How will Dangote’s refinery impact Nigeria?
26 October 2018 | 8:31 am
Analysts say the 12 billion-dollar Dangote refinery could double Nigeria's oil revenues when it comes on board in 2020. Temilade Aduroja, sub-Saharan Africa analysts at Renaissance Capital joins CNBC Africa to discuss this and more.
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.
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After a White supremacist killed 10 Black residents of Buffalo, New York, various op-ed pieces in major American newspapers show that both Republicans and Democrats are accused of exploiting racial violence for political gain. We also take a look at Democratic candidate John Fetterman's landslide victory in a Senate primary election in Pennsylvania. We end with a public service announcement on the dangers of popping champagne (or prosecco) after shaking the bottle!
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Japan's GDP fell at an annualised rate of 1 percent in the first three months of this year as the Omicron variant of the coronavirus hampered consumer spending. Rising commodity prices also weighed on businesses in the world's third-largest economy. Plus, as unemployment remains stable in France at 7.3 percent, a steelworks factory in the northern city of Dunkirk is offering a cash bonus to employees to encourage them to recruit family members.
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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.