World Economic Forum
Iain Williamson, Interim CEO of Old Mutual joins CNBC Africa to discuss the most important take outs from the Forum, on pressing topics such as Africa’s economies, inclusive financial growth, infrastructure, the impact of technology, and trade....
By Dr Patrice Motsepe on his remarks to President Donald Trump at Davos dinner I’m aware of the lively,...
The possibility of a trusted global digital currency has sparked political, economic and regulatory discussions worldwide. What trends are shaping the future of digital currencies? On the Forum Agenda: Addressing financial inclusion, implications for security and digital trust, role of central banking and supervision....
World Economic Forum
Investing in energy infrastructure has the potential not only to bring down the cost and carbon footprint in areas of displacement and fragility, but also to transform the humanitarian system. What models are most promising to catalyse investments for cleaner and cheaper energy in fragile environments?
Western Union CEO Hikmet Ersek weighs in on the top themes at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos....
Jeppe Kofod, Denmark's foreign minister, said governments and businesses can work together to fight climate change....
CNBC International spoke to Amjad Bseisu, the CEO of EnQuest about what the consequences are if UK and European investors push oil and gas companies to hard resulting in them not investing in European assets.
Team South Africa, led by Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, supported by several Cabinet Ministers, the Central Bank Governor and business give an update on key outcomes emanating from engagements at the UK-Africa Investment Summit and the World Economic Forum in Davos....
Once hailed as a force for free expression, open internet platforms are increasingly used to spread disinformation and extremist views. How can artificial intelligence and machine learning protect open platforms and their users in an era of weaponized information?...
African Development Bank
"Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. As such, it can no longer be business as usual".- Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank
Last Friday Moody’s, the last rating agency to rate South Africa investment grade, cut South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to junk in line with economists’ forecast. Today Fitch further downgraded the country sending the rand plunging over 19 rand to the dollar. Below it gives its reasons...
As small businesses around South Africa feel the weight of the country’s 21 day lockdown and the COVID-19 pandemic, BUSINESS/PARTNERS has revealed...
The coronovirus pandemic is causing high levels of anxiety all over the world. For some, coping with lockdowns hasn’t been easy and there are concerns social distancing and isolation could negatively impact mental health. Dr Linda Blokland, Acting Head of Department at the Student Counselling Unit at the University of Pretoria joins CNBC Africa for more.
Altron plans to separate its UK assets from its African operations via a London listing. The technology group says the listing, still at planning stage will unlock value for its shareholders. Mteto Nyati, CEO Altron joins CNBC Africa for more.