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COVID-19: Trump hold on finances would hurt our work in Africa – WHO.

"If that decision is made it would severely impact our work here in Africa,” says Moeti.

COVID-19 kills 500 Africans says WHO – and why it could be a lot worse than we know.

“We now have 44 African countries in the WHO region, sub-Saharan Africa, including Algeria, who are testing. In most of these countries there is urgent need to move testing beyond capital cities. We are also facing very much challenge of procurement and supply of equipment,”

Why The Coronavirus Recession Is Unlike Any Other

The coronavirus pandemic is putting an end to the longest economic expansion in U.S. history. Policymakers and economists warn this recession will be unlike any other downturn. After expanding for a record 126 months as of December 2019, economists

How to get the most out of working from home | CNBC Reports

As much of the world self-isolates at home, how will our work be affected? CNBC’s Tom Chitty spoke to remote working veterans, as he searches for tips and strategies to stay positive and  productive during this challenging ----- Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://cnb.cx/2wuoARM Subscribe to CNBC International TV on YouTube: https://cnb.cx/2NGytpz Like our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/cnbcinternational Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cnbcinternational/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CNBCi...

How Coronavirus Turned Clorox Into A Market Darling

The spread of the novel coronavirus has led to the spread of fear. In times of fear, people flock toward brands they trust. One of those companies, Clorox, was already a highly regarded company, but the fear the disease has inspired in both consumers

World Bank moving forward on first $1.7 bln in pandemic aid projects

The World Bank’s executive board is expected to consider later this week the first fast-track funds to help Afghanistan and Ethiopia respond to the coronavirus pandemic, the Bank’s president said on Sunday.

Hopes are high for a coronavirus treatment, which could come much quicker than a vaccine

Scientists around the globe are racing to develop tests, treatments and vaccines to combat the COVID-19 disease.

Mauritius confirms first three cases of coronavirus

Mauritius has confirmed its first three cases of coronavirus, its government said in a statement on Thursday.

Billionaire Mark Cuban reveals what he’s been buying in the coronavirus stock market swings

Mark Cuban said Wednesday he’s been “dipping my toes” into the market during its recent stretch of coronavirus-driven volatility.

Sterling falls to levels not seen since 2016 as dollar strength hammers global currencies

Sterling slid below $1.19 on Wednesday to hit its lowest point since October 2016 as liquidity concerns sent the dollar surging and hammered currencies around the world.

Worldwide coronavirus cases top 200,000 for the first time

COVID-19 cases surpassed 200,000 worldwide on Wednesday as the new coronavirus continues to spread outside of China, the original epicenter of the outbreak.

Sasol aims to generate $6 billion to boost balance sheet

Shares in the petrochemicals group rose 15% at the market open before reversing some gains to trade up 6.28% at 47.55 rand by 0716 GMT.

Hopes of a coronavirus vaccine mount as three key biotech players make progress

Dozens of companies and public labs around the world are working to develop a vaccine to prevent the spread of the flu-like virus. Over the last 48 hours, three biotech companies, in particular, have been thrust into the spotlight for their promise: BioNTech, CureVac and Moderna.

OPEC and IEA warn developing countries could lose up to 85% of oil and gas income this year

IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol and OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo expressed “deep concerns” about the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, warning it could have “potentially far-reaching economic and social consequences.”

US Treasury yields rise as stocks search for modest recovery after Monday’s crash

The Dow and S&P 500 on Monday suffered their worst plunge since the “Black Monday” crash of 1987, despite the Federal Reserve’s announcement of an emergency $700 billion quantitative easing program and a further 100 basis point cut to interest rates.

JPMorgan tells employees around the world to work from home if possible

The New York-based bank, which has 256,981 workers and operates in 60 countries, is expanding on a policy it began last week for New York-metro area employees as it copes with the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

As oil prices tank, BP CFO warns demand could be negative in 2020

Demand for oil will likely be negative in 2020, adding further downward pressure to plummeting prices, according to BP CFO Brian Gilvary.

African nations close borders, cancel flights amid coronavirus pandemic

Several African governments on Sunday closed borders, canceled flights and imposed strict entry and quarantine requirements to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, which has a foothold in at least 26 countries on the continent as cases keep rising.

Here’s what’s driving market volatility after the global stock rout

While Thursday’s stock market was fueled by the rapid global spread of the coronavirus pandemic, and U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement of travel restrictions from Europe, markets today are painting an inconsistent and chaotic picture.

Coronavirus updates: China reports 8 new cases, wife of Canadian PM tests positive

Global cases: At least 125,288, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization

US crude prices drop below $30 a barrel after OPEC deal failure sparks price war, oil-dependent economies left vulnerable

Nigeria’s $34.6 billion Budget for 2020 was benchmarked on an oil price of $57 per barrel. It expected crude oil sales to contribute 35 percent of government revenue. The oil prices' plunge has forced the Nigerian government to review its budget.

Why Big Tech Is Heading To Africa

Jack Dorsey, founder of Twitter and Square, Inc, raised some eyebrows in Silicon Valley when he announced he was moving to Africa in 2020. Africa is poised to take off as the next big tech market, and both America and China have taken notice. » Subscribe to CNBC: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC » Subscribe to CNBC TV: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCtelevision » Subscribe to CNBC Classic: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCclassic About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: https://www.cnbc.com/ Follow CNBC on LinkedIn: https://cnb.cx/LinkedInCNBC Follow CNBC News on Facebook: https://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: https://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: https://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC #CNBC Why Big Tech Is Heading To Africa

A $500 million consortium and global stage for Africa at Expo 2020 Dubai

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Powering Africa’s bright future: how digitising a continent’s youth will drive global progress

The future of the world hinges on the future of Africa. A bold statement? The UAE doesn’t think so and has backed...

Op-Ed: Why the United States should be careful what it asks for

Right now, socialism is all the rage in America but this is the cost of introducing it...

LinkedIn reveals the most in-demand job skills in 2020

The top 10 most in-demand hard skills globally revealed.

World markets roiled as China’s coronavirus spreads

Investors worldwide have been spooked by the rapid spread of the Chinese coronavirus, with stock markets around the globe sharply lower.

Donald Trump vs. Greta Thunberg: #WEF20 prepares for climate crisis showdown

The upcoming forum will mark the first time Trump has attended the same event as Thunberg since the pair briefly crossed paths at the UN climate change summit in New York last year.

Selfies, emojis and bitmojis: Recruitment experts give their verdict on creative resumes

In today’s competitive job market — where hiring managers can spend as little as seven seconds looking at a resume should jobseekers add a little creative flair to their applications to help them stand out from the pack?

UK’s Boris Johnson is pushing for deeper trade ties with Africa as Brexit nears

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for deeper investment ties between Britain and Africa at a summit for leaders of 21 African countries on Monday that comes days before his country will leave the European Union.

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COVID-19: Trump hold on finances would hurt our work in Africa – WHO.

"If that decision is made it would severely impact our work here in Africa,” says Moeti.

Update on Rupert family’s R1bn COVID-19 fund

This week Johann Rupert’s R1billion Sukuma fund had to close doors on desperate small businesses wanting help to fight the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns.

World Bank considers debt relief for Africa to fight COVID-19

The World Bank expects COVID-19 to cost Sub-Saharan Africa up to $79 billion in lost output in 2020, plunging the region into its first recession in a quarter of a century. World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa, Albert Zeufack joins CNBC Africa for more.