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Embrace locally made goods, Nigerian entrepreneur tells Nigerians

A Nigerian entrepreneur, Oluwatimilehin Togun,  has advised Nigerians to patronise locally made products. Togun, the Chief Executive of  “412signatures”, maker of bags, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Tuesday. She said that there was the need to support and showcase Nigerian products globally. Source

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Entrepreneurial Support Services – Angel Investors

  Our Sponsors Fund Busineses in Africa Get up to $1,000, 000 to start your business anywhere in Africa ====================== There are people waiting to fund your dreams. This is the place to showcase why they need to help you. Simply read carefully what is written below and fill the application form.  If your proposal […]

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Afreximbank supports Africans entrepreneurs with $260 million

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has raised around $260 million via three sharia-compliant facilities to support small- and medium-sized businesses in the region, as African markets gradually open to Islamic finance. Cairo-based Afreximbank, which was founded by African governments and other investors in 1993 and focuses on trade finance, obtained a $100 million financing from […]

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Short Course on Entrepreneurs – What You Need To Know

Ajay Bari-Highlights On The Effective Entrepreneurship Skills Entrepreneurship is an art. Ajay beri advises the entrepreneurs that creativity is the basic ingredient of success in the field of business. It is common for several businesses to come down after some period of time due to lack of creative minds.You need to ensure that you pump […]

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A Simple Plan: Entrepreneurs

Great Traits Possessed by the Most Successful Entrepreneurs When defining entrepreneurship, most people refer to it as the art of investing and establishing their grounds on avenues that will bring back viable results. It is important to note that success in entrepreneurship is not an easy task and that you have to be ready to […]

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Entrepreneurship vs Intrapreneurship in Africa

QUOTE: “There is plenty of opportunity to leverage great things across Africa and there is so much that we could do through a community collaboration. By leveraging technology and look at leaner and more innovative ways of doing business, this will help us facilitate the growth of starts-up and achieve significant social impact. In fact, […]

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Learning The Secrets About Entrepreneurs

Guide to Becoming a Successful Business Owner You should ask yourself how you can get by in this kind of world, the best option is for your to become your own boss. You should get to know the things that would help you become a successful entrepreneur. In this world today, the words successful entrepreneurs […]

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Tony Elumelu, UNDP partner to support African entrepreneurs

  “We have to give more attention and support to emerging African entrepreneurs, if the continent’s poverty, inequality and unemployment challenges are to be addressed,” said the Director of UNDP Africa Regional Programme and the Founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), in a joint statement issued. The two organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding […]

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Entrepreneurship curricula berths in Nigeria schools

A new curricula focusing on entrepreneurship will now have a place in secondary schools in Nigeria. It was designed with the support of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and funded by the Government of Japan. The first phase of the project ended successfully at the end of September. The new curricula on entrepreneurship […]

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A Simple Plan For Investigating Entrepreneurs

Know More about Entrepreneurship There are basically a lot of entrepreneurs all over the world in this current day and age, most especially in the western countries such as the US. Almost every type of business that you can possibly imagine should be directly associated to entrepreneurship, whether it is a business which provides hands […]

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5 Tips For Entrepreneurs To Best Utilize SEO for Startups

1. Go Mobile A desktop is no longer the first place people go to get online. Most consumers only have to reach in their pocket and unlock their smartphone. To best reach your consumer, go where they are. Make your website mobile for more success. It looks better and works better. This means re-formatting some […]


FCMB new promo to enrich entrepreneurs

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Beauty Souk: meeting of make-up entrepreneurs in Nigeria

IT was all about women’s affair and it was the maiden edition of Eventful’s new initiative, The Beauty Souk. The beauty fair ended up as a huge platform for interaction and collaboration between pioneer and young beauty and make up entrepreneurs in Nigeria’s beauty industry. The Beauty Souk, which held courtesy of Diamond Bank, took place recently in Lagos. […]

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ARMECO – Arewa Metal Containers Ltd: Sustaining industrial entrepreneurs in Nigeria

In the bid to make Nigeria one of the biggest industrial nations in the world, we need to acknowledge the support of individual companies that are keeping industry giants on their toes. One such company, ARMECO, which is an acronym for Arewa Metal Containers Ltd, was created in 1968 by joint entrepreneurship efforts for steel […]

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Mastercard and Unilever unveils digital lending platform

Mastercard and Unilever have expanded their strategic partnership to help micro entrepreneurs in Africa and other regions overcome the cash constraints that limit their ability to buy and sell more products and ultimately grow their businesses. In Kenya, the two companies have launched Jaza Duka, ‘fill up your store’. The initiative combines distribution data from Unilever and analysis by Mastercard, […]

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Ecobank launches Fintech Challenge competition for start-ups

