One of the big deals discussed at the Africa Investment Forum is the R17 billion waste-to-energy project in Gauteng Province. It involves the three big municipalities in the province. Noxolo Mtembu, Project Manager of Gauteng Infrastructure Financing Agency (GIFA) joins CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop for more about this project, where the funding will come from and how it will be deployed.
Global data analytics company; Nielsen, says the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a sharp drop in consumer sentiment in West Africa in the second quarter of the year. Ged Nooy, Managing Director at Nielsen Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.
Updated forecasts from the African Development Bank show that Africa’s growth is expected to rebound to 3 per cent by 2021 from a 3.4 per cent contraction in 2020 in the worst-case-scenario. Hanan Morsy, Director for Macroeconomic Forecasting and Research at the AfDB joins CNBC Africa for more.
In the wake of COVID-19 many listed companies have offered rights issues in order to raise capital during these trying times, but according to Oasis Asset Management there are good and bad equity issuances. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Adam Ebrahim, CEO of Oasis Asset Management.
Africa’s young population is the best defence against the COVID-19 pandemic, as the COVID-19 mortality rate for key populations has shown age as a factor for hospitalizations. This is according to the latest study by the Africa COVID-19 Community Vulnerability Index; CNBC Africa spoke to Dr. Sema Sgaier, Executive Director at the Surgo Foundation for more.
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