Passion To Profit: Rebuilding the economy through graduates
By Guardian Exclusive
21 November 2017 | 11:08 am
According to a McKinsey report, there is a high density of MSME's in Sub-Saharan Africa totalling about 14 million in number. It is, for this reason, Nigeria's Bank of Industry and many others are providing funding, especially suited to meet the needs of these businesses. One of such beneficiaries of this funding is Olagoke Oladoye, CEO of Ghoges Farm.
12 Sep 2019
While waiting for the first batch of Nigerian returnees from South Africa after recent hostilities to foreign nationals in the rainbow nation. To share some plans to resettle the returnees and more, Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.
1 Dec 2019
The Managing Director and CEO of the Bank of Industry (BOI) in Nigeria, Olukayode Pitan, says the bank signed agreements with four major banks at the 2nd Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg. He discussed their plans with CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi at the forum.
14 Dec 2019
The CEO of Nigeria's Bank of Industry Olukayode Pitan says the idea of the Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa is to make lenders do more for women. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor caught up with him on the sidelines of the Global Gender Summit after they signed a letter of intent on the AFAWA risk-sharing facility.
25 Mar 2021
“The economy will recover and as it recovers from the effect of the pandemic, I do see a period of some growth,” Toyin Adeniji, Executive Director of the BOI said in a chat with GuardianTV. She said the country has had time to “build some business-friendly policies” that will make Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) cluster.
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In Peru, approximately 270,000 women and 22,000 men were sterilised between 1996 and 2000 as the result of a controversial birth control policy. The goal of ex-President Alberto Fujimori and his administration was to reduce poverty. But thousands of indigenous women, who did not always speak Spanish, say they were forcibly sterilised. More than two decades on, victims are still fighting for justice.
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Pentagon officials say Bilal al-Sudani was killed in a special military operation and was a "key facilitator" for the "Islamic State" group's expansion.
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Japan faces an existential threat with its birth rate at an all-time low, yet the island nation has still to fully embrace immigration as a solution to the population decline. To tackle the problem, the government has slowly turned to bringing in foreign workers. We take a closer look.
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The Naira redesign and the facing out of the old N200, N500, and N1,000 notes by the CBN has continued to cause an uproar among the citizens as no one are not able to assess the new notes. Just a few days ago, security agencies raided spots across the country to arrest those keeping the new notes.
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A judicial investigation is finally underway after Peru carried out a forced sterilisation program of mainly indigenous women during the late 1990s. Our reporter meets some of the victims who are still suffering to this day. Also Sudan's newest recruits to martial arts are now fearing the fact they are women will see authorities demand an end to their involvement.
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Wolves were once the stuff of myths. But decades of conservation efforts have gradually brought them back to life, with the predator reclaiming lost territory across Europe. Their return, though, has sparked tensions within rural communities and questions over how man and wolf can peacefully coexist.