As part of an annual series to engage various groups in Rwanda's decision making, the President Paul Kagame met with various youth in the annual meet the youth forum to engage on matters pertaining to the country's future.
Coffee is one of Rwanda’s foreign bureau exchange earner from which the country earns millions of dollars annually, but, there is still a very low consumption in the country. National Agricultural and Export Development Board in collaboration with JICA’s CUP Rwanda project and Sustainable growers have organized the 2nd countrywide competition for baristas as a way of sharpening their skills to become more professional in quality preparation and as well as to promote coffee consumption. Joining CNBC Africa is Masatoshi Ogi, Expert from JICA for more.
Nigerian equities market opened the week on a bullish note after the All-Share Index lost 1.4 percent last week. Rotimi Fakayejo, Stockbroker and Capital Market Analyst joins CNBC Africa to assess today’s trading session and expectations for this week....
Nigeria's Federal Inland Revenue Service says it recorded 5.3 trillion naira in tax revenues for 2018. Taiwo Oyedele, Partner and West Africa Tax Leader at PwC Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to assess some recent developments in the tax space.
Usoro Essien, Head of Research at Vetiva joins CNBC Africa to discuss recently released half-year earnings of some Nigerian banks.
The United Kingdom's Business and Property Court granted the enforcement request of Process and Industrial Development Limited, to the tune of $9 billion. And the firm says it plans to enforce this judgement by seizing Nigerian assets. Adeoye Adefulu, Partner at Odujinrin and Adefulu joins CNBC Africa to weigh the options available for Nigeria.
With a special focus on women this month, one of the issues that many women still face is the pay gap experience at a professional and unskilled level. Today we have 3 women with 3 reports looking at the data they have researched on the gender pay gap in South Africa. Joining CNBC Africa for this discussion are Beverley Hancock, Head of Appoint at Sirdar Group, Lindiwe Sebesh, Executive Committee Member of the South African Reward Association and Siobhan Zurnamer, Lead Researcher at Girrafe.
South Africa has a youth population of 20.6 million making up 35.7 per cent of the country’s total population. However, with the unemployment rate reaching its highest since 2003 and many African’s lacking the skills to cope with the demand of The Fourth Industrial Revolution; it begs the question of whether South Africa is prepared for the future of work? Joining CNBC Africa for more on this is Deon De Swardt, Principal Consultant at Mercer.
In an era that has seen the rise of fake news, social media giant Facebook has often come up as an enabler, recently the social media giant announced more African languages will be covered in its partnership with Africa Check, an independent fact-checking organisation as part of its effort to curb fake news. Joining CNBC Africa for more on this is Mercy Ndegwa, Facebook Head of Policy, East Africa.
Over sixty years ago, women all across South Africa gathered to mark their position and voice their rights. At the celebration of Women's Day, local government declared that Emancipation as the 2019 theme for women's month. Decades later women are still gathering to call for emancipation. CNBC Africa's Amogela Modise attended one of these gatherings and filed this report.
Old Mutual and Peter Moyo have headed to court for round two today over whether Moyo can be reinstated as CEO with immediate effect after a pending appeals process. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters provides an update on the case.
The recirculate project is exploring the different ways in which water sustains communities. We will bring you discussions as part of the launch of the ‘Recirculate project’ from Accra in Ghana, where we will explore how research collaboration can be a driver for change in Africa with senior representatives of project partners from Lancaster University UK, The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, University of Benin and Lancaster University Ghana....
Joining CNBC Africa to track movements shaping the South African markets space is Mduduzi Luthuli, Investment Manager at Luthuli Capital.
In the wake of the death of Sudan, the world's last male Northern rhino the role and challenges faced by conservationists in what is turning out to not only be an important but frustrating job of protecting wildlife has been brought to light through film. Following the journey of two young rangers, Kifaru is a movie set out to shed more light on poaching and the need to protect Africa's wildlife. M.D of Ol Pejeta Rangers, Richard Vigne joins CNBC Africa for more.
Moody’s Investor Service assigned a provisional B1 rating to the Acorn Project, a special purpose, limited liability partnership established under the laws of Kenya to issue up to Ksh5 billion of fixed-rate, senior secured Notes due 2024 under a MTN programme to part fund the construction of student accommodation buildings and other transaction costs in Nairobi. Christopher Bredholt, Moody's Vice President, Senior Credit Officer and Lead Analyst for the Issuer joins CNBC Africa for more.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi is at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to explore areas of collaboration with the capital markets and share some facts behind the state's economy. He joins CNBC Africa for more.
As Nigeria prepares to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) says Africa's largest economy has the clout to dominate trade in the Free Trade Area. Segun Ajayi-Kadir, Director-General of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.
Nigeria’s July inflation dipped for the second consecutive month to 11.08 per cent according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Meanwhile, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will hold its bi-weekly retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) Forex auction today. To discuss this and other stories impacting Nigeria’s money market, Nifemi Adeniyi, team leader of Liquidity Management at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.
Edwin Devakumar, Group Executive Director at the Dangote Group says they are confident that the refinery will be completely built and ready to start by the end of 2020. For an update on the Dangote refinery, he joined CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi for more.
Nigerian logistics company Kobo360 has raised a 20 million dollar Series A round led by Goldman Sachs and 10 million dollars in working capital financing from Nigerian commercial banks. To discuss this and the challenges of running a logistics company in Nigeria, Co-Founder of Kobo360, Obi Ozor joins CNBC Africa for more.