Pan-African banking group Ecobank, is inviting African fintech entrepreneurs to enter its Ecobank Fintech Challenge. Now in its second year, the initiative gives African start-ups the chance to promote their fintech solutions, and potentially to partner Ecobank in rolling-out their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 markets. Ecobank is currently welcoming submissions from all start-ups and developers […]

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Mobile Outfitters Africa opens first shop in SA

U.S. manufacturer and innovator of mobile accessories Mobile Outfitters Africa has officially opened its first outlet in Africa at Mall of Africa, South Africa’s largest shopping mall and home to over 300 shops, many of which are flagship stores. In 2009, the Mobile Outfitters brand opened their first location, and now you can find their […]

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EIB, IMF partner to build capacity on financial inclusion, stability in Africa

The European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have signed a Letter of Understanding to pool their expertise and experience to promote sustainable economic development, financial stability and inclusive growth in Africa. The EIB will contribute with EUR 3m to IMF economic institutions, namely the African Regional Capacity Development […]

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WorldRemit to launch instant money transfers to Kenya

Global digital money transfer service WorldRemit has joined forces with Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited (DTB) to further expand money transfer in the region. WorldRemit’s mobile-first, digital model allows the Kenyan diaspora to send money in a few taps directly from their phones – without the inconvenience of visiting a bricks and mortar agent. With […]

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Online search and e-commerce stores

Imagine walking into an unfamiliar store looking for something you need to find quickly and there’s no salesperson to help you find it. Or worse, there is a salesperson, but they can’t — or won’t — help you find what you need. This is the feeling your shoppers get when the search function on your […]

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Absa lists NewFunds Low Volatility and Value Equity ETF

The Absa NewFunds Low Volatility and Value Equity ETFs have listed on the Main Board of the JSE. These listings bring to nine the total number of new ETFs to list on the JSE this year. The NewFunds Low Volatility Equity ETF is aimed at providing investors with diversified exposure to 20 highly liquid constituent […]

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Zimbabwe: Afreximbank to arrange up to $1.5b for investment promotion

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will arrange between $1 billion and $1.5 billion of funded and guarantee facilities to support businesses interested in investing in Zimbabwe, Dr. Benedict Oramah, President of the Bank, has announced. Speaking on Tuesday during a special session on “Doing Business in Zimbabwe” at the Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan, Dr. […]

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IFC to create jobs, build SMEs and work with women in SA

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has committed to expand support for initiatives in South Africa that help address persistent challenges in job creation, especially for young people and women. In a speech to government officials and business leaders in Johannesburg, IFC CEO Philippe Le Houérou said IFC is ready to deliver expertise […]

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Man attempt suicide on radio mast – Picture

A young man identified as Somalia Abdullahi Shabegehas has climbed a radio transmission mast in attempt to commit suicide unless the Governor of Zamfara, Abdulhaziz Yari steps down as the chairman of Nigeria’s governors Forum. According to an eye witness ”the young entrepreneur who has currently being convinced to come down the mast arrived the […]


Vukani Mngxati of Accenture now Country Managing Director for South Africa

Global provider of digital, technology and operations services Accenture has appointed Vukani Mngxati country managing director for South Africa effective May 1, with responsibility for driving Accenture’s growth strategy in sub-Sahara Africa. Mngxati will succeed William Mzimba who has been Accenture’s country managing director for South Africa since 2006 and with Accenture for 18 years. […]

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NEXIM bank earmarks N6bn for northeast development

The Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) said it has set aside six billion Naira as Northeast intervention fund to support exporters in the region. The bank disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja. It said that a delegation from the bank visited the region  for an on-site assessment of export oriented projects […]

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TMEA benefits women in agriculture Uganda

More than 4,776 women in Uganda have benefited from a TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) Women and Trade programme since 2015. They are part of the 25,000 women across East Africa who have directly benefited from the programme. This was revealed during the Trade and Development Forum held in Kampala between February 28 and March 1st, […]


UNDP trains over 150 IDPs in northern Nigeria

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, Samuel Bwalya said over 150 displaced youths, women and men from the crises ridden northeast have received training in various entrepreneurship skills, competences and behaviours. Bwalya stated this at the just concluded training which was conducted in the three most affected States of Borno, Yobe and Yola […]

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Mastercard, Selcom to expand financial inclusion in Tanzania

Mastercard’s partnership with Selcom, an East African fintech, will enable the global technology leader to expand its mobile payments solution, Masterpass QR, in Tanzania. The partnership will provide Mastecard access to Selcom’s established network of merchants in Tanzania and the two will work to empower these merchants to accept QR payments. Additionally, the partnership will […]

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World Bank report praises investing in Uganda

Investing in Greater Kampala will not only benefit residents, but the rest of Uganda, according to a World Bank report. Titled From Regulators to Enablers: Role of City Governments in Economic Development of Greater Kampala, the report says that progress will depend on local city governments working together to jointly plan and implement policies, undertake infrastructure […]

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