Saturday, 24th February 2024


28 Nov
The Nigerian Exchange in a bid to further deepen the capital market engagements is targeting increased issuances of Islamic Finance instruments especially from Corporates. Jude Chiemeka, Executive Director, Capital Markets at the Nigerian Exchange joins CNBC Africa to discuss partnerships with the Islamic Development Bank Institute and near term outlook for the market.
26 Nov
Changpeng Zhao has reached a settlement with the US amid allegations his crypto platform failed to stop money laundering. Binance is the world's biggest crypto exchange by trading volume.
26 Nov
The CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, has pleaded guilty to criminal charges, and has stepped down from the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange. Binance will pay more than $4 billion to the US government and admit wrongdoing, after it was accused of operating as an unregistered securities exchange among other violations of US money-laundering laws.
25 Nov
The project involves the construction of a rail and road system connecting Thailand's eastern and western coasts. It is designed to provide an alternate trade route between the Indian and Pacific oceans.
24 Nov
After two quarters of stagnation, gross domestic product (GDP) fell 0.1% in the third quarter. Some economists expect Germany to enter a technical recession early next year.
23 Nov
The Gulf countries are marching ahead with an ambitious domestic transition to renewable energy. But there is little chance they will stop exporting fossil fuels any time soon.
23 Nov
With Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the Nigerian investment minister in attendance, this year's summit sent a clear message: Africa's most populous nation is open for business.
22 Nov
Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and coordinating Minister for the economy, Wale Edun says the country cannot rely on borrowing to fund the 2024 national budget.
21 Nov
Karl Toriola, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria says following the completion of the first phase of the sell down of MTN Group’s shares, the brand is committed to allowing more Nigerians partake in its value creation process. Speaking with CNBC Africa, he says the partnership with the Nigerian Exchange is all about digitizing access to the capital market.
18 Nov
Footage shot by Mehl and his wife from October 23-26 showed people skating on the frozen and translucent lake, revealing huge rocks in the bottom.
17 Nov
At the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum on Tuesday, US treasury secretary Janet Yellen said a trade deal that would cover some 40 percent of the global economy "looks not to be complete". Her comments came after Democrat senator Sherrod Brown voiced his opposition to the text over labour standards concerns. Also in this edition, inflation in Argentina reaches new heights ahead of a presidential runoff and McDonald's joins forces with Crocs.
16 Nov
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is a trade pact that allows eligible African countries to export some of their produce to the United States without paying taxes. It covers more than 1,700 products from cars assembled in South Africa to Kenyan flowers and even jeans.


3 hours ago
As tensions escalate in the Gaza Strip, many displaced Palestinians are now gripped with fear about Israeli forces launching a relentless assault on the city of Rafah.
3 hours ago
In an interview with FRANCE 24, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said he expected that "regardless of the outcome of the US elections", Washington "will continue to be a committed NATO ally".
4 hours ago
Doctors in the U.S. are struggling to contend with burnout, staffing shortages and overwhelming administrative workloads, according to a new survey. Despite these challenges, 83% of doctors in the survey said they believe AI could eventually help. More than 1,000 doctors were surveyed between Oct. 23 and Nov. 8 in the study, commissioned by Athenahealth.
5 hours ago
Russian investigators have said they are carrying out a 14-day forensic "investigation" of the opposition leader's body. Navalny's family has so far been refused access to his remains.
5 hours ago
Israel's GDP fell by 19.4 percent in the last quarter of 2023, according to preliminary figures published by the country's Central Bureau of Statistics on Monday. It's the biggest contraction the economy has seen since the early days of the Covid pandemic, and can be attributed to the impact of the war on Gaza following the October 7 Hamas attacks.
6 hours ago
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in South Korea amid reports that communist North Korea is supplying weapons to Russia for its war against Ukraine. The alleged arms transfer was condemned at this week's meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Tokyo.