In this episode Capital Connection speak to Ian Cruickshanks, chief economist from the Institute for Race Relations about Nene’s fall from grace and Tito Mboweni’s take over as the new finance minister and the we cross to Kigali to find out the latest developments with the Youth Summit underway and the issue of how to curb unemployment across Africa. We also have a panel discussion on the resource curse facing Africa with independent financial analyst Isaac Nkusi in Kigali and in Lagos CEO of CFG Advisory firm, Tilewa Adebajo….
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Download logoThe spirit of Africa has lived through oral narratives for generations. Documentation of the continent through digital stories is a quest many lovers of Africa have been yearning for with little to celebrate about. About a month ago, Africa’s largest content house launched the first factual Video on Demand platform on the continent, www.Yebo.live. The aim was simple, to show case the side of the continent that A24 Media’s crews experience while on assignments, the fun
Download logoKenya’s coronavirus cases has risen to 1,286, after 72 individuals tested positive today, from a sample of 2,711. Making the announcement today Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) for Health, Dr, Mercy Mwangangi said the number shows that Covid 19 infections are yet to stabilize with Nairobi county recording the highest at 52 in the last 24 hours. “This should be a concern to all of us, and it reminds us that we must remain vigilant and on high a
Download logoGlobal Finance has named Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) as the most innovative bank in Africa. The announcement was made at the eighth Global Finance annual awards, the Innovators 2020, honoring entities that regularly identify new paths and design new tools in finance. Categories in the award include Top Innovations in Corporate Finance, Payments, Trade Finance, Cash Management, Islamic Finance, with Winners selected from different regions of the world. The classes of award compris
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