Thursday, 9th February 2023

The Ugandan women making paper bags from bananas

As the government introduced a plastic bag ban, a group of women developed a more sustainable alternative. Now they are exporting their goods beyond the continent.


15 Sep 2019
Year-to-date, the consumer goods sector has been one of the worst-hit sectors on Nigeria's equities market. To discuss the performance of the sector so far, Abiola Gbemisola, consumer Analyst at Chapel Hill Denham joins CNBC Africa for more.
24 Sep 2019
The US has removed tariffs on over 400 Chinese goods after American firms complained that the levies would cause economic hardship. But trade talks between the world's top two economies remain on a delicate footing.
4 Oct 2019
US announces tariffs on $7.5 billion of European goods
18 Oct 2019
Cheese, wine, olives and many other European goods will be subject to a price hike in the US after President Donald Trump made good on his threat to impose tariffs on a record $7.5 billion worth of European products.
18 Oct 2019
Europe braces as US tariffs kick in on $7.5 billion worth of goods
29 Oct 2019
Counterfeit goods in France: Big business off and online
17 Nov 2019
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Consumer Goods Index is down 32.5 per cent year-to-date, as the sector is the worst performer on the Nigerian bourse. As the 9-month earnings season winds down, Temitope Jolaoso and Analyst at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa to discuss the performance of the consumer goods companies in Nigeria.
6 Nov 2019
Africa's most populous country, Nigeria, has shut its land borders with neighboring countries. It wants to stop of the flow of goods on an import prohibition list.
14 Nov 2019
What about a tax credit for buying second-hand goods?
21 Nov 2019
Nigerian customs service, katsina area command has displayed seized items worth millions of naira, confiscated from smugglers.
31 Dec 2019
Security agencies seize N30bn worth of contraband goods
30 Jan 2020
We discuss how the American press is covering the news that John Bolton's upcoming book undermines Donald Trump's defence in the ongoing impeachment trial. We also find out how companies that plant trees to offset their carbon footprint may be greenwashing us. Finally, we learn of a very competitive Irish couple.