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Financial Derivatives on the outlook for Ghana’s cocoa sector

Ghana’s Cocoa Board says its plans to raise about $1.3 billion through a syndicate of banks is on course. This comes as the cocoa regulator launched a $600 million receivable-backed loan from various Development Financial Institutions. Damilola Akinbami, Head of Research at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa for a focus on Ghana within Africa's cocoa industry....

COVID-19: What the future holds for Africa’s aviation industry

The International Air Transport Association, IATA, says 2020 will be the worst year for airlines as the industry is expected to post an $84.3 billion net loss. In Africa, IATA notes that the region was the weakest pre-COVID-19 crisis and that the pandemic has added to an already challenging operating environment. Adefunke Adeyemi, Regional Director, Advocacy and Strategic Relations for Africa at IATA joins CNBC Africa to discuss what the future holds for Africa’s air transport.

Against the Odds with Peace Hyde EP07 hosts Bolanle Austen-Peters

Bolanle Austen-Peters, is a Nigerian businesswoman, lawyer, award-winning film and theatre director. She is the founder and Managing Director of Terra Kulture, the foremost Nigerian arts and culture centre located in Lagos, Nigeria. Bolanle is also the founder and CEO of BAP Productions which has raised the bar of production in the theatre industry in Nigeria since 2013. She shares her remarkable story building one of the leading organisations pushing Nigerian art and culture against all odds. https://www.cnbcafrica.com/category/tv-shows/against-all-odds/...

DFIs provide $600mn loan to Ghana’s COCOBOD

The Development Bank of Southern Africa, alongside other development finance Institutions, are co-financing Ghana’s COCOBOD Syndicated Loan Agreement with a total of $600 million in a move aimed at boosting Ghana’s cocoa productivity. Mohan Vivekanandan, Group Executive, Origination and Client Coverage at The Development Bank of South Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.

Weighing trading sentiments at the Nigerian bourse

Extending last week bearish performance, the Nigerian equities market started the new week with another negative movement as the All Share Index tumbled 19bps to close at 24,779.26 points. Janet Ogunkoya, Research Analyst at ARM Securities joins CNBC Africa for more....

Why Africa’s perception of the COVID-19 pandemic matters

A new survey is gauging the public opinion of Africans on how the Covid-19 crisis is playing out. The survey is a joint work of Deloitte in partnership with research firm Opinionway and consulting firm 35 Nord. The survey was carried out in 8 countries across Africa and finds that there is a deep anxiety about the economic and social consequences of the pandemic. CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor caught up with Brice Chasles, Managing Partner for Francophone Africa, at Deloitte to get more insight on the findings....

COVID-19: CFG Advisory on how Africans perceive the pandemic

The CEO of Nigeria-based CFG Advisory, Tilewa Adebajo joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor for an independent assessment of the joint survey by Deloitte, OpinionWay and 35 Nord on the perceptions of Africans on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the continent....

NSE All-Share Index down over 6% year-to-date

It's been a mixed trading week at the Nigerian Stock Exchange as the All-Share Index closed in the red on Monday and Tuesday but on Wednesday the bulls held sway. For a look at how the Lagos bourse performed today, Gbolahan Aina, Head of Investment Management at Cordros Asset Management joins CNBC Africa for more....

Harriet Thomson: COVID-19 presents an opportunity for stronger Nigeria-UK ties

The coronavirus pandemic has been dealing a severe blow to global economies, from oil price shocks, to supply chain disruptions leaving global investment flows at subpar levels. Sustaining key partnerships at a time like this will definitely go a long way to cushion the impact of the pandemic. At a virtual ministerial meeting of the UK-Nigeria Economic Development Forum, the United Kingdom and Nigeria pledged to keep the flow of bilateral trade and maintain existing investments through the crisis. Harriet Thomson, British Deputy High Commissioner in Nigeria joins CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor for more....

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