After the international summit of leaders in Paris focusing on helping African economies recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, we examine the new "Alliance for Entrepreneurship" that was announced. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is putting $2 billion into the project, which seeks to boost small and medium companies around the continent to create employment and growth. The IFC's Managing Director, Makhtar Diop, tells us how the alliance will work.
8 Apr 2020
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
6 Mar 2020
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.
13 Dec 2019
One point two million young entrepreneurs in Nigeria are to benefit from the partnership between the UNESCO "read and earn" federation and the office of the senior Special Assistant to the president on SDG.
7 Oct 2019
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.
12 Jul 2019
Abaribe tasks Nigerian entrepreneurs to save indigenous Airlines from extinction.
13 Apr 2019
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.
18 Nov 2018
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.
24 Aug 2018
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.
29 Sep 2016
Young Nigerian entrepreneurs with limited budgets put their ideas to the test before panellists at the Lagos Start-up Week.
12 Sep 2016
Your Life, Your Money is a personal finance series produced by Guardian TV for young men and women. Watch Episode 5 of this life transforming programme sponsored by Zenith Bank which focuses on partnership.