Is China taking over Zambia businesses?
Zambia's economy is in the tight grip of Chinese loans, a practice which has been described as dasabi, Chinese for throwing money around, mostly in secret, to ascertain influence. And Beijing-backed firms are assuming long term control of key Zambian assets.
Italy cuts growth forecast sharply lower to 0.2%
Italy's populist government has confirmed that the economy is effectively stagnating. It also raised its projected budget deficit as it seeks to maintain early retirement and basic income programs.
Legal & General CEO fears four more years of Brexit uncertainty
Nigel Wilson, chief executive officer at Legal & General, discusses Brexit uncertainty for businesses, preparations for a no-deal Brexit, and performance of the U.K. economy.
Cameroon's Anglophone separatist conflict hits economy hard
Cameroon's Anglophone separatist conflict hits the economy hard
KPMG survey shows Nigerian CFOs less optimistic on economy
A recent KPMG survey finds that Chief Financial Officers of companies operating in Nigeria are less optimistic about the prospect for growth in the Nigerian economy this year. Tola Adeyemi, Partner & Head, Audit services, KPMG Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss more findings from the survey.
Denmark starts building anti-swine border fence
The Scandinavian state hopes to stop German swine from crossing the border and ruining the economy. The border fence has attracted considerable criticism, for practical as well as political reasons.