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Spotlight / The Scoop

Amadou Mahtar Ba is the Chief Executive of the African Media Initiative (AMI), a pan-African effort aimed at strengthening the media sector in Africa to ensure the accountability of governments and other institutions, and to promote social developmen [...]
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Spotlight / The Scoop

In this episode of The Scoop, Salim Amin chats to fashion and media veteran, Maria Sarungi-Tsehai, whose unique experiences have led her to help and guide many young Tanzanian women entering the fashion world including successful models like Flavia [...]
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WEF Africa 2015 / World Economic Forum

After oil, Nollywood is Nigeria’s second biggest export. For more perspective on how the government can offer support to this booming industry, CNBC Africa speaks to Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde. This feature is brought to you in p [...]
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WEF Africa 2015 / World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place in Cape Town, South Africa under the theme: Then and Now: Reimagining Africa’s Future.  “In 2015, the World Economic Forum on Africa will mark 25 years of change in Africa. Over the past d [...]
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Arts & Culture / Music / WEF Africa 2015 / World Economic Forum

Africa’s entertainment industry is growing from strength to strength. On the side lines of WEF Africa, CNBC Africa speaks to Senior Vice President & Managing Director of Viacom International, Alex Okosi, about what to expect from AfricaR [...]
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WEF Africa 2015 / World Economic Forum

Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) is one of the gems of West African economies, with a growth rate of about 8 percent. For some perspective about what to expect from the country in the future, CNBC Africa speaks to Abdourahmane Cisse, Minister in c [...]
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WEF Africa 2015 / World Economic Forum

Peter Attard Montalto, Chief Economist of Emerging Markets at Nomuro International, told CNBC Africa that this year’s World Economic Forum is significantly different. This year there is not just one major player leading the pack, like South Afr [...]
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WEF Africa 2015 / World Economic Forum

Migration is a difficult issue for many countries around the world and in South Africa this manifested in the xenophobic attacks of 2008 and 2015. On the side lines of WEF Africa, CNBC Africa spoke to Ann Bernstein, Executive Director of the Centre f [...]
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WEF Africa 2015 / World Economic Forum

Nigeria has inaugurated its new President, Muhammadu Buhari. Dignitaries at WEF Africa will focus on the state of Africa’s largest economy. Joining CNBC Africa for insight on the Nigeria economy and her two terms as Finance Minister is Ngozi Ok [...]
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WEF Africa 2015 / World Economic Forum

On the side lines of WEF Africa, CNBC Africa speaks to Thabo Dloti, Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Holdings, about how Africa is becoming a recognisable player in the global community. “There is a great passion about making sure the contine [...]

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