15 Feb 2022
The financial freeze on Mali brought in by regional group ECOWAS has hit its economy hard. Key sectors like the cotton industry have been struggling to overcome the impact of the trade penalties. Also, as the excitement of the Africa Cup of Nations winds down, we head to two-time tournament hosts Gabon, where once-gleaming stadiums have fallen into disrepair. Finally, a Malawian musician finds runaway fame on TikTok at the age of 92.
6 Nov 2019
In a bid to improve cotton production capacity in Nigeria, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) this week approved a fresh loan of N19.2 billion to fund nine cotton processing plants in the country. President of the National Cotton Association of Nigeria, Anibe Achimugu joins CNBC Africa to discuss what this fund means for Nigeria’s cotton industry.