Tag: Nairobi Stock Exchange
The Brand Africa 100, Africa’s best brands report celebrated its 10th year of its global launch and continues to shine a light on Africa’s brand value conscious. Over the past 10 years the report has shown that only 20 per cent of the brands that Africans value, are made in Africa, this is a challenge to African business people and entrepreneurs to create and aspire to fully embrace proudly African produce. Joining CNBC Africa for this discussion are Thebe Ikalafeng, Founder and Chairperson of Brand Africa, Geoffrey Odundo, CEO of the Nairobi Stock Exchange and Karin Du Chenne, Chief Growth Officer at Kantar.
Last year the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) launched an incubator program designed to help accelerate aspirational companies in order to address a listing drought. Now the program has almost 20 members and one of the newest inductees, Eric Thimba, Co-Founder of Mookh joins CNBC Africa to discuss what he expects to gain from the program and why this is a big deal for his growing company.
The CEO of KOKO Networks, Greg Murray says Africa's urban demand for cooking gas is a $40 billion market and he spoke to CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop on the WEF Africa side-lines, about KOKO Networks recent partnership with Vivo Energy to distribute cooking fuel across the region. Greg is seeking ways of replicating the model throughout the continent.
Kenya’s main share indices dropped on Thursday, as profit-taking broke a bounce that followed the upholding of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election by the Supreme Court, traders said. The benchmark NSE-20 share index of...