Tag: YPO

Regaining confidence in SA’s economy post-elections

The final count for this year's general election is currently underway. The IEC is confident in the fairness of the election but can the country's economy share the same confidence as the final tally approaches. ThembaLihle Baloyi, Co-founder of Sithega Holdings and a member of YPO joins CNBC Africa for more.

Technology is fundamentally inequality increasing: Ming

Vivienne Ming is among America’s most celebrated speakers on artificial intelligence. In 2013 she was named one of 10 Women to Watch in Tech. CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi asked her at YPO Edge what AI would mean for Africa.

Why you should invest in Rwanda

Rwanda plans to scale up mineral export targets of $800 million dollars by 2020 and $1.5 billion annually by 2024 as per the government’s seven-year programme. Emery Rubagenga, CEO of Roka Mines speaking at YPO Edge, a forum with over 2 000 CEOs from more than 90 countries shared his views on why Rwanda is the place to invest.

Mineworkers Investment Company remains committed to Ascendis Health – CEO

Ascendis Health’s share has come under severe pressure following a litany of bad news. CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi spoke to one of its shareholders the Mineworkers Investment Company’s CEO Mary Bomela about what went wrong and what the black owned broad-based investment holding company investment philosophy is.

Pick n Pay is looking at ways to externalise dividends from Zimbabwe – Ackerman

Pick n Pay plans to expand to Nigeria this year. Chairman of one of Africa's largest retailers, Pick n Pay, Gareth Ackerman explains why and shares his views on its operations in Zimbabwe.

Uhuru Capital sees huge opportunity in African markets

As private equity investments in Africa continue to grow, Adeyemi Osindero, CEO of Uhuru Capital is poised to tap into them. His company is seeing great potential in Ghana and the broader West African block. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi at the YPO Edge conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

Shark Tank duo tech fund to close first round of funding, starts investing in tech firms

Former Vodacom Group executive Romeo Kumalo and his partner Gil Oved’s Africa tech focused South African investment firm LLH Capital will soon close its first round of funding and has already started investing in technology firms. Gil Oved, Chief Operating Officer at LLH Capital reveals more at YPO Edge.

Nigeria’s Landmark Africa eyes expansion into east Africa

Paul Onwuanibe, CEO of Landmark Africa and YPO member in a frank discussion with CNBC Africa’s Monique Vanek reveals its expansion plans and the opportunities and challenges it faces in Nigeria.