In Nigeria, small and medium-scale enterprises account for more than 48% of the GDP and constitute more than 80% of the entire business sector. However, their failure rate is very high as these businesses fold up between their 3rd and 5th year, these businesses fold up for several reasons, some because of profitability and some simply because of the harsh business environment. GuardianTV speaks with entrepreneurs about why businesses fail.
3 Nov 2022
Police have set up a 475-member task force as the president and prime minister call for new safety measures to prevent a repeat of the tragedy.
30 Jun 2022
The G7 summit is set to kick off in Germany, with Western leaders facing up to a daunting set of crises — Russia's war in Ukraine and climate change top the list. As DW's Richard Walker reports, these issues are nothing new for the group of leading economic powers.
11 Jun 2022
Paris police chief Didier Lallement has accepted a 'failure' in security operations during the Champions League final. He also defended the handling of the chaos and actions he believes 'prevented deaths.'
19 Oct 2021
Last year in Spain, some 50,000 children were in state care – a high number that is largely a consequence of failures in the care system. In Spain, children can be taken into care as a precautionary measure, a step that is five times more frequent than in neighbouring France. The decision in Spain to remove children from their parents is made not by a judge but by social workers. However, it often becomes irreversible, meaning that those parents face a long battle to get their children back. Our correspondents investigate.
6 Sep 2021
In an effort to stem incidences of business failures in the corporate polity, H. Michael & Co. founder Dr. Adeyinka Hassan in commemoration of its 10th anniversary put together a conference tagged: Corporate Governance and Enterprise Development Conference. The well-attended conference examined the imperatives of corporate governance for the success of business enterprises in Nigeria, creating economic stability and business sustainability.
13 Feb 2021
Joe Biden said his predecessor had left the vaccination program in "much worse shape" than expected. He said his transition team had been misled about the doses ordered for inoculation. Follow DW for the latest.