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Africa’semergence: AU-UN report urges dynamic industrial policies

Africa’semergence: AU-UN report urges dynamic industrial policies

Africa, Apr 18: While Africa has recorded impressive economic growth in the past decade, more innovative, effective and flexible industrial policies and institutions are needed to advance the structur...

Americas News

SBA holds 7th Annual Export Lenders Roundtable

SBA holds 7th Annual Export Lenders Roun…

Export Lender of the Year Awards for 2014 will be presented at event ...

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SBA improves small businesses access to 7(a) and 504 loan programmes: enhances job creation

SBA improves small businesses access to …

Washington, Apr 4: United States (US) small businesses will gain impro...

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Small business job creation better than February but...

Small business job creation better than …

Washington, Apr 3: The National Federation of Independent Business (NF...

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Asia Pacific News

Economic slowdown urges enterprise innovation

Economic slowdown urges enterprise innov…

Nanjing, Apr 18: Two highly paid doctoral researchers recruited by a s...

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Indonesia SMEs miss out online opportunities

Indonesia SMEs miss out online opportuni…

Indonesia, Apr 17: Indonesia small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are m...

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Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2014 BIMP-EAGA

Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 201…

Bandar Seri Begawan, Apr 14: Enterprise Asia hosted the Asia Pacific E...

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Europe News

Northern Ireland businesses to get greater IP support

Northern Ireland businesses to get great…

New support tools will help Northern Ireland businesses identify, prot...

10-04-2014 Hits:266

Reduction in SME satisfaction with government

Reduction in SME satisfaction with gover…

Ireland, Apr 8: The Irish Small & Medium Enterprises (ISME) Associ...

08-04-2014 Hits:195

New award scheme to boost cyber security for UK businesses

New award scheme to boost cyber security…

Details of a new government scheme to help businesses stay safe online...

08-04-2014 Hits:208

Central & South Asia News

Bank Alfalah and IFC join hands to boost SME sector in Pakistan

Bank Alfalah and IFC join hands to boost…

Pakistan, Apr 10: Initiating joint venture Bank Alfalah in collaborati...

10-04-2014 Hits:266

IFC financing to National Development Bank to boost financial access in Sri Lanka

IFC financing to National Development Ba…

Sri Lanka, Apr 1: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing ...

01-04-2014 Hits:273

IFC makes new investment to extend microfinance in Tajikistan

IFC makes new investment to extend micro…

Dushanbe, Apr 1: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a...

01-04-2014 Hits:277

Middle East & Africa News

Africa’semergence: AU-UN report urges dynamic industrial policies

Africa’semergence: AU-UN report urges dy…

Africa, Apr 18: While Africa has recorded impressive economic growth i...

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Rwanda seeks to increase access to finance for SMEs

Rwanda seeks to increase access to finan…

Rwanda, Apr 16: The government of Rwanda is determined to further ease...

18-04-2014 Hits:121

Nigeria’s largest local search engine announces partnership to serve SMEs

Nigeria’s largest local search engine an…

Lagos, Apr 18: VConnect, Nigeria’s largest local search engine, has an...

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Challenges faced by the SME sector …

Challenges faced by the SME sector in Pakistan: Issues and remedies

By Malik Ayub Sumbal   Small medium enterprises (SMEs) are widely regarded as the best panacea f...

26-03-2014

“In Africa, we have a tendency to b…

“In Africa, we have a tendency to be very resourceful – turn anything into a business.” – Taylor

By Paul Adepoju   Africa has several challenges that are peculiar and unique, many of these chal...

26-03-2014

Golden Corporation reigns as best s…

Golden Corporation reigns as best seafood producer in Sultanate

Seafood industry is still relatively young in a country that has just turned thirty years and already G...

26-03-2014

A scan of the future of African you…

A scan of the future of African young entrepreneurs

By Valentine Mulango   It is estimated that there are 200 million youths in Africa aged 15-24. O...

20-03-2014

Yes! Cameroon is oiling the wheels …

Yes! Cameroon is oiling the wheels of young entrepreneurs

By Valentine Mulango   Recent figures by the Cameroon National Institute of Statistics show the ...

18-03-2014

Local entrepreneurs groan as foreig…

Local entrepreneurs groan as foreigners invade Nigeria’s SME sector

By Paul Adepoju   Three years ago at Ibadan in southwest Nigeria, most restaurants were owned an...

05-03-2014

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