Nigerian fashion industry: challenges, prospects
07 July 2017 | 4:00 pm
Euromonitor International estimates that the combined garment and footwear market in sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to be worth $31 billion dollars.
25 Apr 2016
David Steinacker at the Mobile West Africa 2016, talks to Guardian TV on the rise of mobile usage and the need for Nigeria and the West African market to form a partnership bond.
19 May 2019
The Economic Intelligence Unit says businesses in some of sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economies have been forced to close or reduce production over access to hard currency or working capital to keep their import-dependent operations afloat. Benedict Craven, Country Risk Manager at Economic Intelligence Unit joins CNBC Africa for more.
20 Jul 2019
Refinitiv says Sub-Saharan African investment banking fees reached an estimated $227.3 million in the first half of the year, the lowest first-half total in three years. Franita Neuville, Market Development Manager for Investment and Advisory at Refinitiv joins CNBC Africa for more.
3 Mar 2020
Nigeria has reported the first case of coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa. The person in question is an Italian citizen who flew in from Milan. Next, Cameroon's ruling party has obtained a majority in parliament following a contentious election in early February. And Congolese singer Fally Ipupa's concert in Paris prompts rallies as protesters accuse him of being a sympathiser of former president Joseph Kabila and set fires near a train station in the city centre.
10 Apr 2020
The coronavirus outbreak is expected to push sub-Saharan Africa into recession in 2020 for the first time in 25 years, the World Bank warns. We speak to the Bank's chief economist for Africa. Also, in the Cameroonian city of Douala, a door-to-door medical inquiry has kicked off in a bid to track down potential carriers of Covid-19. Hospitals are on high alert for a surge in admissions, as our correspondents report. And six scientists in Senegal race to develop a ventilator that can be created locally usi
21 Apr 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is posing a major challenge in Africa. With not much help expected from donors, the continent's tech geniuses are inventing quick and cheap solutions to curb the spread of the virus.
21 Dec 2020
A decade ago, a wave of protests swept across North Africa in what came to be known as the Arab Spring, bringing down Arab rulers with it. Despite facing similar challenges, an 'African Spring' has not happened.
8 Feb 2022
The NGO World Vision says as many as one million girls across sub-Saharan Africa may not return to school due to pregnancy.
3 May 2022
In places such as Cameroon, Guinea Bissau, Rwanda or post-coup Mali, the media's vigilance extends well beyond issues that matter to the public. Journalists are forced to watch their own backs — and data, too.
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The Namibian government estimates it will need up to $190 billion (€181 billion) by 2040 to implement its vision of becoming Africa's first green hydrogen provider. The prospects are enormous. According to the government's strategic plan, the hydrogen industry could contribute up to $6 billion to the country's GDP.2
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The German Bundestag recognized the massacre of Yazidis by jihadists from the so-called Islamic State in Iraq as "genocide."
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Almost all European chambers of commerce remain active in Myanmar nearly two years on from a military coup that ousted a democratically-elected government and sparked a civil war.
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Police say the missile completely destroyed a residential building in the center of Kramatorsk. Meanwhile, EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has arrived in Kyiv ahead of an EU summit in the capital. DW has more.
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India, the world's largest democracy, turns 75. With his special brand of non-violent resistance, Mahatma Gandhi paved the way for the country's independence. He campaigned for a pluralistic, secular state and equal opportunities for all. What remains of those ambitions today?