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COVID-19: What the reopening of airports means for Rwanda’s economy

Kigali International Airport is set to reopen on August 1st after months of closure to avoid the spread of COVID-19. Today’s episode of Doing Business in Rwanda looks at the new features set up at the airport to ensure its safety as well as the economic significance of its reopening....

COVID-19: What to expect from Nigeria’s economic stimulus plan

The Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan is a 2.3 trillion naira stimulus plan that the government of Nigeria wants to use to reduce the effects of an expected deep recession caused by the COVID-19. The first phase of the response plan focuses on agriculture for food and jobs. Kyari Bukar, former Chairman of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group joins CNBC Africa for more.

ECOWAS holds extraordinary summit on Mali’s political crisis

West African leaders have begun a virtual extraordinary summit to negotiate an end to the deepening political crisis in Mali. This comes after presidents from Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Ghana and Niger held talks on Thursday last week that ended in a stalemate. Onyekachi Adekoya, Managing Director of PR24 Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.

Against the Odds with Peace Hyde EP08 hosts Tara Fela-Durotoye

Tara Fela-Durotoye is a Lawyer turned beauty entrepreneur and the founder and current C.E.O House of Tara International. She started the trend of bridal make up profession in Nigeria where she has empowered over 5000 young ladies with the Tara beauty representatives' initiative that makes them economically independent while building their entrepreneurial skills for national transformation. We find out how she became a beauty pioneer and icon in Nigeria, Against all Odds. https://www.cnbcafrica.com/category/tv-shows/against-all-odds/...

How to enhance Nigeria’s judicial institutions

As Nigeria’s lawyers prepare for the elections of the Nigerian Bar Association, one of the candidates aspiring to be the president of the association; Olumide Akpata, Partner & Head of the Corporate & Commercial Practice at Templars joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to share some new thinking on how to enhance Nigeria’s judicial institutions....

Impaxis Securities: Sonatel’s XOF 100 billion bond 122% oversubscribed

Sonatel has issued its corporate bond worth 100 billion CFA Francs on the BRVM. The bond which is the largest of its kind in the WAEMU region was listed at a 6.5 per cent annual coupon rate at tenure of 7 years. The bond issuance was closed by Impaxis Securities which was the sole Arranger and Bookrunner for this transaction. Ababacar Diaw, CEO of Impaxis Securities joins CNBC Africa for more.

Nigeria halts access to forex for maize imports

In a move to stimulate local production of maize, the Central Bank of Nigeria has issued a directive to lenders to immediately stop processing Form M documents for the importation of maize into the country. Ayodeji Balogun, CEO of Afex Commodities Exchange joins CNBC Africa for more.

How Rwanda is leveraging technology in the fight against COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for digital solutions across various industries, especially in the health sector. Among different innovations, the Government launched the use of robots in the fight against COVID-19, in a move aimed at reducing contact between medics and patients....

COVID-19: How to address Africa’s disease burden amidst a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed gaps in the healthcare systems around the world. The Access to Medicine Foundation says after decades of investment for ending HIV, malaria and tuberculosis pandemics, the progress made in protecting children from these diseases is now at risk due to disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Jayasree Iyer, Executive Director, Access to Medicine Foundation joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to explore how best to address Africa’s disease burden....

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Zimbabwean govt. continues crackdown on activists amid reports of torture

Silence descended on the streets of Bulawayo and central Harare in Zimbabwe on Friday, where businesses shut down. This is as Security Forces were deployed to prevent anti-government and anti-corruption protests, by opposition parties. A number of high-profile figures were arrested over the weekend. Dumisani Muleya, Chairperson of the Zimbabwe National Editors Forum joins CNBC Africa for more.

Redefining Africa’s Workforce Through Digital Transformation

Covid-19 has forced businesses globally to re-evaluate their business models and to adapt to new working environments....

Nigerian investors not surprised by Shoprite’s exit, here’s why

Releasing its trading update for the year ended 28 June 2020, Shoprite announced that it will be exiting from Nigeria.

VW South Africa boss Schaefer takes over at Skoda in shake-up

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s Czech carmaker Skoda Auto named VW’s South Africa boss Thomas Schaefer as its new chairman on Monday as...

What’s Next For The U.S. Economy: Michelle Meyer

Michelle Meyer, Head of U.S. Economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says the economy is entering a “healing phase” after the initial shock from the coronavirus pandemic. She explains how some inflation would be a good problem because it woul