Tag: pension funds

Crusader Sterling Pensions: How Covid-19 will impact Nigerian pension funds in H2

Niyi Falade, CEO of Crusader Sterling Pensions joins CNBC Africa for some insight on how Nigeria’s Pension Fund Administrators plan to weather the Covid-19 storm in the second half of the year.

Nigeria to borrow N2tn to fund infrastructure development

Nigeria’s National Economic Council (NEC) says the federal government has resolved to borrow two trillion from the current 10 trillion naira pension funds to finance the development of infrastructure. Niyi Falade, CEO of Crusader Sterling Pensions joins CNBC Africa to discuss this story.

AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina on upcoming Africa Investment Forum, winning lifetime achievement award

As the world gears up for the African Development Bank's (AfDB) Africa Investment Forum 2019, AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina says one of the distinct additions to this year's forum is that the African Development Bank will work with all commercial banks across Africa, development finance institutions, global Sovereign Wealth Funds as well as pension funds. On the side-lines of the Hallmarks of Labour event in Lagos, where he won the Emeka Anyaoku Lifetime Achievement award, Dr. Adesina joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for more.

Driving growth in Africa’s pension industry

According to official data from the Retirement Benefits Authority in Kenya, the country’s pension industry assets hit Sh1.2 trillion in September 2018 up from Sh1.08 trillion in December 2017 and Sh912.66 billion in 2016. With Enwealth's recent estimation for increasing share of funds to reach $41.3trillion in the global pension funds and investment funds, CEO Simon Wafubwa, joins CNBC Africa to expound on the need for pension fund investment and development in Africa.

Are SA pension funds doing enough to fight climate change?

Most people are concerned about their pension, but should they really be concerned about the effect of their pension fund on the climate? Now there is a group that is pushing for pension funds to take into account climate risk when taking investment decisions and believe that one should not take the risks losses. Tracey Davies, Executive Director at Just Share joins CNBC Africa for more.

Sigma Pensions CEO talks on mobilising pension funds for development

At the ongoing Africa Investment Forum underway in South Africa CNBC Africa spoke to Dave Uduanu, CEO, Sigma Pensions about mobilising pension funds for development.

Women of Influence: Nopasika Lila on running one of SA’s biggest pension funds

Nopasika Lila, CEO and Principal Officer at Eskom Pension and Provident Fund discusses what it means to be the first black woman to head up one of the largest pension funds in South Africa.

Understanding NMRC’s plan to unlock N1.4trn pension fund for housing

Understanding NMRC’s plan to unlock N1.4trn pension fund for housing