Globally, companies seeking to be at the forefront of innovation are inviting young people on their boards. Deloitte Africa has taken this strategy a step further by creating a Millennials Board.
A $70 million investment deal for cold storage; a partnership to see 5G rolled out to the most remote locations; and the beginning of construction for the Nairobi Railway City; these are the headlines making news in Kenya and CNBC Africa spoke to Journalist, Joseph Bonyo for more.
The European Union has released an additional 15 million euros to the fight against desert locusts in East Africa ahead of a potential new wave of swarms in the region. This comes after the EU granted 11 million euros back in February of this year for the same. The Food and Agriculture Organisation is one of the bodies set to receive the funds for this and CNBC Africa spoke to Cyril Ferrand, Senior Technical Officer and Team Leader for Eastern Africa Resilience for more.
With the recent 5.5 per cent devaluation in naira at the SMIS window, what currency risks are Nigerian businesses exposed to? Winston Osuchukwu, Co-Founder of Trans-Sahara Incorporated joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Nigeria has upped its move to overturn an arbitration award against it worth almost $10 billion in favour of Process & Industrial Developments. Nigeria’s lawyers told the online court it found new evidence of payments from companies related to P&ID to Vera Taiga, the daughter of the chief lawyer for Nigeria’s Petroleum Ministry at the time. Sam Chidoka, Managing Director and CEO of Kairos Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.
The Medical Guild in Lagos in on a three day warning strike to call attention to the need for improved safety and welfare among other factors. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Dr. Oluwajimi Sodipo, Chairman, Lagos Medical Guild.
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Eight candidates are going head-to-head for the top position at the World Trade Organisation with nominations coming from the United Kingdom, Mexico, Moldova, Korea, Saudi Arabia, and three entries from Africa. Egypt’s nominee for the top job, Abdel-Hamid Mamdouh, Senior Counsel at King and Spalding LLP joined CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor and Godfrey Mutizwa to discuss the state of global trade....
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