Medina Islamic Finance, an Africa-focused digital Islamic micro finance platform, announced a partnership with United Labs to leverage machine learning and data science to further enhance its microfinance digital banking platform. For a breakdown of their strategy CNBC Africa is joined by Wagane Diouf, CEO of Medina Islamic Finance.
It’s been almost three weeks since South Africa’s first COVID-19 vaccine trials began, we will be unpacking more on the progress of these trials as well as the latest emerging evidence brought to the attention of the World Health Organization regarding the airborne transmission of COVID-19. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Shabir Madhi, Professor of Vaccinology at the University of Witwatersrand.
The media industry globally has come under immense strain as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with both big and small players in the sector announcing staff layoffs and salary cuts. How exactly can this sector bounce back? CNBC Africa spoke to David Omwoyo, CEO of Media Council of Kenya, for more.
The share index at the Uganda Securities Exchange dropped by about 4 percentage points as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic though the bourse’s CEO Paul Bwiso remains upbeat about the performance, He spoke CNBC Africa to for more.
The African Free Continental Free Trade Area agreement was scheduled to be operationalized on the 1st of July but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, various heads of state have agreed to a new date for what will become the continent’s biggest trade deal, CNBC Africa to Albert Muchanga, AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry on the way forward for the AfCFTA deal.
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