Op-Ed: How innovative financing can assist Africa’s humanitarian needs

With Africa’s humanitarian needs quickly outpacing funding available and COVID-19 exacerbating the situation innovative humanitarian financing is needed now more than ever, writes Maram Ahmed, Senior Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Nigeria to implement common reporting standard with OECD

Nigeria has committed to implementing the Common Reporting Standard which it earlier signed with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The concept of the CRS was influenced by the United States' Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. So how will the CRS change the tax reporting terrain in Nigeria? Taiwo Okunade, Partner, Tax and Regulatory Services at Deloitte Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.

South Africa needs structural reform to grow economy: OECD

South Africa needs structural reforms to shore up the economy as there is little room for monetary and fiscal stimulus, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reported on Monday. Africa's most...

More African girls going to school, yet poorest miss out: experts

More girls are completing secondary school across sub-Saharan Africa as attitudes change and state spending rises.