This past weekend in Accra, Ghana – the awarding ceremony for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative by the Jack Ma Foundation took place and among the ten winners, two were Rwandan women. Social entrepreneur, Christelle Kwizera walked away with 3rd place and $100,000 for her company, Water Access Rwanda; she joins CNBC Africa to share her experience and what her next step will be.
Lesley Ndlovu, CEO of the ARC joins CNBC Africa for more.
Global data analytics company; Nielsen, says the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a sharp drop in consumer sentiment in West Africa in the second quarter of the year. Ged Nooy, Managing Director at Nielsen Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.
Updated forecasts from the African Development Bank show that Africa’s growth is expected to rebound to 3 per cent by 2021 from a 3.4 per cent contraction in 2020 in the worst-case-scenario. Hanan Morsy, Director for Macroeconomic Forecasting and Research at the AfDB joins CNBC Africa for more.
In the wake of COVID-19 many listed companies have offered rights issues in order to raise capital during these trying times, but according to Oasis Asset Management there are good and bad equity issuances. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Adam Ebrahim, CEO of Oasis Asset Management.
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