AU’s Donald Kaberuka speaks on attaining a continental Free Trade Area

The African union is confident that the 22 minimum number of ratification for the Free Trade Area needed can be attained in 2018. CNBC Africa spoke to Donald Kaberuka, AU’s Special Envoy.

FNB reveals new innovative cell phone banking app

First National Bank is introducing a new innovative function on its cell phone banking app. CNBC Africa reporter Aviwe Mtila, spoke to the bank's CEO Jacques Celliers for more.

Addressing barriers to intra-African trade

Stephen Karingi, Director for Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade Division from the UN Economic Commission for Africa, spoke to CNBC Africa about African trade relations.

Boosting African participation on African projects

Along the side-lines of the 51st Session of the Economic Commission for Africa, CNBC Africa spoke to Mesela Nhlapo, CEO of the Railroad Association. They say they have all that the AFCFTA needs to implement; they just need to be enabled.

Nigeria Senate finally passes 2018 budget

Nigeria's senate and House of Representatives finally passed the country's 9.1 trillion naira 2018 Appropriation Bill. Winston Osuchukwu, CEO of First Ally Asset Management joins CNBC Africa to discuss the details.

An entrepreneur’s perspective on a single digital market for Africa

CNBC Africa is joined by Francisco Kgoboko, Founder, FMK Global Holdings to talk on Africa's single digital market from an entrepreneur perspective

CAPPREC on prowl for FinTech acquisitions

South African FinTech player Capital Appreciation plans to grow through acquisitions - it revealed in its full year results. It is looking for opportunities for the expansion and technology transfer of its business models into new markets.

This how much Investec has lost on Steinhoff

Investec led the selloff in banking shares on the JSE falling over 3 per cent after the specialist banking group released its interim results.

Light at the end of the tunnel for FBN Holdings

FBN Holdings has begun to find the light at the end of the tunnel. That's according to Kayode Akinkugbe, MD and CEO at FBN Quest Merchant Bank.

SAA fails to impress as it extends losses

South Africa's National Treasury released SAA’s fourth-quarter and annual results and showed that sales plunged on domestic routes by 21 per cent while sales on international routes fell by 11 per cent.

Tech girls on the rise in Nigeria

The Tech girls in Nigeria are beginning to rise, that's according to Linda Quaynor, West Africa Strategy and Operations Leader at Deloitte and Touche.

What you need to know about the proposed Medical Schemes Ammendment Bill

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's proposed Medical Schemes Ammendment Bill is an attempt to help consumers by introducing flat rates for services.

Diamond Bank stirs up Tech dialogue

The objective of Diamond Bank's Techfest is to spark the conversation and make people think about the ways they could make their lives better says Uzoma Dozie, CEO of Diamond Bank. CNBC Africa's Damilola Ade-Odiachi caught up with the CEO for more.

The END Fund initiative raises $100mn to eradicate neglected tropical diseases

The END Fund, an initiative dedicated to ending neglected tropical diseases, has raised over $100 million, primarily through facilitating partnerships and private capital. Ellen Agler, Chief Executive Officer, The END Fund joins CNBC Africa for more.

Orange Cote d’Ivoire fire an ‘act of sabotage’

Orange Cote d'Ivoire says that last month's fire at a technical centre in Abidjan was an act of sabotage. Stephane Varret, Deputy General Manager at Orange Cote d'Ivoire joins CNBC Africa from Abidjan for more.

How the youth can solve Africa’s challenges

With a promise of free movement and trade slowly being realized, the youth, at the forefront developing solutions to modern day challenges stand to be the biggest beneficiaries.

Bank of Kigali to list at the Nairobi Securities Exchange

Bank of Kigali plans to list at the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The firm announced this earlier today at their annual general assemble making it the first local company to cross-list.

Could Nigeria get a sovereign upgrade in 2019?

According to a recent note from Renaissance capital, Nigeria could receive a sovereign upgrade as early as next year as a result of improving macro-economic conditions.

The challenges of building a successful tech company

CNBC Africa’s Damilola Ade-Odiachi caught up with her on the side-lines of Diamond Bank’s recently concluded technology festival, techfest for a discussion about the challenges involved in incubating technology companies in Nigeria.

MTN applauds Diamond Bank for excellent technology festival

According to Dola Bamgboye, Events, Sponsorship Manager at MTN Nigeria, Diamond Bank's Techfest was a success.