CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor caught up with IMF’s Deputy Director for Africa Department, Dominique Desruelle to get the IMF’s thinking on debt sustainability and Africa’s development challenges on the sidelines of IMF’s International Conference in Dakar Senegal.
As countries across Africa source intervention funds to battle the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with Nigeria’s economy especially taking a hit from falling oil prices and local currency devaluation, Sam Chidoka, Managing Director and CEO of Kairos Capital joins CNBC Africa to discuss how these events are impacting Nigeria's economy.
Many African countries have been knocking on the International Monetary Fund’s door for financial assistance to fight COVID-19. As the virus prepares to plunge Africa into its deepest recession in decades, how far is the IMF in providing COVID-19 relief to the continent? Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, IMF joins CNBC Africa for more....
Two weeks ago the African Union appointed a special envoy tasked with attracting social and economic support for Africa’s fight against the coronavirus. One of those appointees was former Rwanda Finance Minister and President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, who joins CNBC Africa for an update of what the envoy has been able to achieve.
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The International Monetary Fund says Nigeria’s economy is currently threatened by the twin shock of coronavirus and falling oil prices. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss how these shocks are impacting the country’s investment climate is Vincent Nwani, Business and Investment Consultant.
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