China internet, consumer discretionary, insurance stocks favored, BNP Says
06 February 2019 | 5:25 am
Manishi Raychaudhuri, head of equity research at BNP Paribas, talks about Asian stocks, Federal Reserve policy.
28 Dec 2019
Authorities in India's most-populous state are bracing for further protests after Friday prayers. At least 16 people have been killed in the state, most of them shot dead.
8 Jan 2020
A total of 80% of state's workforce and 75% of vulnerable have enrolled in Osun Insurance Scheme.
18 Jan 2020
Music show: 'The new Dawn' of Cameroonian internet sensation Irma
Zenith, Prudential seek to expand financial inclusion in Nigeria with the launch of mobile insurance service
20 Mar 2020
Zenith Bank and Prudential Zenith Life have created a mobile insurance service with the USSD code to enable access to insurance services for Nigerians. Zenith Bank's Chairman, Jim Ovia joins CNBC Africa to shares some insight on this service.
21 Mar 2020
Zenith Insurance has partnered with Prudential and MTN Nigeria to create a mobile insurance service in Nigeria using the USSD code. CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole caught up with Mazen Mroue, MTN Nigeria's Chief Operating Officer for more.
25 Mar 2020
Managing Director and CEO of Zenith Insurance, Kehinde Borisade says the recently launched USSD code gives the opportunity to expand the insurance base of Nigerians to benefit from insurance services. CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole caught up with Kehinde Borisade to discuss what to expect from the mobile insurance service.
28 May 2020
Social Media giant, Facebook is building a 37,000-kilometer-long undersea cable around Africa that will provide better internet access. The sub-sea cable will interconnect 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.
15 Jun 2020
The Economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC), Benin zonal office has convicted eighty-eight internet fraudster across the zone and recovered the sum of three hundred and three million, eight hundred and twenty-eight thousand, six hundred and forty-one naira (N303,828,641.00), 4 bedroom bungalow in ughelli, 14 exotic cars and a petroleum filling station in udu delta state.
18 Aug 2020
Belarus has seen major disruptions in internet service since the disputed presidential election, with rights groups accusing the government of censorship. To get around the restrictions, many are turning to privacy apps.
6 Oct 2020
We take at the look at some of the flood of reactions on the internet to Donald Trump testing positive for Covid-19. Plus, as tensions rise with Armenia, Azerbaijan's military has released a bizarre music video. And has new Netflix show "Emily in Paris" hit the mark? Not if you ask the French.
18 Oct 2020
Elon Musk's SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket transporting 60 Starlink internet satellites from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Starlink, which is part of SpaceX, aims to build a high-speed global internet network.
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A renounced Al Jazeera journalist was killed last week during an Israeli raid in the West Bank. Shireen Abu Akhleh was wearing a flak jacket with the word "press" clearly marked. Israelis and Palestinians have traded blame over who fired the fatal shot, while Israel has opened an investigation into heavy-handed police tactics used during Abu Akleh's funeral procession, which almost caused her coffin to fall to the ground. We get analysis with Sherif Mansour, Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator at the Committee to Protect Journalists.
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In a UN Security Council briefing, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert said the streets in Iraq could "boil over" if political leaders were unable to end a political stalemate that has gripped the country for over seven months.
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As the 75th Cannes Film Festival gets underway, FRANCE 24's Olivia Salazar-Winspear brings us a glimpse of what its opening ceremony will involve, including a Palme d’Honneur for Forest Whitaker. We also take a look at the composition of this year’s jury, with French actor Vincent Lindon shepherding an artistic team who'll assess the features competing for the Palme d’Or. Plus we get a preview of the opening film "Final Cut", in which director Michel Hazanavicius declares his love for genre movies in a lighthearted French parody of a zombie horror slasher.
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Argentina is struggling to deal with spiraling food inflation, driven by soaring commodity prices worldwide, the war in Ukraine and the lingering effects of the pandemic. Millions in Argentina are relying on food aid.
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Tiger Woods says he is feeling “stronger” than he did at the Masters ahead of the PGA Championship. Woods is still recovering from injuries he sustained to his foot and leg in a car crash last February. Woods made his return at the Masters in April but found the hilly terrain of Augusta tough, and he faded after two rounds.