How can Africa win the battle on infrastructure?
12 September 2019 | 2:44 pm
Opuiyo Oforiokuma, Head of Strategy and Investor Relations at Africa 50 explores how Africa an overcome challenges facing infrastructure development on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum. He joins CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor for more.
26 Mar 2020
Isreal's strategy for reducing spread of coronavirus
8 Jun 2020
Until now most Swedes have backed their country's approach to the coronavirus pandemic. But as the death toll has catapulted Sweden into the ranks of the worst-hit countries, people are beginning to balk.
10 Jun 2020
As part of its stimulus package, Berlin wants to expand the role of green hydrogen to help end its reliance on coal. The German government has agreed on a plan on how to spend the €9 billion earmarked for the project.
25 Jul 2020
As cultural institutions scramble to make up for lost revenues during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Rodin museum in Paris is mining a crucial source of funding. It's the only museum in France that's allowed to reproduce and sell some of the work on show, allowing it to survive without any state subsidies.
1 Sep 2020
The Nigerian Police Authority has effected a change strategy ahead of the governorship election in Edo state.
3 Sep 2020
In a circular, the Central Bank of Nigeria directed that Form M for Letters of Credit, Bills for Collection and other forms of payment should only be opened in favour of the ultimate supplier of the product or service. Reacting to this directive, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry says while the policy attempts to curb abuses in the foreign exchange market, it would create more problems than it would solve. Muda Yusuf, Director-General of the LCCI joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for this conversation.
11 Sep 2020
The realities brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic means, Africa has to re-strategize to meet its development needs. As the African Development Bank enters a new chapter with the re-election and swearing-in of Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, Martin Fregene, AfDB’s Director for Agriculture and Agro-Industry joins CNBC Africa to discuss what this means for the bank’s agriculture strategy for Africa.
25 Sep 2020
In an interview with DW, former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said that foreign democratic governments need to familiarize themselves with China's operational strategies towards their particular country.
13 Oct 2020
The discussion is centered on the disbandment of the special anti-robbery squad by the IGP of the Nigerian Police Force.
17 Oct 2020
The European Commission has presented a strategy to curb emissions from the potent greenhouse gas methane. But environmental campaigners remain skeptical it will be enough.
14 Nov 2020
Despite rising infection rates, Sweden is sticking to its relatively relaxed approach to managing the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone in the country is pleased with this tactic.
15 Nov 2020
The European Commission has put forward a five-year plan to address challenges facing the LGBTQI community. The EU executive has long been at odds with right-wing governments in the bloc over LGBT+ rights.
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Clashes between the Congolese armed forces and the M23 militia group have sent thousands of people over the border to Rwanda seeking shelter. Meanwhile, the UK and Rwanda are to settle 50 undocumented migrants who arrived on British shores in the Rwandan capital Kigali; we take a closer look. And Zimbabwe wants to sidestep international conventions to sell its $600 million stockpile in black market ivory – not without controversy.
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The Russia House in Davos has always sold the Russia story to global investors, but now it's having to tell a rather bitter truth. In the absence of Russians, Ukraine is making sure Moscow's excesses are not forgotten.
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A wave of protests swept across Iran as people went online to express their opposition to the death penalty given to three young Iranians for taking part in demonstrations last year.
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The world is facing its worst food crisis in history. Millions of tonnes of wheat are stuck in Ukraine, worsening an already precarious situation for many countries that depend on exports from the region. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva tells FRANCE 24 Business Editor Kate Moody that only "very strong international mobilisation" will save the lives of millions of people. Also in our update from Davos: EU member states move towards an embargo on Russian oil, but with no consensus on the timeline.
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Over two thirds of young Colombians say their lives have got worse over the past year, which saw a fierce crackdown on anti-government protests in a country still recovering from five decades of conflict. Six years after the peace deal with the FARC rebels, many young people are backing the former mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, in the May 29 presidential election. If he wins, Petro would become Colombia's first-ever leftist leader. In this special edition of Inside the Americas, we meet several young Colombians who are hoping for change.