Merck for Mothers: How to tackle maternal mortality in Nigeria
Lead of Merck for Mothers, Mary-Ann Etiebet, says Nigeria is nowhere near where it needs to be in terms of meeting its health care goals. On the side-lines of the Future of Health in Nigeria Summit held by Forbes Africa and Phillips Health, CNBC Africa's Christy Cole spoke to Mary-Ann.
Why hair extension is in big business in Africa - Zuri Luxury Hair founder
When Congolese born Gisèla Van Houcke sold almost $50,000 hair extensions in just a few months; what had started out as a hobby, then became a major business, landing this young mum of two on the 2018 Forbes Africa under 30 list. Now with stores in 2 countries, over 10 resellers across the region, and a holding company in China, Zuri Luxury Hair has grown to takeover East Africa. But how sustainable is the model? To answer this CNBC Africa was joined by Founder of Zuri Luxury Hair Gisèla Van Houcke.
Abdulsamad Rabiu graces Forbes Africa cover for the month of May
The May cover of Forbes Africa features Nigerian billionaire Abdulsamad Rabiu, founder of BUA Group, a Nigerian conglomerate active in cement production, sugar refining and real estate. Forbes Africa West Africa Correspondent Peace Hyde filed this report.
2018 Forbes Africa Under 30 list
Today marks the reveal of Forbes Africa’s highly anticipated cover, The Forbes Africa Under 30 list. We have a couple of videos rolling out throughout the month of June introducing some of the candidates.