Tag: KwaZulu-Natal

Why this athlete won’t let COVID-19 derail her Olympic dreams

Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Senegal, Tunisia and now SA - the corononavirus is making inroads on the continent. CNBC Africa spoke to a SA athlete with hopes of taking part at this year’s Olympics in Japan about the impact of COVID-19.

SA’s double whammy: Recession & COVID-19

South Africa has been hit with a double whammy this week. Recession and its first case of Covid-19. Is it time for stimulus? Christie Viljoen, PwC Economist joins CNBC Africa for more.

Sihle Zikalala: KwaZulu-Natal ready to combat COVID-19

In the last few hours the news that many people feared has broken. Coronavirus is in South Africa. This was the word from the South African government this afternoon and it is likely to send a shudder down the spine of business in Sub-Saharan Africa. This came just days after a case was reported in Nigeria. On the eve of the outbreak the Premier of KZN Sihle Zikalala told CNBC Africa that his province was ready to fight the virus.

How uShaka Marine World manages its tourism numbers

Ushaka Marine World is known all over the world as a popular tourist destination, but how many tourists decent to this theme park? CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop speaks to Mpume Mabuza, Marketing Director of uShaka Marine World to find out more.

How sustainable is tourism in East Africa?

How sustainable is tourism in East Africa? CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop speaks to Judy Kepher-Gona, Director of Sustainable Travel & Tourism Agenda about the ecotourism trend.

Could visa free countries boost tourism development in SA?

CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop spoke to Nomusa Dube-Ncube, MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs for KZN, about visa issues and investment targets.

Visa restrictions and how they are affecting the Tourism sector in Africa

Why do Africans fly over their continent to go on holiday? Africa has some of the best beauty spots on the planet. People spend millions on holidays in Europe, especially in this era shimmering with the promise of the African Free Trade Area. Maybe visa restrictions and the cost of flights have something to do with it. What can be done? From KwaZulu Natal, Kwakye Donkor, CEO of African Tourism Partners joins CNBC Africa for more.

Welcome address by ABN Group’s Rakesh Wahi at the Forbes Woman Africa LWS gala dinner

ABN Group co-founder Rakesh Wahi gave a welcome speech at ‘The Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit 2019’ gala dinner, held at the Durban ICC. Rakesh Wahi is the co-founder of the ABN Group, a media holding company for CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa.