Tag: economic commission

Former Access Bank CEO speaks on merger with Diamond Bank

CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor also caught up with former CEO of Access Bank Aigboje AIG-Imoukhuede to get his take on the merger.

Mohamed Benchaaboun on the economic impact of the Conference of Ministers

The 52nd Session of the Economic Commission of Africa’s Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning & Economic Development will be held in Marrakech, Morocco. This year’s theme will focus on the effective fiscal policy, trade and the private sector in the digital era. CNBC Africa spoke to Mohamed Benchaaboun, Morocco’s Minister of Finance and Economy on what it means for the country’s economy.

Addressing challenges in Africa’s natural resources sector

The futures of work and skills shift are gaining increased attention at international, regional and national levels. The 52nd Session of Economic Conference is celebrating the one year anniversary of the singing of the Inter Africa Free Trade Area. One of the areas of interest is that of the mining and resources sectors. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with Antonio Pedro, Director of the Sub-Regional Office for Central Africa, UNECA.

Eskedar Nega on leveraging technology to improve communication

The 52nd ECA Session of the Conference of African Ministers are taking place in Marrakesh, Morocco from the 20th to the 26th of March. The main theme for this year’s event is the fiscal policy, trade and the private sector in the digital era: A strategy for Africa. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with Eskedar Nega, Chief Evaluation Section, to get her thoughts on how technology is used at this conference to help improve communication.

ECA’s Giovanie Biha gives update on ministers’ conference 2019

At the ongoing ECA Conference of Ministers in Marrakesh, Morocco CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with Giovanie Biha, Deputy Executive Secretary at ECA about the progress this conference has made so far.