Impact of digitisation on Ghana’s banking industry

Bank of Ghana Governor, Ernest Addison says the current plan in Ghana is to have interoperability between the mobile money platforms and the banking system. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor caught up with him to discuss the impact of digitisation on the banking industry and more.

Why investing in education is key to Africa’s development – Ken Ofori Atta

Why investing in education is key to Africa’s development - Ken Ofori Atta

SA’s budget reforms, what the real impact will be for South Africans

Could the reforms stutter confidence and growth in SA?

Politics and poverty caused past conflicts in East Africa – not climate change, but...

East Africa in particular is predicted to experience a dramatic increase in unpredictability of seasonal and inter-annual rainfall.

South Africa is aiming for ‘zero carbon’ buildings in green push, here’s why…

As South African cities aim to battle the effects of climate change, from drought in Cape Town to the threat of rising seas and flooding in Durban, four cities have banded together to try to create zero-carbon buildings, which produce no contribution to climate change in their use of energy.

AfDB to spend $35bn for Africa’s industrialisation

The African Development Bank plans to spend about $35 billion dollars over the next ten years to support industrialization in Africa; for more CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor spoke to Saif Malik, Regional Head of Global Banking for Africa and the Middle East at Standard Chartered to explore ways to finance this plan.

How Africa can drive youth entrepreneurship through Tech

How Africa can drive youth entrepreneurship through Tech

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala speaks on efforts to contain Ebola

As new confirmed cases of the Ebola virus hit the Democratic Republic of Congo, Board Chair of the Vaccine Alliance - Gavi, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, speaks to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole about efforts at containing the virus, immunisation for across Africa and innovative funding.

Afrexim’s forthcoming trade fair aims to boost business ties

As Africa looks to double its intra-continental trade by the year 2022, the continent’s Export – Import Bank says it’s forth coming Trade Fair will boost business-to-business relations among the continent. Afrexim Bank’s President, Benedict Oramah spoke with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the side-lines of the ongoing 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank.

Africa is rich in energy resources but power poor, how the AfDB is working...

Energy as an engine of Africa’s industrialization.

African Development Bank delivers strong operational results

The African Development Bank ( is delivering on its goals and making good progress towards achieving its development and operational targets according to the 2018...

How Public-private Partnerships can help to boost industrialisation in Africa

The private sector has a role to play in Africa's industrialisation says Emmanuel Ikazoboh, Board Chairman of EcoBank. CNBC Africa's Christy Cole caught up with him at the just concluded African Development Bank Annual meetings in Busan, South Korea, and they spoke about how Africa's governments and private sector can collaborate to boost industrialisation on the continent.

AfDB’s Victor Oladokun on solutions to accelerate Africa’s industrialization

CNBC Africa's Christy Cole is joined by Victor Oladokun, Director of Communication and External Relations at the African Development Bank to discuss the theme of the bank's 2018 annual general meetings.

Climate and disaster risk financing get fresh boost from African Development Bank

The President of African Development Bank (, Akinwumi A. Adesina, and the Bank’s Board of Governors held a high-level session on “Climate and Disaster...

2018 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group kicks-off in Busan, Korea

Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group which takes place in Busan, Korea, from the 21st – 25th of May. This year’s focus is on accelerating Africa’s Industrialisation.

This is how capital markets can support Africa’s industrialisation

One of the pillars of the African Development Bank's strategy to accelerate industrialization on the continent is to improve liquidity in the continent's capital markets. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor caught up with the CEO of The Nigerian Stock Exchange Oscar Onyema to discuss how the capital markets can help drive industrialisation.

Korea announces $5-billion financial package for Africa at African Development Bank Annual Meetings

The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank ( have issued a Joint Declaration following the conclusion of the Ministerial Roundtable of the Korea-Africa...

AfDB debates the issue of youth unemployment in Africa

As Africa talks industrialization, jobs of the future for the youth, entrepreneurship, and unemployment debate. CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole spoke with the Chair, of the AfDB, Presidential Youth Advisory Group, Ashish Thakkar and Ada Osakwe, CEO of Agrolay, and a member of the youth–focused group.

African govts urged to play major role in continent’s industrialisation

Nigeria’s Agriculture Minister, Audu Ogbeh, says African governments have a responsibility to ensure that countries and citizens within the continent understand and leverage ‘industrialization’. CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole caught up with him at the ongoing Africa Development Bank annual meetings in Busan, South Korea.

AfDB, UNIDO partner to boost industrialization across Africa

AfDB, UNIDO partner to boost industrialization across Africa