Theo Sibiya, Managing Director of A.T Kearney says in Dubai, there is a huge demand for expertise and insights to help both the public and private sector explore new avenues for growth and there has been significant growth in ties between the Gulf region and Africa. CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop caught up with Theo Sibiya for more....
Senegal’s Minister for Economy, Planning and International Corporation, Amadou Hott says when African Countries borrow, they have to make sure the debt is mostly used for acquiring assets that generate both social and economic returns. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor spoke with him on the sidelines of the IMF's International Conference in Senegal which focused on sustainable development and debt sustainability....
Two years ago Rwandan Immigration & Emigration announced that the country would be granting 30 day visa upon arrival for all countries without prior approval, the move was met with mixed reactions but now it's been reported that president of Nigeria, has made a similar declaration. According to President Muhammadu Buhari, the country would now be granting visa on arrival for all travellers with African passports, this comes some months after the country ratified the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) agreement. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor speaks.
The last time CNBC Africa had this guest in studio, the topic was focused on whether or not African governments should scrap taxes on sanitary pads, now, news has arrived that Rwanda has just done that. This comes after South Africa made the move back in April of this year. Founder of the #FreeThePeriod campaign, Isabella Akaliza joins CNBC Africa on what she feels should come next.
At the Future of Education Summit 2019, held in Sandton, Dr Kingsley Nyarko, the Acting Executive Secretary of the National Accreditation Board of Ghana (NAB) spoke to CBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi about the steps taken by the Ghana government to achieve a 6.7 per cent unemployment rate through a programme to absorb graduate youth into the job market.
The Role of Policy and Regulation in Improving Education came under the spotlight at the Future of Education Summit 2019 held in Sandton. Speaking on the panel was Prof Narend Baijnath, the CEO of the Council on Higher Education. CBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi caught up with him afterwards to talk about progress that has been made in terms of regulation and policy in South Africa.
The theme for The Future of Education Summit 2019 was “The Future of Educations: Reactive vs Proactive”. Coming from Dubai to attend the summit was Dan Adkins, CEO of the Transnational Academic Group Middle East. He spoke to CBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi about the gap between work-place ready and formal education.
One of the speakers at the Future of Education Summit 2019, held in Sandton, Omar Farooqui, the Founder and President of Coded Minds, spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi about how Coded Minds has been able to disrupt the education system, starting in the Middle East.
International and local experts in the education sector got together in Sandton for the Future of Education Summit 2019. With the theme “The Future of Educations: Reactive vs Proactive”, the Summit examined the significant changes in the education industry. Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of the Witwatersrand, Prof Adam Habib, spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi about the future of universities.
It has been a mixed trading week, as Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (ASI) continues to consolidate gains after halting seven sessions of losses on Wednesday. Moses Hammed, Investment Research Analyst at Investment One Financial Services joins CNBC Africa for a recap of trading sessions on the local bourse....
Chuka Nwachukwu, Fixed Income Trader at UBA joins CNBC Africa for a recap of activities that shaped Nigeria’s fixed income market.
The 9th All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) Grand Finale brought together business heavyweights from across the continent to celebrate and toast to the achievements of those businesses and business leaders who through bold decision making and innovative thinking....
Executive Secretary of REN21, Rana Adib says there are opportunities for cities to drive renewable energy uptake in the power sector. She joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to discuss the global status of renewables.
The head of one of the world’s biggest tech companies believes Eskom is suffering problems endured by power generators around the world that it can help over with more training for its staff. Steve Tzikakis, President of south Europe the Middle East and Africa for tech company SAP says he is also an Afro-optimist who sees change for the better on the continent.
Economic contractions were bound to happen as power supply instability threatens activity. Q3 employment figures show that 28,000 jobs were shed. Contractions in the manufacturing, construction and community services industries were the hardest hit. CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha spoke with Numsa's Deputy General Secretary Karl Cloete.
Changes are already observable in the education industry and further changes are essential to ensure that the kind of transformation will be achieved that will change mind-sets and revolutionise the delivery and consumption of education to benefit the workplace, society and the economy. The Future of Education Summit 2019, held in Sandton, explored the theme – The Future of Education – Reactive or Proactive....
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) sold N289 billion on the 362-day maturity while no sale was done on the other tenors offered in the Thursday's OMO Auction. Biyi Ogundepo, Head of Treasury at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa for a focus on Nigeria’s fixed income and Forex market....
South Africa’s power crisis continues to be top of mind for businesses and society. The ruling ANC is hosting a special meeting today to discuss immediate remedies to the power problems.
Taste Holdings, the food and luxury goods retailer has been struggling to find its footing in a changing economy. The company, which owned the licence to American brand, Starbucks coffee until recently, has had to offload its other food brands as it tries to claw back some investor value. Joining CNBC Africa is newly appointed CEO, Duncan Crosson.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says its outlook for Ghana remains favourable and expects the country’s growth to average around 5 per cent over the next few years supported by new potential oil discoveries and mining. The fund disclosed this following the conclusion of its Article IV Consultation with Ghana. As Ghana heads into an election year in 2020, John Ashbourne, Senior Emerging Markets Economist at Capital Economics joins CNBC Africa for an outlook on Ghana’s economy.