The Human Science Research Council’s African Unity for Renaissance International Conference brings together continental experts to look at the question of Africa’s industrialisation. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters sat down with expert guests to explore the implication this will have on job creation and poverty alleviation. https://www.cnbcafrica.com/
Diamond Bank is set to light a spark with Tech Fest which aims to showcase technological solutions for businesses in Nigeria on the 15th and 16th of May 2018. CNBC Africa caught up with Uzoma Dozie, CEO of Diamond bank, Oluwakemi Okusanya, Vice President of Visa West Africa, and EduAbasi Essien, Independent Software Vendor Lead at Microsoft 4Afrika to discuss ways to expand Nigeria's tech frontiers.
The African Development Bank is launching the Africa Investment Forum —a meeting place for investors interested in what Africa has to offer. AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina, South African Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene and Gauteng Premier David Makhura discuss “Africa Investment Forum – An Opportunity for Collaborative Leadership”.
CNBC Africa brings us a panel discussion from Africa’s Travel Indaba 2018 in Durban, to gain expert insights into the tourism industry and the new development projects that are in the pipeline for the province and the city that will break new grounds for tourism in KZN.
Agricultural productivity in Africa has picked up in recent years; the 21st century offers new ways to leapfrog into a more prosperous future. As part of the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings on Development, CNBC Africa’s Gugulethu Mfuphi joins African entrepreneurs & innovators to find out how impactful technology leaps will allow Africa to meet its agriculture needs.
Trade between India-South Africa is down 40%. Those that hold the purse strings discuss how to change this.
Africa has the most to gain from the ongoing digital revolution – but now technology can help countries to fast-forward economic growth. As part of the Spring Meetings on Development, CNBC Africa’s Gugulethu Mfuphi sat down with tech pioneers to find out what it will take for Africa to build a sustainable, secure and inclusive digital economy.
In this CNBC Africa special a range of experts together with Gauteng Finance MEC Barbara Creecy discuss her 2018/19 Gauteng Provincial Budget and how it will fund key priorities in the next financial year.
Can the budget stave off further downgrades? Does it address our most pressing socio-economic challenges? Will it facilitate inclusive growth – or hamper it? CNBC Africa’s Godfrey Mutizwa exchanged some insights with some of SA’s top economic minds on the outcome of the 2018 National Budget.
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 panel discussion is on Managing Digital Threats and Cybersecurity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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?
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.
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.
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.
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.