Boston Consulting Group says Africa’s online market-places could create up to three million new jobs on the continent by 2025. Tolu Oyekan, Principal at Boston Consulting Group joins CNBC Africa for more.
This month marks a year since the Central Bank of Nigeria introduced the Loan-To-Deposit-Ratio policy. Nigeria's apex bank says banks total credit rose to 3.1 trillion naira on the performance of the LDR policy. Muyiwa Oni, Regional Head, Equity Research at Standard Bank Group joins CNBC Africa for more.
Shareholders of the Central Securities Clearing System approved dividend payments which translate to a 22.8 per cent year-on-year growth in returns to shareholders.
As the dust settles from South Africa’s emergency budget announcement, economist and ratings agencies have expressed their pessimism towards the finance minister Tito Mboweni’s ability to cut expenditure and deliver on his debt stabilisation plan. Joining CNBC Africa for this discussion are Mamello Matikinca-Ngwenya, Chief economist at FNB, Nicky Weimar, Chief Economist at Nedbank and Murtaza Moulvi, Head of Financial Markets at Standard Chartered Bank....
The operationalization of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement was supposed to take place at the beginning of this month but just like many developments it has been set back by the COVID-19 pandemic. CNBC Africa spoke to former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo on how AfCTA can get back on track.
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