#ENDSARS: How the protests impact Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19

The #ENDSARS protest in Nigeria comes at a time when the country still has restrictions around mass gathering in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. Joining CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss the threat this protest poses to Nigeria’s COVID-19 fight is Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of the Nigeria Centre of Disease Control.

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Tough conditions impact StanChart Kenya’s half-year results

Standard Chartered Kenya has reported a decline in the bank’s half year earnings while at the same time taking an interesting route of increasing its loan provisions. CNBC Africa’s Arnold Kwizera caught up with the bank’s CEO Kariuki Ngari for more.

Sanlam Investments partners with Robeco to drive sustainable investing

COVID-19 has accelerated the need for sustainable finance, with economies aiming to build back better. To fast track its impact offering, Sanlam has partnered with Robeco – an international asset manager and pioneer in sustainable investing. Nersan Naidoo, CEO of Sanlam Investments joins CNBC Africa for more.

Pick n Pay embarks on expansion drive, opens shop in Nigeria

Releasing its interim results today, Pick n Pay reported a 56.3 per cent drop in its comparable headline earnings. The retailer is preparing to open its first store in Nigeria. This is during a time when a number of South African retailers are withdrawing from the West African nation. Continuing its expansion drive, the supermarket chain also announced its purchase of the Bottles app. Pick n Pay CFO, Lerena Olivier joins CNBC Africa for more.

IFC: Nigeria must focus on a wider private sector-led strategy

In its 2020 Country Private Sector Diagnostics report for Nigeria, the International Finance Corporation argues that Nigeria must focus on a wider private sector-led growth strategy to create millions of quality jobs for its population.

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Star Quality Speaker Line-Up at Africa Tech Festival 2020

Acknowledged as the world’s largest Africa-focused digital infrastructure and emerging tech event, the Africa Tech Festival has always attracted a stellar line-up of critical thinkers, analysts, futurists, keynote and inspirational speakers. 2020 will more than deliver on that reputation, with a stimulating array of visionary industry presenters, raconteurs and even some sporting greats.

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