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How Rwanda is investing in sports as a viable revenue stream

As part of a longer conversation on Sports creating a viable source of income for Rwanda, CNBC Africa spoke to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Sports and a passionate Sports Analyst on the major investments being made in the space in order to achieve the country's tourism, MICE & infrastructural development goals....

Sustainable Development, Sustainable Debt: Finding The Right Balance

The government of Senegal and the International Monetary Fund in partnership with the United Nations and the Circle of Economists discuss how to find the right balance between funding the Africa’s development needs & debt sustainability....

NCDMB: Highlights special of 9th Practical Nigeria Content Forum

Leveraging content development to grow and expand Nigeria’s oil and gas sector – the latest in a series of discussions facilitated by drivers of local content in Nigeria at the 9th Practical Nigeria Content Conference....

South Africa: A Mining Investment Case

SA's mineral resources account for a significant proportion of world production and reserves, find out more as our panel delve into why you should #InvestInSAmining....

Coke The Secret Formula EP1: What Coca-Cola is doing to change lives across Africa

In this series our host Asanda Maku investigates the various initiatives that the Coca-Cola Company are involved in across Africa. The Secret Formula is where travelogue and documentary meet. In this first episode we dig deeper into Bizniz in a Box, an initiative that assists young entrepreneurs establish a sustainable business for themselves and their families, in an attempt to combat youth unemployment....

The Green Economy: Building Human Capital in Africa

Up to 60 million new jobs in the green economy could potentially be created worldwide by 2030. If properly managed, green growth can provide an opportunity to address the youth employment challenge while simultaneously preserving the environment and increasing climate resilience....

The Future of Education: Reactive or Proactive

Changes are already observable in the education industry and further changes are essential to ensure that the kind of transformation will be achieved that will change mind-sets and revolutionise the delivery and consumption of education to benefit the workplace, society and the economy. The Future of Education Summit 2019, held in Sandton, explored the theme – The Future of Education – Reactive or Proactive....

Tackling maternal health challenges in Africa

Africa has reduced maternal deaths by 41 per cent. Over the same period, it has also reduced under-five mortality by 33 per cent. Despite progress, 57 per cent of all maternal deaths occur on the continent, giving Africa the highest maternal mortality ratio in the world. CNBC Africa’s Arnold Kwizera sat down with a panel of experts for more on this....

Assessing infrastructure investment as a primary enabler for growth and development in Rwanda

In Rwanda' s National Strategy for Transformation, Infrastructure Development is one of the important segments that lay foundation for decades of sustained growth and accelerates the move towards achieving high standards of living for all Rwandans. CNBC Africa is held a panel on conversation about some of the key infrastructure projects and the future....

What Africa can do to combat climate change and boost its green economy

The effects of climate change are being felt more by African farmers than any other group according to the United Nations (UN) but can nature based solutions build effective climate resilience and lift people out of poverty at the same time? CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera spoke to a panel of experts on the issue....

Top performers honoured at the Rwanda Tourism Awards

Dubai-based independent hotel management company, Aleph Hospitality has opened the Best Western Plus Westlands hotel in Nairobi, marking the firm’s first operation in Kenya. Bani Haddad, Managing Director of Aleph Hospitality joins CNBC Africa for more.

Transformers Summit: Improving healthcare systems for city-dwellers

In Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), infectious diseases cause 69 per cent of deaths and a weak healthcare system can’t support the growing population. CNBC Africa hosted a panel discussion on improving the health of city dwellers. Experts look at how innovation in the healthcare system can improve infrastructure to better the lives of urbanites....

What Sanlam’s SORAS acquisition means for Rwanda’s insurance industry

South African based insurance company, Sanlam Group, has completed its acquisition of SORAS insurance after acquiring a 100 per cent stake in the Rwandan company. CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera spoke to Vice-Chairman Sanlam Pan-Africa, Junior Ngulube, on what this acquisition means for the company....

Kigali Audio-Visual Forum: How to finance film/TV content

The main objective of the Kigali International Audiovisual Forum is to foster the development and professionalization of audio-visual structures and industries in Eastern Africa and the whole continent. This panel discussion focuses on how to get film and television content funded....

Mastercard Indaba: Financial Services in Africa – What’s next?

Enhancing digital payments services and collaboration amongst key partners in the digital ecosystem can lead to the development of financial inclusion. Tune in for a panel discussion on the financial services of Africa, as industry experts delve into the challenges and opportunities of digital payment services....

Africa’s growing MICE sector: How relevant is it to the economy at large?

Feeding Africa's Growing MICE Sector: Meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions – MICE sector is one of the burgeoning industries on the continent, with countries in region and beyond using it as a viable income stream to bring in foreign currency and increase Gross domestic product (GDP). But how successful have efforts been and how practical is it to invest in a sector that depends on whether or not people show up?...

Africa Oil Week: The Africa Oil Week Leaders Debate

With pressure growing on Sovereigns to develop attractive operating environments, this live session provides a platform for ministers to detail their hydrocarbon strategies to our global audience and determine their future operating outlooks to transform their nation’s economies. The moderator is CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters....

Road to the #AfricaInvestmentForum: Addressing Africa’s infrastructure challenges

Africa must industrialize to end poverty and to generate employment for the 12 million young people who join its labour force every year. One of the key factors retarding industrialization has been the insufficient stock of productive infrastructure in power, water, and transport services that would allow firms to thrive in industries with strong comparative advantages. In this panel discussion, issues around the regional infrastructure project pipeline will be discussed....

Durban Business Fair: The impact of digitalisation on the global economy

The World Economic Forum Africa theme this year is Globalization 4.0: Shaping a global architecture in the age of 4ir. With the rest of the world migrating to a digital platform, is Africa catching up and are we ready for what’s to come? Tune in for a panel discussion on the impact of digitalisation on the global economy....

Highlight Special of the Tshwane Trade and Investment Summit

Investments, innovation and business-friendly environments all contribute to attract investors. But what is Tshwane offering? Tune in for the Tshwane Trade and Investment Summit highlight special to find out what key focus areas was showcased at the summit....

Highlights special of the KZN International Investment Summit

Special economic zones are synonymous for attracting investors to generate economic impacts beyond their confine but what makes special economic zones in Kwa Zulu-Natal so different? Tune in for the KZN International Investment Summit highlight special to find out....

Highlights special of the Togo-EU Summit

At the Togo- European Economic forum 2019, investors across Europe and the rest of Africa meet the government officials to discuss opportunities within the country....

Togo EU Summit Debate: Achieving inclusive and sustainable economic growth in Togo

At the Togo-European Union Economic Forum 2019, UNECA’s former Executive Secretary Carlos Lopez, Africa's richest man and President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, the European Business for Europe and Mediterranean's Etienne Giros, and the OECD's Mario Pezzini discuss strategies for promoting a sustained, inclusive, sustainable and balanced development of Togo....

Rwanda Debate: Implementing Transformative ICT Solutions in Africa

At the recent Africa 50 General Shareholders Meeting under the theme, 'Investing in Infrastructure for Africa's Growth', the conversations brought up big topics such as bridging the infrastructure gap on the continent and leveraging the power of innovation and ICT. During the talks, the word, "leapfrogging" was used several times and like it or not, that's what technology has allowed Africa to do on several fronts. CNBC Africa's Makeda Mahadeo spoke to Alex Ntare, CEO, Rwanda ICT Chamber, Dr. Patrick Singa, Medical Director, Babyl Rwanda and Joseph Gama, Secretary General, South Sudan ICT Chamber to discuss Financing and Implementation of Transformative ICT Solutions on the continent....

Mandela Day Panel: City of Ekurhuleni tackles poverty and equality on #MandelaDay2019

In celebration of 10 years of Mandela Day, and commemorating the birthday of international icon President Nelson Mandela, we bring you this panel discussion from Germiston in the heart of Ekurhuleni City. The main theme for the day is action against poverty and equality. Under this umbrella, the panel discusses shelter, children’s welfare, education and active citizenship, and more. CNBC Africa anchor Godfrey Mutizwa speaks to Mzwandile Masina, Executive Mayor of Ekurhuleni; Lebogang Maile, Gauteng MEC of Human Settlements, Urban Planning and COGTA; Sello Hatang, CEO of the Nelson Mandela Foundation; and Patrick Kulati, CEO for Habitat for Humanity South Africa....

Day 1 highlights of Jacob Zuma’s testimony at Zondo inquiry

CNBC Africa brings you all the highlights from Day 1 of former President Jacob Zuma’s testimony at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, during which he made it clear his comrades were out to get him, discussed spies and Johann Rupert....

Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit debate 2019

Nigeria commenced the fourth National Action Plan on the first of March this year, as the government strives to deliver reforms aimed at improving the enabling environment for doing business. This new plan builds on the progress of the first three national action plans. Okechukwu Enelamah, Nigeria’s Minister of Industry Trade and Investment joins CNBC Africa to discuss this. http://cnbc.africa/videos/...

Assessing Africa’s readiness for the fourth industrial revolution

This year’s World Economic Forum theme of Globalisation 4.0 addressed the fourth industrial revolution which is taking place globally at an unpredictable rate. Is Africa ready? Tune into CNBC Africa for a panel discussion about the disruptions of digital technology across industries and all economic sectors and Africa’s readiness for the fourth industrial revolution. http://cnbc.africa/videos/...

The Forbes Women Africa Cover Stars Debate

Live from the Leading Women Summit in Durban: The FORBES WOMEN AFRICA Cover Stars – The New Wealth Creators. Six female entrepreneurs who are making a profit from unconventional ideas and industries share their stories as drivers of change in the world of African business. http://cnbc.africa/videos/...

‘One on one with Naomi Campbell’ at Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit 2019

The Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit 2019 kicked off at the Durban ICC. This is being held in partnership with the KZN government. Supermodel, philanthropist Naomi Campbell was the key note speaker. www.forbesafrica.com....

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EOH Exco chop salaries by 25%; ask staff to cut by 20%

Technology group EOH narrowed its first half loss per share from continuing operations, while group revenue fell 14 per cent and costs rose. EOH CFO, Megan Pydigadu joins CNBC Africa for more.

SA launches green fund to drive investment into SMMEs

R488 million – that’s how much the Green Outcomes Fund has set aside for fund managers to increase investment in green Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises. To discuss the fund - the first of its kind, CNBC Africa is joined by Tine Fisker Henriksen: Innovative Finance Lead, UCT GSB Bertha Centre and Mark van Wyk: Head of Unlisted Investments, Mergence Investment Managers.

Sarb guides banks to put dividends, bonuses on hold

South Africa’s Reserve Bank has guided banks to put dividends and executive bonuses on hold to help reduce stress on the banking sector from fighting Covid19. For more on this recommendation as well as other directives to ensure the health of the sector, CNBC Africa is joined by Unathi Kamlana, Head of Policy Statistics and Industry Support at the Prudential Authority.

Nigerian banking index gains but industrial goods sector declines

Investors are taking a keen interest in banking stocks today but the Industrial goods sector is facing a steep decline. Dare Fajimolu, Chief Research Officer at Blue Vertex joins CNBC Africa for a recap of today’s trade.