According Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics, the number of young adults in Nigeria is expected to reach 34.5 million by 2020. Robert Aderinmola, Market Intelligence Officer at Diamond bank joins CNBC Africa to discuss how Nigeria’s demographics benefit the retail strategy of banks in the country.
Moody’s Investors Service says the longer-lasting negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on credit profiles of Africa countries will leave them with diminished capacity to absorb future shocks. Moody’s Vice-President, Kelvin Dalrymple joins CNBC Africa for more.
The African Development Bank says an additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty by the Covid-19 pandemic and its aftermath. This was in the updated forecast of the Africa Economic Outlook, where they expect Central Africa and West Africa to be the hardest-hit regions. Kayode Akindele, Partner at TIA Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.
South Africa's biggest fertilizer producer Omnia was profitable in the year to March after extensively restructuring its business units. Omnia CEO, Seelan Gobalsamy joins CNBC Africa to breakdown the results.
Ithuba says Hosken Conslidated Investment's constant legal attacks are an attempt to take back control of the National Lottery from a black business woman. Charmaine Mabuza, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ithuba joins CNBC Africa for more.
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