Tag: North Africa

UK-Morocco Business Dialogue: CGEM’s Kadiri on what sectors Morocco must focus on to harness international investment

The UK-Morocco Business Dialogue presents an avenue for the North African country to showcase its trade and investment opportunities. CNBC Africa’s Bishop is joined by Head of Economic Diplomacy Committee at CGEM, Mohamed Laaziz Kadiri for more.

Global Gender Summit: AGF & Attijariwafa Bank sign MoU to fund women-owned businesses in Africa

The Chairman of Africa Guarantee Fund (AGF), Andrew Temu says they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Attijariwafa Bank to leverage over $50 Million to serve women-owned and managed enterprises in North Africa. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor caught up with Andrew Temu on the sidelines of the Global Gender Summit in Kigali.

Op-Ed: What you need to know about Tunisia’s presidential election

Tunisia’s voters took to the polls on Sunday, September 15, in the first round of the second democratic direct presidential election in the country’s history.

Why Sudan needs up to $10 billion in aid to rebuild economy

Sudan has been in economic turmoil since it lost the bulk of its oil production in 2011 when South Sudan seceded after decades of civil war.

Creating an enabling environment for Africa’s entrepreneurs

The World Bank’s Country Director for the Maghreb, Malta, Middle East and North Africa; Marie Françoise Marie-Nelly, says it is important to create an enabling environment for start-ups to access seed finance and large markets. She joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor for more.

Op-Ed: Parliament goes after populist presidential candidate in Tunisia

A recent change in Tunisia’s electoral legislation is a self-preservation bid by the major parties that control Parliament.

Solar plant to provide energy to oilfield in Algerian desert

The facility is located at the Bir Rebaa North field.

OpEd: Algeria’s ruling coalition imposes a new speaker

The opposition MPs are against the election of Mouad Bouchareb because his predecessor, Said Bouhadja, was removed unconstitutionally.