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Uproar over Kenya’s 1.5% housing levy

Beginning next month, Kenyan employees will pay 1.5 per cent of their salary to fund the government’s project to build 500,000 affordable homes by 2022. The housing fund levy which is part of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big 4 agenda was largely met with backlash from the public. Johnson Denge, Senior Manager & Regional Markets at Cytonn Investments joins CNBC Africa to discuss this.
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Kigali looks to emerge as the next great sports city

Rwanda's investment in sports infrastructure and talent development manifests the country's mega plan to uplift sports countrywide. It's quite evident from the completion of the Gahanga Cricket stadium at a cost of $1.3 million to the new kid on the block, the Kigali Arena, a 10,000 capacity multi-sport arena in the heart of Kigali. Joining CNBC Africa for a better analysis on all of this is, Sports Analyst and Radio Host Arnold Kwizera.
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Thomas Murray upgrades CSCS risk assessment rating

Global post-trade risk and custody specialists Thomas Murray, has upgraded the CSD assessment for Nigeria’s Central Securities Clearing System from an A to A plus. Haruna Jalo-Waziri, CEO of Central Securities Clearing System joins me to discuss what this grade means.https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/...
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The cost of Nigeria’s rising sugar and wheat imports

Asoko Insight says Nigeria imported approximately 5.2 million metric tons of wheat in 2018. Meanwhile, Nigeria is the second largest importer of Sugar in Sub-Saharan Africa with an annual import of 620.6 million dollars as at 2017. Damilare Adesola, Research Analyst at Asoko Insight joins CNBC Africa to discuss the cost of Nigeria’s rising sugar and wheat imports.
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Buhari gives ministers deadline to submit handover notes

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari asked ministers and heads of agencies to turn in their handover notes by Wednesday next week. He also asked them to submit a comprehensive status report on the policies, programmes and projects from their respective ministries, departments and agencies. Sam Chidoka, MD and CEO of Kairos Capital joins CNBC Africa to discuss this development.
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Fortress amours its business strategy

Fortress Property investment company is no stranger to controversy and as one of the worst performing companies on the JSE this quarter, CEO designate Steven Brown has his work cut out for him if he is to turn the business around. He laid out the business strategy with CNBC Africa reporter Kopano Gumbi...
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Study reveals SA’s economic & social decline the worst of nations not at war

According to Eunomix Business and Economics, South Africa’s social, economic and political field has deteriorated more in the past 12 years, than any other nation that is not at war. The political risk advisory company has said that the fragility of the economy and current political instability will continue the decline of the prosperity of the country. For more CNBC Africa is by Eunomix CEO, Claude Baissac.https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/...
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MultiChoice, Netflix issue: ICASA speaks out

ICASA has been anxious that MultiChoice group is using its dominant position in the market to limit competition in the streaming market. MultiChoice has submitted that streaming services such as Netflix pose a significant threat to its operations in South Africa and are therefore calling on ICASA to regulate international streaming services. For more CNBC Africa is joined by Botlenyana Mokhele, a Councillor at ICASA
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Tech Firm SystemicLogic acquires Knowledge Factory

A Global financial innovation and technology company SystemicLogic has acquired Knowledge Factory a property data and ICT company, from Kagiso Media. This is part of the businesses growth plan which will enhance both businesses to help clients navigate the tech world. For more CNBC Africa is joined by Audrey Mothupi, SystemicLogic CEO.https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/...
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Doctor consultation without a doctor’s visit: Here’s an app for that

Like most of us, when we fall ill, the only way we know how to see a doctor is by going to the hospital and wait on the line. Well, one application has been created to make it easier for to request for an appointment with a doctor online. For more about the application CNBC Africa is joined by Aloys Rukundo , Founder and CEO of HelloMed....
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Reshaping Africa’s healthcare

According to the World Health Organisation, if African countries cannot achieve universal health coverage, the region will likely suffer a loss of about 2.4 trillion dollars annually. Doctor Michael Obeng, Owner of Miko Plastic Surgery joined CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to explore ways to reshape healthcare in Africa....
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Nigeria Tribunal set to deliver judgement on allegations against Onnoghen

Nigeria's Code of Conduct Tribunal will give its final judgment on the charges of false and non-declaration of assets filed against former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Valentine Utulu, Managing Partner at LegalCrest Legal Practitioners joins CNBC Africa to share his legal perspective on the trial....
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Zim diaspora celebrates outstanding entrepreneurs at Zimbabwe Achievers Awards

Outstanding Zimbabwean entrepreneurs were honoured for their excellence in business at the South Africa Zimbabwe Achievers Awards 2019 ceremony that took place in Sandton Johannesburg. The event was to honour, celebrate organisations, individuals and businesses based in the diaspora, for their notable achievements. CNBC Africa’s Daniel Sango was at the awards ceremony and filed this report.https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/...
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Unpacking SA’s CPI and retail sales

Craig Pheiffer, Chief Investment Strategist of Absa joins CNBC Africa to unpack the latest retail sales and consumer price figures from Statistics South Africa.
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PSG Konsult reports increase in FY headline earnings

PSG Konsult full year results for the year ended 28 February have revealed a 4 per cent increase in headline earnings per share to 44.6 cents and dividends are up 14 per cent to over 20 cents per share. The asset manager noted increased costs to facilitate the acquisition of Absa insurance and financial advisers business and its new business operation in Botswana. Joining CNBC Africa is Francois Gouws CEO, PSG Konsult.
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Sibanye-Stillwater and Amcu settle, gold strike ends

It was a picture that spoke a thousand words. Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman and Amcu President Joseph Mathunjwa sitting next together signing the papers to end a protracted strike that lasted over five months at Sibanye’s gold mines.
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Clicks interim results in line with expansion plans

Clicks Group reported strong interim results for the six months ended 28 February. The pharmacy and beauty retailer group opened up 17 stores and 18 new pharmacies expanding its footprint to 680 stores and 528 pharmacies, in the last months. Clicks diluted headline earnings were up by 13.2 per cent to about 300 cents. Clicks Group CEO, Vikesh Ramsunder joins CNBC Africa to unpack the numbers.
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Understanding the demands of Sudan’s protestors

It’s almost a week since Sudan’s long time president was ousted after months of protests. The situation remains chaotic with protestors saying they have been presented with mediocre solutions that do not meet their demands. Meanwhile, Bashir has reportedly been transferred to prison. For the latest on the crisis CNBC Africa is joined by Rozan Ahmed, Activist and founder of The Magic Drive who’s also been part of the demonstrations.https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/...
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Will service delivery protests roil up the elections predictions?

Service delivery will be a key factor ahead of elections. The recent spike of service delivery protests across South Africa- will roil up the suggested polls ahead of the May 8th elections and what the margin of error for pollsters? Mari Harris, Director of Public Affairs at Ipsos joins CNBC Africa for the discussion. https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/...
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Nigeria’s oil reforms, impact of delayed PIG bill

Nigeria has been on a long and arduous journey to reform its oil and gas space, as moves to drive the reforms have faced several setbacks. Gbenga Biobaku, Senior Partner at Gbenga Biobaku and Co joins CNBC Africa to discuss this and the implications of the delayed PIG bill.https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/...

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