International travel picked up over the summer, but Covid-19 is still expected to cost the global tourism industry some €1.8 trillion in 2021. Also, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire remains optimistic about the recovery despite concerns over the Omicron variant, and farmers in India continue their protest movement despite concessions from the government.
Chinese property developers have met with a government think tank, amid increasing concern over the real estate sector's heavy debt burden. The liquidity crisis goes well beyond the high-profile firm Evergrande. Also, Australia unveils a €114 million investment aimed at boosting sales of electric vehicles, and Virgin Galactic sells another 100 tickets for sub-orbital space flights.
In Nigeria, the government has launched a drive to revive the country's once thriving palm oil business, part of a bid to diversify away from petroleum and help create jobs. But small-scale producers say that loans from the Central Bank of Nigeria are only going into the pockets of bigger factory owners.
8 Dec 2020
Focus on Nigeria's Aviation sector ahead of Christmas celebration
22 Sep 2020
It is now five days since Nigeria reopened its air borders to commercial international flights after over five months of COVID-19 shutdown. President of the Nigeria Aviation Roundtable, Gbenga Olowo joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss the resumption protocols and expected impact on the aviation sector.
7 Sep 2020
As Nigeria enters the third phase of the eased lock-down measures, the government is now looking to open up the education sector. But some stakeholders in the education sector feel this move is a little too soon. National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities Professor, Biodun Ogunyemi joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for this discussion.
Coronavirus: 23 suspected cases identified in 5 states in Nigeria, NCC deactivates 2.2m SIM Cards and more
8 Mar 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
15 Feb 2020
Widespread failings in Nigeria's security sector are causing frustrations to boil over in the conflict-ridden north. While reform may be on the horizon, implementation will likely prove to be a major challenge.
5 Dec 2019
The Nigerian Association For Energy Economics has called for a decentralized power sector in order to improve services in the electricity sector.
16 Nov 2019
As liquidity concerns remain on the front burner in Nigeria’s Power Sector – to explore latest concerns within the sector and their implications for GENCOs in Nigeria, Joy Ogaji, Executive Secretary of the Association of Power Generation Companies joins CNBC Africa.
7 Nov 2019
SwiftVEE (Livestock) is an agri-platform addressing water scarcity, food security and market efficiency for the livestock sector. GuardianTV spoke with Russel Luck, SwiftVEE's CEO about how the business runs.
14 Oct 2019
Saudi Arabia threw open its doors on Friday to foreign tourists when she launched a new visa regime for 49 countries and appealed to foreign investors to invest in a sector it hopes should contribute 10% of gross domestic product by 2030.