Tag: global citizen festival

Why this African billionaire wants to give half of his fortune away

They came, they saw, but did they achieve? A year on from the Global Citizen Festival, Mandela 100 we find out. Joining CNBC Africa is Hugh Evans, co-Founder of both The Oaktree Foundation and Global Citizen, and Patrice Motsepe, co-Founder of the Motsepe Foundation and one of the executive producers of the Global Citizen Festival.

Access Bank CEO, Wigwe urges all to take the Global Goal Life initiative seriously

On the sidelines of the 2019 Global Citizen Festival, CEO of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe speaks to CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa on how the forthcoming 2020 Global Citizen festival scheduled to hold in Lagos is likely to impact Nigeria's drive towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the country. He joins CNBC Africa for more.

Nigeria’s Lagos State to host 2020 Global Citizen Festival

Nigeria’s Commercial Capital, Lagos state will host the 2020 Global Citizen Festival. On the side-lines of the 2019 Global Citizen Festival in New York, and on how Nigeria emerged as the destination for next year’s festival, CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa caught up with Vice-Chairman of Global Citizen Nigeria, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede for more.

World leaders pledge $932mn in poverty fight

World leaders made new commitments totalling $932.1 million and announced new campaigns to end extreme poverty. To discuss this – on the sidelines of the Global Citizen Festival in New York, CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa caught up with Deputy Secretary General of United Nations, Amina Mohammed for more.