Nigeria’s October inflation jumps to 11.61%
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Nigeria’s October inflation leaped to 11.61 from 11.24 per cent in September indicating a 1.07 percentage point increase month-on-month. That’s according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. Analyst at Assar Investment, Muktar Mohammed joins CNBC Africa to discuss Nigeria's equities market.
Access Bank CEO, Wigwe urges all to take the Global Goal Life initiative seriously
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On the sidelines of the 2019 Global Citizen Festival, CEO of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe speaks to CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa on how the forthcoming 2020 Global Citizen festival scheduled to hold in Lagos is likely to impact Nigeria's drive towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the country. He joins CNBC Africa for more.
Nigeria, South Africa work to bolster trade relations
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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in South Africa where talks on trade, human capital development, security and more are being held with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. To assess Nigeria and South Africa’s trade relations Egie Akpata, Director at Union Capital Markets and CNBC Africa reporter Karabo Letlhatlha give insight into this state visit.
Striking union in SA threaten to shut down entire aviation industry
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Striking unions have threatened to shut down South Africa's entire aviation industry by extending industrial action beyond state-run South African Airways. CEO, Billion House Consultant discusses implication of the strike by the SAA.
Hello Tractor CEO Jehiel Oliver on unlocking opportunities for African farmers
The Africa Investment Forum held in Sandton this week is attracting not only regulators, financiers and big business, but also start-ups. One of these start-ups is Hello Tractor from Nigeria, which is currently operating in 11 African markets. Jehiel Oliver, CEO of Hello Tractor spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor.
Manny Aniebonam: Nigeria needs a diaspora registration database
The Chairman of Nigeria’s Diaspora Alumni Network, Manny Aniebonam says the network is proposing a Nigeria Diaspora Registration Database that will keep the record of Nigeria's resources in the diaspora. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the side-lines of the Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit.
Tracking Nigeria’s consumer goods space
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Consumer Goods Index is down 32.5 per cent year-to-date, as the sector is the worst performer on the Nigerian bourse. As the 9-month earnings season winds down, Temitope Jolaoso and Analyst at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa to discuss the performance of the consumer goods companies in Nigeria.
Madagascar paddy farmers rise up against 'new city'
Anger is boiling over in the hills surrounding Antananarivo over plans to relocate part of Madagascar's choked capital to emerald-green farmland. Hundreds of farmers in Ambohitrimanjaka village are facing off with the authorities over a presidential scheme that threatens to engulf a thousand hectares (2,500 acres) of rice fields.