year’s Mining Indaba in Cape Town. On this CNBC Africa special we find out what this country is doing to entice investors.

Planning the Future Innovation Ecosystem

The Technology Innovation Conference 2018, hosted by the Gauteng Provincial Government, attracted more than two thousand ICT experts and decision makers from across the public and private sectors. This panel discussion is on the topic of Planning the Future Innovation Ecosystem. It is moderated by Godfrey Mutizwa for CNBC Africa.

S.A budget expectations for 2018

Very soon, the Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is expected to deliver his maiden budget speech where he will have to outline how he intends to direct government spending to boost economic growth, lower debt and avert a triple downgrade from ratings agencies to junk status. For the next half hour we will pick from the minds of some of South Africa's leading economists about how he can do this and deliver a spending plan that doesn't disappoint like the medium term budget plan did last October. Joining CNBC Africa is Tumisho Grater, Economic Strategist at Novare, Zweli Mabhoza, Founder Priority Tax Solutions, Owen Khumalo, Senior Investment Consultant at Old Mutual Corporate Consultants and Lesley O’Connell, VAT and Indirect Tax Partner at PwC South Africa.

How South Africa can benefit from disruption, digital innovation

The Technology Innovation Conference 2018, hosted by the Gauteng Provincial Government, attracted more than two thousand ICT experts and decision makers from across the public and private sectors. This special features Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Siyabonga Cwele, Gauteng MEC for Economic, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development. Development, Lebogang Maile, and a panel discussion on the topic of Innovation in South Africa and Gauteng, moderated by Bronwyn Nielsen, CNBC Africa Editor-at-Large.

How AI, digital innovation can be used to benefit the poorest

The Technology Innovation Conference 2018, hosted by the Gauteng Provincial Government, attracted more than two thousand ICT experts and decision makers from across the public and private sectors. Around one hundred speakers took to the stage over two days to analyse the wave of digital and technological innovation sweeping the South African economy. This special features Minister Nalendi Pandor, Gauteng Premier David Makhura, Gauteng MEC Barbara Creecy and a panel discussion, moderated by Bronwyn Nielsen, CNBC Africa Editor-at-Large, on the topic of Benchmarking Disruption and Innovation.

CNBC Africa Debate: Africa’s growth should emanate from Africa

“Africa’s Growth should emanate from Africa” this is the topic experts deliberated over recently. What needs to be done to facilitate intra-Africa trade? Is there still too much red tape?

Mauritius: A gateway into Africa

Are you thinking of investing in Africa? Are you looking for a destination to park your cash? Consider Mauritius as your gateway into Africa. A panel of experts discuss this country as an emerging International Financial Centre for Africa and more.

Global Climate Change: Responding to extreme environmental risk

Flash floods, drought and famine are becoming a feature for many African countries. As the global climate changes, extreme weather events are proving more devastating and expensive. How can affected countries and communities mitigate risk and build long-term resilience? Find out on this CNBC Africa special in collaboration with the World Economic Forum.

WEF Debate: Strategic outlook: Energy systems

How will industries, institutions and innovation shape the future of energy systems? CNBC Africa’s Bronwyn Nielsen is joined by a panel of experts for this discussion.

EA Debate: Rwanda shares its green growth experiences

Five years ago, Rwanda established the Rwanda Green Fund, known locally as FONERWA, to invest in public and private projects that align with the country's commitment to building a green economy. The fund has so far mobilised approximately over US $100 million (Rwf 80 billion) and approved more than 35 investments in climate resilient initiatives.

Understanding the importance of science in modern society

The Department of Science and Technology are hosting the Science Forum South Africa 2017. An international event, with a strong Africa focus, aimed at enriching the national public on the importance and role of science in society. CNBS Africa brings you a discussion from the event on the theme “The Future Decides Today: The Africa We Want”

Philips Dialogues: Biggest medical technologies of 2017

CNBC Africa explores the Philips Live Innovation Experience 2017 to uncover some of the latest technological advances in healthcare – from high end hospital equipment to mobile technologies that assist with accurate diagnoses in remote rural areas.

South Africa-Italy Indaba 2017

“Building an exclusive, influential community of leaders for growing their enterprises, their countries, and their continents” this was the theme of the 4th SA-Italy Indaba 2017. The summit brought together government and the private sector, including 120 CEOs, to discuss trade and investment between the two countries.

SA’s industrial development: Challenges and opportunities

The 6th CSIR conference has just taken place under the theme “Ideas that Work for Industrial Development”. CNBC Africa is joined by a panel of experts to share their thoughts on both challenges and potential opportunities relating to South Africa’s industrial development.

EA Debate: Rwanda sets revenue target for $1.5billion by 2024

The government of Rwanda recently unveiled a target to hit $1.5 billion in annual revenues from exported minerals by 2024. Key to this conversation though is vast investments in value addition initiatives as mining activities must be modernized and more exploration need be done to unveil new deposits.

Promoting growth of black-owned businesses     Essence Durban Business Fair South Africa celebrates black excellence across business, technology, arts and culture; on this CNBC Africa special Host Nozipho Mbanjwa is...

Women in ICT: Empowering women to change the face of technology

The ICT sector plays an important role in South Africa’s economy, contributing around 2.7 per cent to the country’s GDP. CNBC Africa, in partnership with Vodacom, is joined by a panel of experts for a discussion on what needs to be done to create an environment that empowers and encourages women to consider a career within the growing field of Information Communication and Technology.

Contribution of science & technology to inclusive growth

Want to know what role science, technology and innovation play in the country's economy? Find the answers in this exclusive discussion on the key findings of The 2017 South African Science, Technology & Innovation Indicators report. Gugulethu Cele talks to panellists: Imraan Patel, Deputy Director-General Department of Science and Technology (DST), Sizwe Nxasana, Founder of Future Nation Schools and Chairman of NSFAS and the National Education Collaboration Trust, Dr Azar Jammine, CEO and Founder of Econometrix, and John Gabriel Goddard, Lead Economist for Southern Africa at the World Bank.

Lagos State Lotteries Board’s plans for responsible gaming

Regulators of Lagos' gaming industry, Lagos State Lotteries Board, and operators join CNBC Africa to review growth, potential, plans for responsible gaming and harmonisation within the industry.

US, Togo 2017 AGOA forum highlights

The US and Africa, Partnering for Trade and Prosperity was the theme for the 16th African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) forum in Lomé, Togo. CNBC Africa brings you the highlights.