The number of Sub-Saharan Africa countries at high risk of debt distress rose from 8 in 2013 to 18 in 2018, according to the World Bank, fuelling fears that many countries may fall into a debt trap. The issue tops the agenda of the 49th biannual research workshop that will take place in Nairobi over the weekend. For more on this CNBC Africa is joined by Dr. Witness Simbanegavi, Director of Research at AERC African Economic Research Consortium that organised the workshop.
By Kennedy Mubita, Africa Head, SC Ventures. Imagine a bank whose customers can tap on a wearable device to...
By Kariuki Ngari, CEO & Managing Director, Standard Chartered, Kenya & East Africa COVID-19 has upended the social and...
Acknowledged as the world’s largest Africa-focused digital infrastructure and emerging tech event, the Africa Tech Festival has always attracted a stellar line-up of critical thinkers, analysts, futurists, keynote and inspirational speakers. 2020 will more than deliver on that reputation, with a stimulating array of visionary industry presenters, raconteurs and even some sporting greats.
Sign up for free newsletters and get more CNBC AFRICA delivered to your inbox