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COVID-19: Assessing the impact on Nigerian banks

As Nigeria’s banking industry responds to impact by the COVID-19 pandemic, Ayokunle Olbunmi, Head of Financial Institutions Ratings at Agusto & Co joins CNBC Africa to assess to what extent current efforts can absorb shocks brought by the pandemic.

RTRS: Nigeria’s 5-yr naira futures weaken

Nigeria’s five-year naira futures weakened to 569 naira to the dollar in today's session. Ajibola Onifade, Securities Trader at Zedcrest Capital joins CNBC Africa to discuss the implications....

Proton Energy CEO on COVID-19 & its impact on Nigeria’s power sector reforms

In response to Covid-19 realities Nigeria’s electricity regulators shelved an initially planned April tariff hike by another three months. This comes as talks that the country plans to cap electricity tariff shortfalls this year to 380 billion naira and to move to full cost-reflective tariff in 2021. Oti Ikomi, CEO and Executive Vice-Chairman Proton Energy, joins CNBC Africa to discuss stakeholders’ responses and further sectorial impact.

Understanding the rise of Rwanda’s e-commerce industry

Rwanda is catching up with the global trends with services like e-government, online financial transactions and e-commerce considered as an important developmental and trade facilitation tool needed, especially during these times. On this episode of Doing Business in Rwanda we dig deeper into the increase of demand and rise of e-commerce in Rwanda....

Nigeria’s fixed income market mid-week review

Traders say the bullish sentiments in Nigeria’s Fixed Income space is driven by the expected 600 billion naira expected maturities, continued FX demand pressures and slight depreciation in the naira barring improved oil prices. Nkem Azinge, Currency Trader at UBA joins CNBC Africa for a mid-week wrap of the trading sessions at Nigeria’s money market....

Reviewing Nigeria’s first-quarter numbers

Nigeria's equities market is continuing the positive run from Monday, to break down some first-quarter numbers, Mustapha Wahab, Equity Research Analyst at Cordros Securities joins CNBC Africa for more....

Vetiva’s May outlook for Nigerian equities

Despite the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, Nigeria’s equities market managed to claw back some gains in the month of April, gaining just over 8 per cent. Usoro Essien, Head of Research at Vetiva joins CNBC Africa for more....

Understanding Nigeria’s debt strategy

Nigeria's Debt Management Office says it reappraised its borrowing plans and now hopes to raise an earlier approved external borrowing of 850 billion naira from domestic sources. Dipo Ajayi, Head of Fixed Income and FX at Chapel Hill Denham joins CNBC Africa to assess Nigeria's debt strategy.

EXPO 2020: Dubai as an opportunity for business expansion

The Managing Director of Ideas91, Rohit Dev says Dubai has given businesses a great opportunity to expand and the success of his company hinges on the global connectivity Dubai provides. He also notes that Dubai gives companies all the tools to become successful. CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop caught up with him to discuss this and more....


Droppa CEO on adapting and innovating to the harsh realities of COVID-19

Covid-19 has left many businesses with the stark reality of closing down or adapting. One company that is doing the latter is Droppa. Its CEO Khathu Mufamadi joins CNBC Africa for more.

The harsh taste of COVID-19 on Famous Brands

Famous Brands, the owner of several of South Africa’s best loved restaurant chains has scrapped its dividend for the second half of its financial year to preserve its balance sheet. The owner of Steers and Tashas warned that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant negative impact on the group. Famous Brands CEO, Darren Hele joins CNBC Africa for more.

African Bank CEO on how the bank is cushioning its customers from the effects of COVID-19

The Covid-19 lock-down has put pressure on individuals and businesses’ finances like never before. But what can be done to ease the pressure? Basani Maluleke, CEO, African Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.

How can professional athletes weather the COVID-19 crisis?

This year was supposed to be one of the biggest sports years for Kenya and East Africa, with athletes from the region set to participate in highly anticipated events like, the Magical Kenya Open, the Basketball Africa League, the African Championship of Nations and the Olympics. With all these sporting events and more being cancelled and postponed; and with gym closures and limited access to coaches leading to no place to train; where does that leave professional athletes and elite hopefuls as the world battles the Covid-19 pandemic? Sports Analyst, Sharon Allela joins CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19 exposes Africa’s urban planning challenges

Physical distancing as a measure to avoid the spread of COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting the necessity to create more public spaces and inclusive streets in African cities. Constant Cap, Urban Planner at Naipolitans joins CNBC Africa for more.