Tag: inauguration

Mixed reactions and high expectations from Nigerian government after cabinet reshuffle

Work begins for Nigeria’s new cabinet after their much-anticipated inauguration on Wednesday. To discuss the task ahead for President Buhari's new posse, Eze Onyekpere, Lead Director of the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) joins CNBC Africa for more.

President Buhari signs 2019 budget

Ahead of his inauguration for the second term of office, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2019 Appropriation bill and is set to meet the northern governors over the prevailing insecurity in the region. Sam Chidoka, Managing Director and CEO of Kairos Capital joins CNBC Africa to discuss this story and other headlines making the rounds.

Zimbabwe top court dismiss MDC Alliance poll petition

Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court has dismissed MDC Alliance’s presidential poll results challenge and has ruled in favour of Emmerson Mnangagwa as the winner of the July 30 presidential elections.

Gabon aims to diversify economy with new Owendo Port

Gabon aims to diversify economy with new Owendo Port

New Lesotho Prime Minister’s wife shot dead: police

The wife of Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane was shot dead late on Wednesday, just hours after her husband's inauguration.

Gold rises on Trump uncertainty & Brexit concerns

All eyes will be on Trump's inauguration on Friday for any clarity on his economic plans.

Gambian president's party seeks to block rival's inauguration

The question of whether Gambia can install opposition figure Adama Barrow as president is seen as a test case for African democracy.

What to expect from Donald Trump's inauguration

Some African states would try to stabilise their futures as best they can as Trump appears very unpredictable.