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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....

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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 ...

Government’s response to Moody’s downgrade of SA to junk status

Covid-19 and South Africa's downgrade to junk will truly test South African financial markets.

Moody’s downgrades SA to junk

The action will result in South Africa's expulsion from the World Government Bond Index (WGBI), as a consequence those funds tracking this index as a benchmark will become forced sellers.