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How are pension fund administrators staying ahead?

Staying ahead is key for Pension Fund Administrators, but how will rising inflationary pressures and compressed fixed-income yields and lending rates in Nigeria impact their investment decisions this year? Dave Uduanu, CEO of Sigma Pensions joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi for this discussion....

Scott Strazik of GE Gas Power on harnessing Africa’s gas potential

The Global CEO of GE Gas Power, Scott Strazik says gas is a big part of the solution to Africa’s energy challenges and the scale, access and dependability of gas is a great catalyst to support renewable sources if Africa is going to create industries and advance manufacturing. He joins CNBC Africa to discuss ways to harness Africa’s gas potential....

These are the top tech trends to watch in 2020

In the past few years, Fintechs have gained a stronger hold, with the disruption supported by an increased deployment of the Internet of Things, blockchain and artificial intelligence. So what trends will shape Africa’s tech space this year and what skills will be the most sought after? Uzoma Dozie, Founder & CEO of Sparkle joins CNBC Africa for more....

Finding solutions to Nigeria’s electricity problems

At a recent National Economic Council meeting, Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai said Nigeria’s electricity sector is broken, as the government has spent N1.7 trillion supporting the sector in the past three years. Dallas Peavey, Group Chief Operating Officer at Armese Power Solutions joins CNBC Africa to explore ways to fix Nigeria’s power sector....

Nigeria’s path to inclusive economic growth

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group says Nigeria will need to attain a high, sustained and inclusive economic growth to achieve improved private sector confidence in the economy and also address the fundamental problems of poverty and unemployment. Laoye Jaiyeola, CEO of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group joins CNBC Africa to explore Africa’s largest economy’s path to achieving better outcomes on inclusive growth....

What’s the policy direction for Nigeria’s transport ministry?

Nigeria’s rail modernisation programme is getting some traction as the government is aiming to link all in the country by rail. Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to share some insight into what to expect from Nigeria’s transport ministry this year....

Dubai Expo 2020: Finding investment opportunities in Dubai’s hospitality industry

Managing Director of the W Hospitality Group, Trevor Ward says the Dubai Expo 2020 is a massive public relations exercise for Dubai, but for investors in the hospitality industry, the legacy that comes after the Expo will be more important, especially how they re-purpose some of the structures being built. He joined CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss possible opportunities in the hospitality industry ahead of the expo in Dubai....

NIPC & UK DFID launch Nigeria Investment Guide in London

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission and the UK Department for International Development launched the Nigeria Investment Guide on the side-lines of the ongoing UK-Africa Investment Summit. Meanwhile, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) 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 for more....

Funding Africa’s tech ecosystem

Start-up funding in Africa reached new highs in 2019 recording about $1.3 billion in investments from 427 deals, with Nigeria and Kenya emerging the top destinations for start-up capital. Collins Onuegbu, Executive Vice Chairman of Signal Alliance joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to explore ways to further raise the bar in funding Africa’s tech ecosystem....

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