How Africa-US trade can work - Florie Liser
Prosper Africa is an initiative out to boost trade and investment between the United States and African countries. Florie Liser speaks on the initiative that reflects the U.S. government’s belief that open and transparent economies should determine the future of African countries.
Africa's growing body of competitive armwrestlers
Competitive armwrestling is growing in popularity in Africa, where Alpha Sogoba's dream of becoming a champion recently drew closer when he took part in his first international competition.
Airtel listing: NSE holds interactive session with media
The Nigerian Stock Exchange held an interactive session with the media ahead of Airtel Africa’s listing on Friday. Temitope Jolaoso, Analyst at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa for more.
Nigeria Orders banks to loan more money to spur economy
In an effort to boost economic growth in Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria is giving its banks a choice: lend more of their money, or hand it over to the central bank and earn nothing on it.
Suppliers and clients flip their wigs over Tanzania's new tax on hair extensions
In Africa, the huge "dry hair" market of weaves, extensions, and wigs crafted from everything from synthetic fibre to human or yak hair is worth billions of dollars. Tanzania's government has announced a 25% tax "dry hair" imports which have women and industry stakeholders up in arms.
Renaissance Capital CEO: How to industrialise Africa amid global trade tensions
The CEO of Renaissance Capital, Temi Popoola says technology presents Africa with a unique opportunity to leapfrog the challenges of the past. He also described the theme of this year’s AfreximBank Annual Meetings as timely. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole.
How technology is reducing the cost of moving goods in Africa
The relative cost of moving good in East Africa is one of the highest in the world, leading to up to 75 per cent of a product cost going to logistics compared to 6 per cent in the United States. Jean-Claude Homawoo, Co-Founder, Chief Product Officer of Lori Systems Kenya joins CNBC Africa for more.
No elephants poached in a year at Mozambique's Niassa wildlife park
Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to 4,000 of the animals roam the Mozambique park, which covers more land than Switzerland.
Emmanuel Nnadozie: Africa needs to strengthen its public institutions
Capacity challenges are what has hindered the development Agenda in Africa. This is according to Emmanuel Nnadozie, Executive Secretary, African Capacity Building Foundation who discussed this and more with CNBC Africa's Godfrey Mutizwa.