Tag: group of seven

G7 commits $251mn package to women entrepreneurs: Are gender inequality gaps narrowing?

This week out out of Biarritz, France, news of a G7 approved $251 million in support African women entrepreneurs has arrived. The package has been committed to African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa initiative and is reported to be a direct response to the demand by women to ease access to financing that was assigned to the AfDB back in 2015. To give her reaction to the news, Gloria Kamanzi, Chairperson of the African Women Entrepreneurship Programme (AWEP) joins CNBC Africa for more.

Oil rises on signs of easing trade tensions, will a consensus be reached in trade negotiations?

U.S President Donald Trump says the U.S and China will resume trade talks very shortly, brent crude futures are up in early trade after falling one per cent in the previous session. Uchenna Minnis, Chief Market Analyst at Eagle Global Markets joins me for a focus on the oil market and G7 meeting. He joins CNBC Africa for more.

The importance of Africa’s involvement in world trade highlighted after G7 Summit in France

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame joined leaders of the G7 countries over the weekend for the G7 Summit in France where among other things they discussed the global economy and world security. In a discussion on the importance of the summit to Africa, Analyst, Fernando Morales de la Cruz joins CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera for more.