South Africa’s newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa, is expected to give more details about how he plans to tackle corruption and boost economic growth when he delivers his first state of the nation address. Ramaphosa was sworn in as head of state yesterday after his scandal-plagued predecessor, Jacob Zuma, reluctantly resigned on orders of the ruling African National Congress (ANC). Joining CNBC Africa is Sheila Sisulu, Future SA Patron.
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The Technology Innovation Conference 2018, hosted by the Gauteng Provincial Government, attracted more than two thousand ICT experts and decision makers from across the public and private sectors. Around one hundred speakers took to the stage over two days to analyse the wave of digital and technological innovation sweeping the South African economy. This panel discussion is on Managing Digital Threats and Cybersecurity.
Trademark East Africa is now set for phase two of interventions in Rwanda valued at an initial $45 million for the next six years. CEO Frank Matsaert joined CNBC Africa for a look into this and broader issues across the entire region.
Given its abundant mineral resources, Zimbabwe is hoping that the change in leadership will help unlock the countries investment opportunities in the mining sector. The Zimbabwe is Open for Business: Mining Zimbabwe dialogue took place on the side-lines of this year’s Mining Indaba in Cape Town. On this CNBC Africa special we find out what this country is doing to entice investors.
Nigeria’s Central Securities Clearing System unveiled its 3-year strategy which is hinged on improved technology for optimisation. Haruna Jalo Waziri, CEO of the Central Securities Clearing System joined CNBC Africa to unpack this strategy.
After immense pressure from the African National Congress, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma finally yielded and ended his 9 year tenure with his resignation from office. Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, is now charged with salvaging the legacy of the party. Bismarck Rewane CEO of Financial Derivatives joined CNBC Africa to discuss the impact this change could have on South Africa's business relations with West Africa.
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This evening's address by President Ramaphosa promises to steer the country back on track and focus the country on the work that lies ahead. But what tone should Ramaphosa strike and what should be his message to investors be? Joining CNBC Africa is Geoff Blount, MD BayHill Capital, Thabile Wonci, MD Black Management Forum and Danie Venter, Advisory Partner, Citadel and Outa COO, Ben Theron.
Mining executives, investors and government officials from across the globe descended on the drought-hit Cape Town for the 24th annual Investing in African Mining Indaba. The world's largest mining investment event. High on the agenda included the recovery of commodity prices and locally, the highly disputed Mining Charter.
It’s been a tough slog characterised by looting, allegations of nepotism, state capture and dereliction of his executive duties. On this Political Capital, SACP’s first general-secretary, Solly Mapaila discusses lessons learnt, mistake made and the future of the alliance under Cyril Ramaphosa.