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Why a strong Nigeria, SA relationship matters

Why a strong Nigeria, SA relationship matters

Rehabilitation of mines can offer renewed economic opportunities, says Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo

Rehabilitation of mines can offer renewed economic opportunities, says Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo

What SA’s leadership change means for business – Foluso Phillips

What SA’s leadership change means for business - Foluso Phillips

Investing in Africa’s junior miners

Investing in Africa’s junior miners

How the 4th industrial revolution impacts miners

How the 4th industrial revolution impacts miners

SA has the edge, abundance in mining – Brand SA

SA has the edge, abundance in mining - Brand SA

Here’s how SA mining can take advantage of the 4th industrial revolution

Here’s how SA mining can take advantage of the 4th industrial revolution

Management of SOEs have become a drag on economy – Rob Davies

Management of SOEs have become a drag on economy - Rob Davies

#MiningIndaba2018: SA’s Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane responds to critics

#MiningIndaba2018: SA’s Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane responds to critics

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FNB confirms measures to help customers impacted by COVID-19

“In recent weeks, the South African Government, business community, philanthropists and society at large have shown remarkable unity in a joint effort to protect our country against the impact of COVID-19,” writes FNB Chief Executive Officer, Jacques Celliers.

The impact of COVID-19 on Nigeria’s business community

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has directed the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment to work with the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria to ensure that all production of essential items such as food, medical and pharmaceutical products continues unhindered. Mansur Ahmed, President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.

How to be productive during the COVID-19 lockdown

CNBC Africa spoke to Neels Barendrecht, Chairman of Agility Holdings and Director of Agility Risk Solutions in Singapore on his journey of self-isolation and working from home, Neels travelled to Singapore before the pandemic saw travel bans and the national lockdown and he shares tips on how to work effectively from home and taking the correct steps to self-isolation.

How the COVID-19 lockdown impacts SA’s franchise industry

One of the businesses that will be hugely impacted by the COVID-19 lockdown is the franchise industry. Restaurant owners, beauty spa’s and chain businesses that are not essential suppliers have effectively been closed since Friday the 27th of March and will remain closed without staff, customers and supply until the lockdown is lifted. So how will the lockdown and slowdown in foot traffic hurt the South African franchise industry in 2020? Vera Valasis, Executive Director of the Franchise Association of South Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.

Moody’s downgrades SA to junk status – what does this mean for the economy?

Moody’s downgraded South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to junk status on Friday evening and this has left has left government concerned and trembling in its boots to what extent that this might have on the economy. The downgrade coupled with the COVID-19 fears is bringing much stress to the rand as well as the markets. Joining CNBC Africa to unpack it all is Rashaad Tayob, Fund Manager at Abax Investments and Jacques Celliers, CEO of FNB.