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Seacom, Vodacom partner to grow Africa footprint

Seacom has partnered with Vodacom Business Africa to initiate the next chapter of both companies’ African network connectivity ventures. This partnership ensures that Seacom can service customer and partner demands beyond existing markets and across Vodacom’s infrastructure footprint. Seacom Chief Commercial Officer, Steve Briggs joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Experts weigh in on Eskom’s conspiracy

Eskom has announced stage 2 load shedding due to an unplanned plant breakage that has affected electricity demand. The embattled power utility says it took these measures to protect the power system from total collapse. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Chris Yelland, Energy Analyst and Managing Director at EE Publisher.
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Saul Klein on how to build conscious leadership in organisations

Professor Saul Klein, Dean of Gustavson International School of Business at the University of Victoria joins CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters to talk about responsible leadership ahead of the Conscious Leadership and Ethics Summit 2019.
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Rwanda empowering youth to drive transformation

For the continent to keep up with the demand and unlock her biggest asset; the Youth, new strategies have to be put in place to enable them to drive transformation. In the 2019’s edition of Rwanda Day that took place in Bonn, Germany, Rwanda Development Board Chief Skills Office, MINAFFET RCA Directorate and Akila Institute jointly developed a new feature “Career Corner” to offer a number of activities to Young Professionals within the Rwanda Community Abroad to the opportunities back home....
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FinTech start-up Asilimia wins $350,000 investment offer at SA Innovation Summit

2019 has been a big year for Kenyan FinTech start-up, Asilimia. It has scooped the Africa Cup at the SA Innovation Summit, walking away with a $350,000 investment offer from the Unicorn Group. CEO of Asilimia, Tekwane Mwendwa joins CNBC Africa for more.
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“No human has limits”: Kenyan athlete, Eliud Kipchoge on breaking his own record

On Saturday, the 34-year-old Kenyan, Eliud Kipchoge become the first human in history to run a sub-two-hour marathon in the city of Vienna, Austria. Kipchoge ran the 42.195km distance in an outstanding time of 1:59 making him the first human to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon. Eliud Kipchoge joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Mo Ibrahim Foundation on strengthening Africa’s data landscape to meet SDGs

According to a new Governance report by Mo Ibrahim, strengthening Africa’s fragmented data landscape is key to meeting development targets. African governments and partners need to step up efforts to close ‘data gaps’ in SDGs tracking and ensure Agenda 2063 can be monitored and measured. Executive Director of Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Nathalie Delapalme joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Investors wary of bullish sentiments: Nigerian market review

Chuka Nwachukwu, Fixed Income Trader at United Bank for Africa joins CNBC Africa to discuss details of the Primary Market Auction.
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IMF projects Ghana’s economy to grow 7.5% in 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it expects Ghana's economy to grow by 7.5 this year and drop to 5.6 per cent by 2020. Dean of School of Business at University of Cape Coast, John Gatsi joins CNBC Africa to discuss IMF's projections for the country.
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GT Bank 9-month pat up 3.3% to N146.9bn: A review of Nigeria’s equity markets

Guaranty Trust (GT) Bank kicks off the third-quarter earnings, recording a 3.3 percent rise in its 9 month's profit after tax to N146.9 billion. For a wrap of Nigeria’s equities market, Oise Ajayi, Senior Analyst at Meristem Securities joins CNBC Africa.
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Captains of Industry: Bruno Grippay on why the youth will drive electric vehicle growth...

When will we all be driving electric cars in Africa? Very soon according to Bruno Grippay the head of Nissan for Africa and the Middle East. Grippay talks business and Brexit in Captains of Industry on CNBC Africa....
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Seplat buys Eland Oil & Gas in £382mn deal: Why this analyst thinks it’s...

Seplat Petroleum Development Company announced that they have reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Eland for about 382 million pounds on a fully diluted basis. To discuss and analyse this acquisition, Janet Ogunkoya, Research Analyst at ARM joins CNBC Africa.
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Minimum wage talks continue between labour unions & Nigerian govt

Talks between the Nigerian government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council on a new minimum wage will resume today. The meeting which began on Tuesday saw the labour unions suspended a nationwide industrial action that was supposed to commence today. Issa Aremu, Member of the National Executive Council of the Nigerian Labour Congress joins CNBC Africa for more.
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How this fintech disruptor is boosting financial inclusion in SA’s informal sector

Local start up Ukheshe is using their innovative platform to empower informal merchants, street vendors and casual labourers, by using financial solutions that include them in the revolutionary fintech space. Ukheshe has also been selected as a finalist in the global fintech hackcelerator by the South African Reserve Bank. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Clayton Hayward, co-Founder, of uKheshe.
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BUSA weighs in on IRP Plan, Eskom

The Integrated Resource Plan is expected to be tabled in cabinet for approval by the end of the week. The plan is set to map out the future of power generation in South Africa using the least-cost model which favours wind, solar and gas power. Business Unity South Africa Deputy President, Martin Kingston joins CNBC Africa for more.
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SA tech innovation centre stage at IOT global event

AB InBev South Africa and local company, Consumption Information Real Time is headed to Spain to present their device at the largest Internet of Things World Congress. The company CIRT has used their IOT solution to capture data about locations and the temperatures of beer refrigerators used by SAB, the subsidiary of ABInBev. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Ajay Lalu, Founder and Director of CIRT.
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International Rivers: Why we want the Grand Inga power project scrapped

The Integrated Resource Plan is expected to be tabled in cabinet for approval by the end of the week. The plan is set to map out the future of power generation in South Africa using the least-cost model which favours wind, solar and gas power. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Siziwe Mota, Spokesperson for International Rivers.
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Is Eskom keeping Ramaphosa in the dark?

Eskom has announced stage 2 load shedding due to an unplanned plant breakage that has affected electricity demand. CNBC Africa is joined by DA MP, Natasha Mazzone for more.
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Rwanda imposes ultimatum on producers of single use plastics

Rwanda has moved another step towards phasing out single-use plastics, granting a three-month grace period to importers and retailers of single-use plastic items and 2 years for manufacturers before starting to penalise them. Eng. Coletha Ruhamya, Director General of Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Understanding Africa’s position on the climate change debate

Africa's economy is largely dependent on nature with agriculture the backbone of 70 per cent of 1.5 billion citizens’ income stream. For more, CNBC Africa's Steven Muvunyi caught up with, Regional Director of IUCN, Luther B Anukur in Kigali.

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