Tag: Independence

Namibia Apartheid politician turned independence advocate dies of COVID-19

A polarising figure, Mudge’s opponents accused him of delaying Namibia’s independence from neighbour South Africa by setting up a 1975–77 national conference.

Moody’s: Ghana’s credit profile captures several positive developments

Moody's Investors Service says Ghana’s B3 credit profile captures several positive developments which includes a return to primary surpluses, a more secure power supply that supports non-oil growth among others. As the country celebrates its 63rd year of independence, Elisa Parisi-Capone, Vice President and Senior Analyst of the Sovereign Risk Group at Moody’s joins CNBC Africa for more.

Ghana looks to consolidate its gains as it celebrates 63 years of independence

As Ghana looks to consolidate gains after 63 years of independence, today's celebration will be hosted for the first time in Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti region. Yofi Grant, CEO of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) joins CNBC Africa more.

Mindfully Africa CEO Amevor on the role of women in Ghana’s development

As Ghana marks its 63rd year of independence, Raimah Amevor, CEO of Mindfully Africa joins CNBC Africa to discuss the role of women in fostering democracy in Ghana.

Zimbabwe turns 39, govt vows to solve economic problems

Zimbabwe celebrated 39th Independence Day today, amid economic crises with President Emmerson Mnangagwa delivering the key note speech at the main celebrations at the national sports stadium. Joining CNBC Africa for a conversation is Tafadzwa Muguti,

Nigerians speak on turning 58, achievements made so far

As Nigeria celebrates 58 years of Independence, CNBC Africa finds out what Nigerians think about the country’s achievements so far.

Nigeria turns 58: Progress made so far

On the first of October 1960 Nigeria gained Independence from the British. This year marks 58 years since the historical day. Niyi Falade, Chief Executive Officer of Crusader Sterling Pensions joins CNBC Africa to discuss the progress made so far.

Op-Ed: Mugabe, thanks for independence #ShowMeMyFreedom

Robert Mugabe and his cronies have good reason to confuse independence with freedom. They may fool themselves, but they can't fool me, says Rejoice Ngwenya.