Demand explodes for New York food banks as unemployment rises
New York food banks have become inundated with newcomers, deprived of income since the near-total halt of business in the United States' economic capital. "We’re seeing a lot of poverty," notices Geraldine Firmin from City Harvest, a major New York-based charitable organization, during a food donation market.
Germany's small businesses get creative amid coronavirus crisis
Much of Germany's economic life has ground to a halt. Now, many small and medium-sized companies are developing creative new ways to generate revenue.
Chile's worst social unrest since 1980s
Goldman Sachs Head of LatAm Economic Research Alberto Ramos discusses social unrest in Chile and other Central and South American countries on 'Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?"
US lifts tariffs on 400 Chinese goods as Trump talks tough on China
The US has removed tariffs on over 400 Chinese goods after American firms complained that the levies would cause economic hardship. But trade talks between the world's top two economies remain on a delicate footing.
Access Bank’s Victor Etuokwu on the role of women to the financial services sector
Gender equality and women empowerment is not just an economic issue but it is about how society evolves, gets more efficient and sustainable. This is according to Victor Etuokwu, Executive Director at Access Bank. To discuss the role of women to the financial services sector, he joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the 59th Annual General Conference of the NBA for more.
How global trade tensions are impacting Ghana’s economy
In the face of a rising global trade tension and projected global recession in 2020 – to discuss how these global issues are impacting emerging economies like Ghana’s, Emmanuel Zewu, Vice President for the Economic Research and Policy analysis unit at New Era Africa and Winston Osuchukwu, Co-founder of Trans-Sahara Incorporated join CNBC Africa for more.
Business reacts to fin min Ncube’s half-year budget review statement
Zimbabwe is going through another tumultuous time as they face a petrol increase of 26 per cent due to a raise in import tax on fuel. Following from the economic crisis that the country is going through, president Mnangagwa has also suspended the release of data for annual consumer price for the next six months. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Batanai Matsika, Head of Research at Morgan & Co.
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.
Remembering the Nigerian civil war
The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Biafran War and the Nigerian-Biafran War (6 July 1967 – 15 January 1970), was a war fought between the government of Nigeria and the secessionist state of Biafra. Biafra represented nationalist aspirations of the Biafran people, whose leadership felt they could no longer coexist with the Northern-dominated federal government. The conflict resulted from political, economic, ethnic, cultural and religious tensions which preceded Britain's formal decolonization of Nigeria from 1960 to 1963.