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.
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.
https://youtu.be/-Ti1_G89P4s Essence Durban Business Fair South Africa celebrates black excellence across business, technology, arts and culture; on this CNBC Africa special Host Nozipho Mbanjwa is...
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.
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.
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.
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.
According to the World Bank, more than a third of world trade happens within trade blocs and regions. Joining CNBC Africa for a panel discussion on the need for African countries to build partnerships to support industrialisation and trade is Joe Femi Dagunro, former President, of the Nigerian-German Business Group; Jumoke Oduwole, Special Senior Adviser to Nigeria's President on Trade, Industry and Investment and Vincent Nwani, Director of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa moderates a panel discussion on harnessing development and multilateral finance for development in Africa.
On August 4 2017, Rwandans headed to the polls to elect a president. The candidates were Frank Habineza of the Green Party, Independent candidate Philippe Mpayimana and the incumbent Paul Kagame of the RPF. Many observers expect a landslide victory for Kagame, following the 2015 referendum approved constitutional amendments that allowed him to run for a third term. CNBC Africa's George Ndirangu and Arnold Segawa sat down with representatives from the private sector to discuss the impact of the elections on Rwanda's growth story.
Against the backdrop of Kenya's August 8th elections, Brand Kenya did its bit to promote business confidence in the country. They recently brought together business leaders to discuss the topic "Why the Future is Kenya".
Robert Kiyosaki, Author, Real Estate Mogul joins CNBC Africa to share his insights about Trump administration, Africa and entrepreneurship.
Witness the statuesque wind turbines dot the skyline as CNBC Africa travel down to Saldanha to investigate the Aurora Wind Power project. Not only is this project injecting renewable energy into the grid, it’s also invigorating the local economy from a jobs and community development perspective, embracing all the fundamental renewable energy values.
Investing in job creation was the core theme of the EU- Africa Business forum in Brussels this year - where business influencers and leaders met to discuss ways to increase investment between Europe and Africa. CNBC Africa hosted a debate where panellists discussed the European Commission’s external investment plans.
Catch an interesting panel discussion on traditional and unconventional approaches to funding businesses, examining everything from risking entrepreneurs to the role of regulators.
The European Commission's External Investment Plan aims to de-risk investments into Africa with the main objective of attracting about 44 billion euros in external investment over the next three years. Chris Bishop Founding Editor of Forbes Africa was at the EU-AFRICA Business Forum in Brussels, Belgium where the core theme this year was "Investing in job creation".
Nedbank partnered with the Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) to provide scholarships to South African students who will go to universities within the African continent. This program is structured to produce future African leaders who will be knowledgeable.
Recently Gauteng Premier David Makhura and a business delegation paid a visit to Lagos to explore ways to increase trade and investment ties between Gauteng and Lagos State. CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa leads a panel discussion with Premier Makhura; Prof. Ademola Abass, Senior Special Advisor to the Governor of Lagos State; Toyin Sanni, CEO of United Capital; and Folusho Phillips, Executive Chairman, Phillips Consulting and Chairman of the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce.
On this CNBC Africa special the Premier of South Africa’s Gauteng Province David Makhura and other panellists discuss opportunities for robust trade and investment with Ghana, as the province seeks to extend economic partnerships in West Africa.
This year's 52nd annual Meeting of the board of governors of the African Development Bank brought thousands of delegates from across the world to Ahmedabad India. The annual meetings provides a unique platform for representatives of government, business, civil society, think-tanks and academia to focus on the bank's development work in Africa. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor brings you the special highlights of the 52nd meeting themed; Transforming Agriculture for Wealth Creation in Africa.