How are small businesses dealing with the coronavirus shutdown?
Businesses around the world are having to make difficult decisions because of the lockdown measures imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Those running small businesses are having to overhaul operations and face harsh financial realities, often in spite of government support. The French government says that no firm should go bankrupt because of coronavirus and is offering financial help. But is it enough? FRANCE 24 has been speaking to three Paris-based entrepreneurs about how their businesses have been
Tech Cabal Townhall: Emerging tech
Tech Cabal Townhall: Emerging Tech convenes entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers and corporate organizations including telcos and financial institutions to examine how businesses, individuals and countries across the continent can maximize the benefits of emerging technologies, specifically AI and Blockchain.
Mama Burna speaks about her career, innovation and family
Bose Ogulu popularly known as Mama Burna spoke to a cross-section of young entrepreneurs during the SLAY Festival 2019 about her career, skills and what has kept her going over the years.
Abaribe tasks Nigerian entrepreneurs to save indigenous Airlines from extinction
Abaribe tasks Nigerian entrepreneurs to save indigenous Airlines from extinction.
Hiking tourism on the rise in Nigeria
Nigeria is a hikers paradise with breathtaking landscapes, mountains and waterfalls. Young entrepreneurs are starting to offer more and more guided tours for tourists from home and abroad. There are trails for every skill level from moderately easy to the steepest.
How easy is it now to do business in Nigeria?
The Nigerian government has been organising one-stop shops and SME clinics in states across the country as part of its ease of doing business plan. Some of the initiatives include the approval of a special window of 90 days for entrepreneurs to register their businesses for a reduced fee of 5000 Naira.
The age old question: Are entrepreneurs born or made?
Today has been marked worldwide as Entrepreneurs’ Day. This brings up the heated question of whether entrepreneurs are born or made. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss the science of entrepreneurship is Bryan Hattingh, CEO, Cycan.
Tech entrepreneurs pitch ideas at Lagos Start-up week
Young Nigerian entrepreneurs with limited budgets put their ideas to the test before panellists at the Lagos Start-up Week.