Tag: disruptive innovation

Call for private sector involvement in upskilling developing countries’ youth

With the gap between marketplace skills and education output widening, Africa and other developing countries will need to integrate private sector input in its curriculum development in order to produce employable youths. The International Labour Organization’s Regional Youth Employment Technical Specialist for Africa, Amal Mowafy spoke to CNBC Africa's Godfrey Mutizwa at the ongoing Islamic Development Bank annual meetings in Marrakesh, Morocco.

How Islamic bonds can bridge the gap in financing SDGs

With a financing gap estimated at $2.5 trillion for the Sustainable Development Goals, the bulk of it facing the developing world, African countries will need to find new financing sources to try and achieve their targets. CNBC Africa caught up with Dr Bello Lawal Danbatta, Secretary General of the Malaysia-based Islamic Financial Services Board, who suggested Islamic bonds might help.

How this Zimbabwean entrepreneur saw opportunity when others fled

The big event of the week making waves on social media as we speak, the Forbes Africa 30 under 30 meetup session where this years under 30's meetup to network, celebrate and share their journeys. CNBC Africa's Fifi Peters spoke to Nomvula Mhambi, Founder of Disruptive Innovation about her entrepreneurial journey.