Tag: England

More than 70 workers test positive for COVID-19 on an English farm

The number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases across Britain each day has been falling from a peak of more than 6,000 in April to 650 in the latest figures released on Sunday, despite wider availability of testing.

Health minister hails responsible behavior after English pubs reopen

Thousands of people flocked to pubs, restaurants and bars around England on Saturday as large parts of the hospitality sector reopened for the first time since March.

How the soccer hard man felled by COVID-19 will be remembered warmly in Africa

“He was a lovely guy, but he could be a Jekyll and Hyde character on the pitch,”

How will COVID-19 impact Kenya’s growth outlook?

Kenya's Central Bank is set to revise its economy projections for 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes at a time when the price of capital goods has increased in East Africa's economic capital but the some Analysts seem to be more optimistic – well at least according to a recent report published by the Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in England and Wales. Vincent Phiri from NKC Africa Economics joins CNBC Africa for more.

Engagements on accountants acquiring right skill set, maintaining professional competence

To achieve Kenya's vision a lot is anchored on macroeconomic stability, continuity in governance reforms, enhanced equity and wealth creation opportunities. At the 2019 International Finance Reporting standards week organized by The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), there were multisector engagement and Michael Armstrong, Regional Director of Middle East, Africa and South Asia, at Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales joins CNBC Africa for more.

How the global economic slowdown impacts African economies in Q3

There are fears that the African economy will be affected much with the increasing uncertainty in the global economy. To shed more light on their Quarterly economic forecast on Africa, Head of research at Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Francois Conradie joins CNBC Africa for more.

Political stability key to EA’s economic growth prospects – Report

According to the recently released Economic Insights (Q4) report by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, political stability has been a key factor in the GDP growth of African countries, Francois Conradie, Head of Research at NKC African Economics joins CNBC Africa to look at the role of political stability in the growth of East African economies in 2018/19.

East Africa economies best performing in the continent – Report reveals

According to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales' ‘In Economic Insight: Africa Q3 2018 report’, East Africa continues to be the continent's best performing region with a GDP forecast at 6.3 per cent. To find out what this positive outlook is attributed to, CNBC Africa spoke to Jacques Nel, Chief Economist: East and Southern Africa at NKC African Economics.