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How Africa’s young CEOs are rebuilding the future

Ever wondered what more than 2 000 of the world’s most powerful under 45-year-old CEOs from 93 countries discuss when they gather? Find out in this CNBC Africa special....

Why you should invest in Rwanda

Rwanda plans to scale up mineral export targets of $800 million dollars by 2020 and $1.5 billion annually by 2024 as per the government’s seven-year programme. Emery Rubagenga, CEO of Roka Mines speaking at YPO Edge, a forum with over 2 000 CEOs from more than 90 countries shared his views on why Rwanda is the place to invest.

Mineworkers Investment Company remains committed to Ascendis Health – CEO

Ascendis Health’s share has come under severe pressure following a litany of bad news. CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi spoke to one of its shareholders the Mineworkers Investment Company’s CEO Mary Bomela about what went wrong and what the black owned broad-based investment holding company investment philosophy is.

Pick n Pay is looking at ways to externalise dividends from Zimbabwe – Ackerman

Pick n Pay plans to expand to Nigeria this year. Chairman of one of Africa's largest retailers, Pick n Pay, Gareth Ackerman explains why and shares his views on its operations in Zimbabwe.

Uhuru Capital sees huge opportunity in African markets

As private equity investments in Africa continue to grow, Adeyemi Osindero, CEO of Uhuru Capital is poised to tap into them. His company is seeing great potential in Ghana and the broader West African block. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi at the YPO Edge conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

Shark Tank duo tech fund to close first round of funding, starts investing in tech firms

Former Vodacom Group executive Romeo Kumalo and his partner Gil Oved’s Africa tech focused South African investment firm LLH Capital will soon close its first round of funding and has already started investing in technology firms. Gil Oved, Chief Operating Officer at LLH Capital reveals more at YPO Edge.

Nigeria’s Landmark Africa eyes expansion into east Africa

Paul Onwuanibe, CEO of Landmark Africa and YPO member in a frank discussion with CNBC Africa’s Monique Vanek reveals its expansion plans and the opportunities and challenges it faces in Nigeria.

Harnessing the power of misfits to disrupt economies, businesses

Alexa Clay, co-author of The Misfit Economy speaking at YPO Edge explains why businesses and economies should harness the power of misfits.

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Op-Ed: Why the COVID-19 pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

"Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. As such, it can no longer be business as usual".- Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank

Rand hits record low, goes over 19 to dollar as Fitch downgrades SA further into junk status

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...

Applications open for Rupert family’s R1bn fund, here’s how to apply

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...

How to protect your mental health amid the coronovirus pandemic

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 eyes London listing

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.