Tag: emerging economies

What’s really holding back Nigeria’s mortgage sector?

One of the aims of Nigeria’s Financial Systems Strategy 2020 for the mortgage sector is to have one of the safest, highest homeownership rates and most profitable mortgage markets among the emerging economies. Ugochukwu Chime, President of the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss what is holding back the growth of Nigeria's mortgage sector.

Africa’s aviation sector outlook

In over 100 years, the aviation industry has grown to over 4 billion passengers; the rise in demand for air travel in emerging economies is seen to create new opportunities. For a better understanding of the trickle-down effect, CNBC Africa sat down with Hadi Akoum Sales VP for Africa and Indian Ocean at Airbus.

Why women-owned businesses in emerging economies like Tanzania often don’t grow

Tanzania is one of the fastest growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa driven by small and medium sized enterprises, more than half of which are owned by women.

Central bank expects South Africa’s 2018 growth to be “much lower” than initial forecasts, here’s why

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa’s economic growth this year will be “much lower” than initial expectations, the central bank said in a presentation to parliament on Wednesday, calling any recovery “weak...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Ugandan Parliament

In the spirit of spearheading trade across emerging economies, the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi is in Uganda, the first visit by an Indian prime minister in over 20 years to promote bi-lateral relations between the countries. He addressed Uganda's parliament and spoke on the Indo-Africa trade.

Innovation vital for SMEs’ survival in Africa – CEO Steward Bank

Innovation vital for SMEs’ survival in Africa - CEO Steward Bank