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 Naira strengthens further

Video / Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:16:50 GMT

Naira strengthens further

The interventions by the Central Bank of Nigeria has significantly improved the convergence between the official and parallel market rates, as the naira continues to firm at the parallel market.

 Sea Harvest lists on JSE mainboard

Video / Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:38:57 GMT

Sea Harvest lists on JSE mainboard

Fishing company Sea Harvest listed its shares on the JSE main board today. It becomes the second fishing company to list this month, following the listing of Premier Fishing. Felix Ratheb, CEO of Sea Harvest joins CNBC Africa for more.

 Kenya's M-Akiba to open the bond market to small investors

Video / Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:29:09 GMT

Kenya's M-Akiba to open the bond market to small investors

Nairobi Listed Diamond Trust Bank Kenya will buy Tier III lender Habib Bank for 1.8 billion shillings through a share transfer deal of 13.2 million shares. Elsewhere, Treasury is set to launch the mobile based bonds auction platform, M-Akiba.

 Building Nigeria's global competitiveness

Video / Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:04:29 GMT

Building Nigeria's global competitiveness

Building a globally competitive economy by ridding the private sector of obstacles hindering the competitiveness of Nigerian businesses is one of the three broad objectives of Nigeria's economic recovery and growth plan.

 Future of West Africa's real estate

Video / Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:55:59 GMT

Future of West Africa's real estate

African Urban developer Rendeavour says the opportunities for economic transformation will be greater in Africa than anywhere else, because the potential for catch-up and convergence is greater.

 Analyst react to Nigeria's MPC decision

Video / Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:53:59 GMT

Analyst react to Nigeria's MPC decision

Nigeria's Monetary Policy Committee kept its benchmark rate unchanged at 14 per cent, as nine members voted to maintain the status quo on all its policy parameters.

 Previewing S.A's February CPI data

Video / Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:30:50 GMT

Previewing S.A's February CPI data

Today Stats SA is set to release consumer inflation figures for February. The Reserve Bank will publish its quarterly bulletin with the all-important current account numbers.

 Master Drilling reports headline earnings growth of 3.6%

Video / Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:14:19 GMT

Master Drilling reports headline earnings growth of 3.6%

Master Drilling paid its first maiden dividend of 30 cents per share today after reporting a 3.6 per cent increase in headline earnings per share to 14.3 US cents. Danie Pretorius, CEO Master Drilling joins CNBC Africa for more.

 How should Nigeria prioritize its sectors?

Video / Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:31:07 GMT

How should Nigeria prioritize its sectors?

Nigeria's economic recovery and growth plan has listed five execution priorities that cut across stabilizing the macroeconomic environment to driving industrialization.

 Ugandan shilling remains unchanged

Video / Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:17:55 GMT

Ugandan shilling remains unchanged

The Ugandan shilling remained unchanged yesterday from last week's close of 3,595/3,605 drawing support from the central bank's removal of $40.33 million worth of excess local currency liquidity.

 Nigeria's MPC meeting begins today

Video / Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:19:11 GMT

Nigeria's MPC meeting begins today

Nigeria's monetary policy committee meets today, for more CNBC Africa is joined by Michael Famoroti, Economist, Vetiva Capital Management.

 Nigeria's monetary & fiscal authorities seek synergy

Video / Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:03:21 GMT

Nigeria's monetary & fiscal authorities seek synergy

Nigeria's Central Bank's strategy of increased dollar sales to narrow the spread between the official and black markets continues to yield positive results as the Naira firmed to 450 naira to the greenback.

 Unemployment and economic recovery in Nigeria

Video / Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:02:45 GMT

Unemployment and economic recovery in Nigeria

Nigeria's economic recovery and growth plan aims to achieve sustained inclusive growth by significantly growing the economy, reducing inflation and unemployment. With the country's current unemployment rate of 13.9 per cent.

 Higher education convention turns to chaos

Video / Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:39:03 GMT

Higher education convention turns to chaos

The Higher Education National Convention in Midrand was cancelled after chaos erupted on Saturday. It's reported that students dressed in EFF regalia refused to give Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande an opportunity to speak.

 Kenyan shilling remains under pressure

Video / Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:01:06 GMT

Kenyan shilling remains under pressure

The NSE 20-share index grew by 0.71 per cent to close the week at 2,983.68 points, while the All Share Index rose to 126 points. Elsewhere, the Kenyan shilling dwindled to 103 points on demand from oil importers and dwindling foreign inflows.

 Harnessing Nigeria's creative industry for growth

Video / Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:54:49 GMT

Harnessing Nigeria's creative industry for growth

The presence of talent in Africa has never been in question. So how best can Nigeria's creative industry harness this raw gift to achieve its full potential? Vector tha Viper a Nigerian Recording Artiste joins CNBC Africa for more.

 Paths to Africa's industrialisation

Video / Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:54:04 GMT

Paths to Africa's industrialisation

One of the key mandates of the African Economic Research Consortium is to enhance the capacity of locally based researchers to conduct policy-relevant economic research.

 ConCourt to rule on social grants case at 10:00

Video / Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:48:07 GMT

ConCourt to rule on social grants case at 10:00

The Constitutional Court will this morning rule on the social grants crisis. The decision carries with it the daily bread of 17 million South Africans. It has seen an argument over who should run the social grant payments system.