Tag: Democratic Republic of the Congo
There have been numerous headlines coming out of the country this week. Rwanda will name 25 baby gorillas during the 15th edition of the annual naming ceremony; Kwita Izina. Moreover, 28th World Economic Forum on Africa will take place from the 4th to 6th September in Cape Town, with key conversations on inclusive growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Finally, Makutano Forum is set to happen in the DRC to boost growth and competitiveness. Arnold Kwizera joins CNBC Africa for more.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has for a long time not been on the radar for potential investors. From the totalitarian regime of Mobutu, hyperinflation in the early 90s and no viable stock market However, private equity groups seem interested as Glencore and Kenya’s Equity Bank are sustaining their operations in the DRC. Charles Robertson, Global Chief Economist at Renaissance Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.
There is mounting concern in Africa about a lack of leadership as well as an increasing trend of hard-won democratic rights being reversed.
Kristof Titeca and Albert Malukisa Nkuku | University of Antwerp Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is home to 10 million people. With an estimated 400 markets and over 1 million traders,...
SA, DRC to sign a visa waiver agreement
Although a gradual increase in commodity prices over recent months is supporting foreign currency liquidity and helping to ease currency shortages, it is too early to conclude that pressures on banks have reversed.
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