Explore West Africa’s largest frog market
07 February 2021 | 5:18 pm
Are you yearning for frogs today? Then this is the place to go: Nigeria's Bunza Frog Market is the biggest selling spot in West Africa.
5 Nov 2018
Founder and CEO of Azalai Hotels Group, Mossadeck Bally says West Africa's hospitality sector is fast developing. While speaking with CNBC Africa’s Ken Igbomor, Mossadeck pointed out that governments across West Africa needed to create an enabling environment for the business to thrive.
4 Apr 2019
Daystar Power says it recently closed a 10 million-dollar equity round and has lined up 16 million dollars in debt financing to accelerate its expansion in West Africa.
3 Apr 2019
The African Development Bank launched the 2019 regional outlook for West Africa in Abuja today. Ebrima Faal, Senior Director, Nigeria Country Department at the AfDB joins CNBC Africa to discuss the highlights of the report.
26 Apr 2019
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has agreed to help raise $50 billion for a project to help revive Lake Chad. Desmond Majekodunmi, Environmentalist and Founder of Lufasi Urban Forest Park joins CNBC Africa discuss this and climate change effect on West Africa.
14 Jun 2019
In a bid to boost economic integration in West Africa, the African Development Bank recently approved $70 million for the Ebonyi ring road project. Ebrima Faal, Senior Director for Nigeria at AfDB joined CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to discuss this and more.
30 Jun 2019
Chapel Hill Denham says spreads tightened and yields fell across African sovereign Eurobonds following the dovish signalling by key central banks last week which buoyed global risk appetite. Omotola Abimbola, Macro and Fixed Income Analyst at Chapel Hill Denham joins CNBC Africa for a focused discussion on the West African money market.
27 Jul 2019
The CEO of the Ghana Cocoa Board (GCB) says Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire have agreed to set up a stabilisation fund under its new pricing mechanism for cocoa beans to support farmers should producer prices drop on the international markets. Edward George, Independent Commodities Expert joins CNBC Africa for more.
4 Aug 2019
Climate change will hit Africa particularly hard, fueling drought, heat and crop failures. Researchers are working to prepare the west of the continent for this scenario — with help from Germany.
9 Feb 2020
Last year, to mark four centuries since the start of slavery, Ghana launched a project to encourage people of African descent from around the world to visit their motherland. As a result, some 750,000 people heeded the call and travelled to the country in 2019. But some African-Americans have gone even further and have answered the call to settle and invest on the continent, transforming their trauma into an entrepreneurial force. Our West Africa correspondents report from Togo and Benin.
14 Apr 2020
No one knows how many old masks, sculptures and other archaeological finds are traded illegally from West Africa every year. Setting up so-called culture banks in local communities may be a solution.
24 May 2020
What's West Africa learned since the Ebola pandemic? When's the right moment to ease lockdown? What are the conditions for staging elections during the current crisis?
30 May 2020
Human rights groups say children in conflict regions aren't receiving enough support. Children who have escaped from Boko Haram are treated with suspicion in Nigeria, while schools are closing in Burkina Faso.
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Inflation is hitting home for consumers across the EU, with new data showing that a regular cup of coffee may soon become a "luxury" for some. In some countries, the price of coffee is up over 40% compared to last year.
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Two French detainees were shown on TV saying they had been plotting to take down the Iranian regime. France has said the spectacle was staged and illegal.
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The sport's national governing body, US Soccer, commissioned the report after former NWSL players Sinead Farrelly and Mana Shim came forward with allegations of harassment and sexual coercion dating back a decade involving former coach Paul Riley.
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Sebastian Vettel is Aston Martin's new James Bond - in Formula 1. The real Bond has been driving a DB 5 for a long time - including in his new film "No Time to Die". The beginning of a beautiful car friendship?
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Simone Tebet urged her voters to back Lula due to his "commitment to democracy." Former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso also endorsed his leftist former rival.
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The death toll from this week's truck bombings has risen to at least 40, but local and national authorities say the latest attacks from the al-Shabab group will not deter them from fighting the terrorists.