Diamond bank empowers 5 entrepreneurs with N3m each
27 May 2017 | 5:50 am
Diamond bank empowers 5 entrepreneurs with N3m each.
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A self-taught scented candle maker in Kampala, Uganda's capital, is doing brisk business in the lead-up to Valentine's Day. The former software engineer incorporates dozens of scents into her customized gift candles, some of which have insect repellent qualities.
18 Feb 2019
Jeffrey Kwabena Yeboah is helping transform waste in Accra, Ghana into household furniture. The entrepreneur uses old tyres to make coffee tables and arm chairs for sale. Yeboah did not want to waste time searching for employment so he decided to start his own business instead.
1 Apr 2019
Uzoma Dozie, Managing Director and CEO of Diamond Bank says the bank was caught up in an economic depression, especially oil prices which impacted its oil and gas books five years ago.
4 Apr 2019
As we focus on women entrepreneurship in Nigeria, Sandra Oyewole, Partner at Olajide Oyewole Legal Practitioners joins CNBC Africa to discuss the peculiarities, challenges and prospects of the Nigerian woman entrepreneur.
3 May 2019
Cephas Nshimyumuremyi started with just $10 when he launched a new, natural cosmetics line. It's grown into a business worth $40,000.
23 May 2019
The global market for male beauty and grooming products is worth nearly sixty-billion U-S dollars. One Nigerian entrepreneur is capitalising on the growing market, manufacturing products for men in Africa's largest economy.
30 Jun 2019
Nigeria's women want to lead and not just serve in business. Entrepreneur Shade Ladipo set out to increase diversity.
4 Aug 2019
After spending time in Paris and using a bicycle as his main form of transport, a Nigerian entrepreneuer has developed a bike sharing app to try to cut down on pollution and traffic in Lagos.
22 Nov 2019
The Director of Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC); Yetunde Akinloye described the "Leading Through Change" initiative by the Swedish Institute as an opportunity for female leaders to share experiences. She discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the event in Abuja.
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.
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A picture on social media is being shared as alleged proof that Russian President Vladimir Putin has stepped up his security and wears a bulletproof vest. Also, some users, including politicians, are claiming that Russian soldiers burned Ukrainian history books. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.