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Government spending is what’s needed to fight coronavirus: Citi Private Bank | Capital Connection

Ken Peng of Citi Private Bank believes that monetary policy is not the appropriate tool to deal with the coronavirus emergency.

Coronavirus could have significant implications for airline industry: SAS | Squawk Box Europe

Rickard Gustafson, CEO of Scandinavian Airlines, discusses the challenges being created by the coronavirus spreading across Europe.

Recession ‘not impossible’ as coronavirus spreads, strategist says | Squawk Box Europe

Eric Moore, fund manager at Miton Group, discusses the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on European stocks.

‘No doubt’ coronavirus will have real financial impacts: Carlyle Group CEO | Street Signs Europe

Kewsong Lee, co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, says the global economy will take longer than people expect to recover from the coronavirus outbreak.

#MeetingsAfrica2020: Minister Kubayi-Ngubane on how SA can become a top business, holiday destination & the impact of COVID-19

CNBC Africa spoke with the South African Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi Ngubane on her vision for the opportunities that will arise from the 2020 Meetings Africa event as well as her message for finance minister Tito Mboweni in light of this afternoon’s budget announcement.

#MeetingsAfrica2020: How COVID-19 is impacting the events industry

CNBC Africa spoke to Barba Gaoganediwe, Head Destination Promotions & Marketing, Gauteng and Jeanette Moloto, Director of Global Sales, Marriott International at the Meetings Africa event about the impact of COVID-19 on the events industry and their expectations from Tito Mboweni’s budget speech.

Investors want to see ‘a peak’ in the covid-19 infection rate, says strategist | Capital Connection

Tobias Bucks of Ausbil Investment Management discusses the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the global market and predicts further reduction in the movement of goods. _____________________________________ Subscribe to CNBC International TV: http://cnb.cx/2wAkfMv Subscribe to CNBC International: http://cnb.cx/2gft82z Like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/cnbcinternational Follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/cnbcinternational/ Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/cnbci

A second COVID-19 case is confirmed in Africa

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The Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform of Algeria has reported the country’s first case of COVID-19. Health authorities report that tests indicate that

#MeetingsAfrica2020: MTPA’s Amrita Craig on the impact of COVID-19 on tourism in Mauritius

Mauritius is one of the countries that have suspended direct flights to China due to the Coronavirus outbreak – at the ongoing Meetings Africa 2020 events in South Africa, Johannesburg, CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Amrita Craig, Marketer of Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority about the impact that COVID-19 is having on Mauritius tourism.


How Coronavirus Quarantines Lead To A Drop In Air Pollution

As coronavirus quickly spreads around the world, the virus is forcing people to stay put. People aren’t driving or flying, leading to a massive reduction in air pollution, most notably in China, but also in Italy, the U.S. and other hard-hit areas

How The U.S. Fell Dangerously Behind In Coronavirus Testing

The deadly coronavirus pandemic has stopped the world in its tracks, and exposed a weak spot in the United States’ preparedness for a public health emergency. Experts say aggressive diagnostic testing is essential in order to learn where and how an

Abdul Samad Rabiu’s BUA Group pledges N1bn to fight COVID-19 in Nigeria

Entrepreneur Abdul Samad Rabiu's BUA Group has joined corporates and business leaders from Africa in donating money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic....

Tony Elumelu’s United Bank For Africa donates $14mn to COVID-19 relief across Africa, this is how it will be used…

Entrepreneur Tony Elumelu's UBA has joined corporates and business leaders from Africa in donating money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is...

Motsepe family & associates join Rupert and Oppenheimer families in donating R1bn to deal with COVID-19 pandemic

On Monday South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that South Africa's richest families the Rupert and Oppenheimer families had each contributed ...