Nigerian delegation to WEF upbeat on economic rebound
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CNBC Africa's Bronwyn Nielsen caught up with Jim Ovia, Founder of Zenith Bank at the ongoing World Economic Forum and spoke to him about his key takeaways from the meetings.
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at the World Economic Forum in Dalian, China.
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The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia recently launched his book, Africa Rise and Shine in New York. The event happened on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly and had foreign dignitaries and private sector captains of industry in attendance.
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Chairman and Founder of Zenith Bank, Jim Ovia says Nigeria's economy is becoming digitised as much Nigerian youth are creating solutions to solve local problems. CNBC Africa's Christy Cole caught up with him at the Zenith Bank’s Tech Fair in Lagos.
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Governments and businesses around the world are scrambling to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The World Economic Forum has launched a new platform to help coordinate the needs and ideas of the private sector. Arnaud Bernaert, WEF's Head of Global Health and Healthcare, explains how the measure could limit economic damage and protect jobs. Also in the show - global markets continue to drop as the outbreak spreads, and the US considers pushing back its tax deadline to ease the burden on American consu
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