Tag: economic transformation

South African COVID-19 Tourism Relief Fund open for applications

In a bid to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on South Africa’s tourism sector, the Department of Tourism is urging eligible small, micro and medium-sized enterprises (SMMEs) to apply for a share of the R200 million Tourism Relief Fund.

World Economic Forum: President Akufo-Addo on Ghana’s response strategy for climate change

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo says the country’s national budget reflects its commitment towards the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He made this remark while speaking on Ghana’s climate change strategy, economic transformation and more at a press conference in the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos.

Scaling of technical and vocational education in Rwanda: How effective will this be in reducing unemployment?

Rwanda is working on scaling up the number of graduates in Technical and Vocational education and training with skills relevant to the labour market as a critical intervention to economic transformation and reduction of unemployment. For more on this, Dr. James Gashumba, Vice Chancellor of Rwanda Polytechnic joins CNBC Africa for more.

Breaking investment roadblocks in East Africa

According to the United Nations, lack of adequate infrastructure and access to finance are some of the challenges hampering investment in Africa and lower the level of economic transformation despite strong economic growth. In East Africa, corruption is cited as the biggest challenge. Christophe Charlier, Chairman of Renaissance Capital joins CNBC Africa to discuss this and the bank’s footprint in the region.

Investing in Africa’s youth to harness the demographic dividend

Investing in Africa's youth to harness the demographic dividend

Are top firms hindering SA’s economic transformation?

Are top firms hindering SA's economic transformation?

Graça Machel talks on new initiative that celebrates women’s role in Africa

Graça Machel speaks on new initiative that's celebrates women role in Africa

R32bn invested by business into black economic empowerment endowment

R32bn invested by business into black economic empowerment endowment