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Ellah Lakes lists additional 1.8 billion ordinary shares on Nigeria’s NSE

Ellah Lakes has listed an additional 1.8 billion ordinary shares of 50 Kobo each on Nigeria’s equities market. This comes as the company announced its 100 percent equity acquisition of Telluria. Chuka Mordi, Managing Director and CEO of Ellah Lakes joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Togo’s ease of doing business reforms pay off

After the Togo-EU Economic forum, Ronke Amoni-Ogunsulire expects that the country's brand will improve, and attendees will leave with new knowledge of its development. CNBC Africa's Christy Cole caught up with her on the side-lines of the forum for a chat on what the country's next steps should be.
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LCCI’s Muda Yusuf on improving Nigeria’s business environment

The council of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently met and expressed concerns over the investigating activities of anti-graft agencies and regulatory institutions regarding alleged infractions by corporate organisations. Muda Yusuf, Director General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry joins CNBC Africa for more.
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AfDB, Swiss govt partner to build sustainable cities in Africa

The African Development Bank recently launched the Urban and Municipal Development Fund to scale up interventions in urban development and drive sustainable growth in cities across Africa. CNBC Africa's Esther Awoniyi caught up with Raymund Furrer, Ambassador, and Delegate, Swiss Government for Trade agreements to discuss this and more.
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Understanding Nigeria’s investment landscape

Nigeria plans to shut down the bank accounts of companies smuggling goods on the FX restriction list. Tilewa Adebajo, CEO of CFG Advisory and Kayode Akindele a Partner at TIA Capital join CNBC Africa to discuss Nigeria’s investment environment and May Inflation figures....
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Building success with Growthpoint CEO Norbert Sasse

Growthpoint CEO Norbert Sasse speaks to CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters about the genesis and growth of the company into what has become a big name in property development....
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Business reacts to Tanzania’s 2019 budget

Last year Tanzania passed a $14.2 billion budget with the theme, “To build an industrial economy that will stimulate employment and sustainable social welfare.” This year, the recently tabled budget is to the tune of $14.3 billion, CNBC Africa spoke to Lawrence Mafuru, Managing Partner at Bankable Tanzania for more.
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Rwanda to set up entrepreneurship hubs across the country

Rwanda plans to establish entrepreneurship hubs across the country with each province set to have at least one hub in the next financial year.
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$100mn ADFI fund to advance financial inclusion projects in Africa

In partnership with the African Development Bank, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced the availability of African Development Financial Inclusion facility. CNBC Africa’s Godfrey Mutizwa spoke to the Deputy Director for Payments at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Konstantin Peric to discuss this and more.
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NSE top gainers & losers for the week: GT Bank, MTN Nigeria, Dangote Cement

Nigeria’s equities market closed negative last week as the All-Share Index shed 1.3 per cent week-on-week. Ifedayo Olowoporoku, Analyst at Vetiva joins CNBC Africa for more.
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BRVM CEO: Africa needs long term financing to drive growth

The CEO of the BRVM, Edoh Kossi Amenounve says the capital markets can help African companies and countries raise long-term finance for economic growth. CNBC Africa's Christy Cole caught up with him on the side-lines of the Togo-EU Economic forum to discuss how capital markets can drive growth on the continent.
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Opening ceremony of the 54th Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank

The 54th Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank themed, Regional Integration for Africa's Prosperity kicked off officially with an opening ceremony that had President of Equatorial Guinea, Obiang Mbasogo in attendance. https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/...
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Trade and Investment KZN CEO: Young people are hungry for opportunities

The CEO of Trade and Investment KZN, Neville Matjie admits the body could be doing more to invest in youth entrepreneurship. He spoke at the Youth Business Indaba about how they will work harder to turn ideas into action for young people.
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Amcu demands R17,000 minimum wage for mine-workers

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is demanding R17 000 per month for its employees in the platinum sector. The fresh wage talk demand is in contrast to the many years of a promised R12 500 monthly wage which led to the Marikana massacre in 2012, so how sure are they of their demands being met? AMCU president Joseph Manthunjwa had this to say.
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Competition Commission: SA needs lower prices in prepaid data market

The local telecoms sector has been under the scrutiny of the Competition Commission's Data Market Inquiry for two years now. All involved parties had until today to make submissions on the conclusion that prices are just too high. The commission even went as far as to describe the market as "anti-poor". Joining CNBC Africa for more is Professor Adre Schreuder, Chief Visionary Officer at Consulta and the founder of a study into SA consumerism and Thecla Mbongue, Senior Research Analyst, for Middle East and Africa at Ovum.
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Sirius Real Estate’s Andrew Coombs shares acquisition plans

This German based park property owner Sirius Real Estate says that it has seen renewed interest in its assets since investors caught the Brexit Blues. CNBC Africa spoke to the group's Chief Executive Andrew Coombs about growth prospects in a declining global economy.
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AfDB: Infrastructure investment imperative to Africa’s integration efforts

Ride hailing service Taxify recently re-branded to Bolt in its bid to continue the company’s market penetration in the region. This is after the service faced a lot of headwinds in its bid to set up shop in new markets on the continent. Bolt Country Manager, Olaoluwa Akinnusi joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Ride hailing app Taxify rebrands to Bolt, targets new markets

Ride hailing service Taxify recently re-branded to Bolt in its bid to continue the company’s market penetration in the region. This is after the service faced a lot of headwinds in its bid to set up shop in new markets on the continent. Bolt Country Manager, Olaoluwa Akinnusi joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Nigeria’s Debt Management Office lists FGN Eurobonds on the NSE

Nigeria’s Debt Management Office has listed the Federal government's dual-tranche $2.5 billion Eurobond and a triple-tranche $2.86 billion Eurobonds on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Patience Oniha, Director General of the Debt Management Office joins CNBC Africa for more.
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AfDB’s special agro-industrial processing zones to lift rural economies

As the annual meetings of the African Development Bank come to an end, Atsuko Toda, Director of Agricultural Finance and Rural Development at AfDB joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi and Godfrey Mutizwa for a recap of the event.

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