Upgrading Nigeria’s electricity network
Local cement producer Cimerwa hopes to ramp up production to 600,000 tons per annum or 100 per cent by mid-2019 a move aimed to taking advantage of multinational projects including the Standard Gauge Railway and the Bugesera International Airport. On the other hand, the company hopes to tap into the rapidly growing middle class market that's presented a steady demand for cement in the country. To unpack the conversation CNBC Africa spoke to Bheki Mthembu, CEO Cimerwa.
Investing in positive human impact investments is seen as a way to change the challenges that South Africa faces .This change can be seen in a change of roles by retirement fund trustee’s by moving beyond just ensuring a financial secure future, but also a concern for the environment and sustainable investments through impact investments. Malcolm Fair, Managing Director of RisCura joins CNBC Africa for more....
Kenyan govt increases minimum wage by 18%
Nampak reports an increase in H1 headline earnings
Today, Rwanda through intellectual property administration agency joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World IP day under the theme "Reach for Gold: IP and Sports". Joining CNBC Africa for more on the synergy and the legalities is Pius Ntazinda, Associate at Trust Law Chambers.
Boosting savings in Kenya
Thando Hopa on redefining beauty, women’s rights
Coffee giant Java House opens branch in Rwanda
Nigeria is planning a new tax scheme that is expected to increase the country's tax to GDP ratio to 15 percent from 6 percent,...
On the side-lines of the Africa Investment Forum held in South Africa CNBC Africa spoke to Nigerian Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed on what they hope to achieve from the investment forum and the economic and recovery growth plan for the country. http://cnbc.africa/category/africa-investment-forum/...
The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme targets to add $10billion to the African economy by supporting 10,000 entrepreneurs on the continent. The programme offers business training, mentorship, and access to seed capital funding. CNBC Africa’s Charles Gitonga spoke to Tony Elumelu on the success stories from the initiative and the role of philanthropy in growing entrepreneurship in Africa.
As we are still at the early days of the New Year, many are reviewing their portfolios and investments towards becoming wealthier. After a tough 2018 in stock markets this year seems to be more promising with some Asset Managers saying three shares are worth buying in 2019. Dr Adrian Saville, Chief Executive, Cannon Asset Managers joins CNBC Africa to unpack those buying opportunities.
In a bit to drive growth, and improve job creation, Nigeria's Minister of Science and Technology says he wants more contribution for the manufacturing sector to the country's GDP. George Onafowokan, MD and CEO of Coleman Wires and Cables join CNBC Africa for more on this. http://cnbc.africa/videos/...
Nigeria has experienced some national health emergencies in the recent past, with an outbreak of monkey pox the latest on the radar. So how proactive is the country in handling these outbreaks? CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi caught up with Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the National Coordinator & CEO of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control to discuss this.
In an exclusive interview with CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha Justice Maphosa opens up on personal details of how he rescued Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangangwa in November 2017. (WATCH full Interview) http://cnbc.africa/videos/2018/06/01/justice-maphosa-opens-up-about-his-business-why-he-rescued-mnangagwa-and-threats-on-his-life/
Power supply to Nigerian households decline in first-half - Poll
Seplat Chair’s expectations from WEF Davos 2018
Zambia and Nigeria have been asked to join other African countries who have signed the African Continental Free Trade Agreement. Following South Africa President Cyril’s Ramaphosa’s request at the Afreximbank’s 25th anniversary, the AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Albert Muchanga made this request in an exclusive interview with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole. http://cnbc.africa/videos/
The NSE 20-share index grew by 0.71 per cent to close the week at 2,983.68 points, while the All Share Index rose to 126...