Africa’s debt crisis: Who is to blame?
While domestic corruption and mismanagement are part of the problem, activists say the situation is complex. The international community is also to blame for the enormous mountain of debt threatening African economies.
Belgium's revamped Africa Museum faces a dark colonial legacy
Members of Belgium's African diaspora are critical of the newly reopened Africa Museum, saying it reinforces colonial cultural norms despite a five-year rehabilitation. Other Belgians say it's a step to reconciliation.
Preparing for Africa's population boom
Africa's population is growing rapidly and is set to double by 2050. On World Contraception Day, we take a look at how African countries are changing attitudes towards birth control and preparing for the future.
Young African architects tackle urban growth
Managing rapid urbanization has become one of the most important development challenges for Africa. The continent faces huge problems in meeting the needs of its growing urban populations, including housing and infrastructure. Christian Benimana, an architect from Rwanda, takes up the challenge.
Is entertainment growing Africa’s revenues?
Africa’s entertainment and media, technology and telecommunications industries are converging as the battle for consumer attention becomes increasingly digitised. This is according to PwC in its 2018 to 2022 African Entertainment and media outlook.
NEPC’s Segun Awolowo on securing investments for Africa
Segun Awolowo, Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council says it is hard to do business and industrialise in Africa with interest rates around 24 per cent. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the side-lines of the recently concluded African Investment Forum.
Nigerians speak on new policy on the manhandling of naira notes
Following the Central Bank of Nigeria’s new policy on the manhandling of naira notes, CNBC Africa took to the street of Lagos to find out reactions.
What’s holding back Nigeria’s hospitality sector?
Much has been said about the potentials of Africa's hospitality sector. Trevor Ward, Managing Director of W Hospitality Group joins CNBC Africa to discuss how investors view Nigeria's potential in the hospitality.