As soon as the first cases of COVID-19 were announced on the continent, The Jack Ma Foundation was one of the first responders in providing PPE aid support to all African countries. Jason Pau a Senior Advisor for International Programs at Jack Ma Foundation spoke to CNBC Africa’s Armold Kwizera on the philanthropic decisions of the foundation.
CNBC Africa spoke with William Dachs, CEO of the Gautrain about a public transport outlook amid the COVID-19 crisis and how the Gautrain is faring during these times.
Zambia’s Ministry of Mines and Mineral Development reported that copper output rose 3.9 per cent to 342 734 tonnes in the first five months of 2020 despite the closure of mines during the COVID-19 lock-downs. Ridle Markus, Africa Strategist, Absa Corporate and Investment Banking joins CNBC Africa for more.
Workers unions demand reopening, public outcry as a health official doesn’t don a mask and Boda Boda drivers sue the Ugandan government; these are the headlines making news in Uganda. Analyst and Chief Strategist at Impact Communication Strategies, Ken Agutamba joins CNBC Africa for more.
Zindzi Mandela - the youngest daughter of Nelson and Winnie Mandela - has died aged 59. She had been South Africa's ambassador to Denmark since 2015. Reports say she died this morning in a Johannsburg hospital. South Africa's foreign minister Naledi Pandor said Zindzi would not only be remembered as the daughter of struggle icons but as a struggle heroine in her own right. Sello Hatang, CEO of the Nelson Mandela Foundation joins CNBC Africa for more.
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“Zindzi Mandela was a household name nationally and internationally, who during our years of struggle brought home the inhumanity of the apartheid system and the unshakeable resolve of our fight for freedom.
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