Tag: development

Rwanda’s first R&D company signs partnerships with leading global drone companies

Leapr Labs is Rwanda's only Research and Development private company. Recently it took part in the Africa Drone Forum where they signed partnership with a number of leading drone companies in the world. Serge Tuyihimbaze, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Leapr Labs joins CNBC Africa for more.

Sustainable Development, Sustainable Debt: Zainab Ahmed: Nigeria not anywhere near debt distress levels

Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed says it is very important for African countries to balance the need between development and debt sustainability. She also stressed that Nigeria is not anywhere near debt distress levels when asked about the government's recent borrowing plans. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor caught up with Zainab Ahmed in Dakar at International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) international conference on Sustainable Development and Debt Sustainability.

Sustainable Development, Sustainable Debt: IMF’s Georgieva on achieving SDGs to accelerate development

IMF's new Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva says Africa is halfway to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and needs to accelerate the speed of development to get there. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor spoke with her on the sidelines of the International Conference on Sustainable Development and Debt Sustainability in Dakar, Senegal for more.

Op-Ed: Raising capital to finance development – the AfDB as innovator and catalyst

Africa’s financing needs will remain very large over the next few decades. Both public and private capital formation will be necessary to pursue the necessary structural transformation of African economies into industrial and post-industrial societies.

Joyce Msuya on achieving sustainable development in East Africa

Last week saw the Kigali Global Dialogue where thought leaders came together to discuss global contemporary issues of development and growth. The talks centered around human policy, technological transformation of society, public health and climate change and sustainability. One of the key speakers on these topics, Joyce Msuya joins CNBC Africa for more.

NAICOM raises capital base for Nigerian insurers

Nigeria’s National Insurance Commission has given insurers a 13-month ultimatum to recapitalise or lose their licences. Chinedu Ezomike, Partner and Head of Commercial Practice Group at Andersen Tax Nigeria join CNBC Africa to discuss the implication of this development for the sector.

Cultural diversity as a driving force for development

Cultural diversity is a driving force of development, not only with respect to economic growth, but also as a means of leading a more fulfilling intellectual, emotional, moral and spiritual. Joining CNBC Africa is Carole Karemera, Director Genaral at Ishyo Arts Centre to share more on this.

Nigeria’s progress on sustainable development

Speaking on ways to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria, Senior Special Assistant on Sustainable Development Goals to Nigeria's President, Adejoke Ore-Adefulire says collaborative efforts between the government and private sector is highly needed. She joined CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole to discuss this.
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