Diamond bank empowers 5 entrepreneurs with N3m each
27 May 2017 | 5:50 am
Diamond bank empowers 5 entrepreneurs with N3m each.
2 Jan 2020
Celebration of urban Nigerian hip hop and dancehall music ‘Festac Music Festival’ has held at the FHA field 23 Road Festac town.
8 Jul 2020
A new tool by the International Trade Centre aims to track policies for women in trade. The SheTrades outlook shows that South Africa, Mauritius, Rwanda and Samoa have designed policies that boost women’s economic empowerment. Vanessa Erogbogbo, Chief of the SheTrades Initiative at ITC joins CNBC Africa for more.
24 Jul 2020
A multimedia firm, Prime Studio set to empower youths in photography and the cinematography in Nigeria.
25 Aug 2020
According to Pharrell Williams, the song is about "how tough it is to be an entrepreneur" in America.
2 Feb 2021
Wellness coach, Tayo Orekoya has set up Nigeria's first floatation therapy center to boost wellness in the bustling city of Lagos.
6 Feb 2021
Young entrepreneur Juliet Namujju came up with an innovative idea to create masks made from upcycled waste, to allow hearing-impaired persons to lip-read and stay safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
8 Feb 2021
A South African organisation hosts a firearms training day aimed at helping Black women protect themselves in a country where a woman is murdered every three hours. Gun Owners of South Africa's (GOSA) Girls on Fire campaign was created in 2015 to coincide with the 16 days of Activism from the United Nations. Instructors assist the women in gun safety and target practices - as many have never fired a gun before.
14 Feb 2021
When Marie-Ines Romelle, a Black woman born on the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, decided to join the exclusive world of France's Champagne producers, she saw no one who looked like her. Instead of being intimidated, she applied the motto by which she tries to live her life. "You have to dare. When we dare, we manage to push open doors," she said.
2 May 2021
The Belarus strongman want the national security council to take over in case he dies. His eldest son Viktor is seen as the informal leader of the body.
31 Jul 2021
For many the water hyacinth is a menace - an invasive plant that harms aquatic life and helps bacteria and mosquitos flourish. But Kenyan entrepreneur Dominic Kahumbu is pioneering a machine that turns the weed into clean cooking fuel.
25 Nov 2021
Businessman Jack Kahorha in 2017 formed a company to provide fresh drinking water to local communities. DW examines how it convinced customers to pay for their water and now turns over $400,000 a year.
1 hour ago
The largest corruption scandal in Southeast Asia's history has shaken Vietnam's anti-graft drive. Experts have warned that the country's economic stability may be at stake.
2 hours ago
Talking Europe hosts Pascal Canfin, the chair of the environment committee at the European Parliament. He is a former French government minister and a former director of the French branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). We take a look at what is coming out of the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, and at the state of the EU's green transition.
2 hours ago
The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate among industrialised countries. Our reporters head to Louisiana where Black women are four times more likely to die from pregnancy or childbirth complications than White women. Also #MeToo finally reaches Taiwan where a growing number of women have been speaking out about their experiences working with sexual predators.
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As fighting resumes between Israel and Hamas after a one-week truce, FRANCE 24 speaks to Philippe Lazzarini, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). He said he was "deeply concerned" at the looming prospect of Israel's offensive moving to the south of the Gaza Strip.
3 hours ago
Impala Platinum has halted operations at its Rustenberg complex in South Africa after 11 workers were killed and 75 injured.
3 hours ago
The EU is "very concerned" that Niger's military leaders revoked an EU-backed law criminalizing migration. But residents of Niger's ancient crossroad town of Agadez are overjoyed about the move.
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