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Following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and its spread worldwide, there was a shortage of diagnostics, medical supplies and essential medical equipment such as personal protective equipment for healthcare workers and other frontline staff.
UAP Holdings PLC reported first-half earnings that have seen growth delivered on the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic which has adversely impacted different sectors of the economies. To unpack the performance, CNBC Afrixa spoke with the CEO of UAP Old Mutual Group Arthur Oginga.
Tanzania is looking to protect its locally-made goods in the trade negotiations with Britain that are underway. The on-going talks between the two countries for a new post-Brexit dispensation are being conducted in line with the 2009 trade protocol signed by all EAC member states. Honest Prosper Ngowi, Associate Professor of Economics at Mzumbe University Tanzania joins CNBC Africa for more.
Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi, the CEO of MTN Rwanda joined CNBC Africa unpack to the teleco’s revenue collection for the first half of 2020.
The government of Rwanda has closed two city markets in Kigali as it seeks to control a sudden spike in the new infections. The decision comes after Nearly 300 new cases that were traced in Kigali in the last three days, were largely traced in the two big markets. Journalist, Ivan Mugisha joins CNBC Africa for more.
Equity Group half-year net profit has dropped by 24.3 per cent to $83 million after the lender increased provisioning for loan defaults by nearly nine times amid the shocks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.