Closing Bell Africa

 World Malaria Day: Combating Malaria in Africa

Video / Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:30:41 GMT

World Malaria Day: Combating Malaria in Africa

It's World Malaria Day today and the theme is "End Malaria for Good". Despite advances being made in treating the disease, the World Health Organisation says more than 400,000 people die from malaria annually.

 Kenya to pilot new malaria vaccine

Video / Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:47:54 GMT

Kenya to pilot new malaria vaccine

Kenya will take part in the piloting of a new malaria vaccine co-ordinated by the World Health Organisation alongside Ghana and Malawi.

 Deacons E.A slides into loss

Video / Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:18:02 GMT

Deacons E.A slides into loss

Fashion retailer, Deacons East Africa has swung into a $2.7 million comprehensive income loss for the year ending 31st December 2016, from a 974 000 dollars net profit in the previous year.

 CBN creates special forex window for SMEs

Video / Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:01:31 GMT

CBN creates special forex window for SMEs

In a move to stabilize Nigeria's currency markets, the Central Bank of Nigeria recently launched a special foreign exchange window for small and medium enterprises in the country.

 Time to create a maritime development fund

Video / Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:47:32 GMT

Time to create a maritime development fund

Gillard Ngewe, the Director General of Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority in Tanzania suggests Africa should create an African Maritime development fund to address challenges affecting Maritime development.

 Getting Nigeria's monetary policy right

Video / Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:40:07 GMT

Getting Nigeria's monetary policy right

Nigeria's Central Bank should ease its tight policy stance to give Nigeria's economic recovery a chance. Ayo Teriba, CEO Economic Associates who join CNBC Africa to share his views on Nigeria's monetary policy.

 Nigeria's trading day review

Video / Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:34:56 GMT

Nigeria's trading day review

Lafarge Africa has reported a first quarter pre-tax profit of 9.5 billion naira. Rotimi Fakayejo, Managing Director, Enterprise Capital Partners joins CNBC Africa to review the trading day.

 Consequences of Zuma's failure to sign Fica bill

Video / Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:22:34 GMT

Consequences of Zuma's failure to sign Fica bill

If South Africa's President Jacob Zuma fails to sign the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Bill by June it could present a bigger threat for the country than its downgrade to junk by Fitch and S&P Global.

 LPG market urged to improve competition

Video / Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:00:38 GMT

LPG market urged to improve competition

The Competition Market Inquiry report on the Liquefied Petroleum Gas industry was released today in Pretoria and it's calling for prices and regulatory changes.

 Initiative to tackle premature births pays dividend in Tanzania

Video / Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:42:07 GMT

Initiative to tackle premature births pays dividend in Tanzania

In Tanzania, over 200,000 babies are born prematurely every year, 4 per cent of whom die from complications of preterm birth. The Doris Mollel Foundation is an initiative that has saved the lives of 4,500 premature babies since its initiative.

 Phumelela reports an increase in H1 headline earnings

Video / Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:59:45 GMT

Phumelela reports an increase in H1 headline earnings

Phumelela, the JSE listed gaming and leisure firm, reported its interim results, with headline earnings per share up 3 per cent. Dividend per share was maintained at 34 cents. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Rian du Plessis, CEO at Phumelela.

 Crude oil demand expected to increase

Video / Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:51:09 GMT

Crude oil demand expected to increase

Demand for crude oil is set to rise in the coming weeks as refineries around the world return from seasonal maintenance ahead of peak summer demand.

 Kenya heads to the polls on August 8th

Video / Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:28:49 GMT

Kenya heads to the polls on August 8th

As Kenya heads to the general election on 8 August, political parties are conducting nominations of preferred flag bearers for the different public office positions.