CNN International revamps features programming to reflect the modern Africa

Zain Asher: From May 8th, the British-Nigerian CNN anchor will front the network’s premier weekly business show about Africa and its place within global markets – ‘CNN Marketplace Africa’.

CNN International is overhauling two of its major Africa-focused shows as the network reaffirms its commitment to covering the continent’s trends, culture and personalities.

From May 8th, British-Nigerian CNN anchor Zain Asher will front the network’s premier weekly business show about the continent and its place within global markets – CNN Marketplace Africa. With a deep knowledge of business issues, Asher will break down the economic trends affecting Africa and interview the business leaders making and shaping the continent.

As Africa enters an unprecedented period of forecasted growth, CNN Marketplace Africa will report on the changing industries and sectors, and get answers from the leading CEOs and entrepreneurs at the top, on and off the continent. The Facetime interview segment in CNN Marketplace Africa is sponsored by Dangote Industries.

Read more: CNN International revamps features programming to reflect the modern Africa – CNN Press Room – CNN.com Blogs.

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