Enhancing gender statics in Africa
Now Africa aims to strengthen the role of women through ensuring gender equality and parity in all spheres of life as set out in agenda 2063 and SDGs.
How African cities can best prepare for rapid urbanisation
By 2050, an estimated 1.4 billion people will be living in an African city. In Nigeria alone, 189 million people will have moved to a city, while Johannesburg will be home to 6.5 million inhabitants, and Nairobi 14.2 million. Africa needs to start making room for them.
AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina speaks on the Africa50 fund
In just three years since its take-off with a mandate to mobilise public and private sector finance to build Africa’s all-important infrastructure, the Africa50 fund has gathered momentum, with a growing portfolio of projects and capital base.
Catch the longest lunar eclipse in the 21st century
On July 27, a total lunar eclipse will rise over the night sky. At 1 hour and 43 minutes, it will be the longest lunar eclipse in the 21st century. Much of Africa, the Middle East and central Asia will be able to see the eclipse.
The Humans of The Guardian
Since its establishment in 1983 by Alex Ibru, The Guardian Newspaper Limited has earned a prime place for itself in the African media space.
Nigeria's Dangote expects new oil refinery to account for half of group assets
Africa's richest man, man Aliko Dangote will consider listing his oil refinery to account for half of his conglomerate's assets on the London Stock Exchange, after it comes onstream next year, as his focus shift to oil and gas from in late 2019, a senior executive Dangote Group told Reuters.
Continental set to shape the future of mobility
In the future, will the motives behind mobility be more rational than emotional? For more on providing solutions for mobility for diverse markets CNBC Africa spoke to Brian McKay, Director of Continental East Africa.
Where to invest in second half of 2018
As the first half of 2018 winds down, Niyi Adewumi, Managing Director, CEO of NAJ Pacific Investments joins CNBC Africa to discuss some of the best sectors to invest in the second half of the year.
Africa urged to reduce its dependence on export commodities
CNBC Africa brings you this special of the 51st session of the Economic Commission for Africa, and Conference of Ministers and focusses on employment and social protection; data collection, and reducing dependence on export commodities.
Economic Commission for Africa’s plans for West Africa
At the 51st Economic Commission for Africa session, conversations were had on one monetary framework, and the need to urgently align with both 2030 goals and Agenda 2063.