On Guardian talks, Nkem Okocha, Founder/CEO, Mamamoni shares how she is helping disadvantaged and rural women get access to finance for their business and how to rebuild the economy of Nigeria's most-vulnerable women post-pandemic.
Europe's football clubs suspended matches and training as the coronavirus spread across the continent – now, they are weighing the financial implications of their forced time out. Analysts say ending the season early could cost top clubs over €4 billion. Kieran Maguire, a football finance lecturer at the University of Liverpool, tells us how the crisis could change the way the industry is run. Also on the show: Germany abandons its "black zero" budget rules to boost the economy, and Japanese sake producers turn spirits into hand sanitiser.
Nigeria's Finance Bill seeks to shore up the government's revenue base by amending seven acts of the National Assembly relating to taxes. Ken Erikume, Partner of Tax Reporting and Strategy at PwC Nigeria joined CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor to breakdown the Finance Bill, as members of Nigeria’s House of Representatives boycotted the public hearing slated for Tuesday.
The Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer of African Development Bank (AfDB), Swazi Tshabalala says the 125 per cent capital increase by its shareholders will empower the AfDB with a direct lending capacity of 100 billion dollars in the next 10 years. She joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss this on the side-lines of an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting in Abidjan.
Ronnee Ades, professor of professional practice in the finance and economics department at the Rutgers University Business School, and Ryan Smith, a Rutgers business school student, talks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu about the school's competition to create a new index/ETF.
Global Credit rating recently assigned a BB rating with a Stable outlook to One Finance, which is the parent company to Nigeria's financial services platform Paylater. Ngozi Dozie, Co-Founder of One Finance joins CNBC Africa to discuss this development.
A local online news portal, Premium Times, over the weekend, alleged that Nigeria's Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun failed to undertake the mandatory year of national service and fraudulently obtained an exemption certificate 20 years after her graduation.