My Worst Day

My Worst Day: One on one with CVG Group Founder Willard Jackson

Willard Jackson is the founder of CVG Group, a private equity firm based in Houston. By specializing in acquisitions of U.S. based, middle market companies, CVG strategically invests in companies that benefit communities in the US, but when an unexpected day sent bad news to the door of one his businesses, Willard Jackson had to confront his worst day in business and find a way to overcome it. https://www.forbesafrica.com/ https://www.cnbcafrica.com/category/tv-shows/my-worst-day/...

My Worst Day: One on one with the Potter’s House Founder Bishop TD Jakes

Bishop TD Jakes is an American pastor, author and filmmaker. He is also the pastor of the Potters House, a nondenominational American megachurch where for the past two decades, he has consistently inspired the world with his message of hope. However, about five years ago, a catastrophic business move would have him experience, the worst day in business. Join Peace Hyde for an all new My Worst Day on CNBC Africa....

My Worst Day: One on one with Tom Ilube Founder of Crossword Cybersecurity

Tom Ilube is the founder and CEO of Crossword Cybersecurity plc, which was admitted to the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) on the London Stock Exchange in December 2018. With an illustrious career culminating in his admission on the UK Powerlist as the most powerful person of African and Caribbean decent, Ilube has seen his fair share of both good and bad days. Find out which one stands out above all others in this all new episode of My Worst Day with Peace Hyde....

My Worst Day: One on one with ActOne Founder Janice Bryant Howroyd

Janice Bryant Howroyd is founder and CEO of $950 million ActOne, a provider of workforce solutions including temporary staffing. She opened the business in Los Angeles in 1978 with $1,500 including a $900 loan from her mother, a fax machine and a phone. With over 17,000 clients and 2,600 employees in 19 countries, Janice has earned the reputation of one of the most powerful women in America on the Forbes rich list. In this episode of My Worst Day with Peace Hyde, she describes the day that almost stopped her from building her multi-million empire....

My Worst Day: One on one with Eddie Brown Founder of Brown Capital Management

Growing up in the Jim Crowe South, Eddie Brown faced several challenges that sought to upend his opportunities in life. Today, Brown is an American investment manager, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Renowned for his stock-picking acumen, Brown is the founder and president of Brown Capital Management, a Baltimore-based firm that’s amassed more than $9.5 billion under management since it opened for business in 1983. He shares his incredible journey from poverty to becoming one of the richest men in Baltimore and the day he almost lost everything he had worked hard for....

My Worst Day: One on one with Ric Lewis CEO of Tristan Capital Partners

Ric Lewis, CEO of Tristan Capital Partners is first up on the global edition of Forbes Africa My Worst Day with Peace Hyde. Setting the pace for what is bound to be a powerhouse line, Lewis takes us on an incredible journey from walking away from the company he built from the ground up....

Forbes Africa’s My Worst Day with Peace Hyde launches the global powerhouse edition on CNBC Africa

The show which is renowned for interviewing the African continent's billionaires and millionaires on their most challenging day ever in business has raised the bar by venturing into global business world to assemble a league of some of the richest and most successful African American moguls.

My Worst Day EP2: One on one with Atedo Peterside founder of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc

Atedo Peterside is one of the most respected bankers in Nigeria. At 33 he built a billion dollar business and became founder of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc. But it has not all been smooth sailing. Just at the apex of his success, his organisation was hit with a scandal that threatened to not only upend his impeccable reputation but that of the bank he had spent his whole life building. Catch this exciting episode in an all new season of My Worst Day with Peace Hyde. http://cnbc.africa/category/tv-shows/my-worst-day/

My Worst Day EP1: One on one with Gbenga Oyebode Chairman of Aluko & Oyebode

Gbenga Oyebode, Nigeria’s legal mastermind and Chairman of Aluko and Oyebode is perhaps one of the most renowned corporate lawyers in West Africa. From starting his firm during the tumultuous era of Nigeria’s fight for democracy, Oyebode is no stranger to setbacks. One of them however will be his most challenging ever and threatened to destroy everything he had worked hard to build. Find out his inspiring story in the first episode of My Worst day with Peace Hyde season 2. http://cnbc.africa/category/tv-shows/my-worst-day/

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Protecting Africa’s progress during the COVID-19 pandemic

As of the 24th of May, Africa had a total of 107,412 confirmed Covid-19 cases, with 42,626 recoveries and 3,246 deaths. CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor explores ways to protect Africa’s progress during the Covid-19 pandemic with Dr.Vera Songwe, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Dr. John Nkengasong, Director of the Africa Centre for Disease Control & Prevention and Edwin Ikhuoria, Africa Executive Director of the One Campaign....

African artists donate their vocals to support COVID-19

While big business has used its deep pockets to contribute towards Covid-19 related aid, musicians are using their voices. Artists from across the continent have teamed up to create a song to help governments drive important messaging around Covid-19 and to encourage citizens to play their part in limiting the spread of the virus. Two of the artists on the song, South African rapper Riky Rick and Zimbabwean born Sha Sha join CNBC Africa for more....

How Covid-19 is shaping Africa’s prospects

This time last year Africa was celebrating the milestone that free trade on the continent would soon be a reality. Prior to Covid-19, the free trade Africa deal was due to be implemented on the 1st of July. Africa Day this year is, however, less joyful as the continent grapples with the prospect of deep recession and in some parts, depression with the coronavirus health crisis fast muted into an economic and financial one. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss Africa’s prospects in 2020 is Alexander Forbes Chief Economist, Isaah Mhlanga and Head of Strategic Slients, Lesiba Mothata.

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Curro opens its online doors to educate learners during COVID-19

Many parents are anxious about sending their kids back to school next week with the risk of Covid-19 infections in the classrooms quite high. Similarly, the risk of compromising the academic year by keeping kids at home until a treatment or cure is found is equally as high. Private school group Curro has launched an online schooling platform to help parents keep their kids educated and safe. Andries Greyling, CEO of Curro joins CNBC Africa for more.