Young entrepreneurs turning trash into cash in recycling drive

At last week’s UN Youth Climate Summit, Ghislain Irakoze, Founder of ‘wastezone’, an e-waste recycling company was one of the 100 young people selected to find solutions on climate change. On the dangers and opportunities the e-waste industry provides, he joins CNBC Africa’s Arnold Kwizera for more.


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Earlier launched in February, Nigeria's National Gas Transportation Network Code was activated on Monday and is now live. The network code is expected to provide guidelines for agreements between buyers and sellers as Nigeria seeks to unlock its gas potential. Justice Derefaka, Program Manager for the Nigeria Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme joins CNBC Africa to discuss the significance of this development.

DRC to suspend value added tax exemption for mining imports

In an effort to bolster the country's revenue, the Democratic Republic of Congo is suspending the value-added tax exemption on imports by mining companies. Congo, Africa’s top copper producer, had exempted mining companies from paying VAT on imports since 2016 to help them during a commodity price downturn. Yves Kabongo, Vice Chairman at Makutano Foundation joins CNBC Africa for more.

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