Tag: global

Joyce Msuya on achieving sustainable development in East Africa

Last week saw the Kigali Global Dialogue where thought leaders came together to discuss global contemporary issues of development and growth. The talks centered around human policy, technological transformation of society, public health and climate change and sustainability. One of the key speakers on these topics, Joyce Msuya joins CNBC Africa for more.

Global publics more upbeat about the economy, but many are pessimistic about children’s future

A new Pew Research Center survey finds global economic spirits are reviving.

More than 60% chance of a global recession in the next 18 mnths – economist

Global growth is expected to slow down significantly in the coming months as borrowing levels dominate in both China and Europe and "Trump-mania" is set to fade, a chief economist at Danish investment firm Saxo Bank told CNBC on Monday.

Denuclearization a pipe dream? UN holds talks to ban nukes, but major powers don’t show up

Some of the world's biggest economies won't attend high-level negotiations aimed at banning nuclear weapons — an indicator that global denuclearization remains a distant dream. The United Nations (UN) kicks off a five-day...

Asian shares rise but mood cautious ahead of an event-packed week

By Hideyuki Sano Asian shares rose on Monday, taking their cue from gains on Wall Street after strong U.S. job data, though the mood was cautious as oil prices plunged to 3 1/2-month...

Zambia copper concentrate duty to disrupt global copper supplies

Zambia, Africa's second-largest copper producer, will produce about 425,000 tonnes of copper metal this year.

Outbreak of yellow fever in DR Congo could go global

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared a yellow fever epidemic in June after the haemorrhagic virus spread from Angola.