Digital technology is redefining our world and reality in many ways. The younger generations should be at the fore front exploring new approaches and using technology to unleash the full power of innovation in the years ahead – to answer the question are young people ready for the future of work and what should be done to empower them, Kennedy Kanyi, Founder AzaHub Coding Centers joins CNBC Africa.
Digital technology has created new opportunities for businesses in sub-Saharan Africa to compete on a more equal footing. However, these businesses have yet to enjoy the full benefits because of a difficult operating environment.
According to World Bank, for Rwanda to become an upper middle-income country by 2030 and high-income by 2050, Innovation, Integration, Agglomeration, and Competition will be the backbone. Financial Advisor, Eddie Balaba joins CNBC Africa for more.
The inaugural "Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration summit" is currently underway at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg. This one-day conference is a new innovation to explore the transition from school directly to entrepreneurship. CNBC Africa's Lubabalo Mashiqana spoke with Koffi Assouan, Program Manager at Mastercard Foundation to talk about the role of investors in growing entrepreneurship in Africa.
Major players in Africa's innovation, Sanofi is set to launch three challenges for African start-ups to find innovative solutions to improve access to healthcare and transform the health ecosystem throughout the continent. For more CNBC Africa is joined by Sanofi's Country Chair Kenya & General Manager Peter Munyasi.
Accenture says innovation creates a foundation for growth and business sustainability in the digital era. Toluwaleke Adenmosun, Managing Director of Accenture Financial Services Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss how the financial services industry should approach innovation.
A United Nations initiative backed by global experts has set its sights on an ambitious programme to bring an end to the AIDS epidemic by 2030.