At the Forbes Woman Africa Regional Forum (FWARF) that was held in Kigali last week – CNBC Africa caught up with Lucy Schalkwijk, Founder and Chair of Career Women's Network Kigali (CWNK). To discuss challenges facing women and solutions, she joins CNBC Africa for more.
Patricia Apolot is the reigning Ugandan female kick boxing champion, a title she has held for three consecutive years. In June 2015, she also won the World Kick Boxing Federation International (WKBFI) title. At only 28 years old, Apolot has won several intercontinental fights making her the holder of the largest number of belts and gold medals in the sport in Uganda. To share her journey, she joins CNBC Africa for more.
In a conversation with Nomvula Mhambi, Founder and Operations Manager at Disruptive Innovation Zimbabwe (DIZ), she mentioned that achieving results at scale will require sustained commitments. She joins CNBC Africa for more.
Tania Habimana is a Rwandan-Belgian entrepreneur who co-founded NONZēRO Africa, a marketing agency focused on enterprise development and impact programs in Africa. To discuss her entrepreneurship journey as well as lessons for ambitious young businesswomen, she joins CNBC Africa for more.
Can we talk about sustainable development without touching on gender equality? For a breakdown of this this topic and her journey and collaborations with policy makers in Kenya to create an inclusive environment for women, Vivian Onano, Founder and Director of Leading Light Initiative (LLI) joins CNBC Africa for more.
Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Kigali and Rwanda development Board have come together and organised the first “Rwanda - Luxembourg Business forum”, which attracted close to about 100 attendees from the private and public sector of both countries. The forum is meant to showcase investment and business opportunities in both countries they can partner in. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo filed this report.
Back in 2012, Rwanda initiated “NaYombi”, a programme that is designed to harness service delivery in the service sector which is the biggest driver of the country’s economy. Six years on, we assess the impact of the initiative in this interview with Clare Akamanzi, CEO of Rwanda Development Board.