Tag: Power Lunch

#ENDSARS: Here’s how the protests have impacted Nigeria’s soft commodities market

The fallout of the recent protests in Nigeria has spiralled into the looting of government-run food warehouses. So how does the impact the outlook for soft commodities? Ayodeji Balogun, CEO of AFEX Commodities Exchange joins CNBC Africa for more.

#MTBPS2020: A tightrope walk for Finmin Mboweni

South Africa’s medium term budget will be a defining litmus test on whether the government can take the country out of an economic slump or send it in the direction of a financial crisis.

All female taxi hailing service making headway into Ugandan market

In Uganda, an all-female taxi-hailing company has penetrated the market with the aim of creating employment for women who were hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Gillian Kobusingye, Founder of Diva Taxi joins CNBC Africa for more.

RHT Holding, Tondeka Metro partner to deliver smart mobility in Uganda

Mauritian company RHT Holding and Uganda’s Tondeka Metro Company have signed an agreement to bring state-of-the-art technology and fleet management support that is expected to transform public transport in Kampala over the next three years. Dr. Sidharth Sharma, CEO of RHT Holding Group joins CNBC Africa for more on enhancing mobility on the continent.

FDC: Nigeria’s October inflation will spike to 14.4%

Financial Derivatives says before the #ENDSARS protest became a crisis, it had crippled Lagos businesses, markets and traffic while also inducing artificial scarcity of commodities.

Assessing Africa’s energy future

The Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber, NJ Ayuk says even though oil and gas activities have taken a hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, optimism surrounding African projects, fiscal regime and investments still exists. He joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss the future of energy in Africa.

LCCI’s Muda Yusuf speaks on the fallout of #ENDSARS protests

Preliminary findings by the Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry show that the Nigerian economy suffered an estimated 700 billion naira loss to the #ENDSARS protests. Since then, events took a strange twist with vandalism and looting across the state. Muda Yusuf, the Director General of the LCCI joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss the developments.

Airports Company SA reports R1.2bn profit boost, here’s how the pandemic impacted the business

Releasing its results for the year ended March; Airports Company South Africa reported revenue of R7.12 billion, EBITDA of R2.6 billion and profit of R1.2 billion.