Kenyan photographer Thandiwe Muriu on emboldening women to reclaim their value
16 October 2023 | 10:57 am
Thandiwe Muriu discovered photography at 14, when she says her father put a camera in her hands and she never put it down. After breaking boundaries as Kenya's first female commercial photographer, she began developing her own personal work and burst onto the arts scene in 2020 with her "Camo" series: vibrant photos of women enrobed in colourful wax fabrics that are part portrait, part optical illusion.
12 Sep 2019
10 Oct 2019
12 Sep 2019
President of Nigeria's Manufacturers Association (MAN), Mansur Ahmed says year-long engagements with key stakeholders, government across levels, Afreximbank and an extensive study of the AfCFTA's impact on its operations have assured manufacturers in Nigeria that opportunities presented by the trade agreement outweigh its risks. On the side-lines of the AGM of the Manufacturer's Association on Nigeria, he joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for more.
10 Oct 2019
Bloomberg’s Giles Turner sits down with Mubadala Investment Company Head of Ventures, Ibrahim Ajami; Blossom Capital Founder, Ophelia Brown; and SoftBank Vision Fund Managing Partner and Investment Committee Member, Saleh Romeih, at the Bloomberg Invest London Summit for a conversation on the future of tech investing.
11 Nov 2019
Great attention is required to increase the quantity and quality of Cocoa production in Nigeria. It is estimated that over 4.5 million tonnes of cocoa beans is consumed annually with the prospect of the figure increasing
22 Feb 2020
Last week, the Central Bank of Nigeria issued a directive to restrict FX access for the importation of milk and its derivatives to six companies. So how does this decision impact local players in Nigeria's dairy value chain? Muhammad Abubakar, President of Commercial Dairy Ranchers Association of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.
6 Aug 2020
On Popsicles, this week, Theatre Arts graduate of the University of Lagos, Steve Chucks speaks on growing up, his career as a content creator, an actor, and comedy skits.
2 Sep 2020
As the world ground to halt and people stayed home, Zoom's video conferencing service boomed. Second-quarter growth raised the company’s value above well-established global brands.
27 Dec 2020
Hundreds of angry Iraqis protest in several cities against a currency devaluation that has slashed their purchasing power amid a pandemic-fuelled economic crisis. The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) at the weekend devalued the currency by over a fifth against the US dollar, officially re-pegging the dinar at a bank rate of 1,460 to the greenback.
27 Apr 2021
This report tells us more about the need for right value orientation in Nigeria.
11 Sep 2021
The value of Bitcoin has plunged by more than 10 percent after El Salvador on Tuesday became the first country in the world to accept the cryptocurrency as legal tender. The launch was marred by protests and technical difficulties with the digital wallet app, which had to be taken offline for several hours. Also today, we report on tourism businesses in the southwest of France that have benefitted from the recent spell of good weather, which has prolonged their summer season.
2 Dec 2021
Turkey's Finance Minister, Lutfi Elvan, has resigned amid another plunge in the value of the country's currency, the lira. He is being replaced by his deputy, Nureddin Nebati, who supports President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's controversial economic policies. The lira has lost almost half of its value this year as Erdogan has pushed for low interest rates, despite rising inflation. Also today, we look at how some French parents are choosing to rent toys for their children, instead of buying new ones.
13 Dec 2021
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has defended his "economic vision", even as the lira continues to hover near record lows. The plunge in the value of the currency has left many families struggling to make ends meet. Also in the show: the EU outlines a new trade strategy to give it more leverage against countries that try to coerce the bloc for economic or political gain.
4 Jan 2022
Apple on Monday became the first company to hit a $3 trillion (roughly Rs. 2,23,75,950 crore) stock market value, before ending the day a hair below that milestone, as investors bet the iPhone maker will keep launching best-selling products as it explores new markets such as automated cars and virtual reality.
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With Vietnam recently upgrading ties with the US and Japan, it is now China's turn to charm its neighbor. The two Communist parties are closely linked, but Hanoi cannot afford being too submissive to Beijing.
6 hours ago
A greeting and an apology, a sign of respect and an indication of worshipping, the formal bow employed by all Japanese has many meanings and numerous subtle distinctions.
7 hours ago
As France's lower house of parliament prepares to debate the government's controversial immigration reform bill, we hear from those likely to be the most affected: immigrants themselves and the people who have dedicated their lives to helping them.
7 hours ago
Recently discovered oil is transforming Guyana's fortunes. But neighbouring Venezuela has suddenly rekindled old claims of territorial ownership. Official Venezuelan maps now incorporate the disputed Essequibo region that covers two-thirds of Guyana, and Venezuelan oil companies have been ordered to start extraction.
7 hours ago
The 2023 CAF Awards ceremony will take place in Marrakech in some hours and the spotlight is on Napoli and Super Eagles talisman Victor Osimhen and Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala in contention for the Player of the Year award in the men's and women's category. Ayomide Sotubo and the Nutmeg crew discussed what to expect in the ceremony.
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