PwC says overall equity capital market activity in Africa declined by 44 per cent in value in 2019, the lowest in over a decade. Alice Tomdio, Director of Capital Markets Services Group at PwC joins CNBC Africa to review the performance of Africa's capital markets.
Nigeria’s Minister for Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, says the country’s mining potential can surpass oil and gas. Meanwhile, data from the National Bureau of Statistics shows that Nigeria’s Mining and Quarrying sector contributed 8.85 to the 2019 GDP lower than the 10.68 per cent recorded in 2018. Joining CNBC Africa to make the investment case for Nigeria’s Mining sector is Cyril Azobu, Partner and Head of Consulting and Mining Leader at PwC.
The implementation of Nigeria’s finance act kicked off on the first of February. Taiwo Oyedele, Partner and West Africa Tax Leader at PwC Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.
Gauri Shah, Actuarial and Risk Services Leader at PwC East Africa joins CNBC Africa to discuss insurance trends in 2019 and 2020 outlook in the East African region.
It has been a year since the London Stock Exchange (LSE) Group's Companies to Inspire Africa report was released. Ibukun Adebayo, Co-Head of Emerging Markets at the London Stock Exchange Group and Alice Tomdio and Director of the Capital Markets Services Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) joins CNBC Africa for more.
The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) launched the Nigeria Investment Guide on the side-lines of the ongoing UK-Africa Investment Summit. Meanwhile, the International Monetary Fund says Nigeria’s economy is estimated to grow by 2.5 per cent in 2020 and 2021. Kyari Bukar, Former Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and Andrew Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria join CNBC Africa to discuss these developments.
Nigeria's Senate President told journalists in Abuja that the Senate will approve President Muhammadu Buhari's $29.9 billion loan request. Meanwhile, Nigeria's President is expected to sign the 2020 appropriation bill into law. This comes as Nigeria's Statistics Office records another uptick in headline inflation for the month of November. Taiwo Oyedele, Partner and West Africa Tax Leader at PwC Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for a recap of Nigeria's revenue drive this year.