IGP warns against mass gathering during Eid el- Fitr, COVID-19 surpass 5 million cases globally and more
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IFC’s Pimenta on investment opportunities and challenges on the continent
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) regards the Africa Investment Forum as an interesting opportunity to meet and hear from some of Africa’s leaders and some of the key players in the private sector on what they see as the opportunities and challenges on the continent. Sergio Pimenta, Vice President of IFC in Middle East and Africa joins CNBC Africa’s Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor for more.
Addressing regional connectivity challenges in Africa
Infrastructure and industrial development are essential to regional integration in Africa. CNBC Africa's Esther Awoniyi caught up with Pierre Guislain, VP, Private Sector, Infrastructure, and industrialization at the AfDB.
AfDB’s Pierre Guislain on transforming Africa’s economies
Pierre Guislain the Vice President for Private Sector, Infrastructure, and Industrialisation at the AfDB says development banks like Afreximbank and the AfDB have a core mandate to harness the potential of Africa’s private sector to accelerate the continent’s transformation. He explored ways to attain this transformation with CNBC Africa's Christy Cole.
Debt Management Office: Islamic finance key to Nigeria’s development goals
Patience Oniha, Director General of Nigeria’s Debt Management Office says government policies in the country targets a private sector-led growth among others and the issuance of the Sukuk bonds in the past have been aimed at meeting these objectives.
Stanbic IBTC's April headline PMI at 55.5
Stanbic IBTC says April PMI came in at 55.5 percent showing signs that the recent soft patch in the Nigerian private sector may have come to an end in April as business conditions improved to the greatest extent since late last year. Gbolahan Taiwo, Regional Economist for West Africa at Stanbic IBTC joins CNBC Africa to discuss the details.
Jim Ovia's Africa Rise and Shine Book Launch in New York
The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia recently launched his book, Africa Rise and Shine in New York. The event happened on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly and had foreign dignitaries and private sector captains of industry in attendance.
Governor Masari seeks increased private sector investment in Katsina
Governor Masari seeks increased private sector investment in Katsina.
Most viable sectors for sustainable business development in Nigeria
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says that Nigeria's Economic Growth can only be achieved and sustained if it is driven by the private sector.