Why World Cup brings forth opportunity to discuss African identities and unity

Africa is the world’s second most populated continent; it’s home to 54 countries. Yet, according to football umbrella body FIFA’s rules, only five African...
R51.6 billion to fund national and provincial economic infrastructure requirements; S.A Treasury

Buhari to sign Nigeria’s 2018 budget into law, here’s what you need to know

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget into law on Wednesday, a presidency spokesman said. Femi Adesina, in an emailed...

Why the World Bank is viewing SA differently

The latest World Bank report on South Africa is not only remarkable for the collaborative method it employed, but also for some of the conclusions it reached on issues like land redistribution. What's changed?

Why regulator wants answers from South African insurer Liberty following cyber attack

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Insurer Liberty Holdings faced questions from South Africa’s Information Regulator on Monday, a day after the company said it had become...

South Africa will avoid a ‘knee-jerk’ reaction to currency weakness, central bank deputy says

Escalating trade tariffs between the world's two largest economies and an ongoing currency sell-off will keep pressure on the bank's policy makers.

What is Cannes Lions? | CNBC Explains

It’s been called the Oscars of advertising. What is the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity all about? CNBC’s Elizabeth Schulze explains. ----- Subscribe to us on YouTube: Subscribe to CNBC Life on YouTube: Like our Facebook page: Follow us on Instagram: Follow us on Twitter:

UAE gives Ethiopia $1 billion lifeline to ease foreign exchange crisis

The sum is part of a total of a $3 billion aid and investment pledge from the UAE to Ethiopia announced Friday.

China and the Middle East are pouring money into strategic Sudan, but US policy...

Since the U.S. lifted long-standing sanctions on Sudan last October, foreign investors' interest has started to trickle in, an expert on the region has told CNBC.
No reason given for sacking of Mozambique's energy minister

Why Ethiopia and Somalia are jointly investing in four seaports on the Red Sea

MOGADISHU, June 16 (Reuters) - Somalia and Ethiopia announced they were jointly investing in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries,...
S.A: Beyond the 2017 Budget

Portuguese government announces shortlist of buyers for Mercantile Bank, here’s what you need to...

By Mari Blumenthal, H+K Strategies Johannesburg, 18 June 2018. The Portuguese government has approved a shortlist of four potential buyers to participate in the second...

Soweto Burning, June 16: Enoch Duma recounts that fateful day spent in the eye...

Today,  June 16 marks 42 years since South African policemen gunned down scores of schoolchildren in the Soweto uprising. It was a day that shocked the world and will be forever seared into the mind of 83-year-old journalist Enoch Gama who spent it in the eye of the fire and fury.

The secret world of horse racing | CNBC Sports

Referred to as the sport of kings, horse racing has been part of British society for more than 400 years. CNBC's Tom Chitty attempts to shine a light on a sport fuelled by money that for many is shrouded in mystery. ----- Subscribe to us on YouTube: Subscribe to CNBC Life on YouTube: Like our Facebook page: Follow us on Instagram: Follow us on Twitter:

An in-depth look into child prostitution in Kenya

One in three girls aged between 12 and 18 in Kenya’s coastal area is engaged in casual sex work.

Why one of the world’s largest malt makers plans to build its first African...

The plant, due to be located near Addis Ababa, close to many of the barley fields in the country, is expected to start in 2020.
What Kenya needs to do to extinguish hate speech ahead of elections

Here’s why the Kenyan and Ugandan shilling could drop against dollar in coming week

NAIROBI, June 14 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling and Ugandan shilling could come under pressure against the dollar, while the currencies of Tanzania and...

A record-breaking 23 people want to be the next president of Zimbabwe

This is the highest number of candidates in an election since the southern African country gained independence from the U.K. in 1980.

An inside look at the future of payments | CNBC Reports

A world where all you need to buy something with the sound of your own voice isn’t so far away. CNBC’s Elizabeth Schulze reports from the Money 20/20 conference in Amsterdam. ----- Subscribe to us on YouTube: Subscribe to CNBC Life on YouTube: Like our Facebook page: Follow us on Instagram: Follow us on Twitter:

Google’s next A.I. research center will be in Africa

The Silicon Valley giant has said that a new artificial intelligence research hub will open in Accra, Ghana, later this year.
Curfew imposed after 14 killed in ethnic fighting in central Nigeria

Nigeria’s inflation hits two-year low in May: Here are the country’s highest increases recorded

LAGOS (Reuters) - Annual inflation in Nigeria slowed to 11.61 percent in May, its lowest level in more than two years and its 16th...

Why soccer fans are spending hundreds on Panini World Cup stickers | Business of...

If you can't make it to Moscow, there's another way you can get involved in all the action of this summer's Russia World Cup - by collecting stickers for the official tournament album. CNBC's Adam Reed finds out more. ----- Subscribe to us on YouTube: Subscribe to CNBC Life on YouTube: Like our Facebook page: Follow us on Instagram: Follow us on Twitter: