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Building partnerships to boost trade in Africa

According to the World Bank, more than a third of world trade happens within trade blocs and regions. Joining CNBC Africa for a panel discussion on the need for African countries to build partnerships to support industrialisation and trade is Joe Femi Dagunro, former President, of the Nigerian-German Business Group; Jumoke Oduwole, Special Senior Adviser to Nigeria's President on Trade, Industry and Investment and Vincent Nwani, Director of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Why development finance is vital for Africa’s growth

CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa moderates a panel discussion on harnessing development and multilateral finance for development in Africa.

EA Debate: Impact of Rwanda’s election outcome on economy

On August 4 2017, Rwandans headed to the polls to elect a president. The candidates were Frank Habineza of the Green Party, Independent candidate Philippe Mpayimana and the incumbent Paul Kagame of the RPF. Many observers expect a landslide victory for Kagame, following the 2015 referendum approved constitutional amendments that allowed him to run for a third term. CNBC Africa's George Ndirangu and Arnold Segawa sat down with representatives from the private sector to discuss the impact of the elections on Rwanda's growth story.

Why the Future is Kenya

Against the backdrop of Kenya's August 8th elections, Brand Kenya did its bit to promote business confidence in the country. They recently brought together business leaders to discuss the topic "Why the Future is Kenya".

Robert Kiyosaki talks Trump, Africa & entrepreneurship

Robert Kiyosaki, Author, Real Estate Mogul joins CNBC Africa to share his insights about Trump administration, Africa and entrepreneurship.

Nedbank case study: Exploring the Aurora Wind Power project

Witness the statuesque wind turbines dot the skyline as CNBC Africa travel down to Saldanha to investigate the Aurora Wind Power project. Not only is this project injecting renewable energy into the grid, it’s also invigorating the local economy from a jobs and community development perspective, embracing all the fundamental renewable energy values.

EU external investment plan explained

Investing in job creation was the core theme of the EU- Africa Business forum in Brussels this year - where business influencers and leaders met to discuss ways to increase investment between Europe and Africa. CNBC Africa hosted a debate where panellists discussed the European Commission’s external investment plans.

Union Bank celebrates 100 years, looks at future of banking

Catch an interesting panel discussion on traditional and unconventional approaches to funding businesses, examining everything from risking entrepreneurs to the role of regulators.

EU Africa Business Forum highlights

The European Commission's External Investment Plan aims to de-risk investments into Africa with the main objective of attracting about 44 billion euros in external investment over the next three years. Chris Bishop Founding Editor of Forbes Africa was at the EU-AFRICA Business Forum in Brussels, Belgium where the core theme this year was "Investing in job creation".

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