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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Alexa Clay, co-author of The Misfit Economy speaking at YPO Edge explains why businesses and economies should harness the power of misfits.
Access to quality healthcare is an all elusive ambition for most Africans says Dr Elikem Tamaklo, MD of Nyaho Medical Centre in Ghana. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi about how they are working to change this narrative by offering innovative medical solutions, and Nyaho Medical Centre's hope to bridge the divide between technology, medicine and people.
Dhruv Jog, Managing Director of Advent Construction and YPO member explains the current challenges being faced in Tanzania’s construction industry.
Manoush Zomorodi speaking at YPO Edge tells CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi why she left a successful career as a journalist, author and podcast host to co-found a media company, partially funded by cryptocurrency, that plans to use blockchain technology to quash “fake news” around the world and dispel the myth that being bored is bad.
YPO Chairman Pascal Gerken shares his passion for Africa and why he believes renewable energy is the new investment frontier.
Innovator and Co-Founder of Gourmet Grubb Leah Bessa is taking an age old African and Asian tradition and commercialising it. Speaking to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi at YPO Edge she explains how she is redefining the way you think of insects when you eat. She argues that insects can provide a viable and sustainable alternative to meat and dairy, contributing to food security worldwide.
Lately finding value for investors has been a difficult task for even the most astute financial planners. Andrew Bradley the founder of Fiscal Private Client Services, a wealth management company based in Cape Town, says the fundamentals of investing remain critical .CNBC Africa Kopano Gumbi caught up with him for more on reimagining investing, including broadening the property market in Botswana.
Africa has a huge knowledge gap regarding non-listed board practices, particularly relating to privately-held companies and family business board fees, through a proprietary research project.
Vishal Agarwal provides three keys to succeeding at localisation in Africa.
Exploring the latest drone technology for commercial, industrial use
Economists have long argued that marriage rates are lower in poorer and less well-educated areas because men in those communities aren't good financial bets....
Kenya topped the Africa medals table at the Rio Olympics last year. But this outstanding performance was overshadowed by the incompetence and corruption of its team management. The problems are so deep-rooted that the International Olympic Committee recently threatened to suspend the country after national affiliate officials voted against reform. Wycliffe W. Njororai Simiyu, explains the background
"What we want is our land," said 74-year-old Alex Kaubtauuapela, whose parents survived the extermination of 80 percent of the community.
Magnus Mchunguzi argues that Africa needs a company that creates games for the people of Africa and of course the world.
Applications for the Rupert family’s R1 billion small business fund, The Sukuma Relief Programme, which opened on Friday, have temporarily been suspended.
Technology group EOH narrowed its first half loss per share from continuing operations, while group revenue fell 14 per cent and costs rose. EOH CFO, Megan Pydigadu joins CNBC Africa for more.
R488 million – that’s how much the Green Outcomes Fund has set aside for fund managers to increase investment in green Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises. To discuss the fund - the first of its kind, CNBC Africa is joined by Tine Fisker Henriksen: Innovative Finance Lead, UCT GSB Bertha Centre and Mark van Wyk: Head of Unlisted Investments, Mergence Investment Managers.
South Africa’s Reserve Bank has guided banks to put dividends and executive bonuses on hold to help reduce stress on the banking sector from fighting Covid19. For more on this recommendation as well as other directives to ensure the health of the sector, CNBC Africa is joined by Unathi Kamlana, Head of Policy Statistics and Industry Support at the Prudential Authority.
Investors are taking a keen interest in banking stocks today but the Industrial goods sector is facing a steep decline. Dare Fajimolu, Chief Research Officer at Blue Vertex joins CNBC Africa for a recap of today’s trade.