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.
Here's what Africa still needs to do to achieve a single market
As Africa aspires to have a single market, technology is seen as one of the key enablers. However, Karanvir Singh, CEO of YEGO Innovision Ltd highlights the priority areas aside digital transformation in achieving this.
Video: Ten years on, what remains of Somalia's 'Pirateland'?
A decade ago, Somali pirates were frequently in the headlines for hijacking boats and holding their crews for ransom. The epicentre of the piracy crisis was Somalia's northeastern state of Puntland. Local fishermen were angry at trawlers from around the world scouring the plentiful waters of the Horn of Africa. Our reporters returned to Puntland to meet its fishermen and talk to local armed forces who today face a much more dangerous threat: Al Shabaab Islamists.