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Redefining Africa’s Workforce Through Digital Transformation

“This pandemic has also forced us as a media company to find alternative means to broadcast captivating and informative content, while adhering to Government’s health and safety protocols, and to identify digital platforms that would allow us to keep our viewers informed. Using the power of technology and our newsroom, we are able to connect the continent through live in-person and online virtual experiences.” Says Roberta Naicker,

#Africa50: Why Investing in Digital Infrastructure Post-COVID-19 is Critical to Africa’s Recovery

This special broadcast on the topic: Why Investing in Digital Infrastructure Post-COVID-19 is Critical to Africa’s Economic Recovery” brings together prominent speakers from the four corners of Africa. It also sees the announcement of the Africa50 Innovation Challenge Finalists....

Assessing Africa’s literature in the new age

Africa's literacy traditions might be on the wane according to experts, but what do those in the publishing industry think? CNBC Africa spoke to Jide Martin of Comic Republic and Deborah Ahenkorah of Africa Bureau Stories....

How will SA finmin Mboweni cut expenditure?

As the dust settles from South Africa’s emergency budget announcement, economist and ratings agencies have expressed their pessimism towards the finance minister Tito Mboweni’s ability to cut expenditure and deliver on his debt stabilisation plan. Joining CNBC Africa for this discussion are Mamello Matikinca-Ngwenya, Chief economist at FNB, Nicky Weimar, Chief Economist at Nedbank and Murtaza Moulvi, Head of Financial Markets at Standard Chartered Bank....

COVID-19 and the oil price crash: Nigeria’s tough choices

Africa Initiative for Governance and Oxford University's Blavatnik School of Government co-host high level discussion on ‘COVID -19 and the oil price crash: Nigeria’s tough choices’, with key decision makers in Nigeria and global thought leaders....

How eThekwini Municipality plans to help businesses survive COVID-19-induced economic downturn

Tune into CNBC Africa for this eThekwini’s Economic Recovery Plan discussion. It’s a more than half a billion rand plan that aims to support business safeguard jobs and protect the livelihoods of its citizens....

#BusinessTomorrow: The role of DFIs in rebuilding African economies after COVID-19

What can be done to turn the negative economic tide exacerbated by Covid-19 and how important is the role played in this by Development Finance Institutions? CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop and the panel discuss how the economy can be rebuilt post-COVID-19 with the help of public and private money; plus, how the way can be cleared, with legislation and regulation, for a new, sustainable, investment in Africa....

#BusinessTomorrow: What is the future of online and social media in Africa?

CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop and his expert guests look into the future of how the digital space is growing by the day and how it challenges our very view of media and how people get their news....

OPINION: “You don’t have to look rich when you know you aren’t” Why Nigerians should save.

My colleague Wale sees me return to the office from the site late one afternoon and then says to everyone, "Hey, Paul...

The green economy & how it could help the global economy bounce back from COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a decline in air pollution due to a reduction in vehicle and air traffic as well as industrial activity. How will the pandemic shape economic recovery and what are the lessons learnt? Experts in environment share their thoughts on this and more on the international day for biological diversity....

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