What has really change since Zimbabwe’s de facto coup in November and how will the Politics of this former bread basket of Southern Africa affect its pitch to woo international investors to bring their money to Zimbabwe? Join host, Karabo Letlhatlha and Joseph Busha, Managing Director, JM BUSHA Investment Group, Joy Mabenge, Regional Coordinator, Crisis in Zimbabwe and Chad Chawanda CEO of Size Chunk.
Aspen Pharmacare billionaire Steven Saad opens up with the inside story of the fall of his shares. Exclusive on CNBC Africa first in business worldwide.
Cryptomanran takes a look at the underlying reasons for this crash and whether we can expect more blood and also interviews the biggest names in Crypto to find out what they are buying in 2018 and why. Ian Balina took 20k and made it into $1m in less than a month. Find out how.
President Trump’s America first nationalism has opened the door to Chinese global leadership. And in Africa, terrorism, militancy, political instability and fears of a potential debt crisis are themes that stakeholders will be paying attention to. Nick Allen, CEO, Europe and Africa Region at Control Risks spoke to CNBC Africa's Onyi Sunday about the top risks for Africa and the world in 2018.
A record 3 000 leaders from government, business and civil society are going to convene at the 47th World Economic Forum’s annual meeting. One of the initiatives of the World Economic Forum is the Global Shapers Community as Social Entrepreneurs are an influential voice on the continent. CNBC Africa is joined by Thoba Grenville-Grey, Senior Associate with the Awethu Project.
As expected, South Africa’s central bank kept its benchmark repo rate at 6.75 per cent and the prime lending rate at 10.25 per cent. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Jan Sluis-Cremer, Foreign Exchange and Money Market Sales, RMB and Annabel Bishop, Chief Economist at Investec.
The digital age of health is upon us, with consumers’ concern mainly being whether players in the industry will be able to provide lower costs to improve patient’s health, and on a simple interface. Continuing with our “Road to Davos” conversations CNBC Africa is joined by Shivon Byamukama, Deputy CEO at Babyl Rwanda.
Nigeria's Federal Government has approved a framework that it hopes will attract investment into the country's electricity distribution infrastructure to utilise the 2000megawatts of power generated but not transmitted. George Etomi, Director at the Eko Electricity Distribution Company joins CNBC Africa to give an outlook for Nigeria's power sector in 2018.
Discussions on cross-border partnerships, Agri-business, Industrial revolution and sustainable development were just a few that marked the 2nd edition of the Africa 2017 Forum which took place in Sham El Sheikh, Egypt.
Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille said in a statement recently that Day Zero has moved a day closer this week to 21 April 2018. Day Zero is when the City of Cape Town will be forced to turn off most of the taps and every resident will have to queue for 25 litres of water per day. But what potential impact waste water recycling could have on alleviating Cape Town’s water scarcity and what the role of the private sector? Murray Chabant, Director of Alula Water & YPO member and Dinao Lerutla, CEO of Alula Water joins CNBC Africa for more.
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The International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, says the strategies for giving must now change in line with development entrepreneurship. CNBC Africa’s Christycole Popoola spoke to the ICRC Deputy Regional Director for Africa, Patrick Youssef, on the back of the organisation’s recently signed MOU with the Tony Elumelu Foundation’s entrepreneurship programme.
Nigeria’s Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme is a time-limited opportunity for taxpayers to regularise their status. The scheme has a deadline for the 31st of March this year, after which the tax authorities say they will come down hard on defaulters. Chinwendu Enechi, Senior Tax Manager for Oil, Gas & Power at Andersen Tax joins CNBC Africa to discuss the developments in Nigeria tax space.
Corporate South Africa has been the marred with fraud and corruption in recent months but very little has been done to hold those involved accountable in South Africa. Joining CNBC Africa to talk about Corporate South Africa is Mncane Mthunzi, President of the Black Management Forum.
CNBC Africa chats to Hannington Namara, Managing Director of Equity Bank Rwanda whom has over 15 years of experience as a Senior Private Sector Development specialist, as he shares his journey to success.
It was a gathering of Heads of State and various senior officials, showing their engagement to strengthen intra-African trade, cooperation and recognising the importance of the private sector to do so at the Africa 2017 Business Forum in Sham El Sheikh, Egypt.
Corruption Watch welcomed the serving of a court order to freeze assets of McKinsey and Trillian, saying this must naturally be followed by the commencement of criminal proceedings against these two firms and Eskom. They also want to see action against individual executives of the abovementioned companies. Executive Director of Corruption Watch, David Lewis joins CNBC Africa to discuss the pace of NPA with regards to these actions.
Diamond Bank has become the first Nigerian company to be appointed as a Forum Member Adviser to the World Economic Forum which is slated to hold from the 23rd to the 26th of January in Davos, Switzerland. Ahead of the Annual Meeting, Uzoma Dozie, CEO of Diamond Bank joins CNBC Africa to discuss what he expects from WEF this year.
South Africa’s ruling party, the ANC took over the sleepy seaside town of East London in the Eastern Cape for its 106th birthday celebrations. But what happens when the party confetti settles down and we all retreat to our respective corners? Political Capital goes behind the speeches and the politics to speak to the real people with real issues on the ground. Plus, Economist, Thabi Leoka puts on the table all the issues newly elected ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa has to deal with - above all, Eskom.
Policy makers in African countries need to strategize and mobilise resources to finance the continent’s infrastructure deficit that remains persistently large. Andrew Alli, President and CEO of the Africa Finance Corporation joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to discuss how African governments should approach development finance this year.