Ending wildlife trade: Ending pandemics?
Conservationists have long been calling for an end to markets where wild animals are kept in confined and unsanitary conditions. These types of markets have been singled out as potential nests for viruses such as Covid-19. Some say today's pandemic is a watershed moment for curbing this trade. What are the risks if business continues as usual? Are we sleepwalking into another crisis?
How Brexit will impact on Africa: The Bad and The Good
As the United Kingdom finally leaves the European Union, good or bad, its departure will come with a mixed bag for Africa.
Tracking global market movements ahead of U.S.-China trade deal signing
Oil prices steadied around $64 a barrel as the market looks to the signing of a trade deal between the United States and China tomorrow. For more on geopolitics and impact on oil prices, Kola Karim, Chairman of Shoreline Group joins CNBC Africa for more on geopolitics and impact on oil prices.
Nigeria’s external reserves dip below $40bn
At $39.87 billion, traders say Nigeria’s external reserves have crossed the psychological level of $40 billion dollars for the first time this year. Forex Trader at United Bank for Africa (UBA), Nkechi Ezugha joins CNBC Africa for more.
US removes Cameroon from trade Pact over alleged Human Rights Abuse
Cameroon will no longer benefit from a trade pact between the US and sub-Saharan African countries because of alleged "gross" human rights violations against its own citizens.
Motorbike taxi apps jostle for trade on crowded Lagos roads
Known for its nightmare traffic and badly maintained roads, getting to work in Nigerian capital Lagos is a daily ordeal that often lasts hours. Sensing an opportunity, a growing number of ride hailing services have stepped into the chaos -- bringing order to the "okada" motorbike taxis that have long whizzed perilously around Lagos.
The man on a mission to save endangered animals
Widespread hunting in Nigeria has seen the country's animal population continue to fall. With no effective laws against animal abuse and trade, Chinedu Mogbo is trying to combat it by setting up a sanctuary for animals.
South Africa, Nigeria mend relations, agree trade deals
South Africa and Nigeria's leaders have sought to mend ties, signing a range of trade and cooperation agreements just weeks after anti-foreigner violence strained relations between the two economic powerhouses.
U.S. currency manipulation threat puts Asians on guard
Asia is bracing for the latest U.S. Treasury report on foreign currency manipulators, coming in the middle of a trade war that shows no sign of ending. The twice-yearly report is due in coming weeks and will likely see the return of Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam on the watchlist. Nasreen Seria reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."