Touria El Glaoui, founder of the 1:54 art fair, discusses how she felt it was her duty to create a platform for African artists, but adds that it is hard to define an "African artistic practice".
Christoper Spring, curator of the African galleries at the British Museum, explains why he hopes his exhibition will change people's perception of African art and show the diversity present in the continent.
Artist Peju Alatise discusses how art is important for everyone to be heard, and explains the thinking behind her work displayed at the 1:54 art fair.
Giles Peppiatt, director at Bonhams, says the contemporary African art market is small but fast-growing.
Originally a private equity group, Qalaa is now an investment holding company. Ahmed Heikal, chairman and founder of Qalaa Holdings comments on the transformation.
Qalaa will divest a number of its non-core assets over the next five years and reinvest the money into the five key sectors it is now focusing on, says Ahmed Heikal, chairman and founder of Qalaa Holdings.
Africa has a "very welcoming attitude" says Ahmed Heikal, chairman and founder of Qalaa Holdings, outlining the four key factors that make the continent an attractive place to invest in.
Some African countries are "extremely interesting" says Ahmed Heikal, chairman and founder of Qalaa Holdings. He also explains how Qalaa deals with corruption, violence and Ebola.
Ahmed Heikal, chairman and founder of Qalaa Holdings, outlines what the risks are when investing in Africa which stretch from the political landscape to the financial sector.
Ahmed Heikal, chairman and founder of Qalaa Holdings, comments on the valuation of African assets on building a "connected Africa".
Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam says the company has an "ambitious vision" for growing passengers and destinations.
Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam says the African Union will step in in a "more assertive manner" to help airlines in the region to operate more effectively.
Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam says government ownership of the airline is not a problem.
Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam says the carrier will have four hubs in Africa and talks in particular about the growth potential of the DRC.
Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam says the aviation industry needs a "rethink" of its strategy as airlines "have not been making money."
Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam says it was "very tough" living through the civil war in the country, but is optimistic about the future.
Ethiopian economy is transforming, says the country's prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn. He also discusses the agricultural sector.
The issuance of Ethiopian bonds "depends on the success" the country has over the next three-to-four years, Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopian's prime minister explains.
What¿s happening in Ethiopia is different from what the World Bank's Doing Business Survey indicates, says the country's prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn.
Hailemariam Desalegn , Ethiopia's prime minister, tells CNBC that the country will only open up all its sectors to foreign investors once domestic companies can compete.
Tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia rose with the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopia's prime minister, discusses the progress of talks between the two countries.
Hadley Gamble is CNBC's Anchor based in Abu Dhabi. Hadley anchors Capital Connection from CNBC's Middle East Headquarters based within Abu Dhabi Global Markets