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ZSE resumes trading after a month long shutdown

The Zimbabwean Stock Exchange will resume trading today after a month long shut down as the government ordered an investigation against illegal foreign dealings by some companies.

COVID-19: IMF approves second RFI loan to Gabon

Gabon is added to the list of African countries that have received an IMF loan under the Rapid Financing Instrument scheme; this is also the second loan to the country amid the COVID-19 crisis bringing the total loan to $300 million. Ridle Markus, Africa Strategist, Absa Corporate and Investment Banking joins CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: EAC countries resume commercial flights

East Africa Community member states, Rwanda and Kenya on the 1st of this month opened up their airspaces to commercial flights after more than four months of lock-downs. So what kind of impact will this have on the struggling aviation sector? Derek Nseko, Aviation Industry Expert and Managing Director iFly Aviation spoke to CNBC Africa for more.

Here’s how the COVID-19 lock-downs have impacted Africa’s movie industry

So usually on Mondays, we could look back at the box office hits from the weekend, not as much anymore as the big screens and cinemas in particular have been heavily hit by the pandemic but in this, could we see some form of opportunity.

CIMERWA lists on the Rwanda Stock Exchange

A breaking news story, a few minutes back at the opening bell of the Rwanda Stock Exchange, the country’s leading cement manufacturer CIMERWA PLC listed a free float of more than 344,000 shares for trading to interested investors, joining CNBC Africa for more is the Board Chairman of CIMERWA PPC, Regis Rugemanshuro.

MEC Motara on how to revive Gauteng’s infrastructure industry hit hard by COVID-19

The severe economic recession together with the COVID-19 pandemic brought infrastructure to its knees. With the announcement of an additional R4 billion injection to strengthen the Gauteng Budget, how will MEC Motara allocate the funds? She spoke to CNBC Africa for more....

How Gauteng plans to tackle unemployment worsened by COVID-19

The increase of COVID-19 infections and the rise of unemployment is placing strain on the economy. What interventions is the Gauteng Provincial government doing to strike a balance? Tune in for this CNBC Africa special to find out....

How COVID-19 has impacted Gauteng’s automotive sector

In 2019 the automotive sector contributed 6.9 per cent to South Africa’s GDP. 4.4 per cent of that derived from manufacturing. A COVID-19 survey reported that the automotive sector is facing a shock at all levels of its value chain. Watch Invest Gauteng to find out the extent of the impact on this sector and what it will mean for Gauteng's economy....

#VodacomDurbanJuly: Highlight Special of the Durban’s Virtual July Experience

Held behind closed doors for the first time in 124 years, eThekwini Municipality launched the Durban's Virtual July Experience on the 10th of July. The event aimed at bringing the Durban July to audiences online. Two weeks since the launch of the Durban July virtual experience, CNBC Africa caught up with the eThekwini Municipality at Max’s Lifestyle centre in Umlazi, to get an update of this virtual experience and the impact it has on the township economy....

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ZSE resumes trading after a month long shutdown

The Zimbabwean Stock Exchange will resume trading today after a month long shut down as the government ordered an investigation against illegal foreign dealings by some companies.

Explainer: How the next WTO chief will be chosen and the task ahead

In so-called “confessionals”, members will tell this “troika” their preferences, without ranking them and without vetoes in a process expected to last two months. The first phase will be on Sept 7-16. Voting on the next director-general is seen only as a last resort if consensus cannot be reached.

COVID-19: IMF approves second RFI loan to Gabon

Gabon is added to the list of African countries that have received an IMF loan under the Rapid Financing Instrument scheme; this is also the second loan to the country amid the COVID-19 crisis bringing the total loan to $300 million. Ridle Markus, Africa Strategist, Absa Corporate and Investment Banking joins CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: EAC countries resume commercial flights

East Africa Community member states, Rwanda and Kenya on the 1st of this month opened up their airspaces to commercial flights after more than four months of lock-downs. So what kind of impact will this have on the struggling aviation sector? Derek Nseko, Aviation Industry Expert and Managing Director iFly Aviation spoke to CNBC Africa for more.