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Why Mugabe refuses to resign gracefully

Is the situation in Zimbabwe about democracy and does it involve opposition parties at all? As the internal politics of ZANU-PF and its relationship with the army plays itself out on international media, we discuss the irony of the stand-off between the military and the man they still call the ‘Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, President Robert Mugabe? Wilf Mbanga, Editor of The Zimbabwean joins CNBC Africa for more.

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How technology is disrupting African businesses

Technology has been a major enabler in helping African entrepreneurs create home-grown solutions. CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi caught up with; Eunice Adeyemi, Convener of Africa as a platform, Beri Mbenkun, Founder and CEO of Nanoarc and Onyeka Akumah, Co-Founder and CEO, Farmcrowdy to discuss how Africans are using technology to create innovative solutions and the economic impact of these ideas.

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Against the Odds with Peace Hyde EP6 hosts Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings

Shooting into the political limelight when her husband, former president Jerry John Rawlings became Head of State of Ghana briefly in 1979 and then from 1981 to 2001, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings has been a fierce advocator for women’s rights. She believes in women’s vital role of promoting Peace, family, country and the world at large must be acknowledged, a fight she shares on this episode of Against The Odds with Peace Hyde.

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Rwandan entrepreneurs urged to pursue agriculture

As the conversation on entrepreneurship takes shape on the African context, ‘access to finance’ is slowly dropping in rank when quoting challenges budding businesses face. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss the current environment for such, on the side-lines of Global Entrepreneurship Week is Pamela Munyana, Country Director at IDEA4Africa.

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Is Zimbabwe undergoing a fake news coup?

South Africa’s President and Chairperson of the SADC, Jacob Zuma has called for meeting to be held at the SADC Secretariat in Gaborone, Botswana. Rumours are abound that a compromise is on the cards with an aim towards installing a unity government. Ronak Gopaldas, Political Economist and Tamuka Chirimambowa, PhD Fellow at University of Johannesburg join CNBC Africa to give analysis.

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What to make of Buhari’s visit to Southeast Nigeria

In a first since coming to power, Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari is visiting the south-eastern part of the country. But why is this a big deal? Chris Nwaokobia Jnr; Convener of the Country First Movement joined CNBC Africa to discuss this.

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Africa’s richest person Aliko Dangote: How to survive as an entrepreneur in Nigeria

The president of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote says Nigeria needs at least Five million jobs annually, as job creation is currently the biggest issue in the country, He also noted that governments and private sector need to improve synergy for growth. CNBC Africa caught up with him at the Edo State Investment Summit in Benin City and discussed entrepreneurship in Nigeria, what states can do to attract investments and more.

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Understanding financial inclusion in West Africa

CNBC Africa brings you a discussion from The Symposium on Financial Inclusion recently held in Ghana Accra, themed: Financial Inclusion in a dynamic West African Context –looking at the regulatory and macro conditions across West Africa over the past decade to illustrate how financial inclusion is impacted in such a dynamic environment.

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How Nigeria’s states can position to attract investments

Nigeria’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Investments Okechukwu Enelamah says he is impressed at what Edo State is planning to achieve with its Industrial Park. The park is one of many initiatives the governments hopes will lure investors into the state. CNBC Africa caught up with him to discuss what states need to do to attract investments.

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Rwanda’s journey towards developing cashless economy

According to the international Growth Center, using cash as a means of payments costs national economies 1.5 per cent of GDP yet stubbornly, 85 per cent of global consumer payments continue to be made in cash. As Rwanda intensifies the "cashless economy" drive, CNBC Africa caught up with the National Bank of Rwanda’s Governor, John Rwangombwa to help us understand how the regulator is looking to hasten the migration.

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Boosting Africa’s Infrastructure for trade

Trade Not Aid” has been the advocacy mantra for African integration in recent times but at the center of achieving this is an efficient infrastructure. Despite Africa’s surplus natural resources, human capital and swift progress in urbanization, poor infrastructure remains a key obstacle to its development. This episode of Africa Trade-lines moves conversations to why Africa must build functional trans-boundary infrastructure for efficient intra-continental trade.

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EA Debate: How can Rwanda’s monetary policy spur private sector growth?

In 2016, Rwanda maintained the KRR at 6.5 per cent to ensure that the banking sector continues to finance economic activities limiting inflationary pressures from the monetary pressure from the monetary sector. With the move, the total authorized loans to the private sector increased by 6.3 per cent in 2016 with broad money increasing by 7.5 per cent. In retrospect however, this is a drop from the 2015 private sector loan approvals that stood at 13.67 per cent. So how can Rwanda’s monetary policy utilized to spur more private sector credit in 2018? For a broader outlook on the monetary policy stance ahead, CNBC Africa spoke to Governor John Rwangombwa.