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China to build youth skill training center in Uganda

China has pledged to set up a 26-million-U.S.-dollar industrial skills training and production center to help Uganda tackle its unemployment. Zheng Zhuqiang, Chinese Ambassador to...
AGI-Centre

Ghana Needs Development-oriented Financial Institutions – AGI

Mr Seth Twum-Akwaboah, the Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), has said the country needs development-focused financial institutions to provide...
SMEs

Vodafone Joins CEIBS to Promote SMEs Growth

Vodafone Ghana in partnership with China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) is to launch a joint project to expose small and medium enterprises (SMEs)...
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SMEs key to Kenya’s economic growth

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are key to the future growth of Kenya's economy, a pan-African organization said on Tuesday. SMEs account for 80 percent...

SME sector poised to lead the transformation of the economy of Ghana

The maiden summit of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) has been launched in Accra scheduled for Monday, November 20. The...
Court

Namibian court appoints SME Bank liquidators

The Windhoek Master of the High Court has appointed provisional liquidators for the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Bank that was shut down Tuesday. ...

Kenya seeks to boost small-holder tea exports

Kenya's export promoting agency and the tea regulator on Tuesday signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to boost tea exports by small and medium...
Central Bank of Nigeria

Nigeria’s apex bank injects huge funds into forex market

Nigeria's apex bank said it has injected a whopping 195 million U.S. dollars into the Foreign Exchange market to meet various demands of customers...
SME

Kenya’s private equity raises US$30 million to fund SME

Kenya's private equity fund that is backed by the private sector arm of the World Bank has raised about 30 million U.S. dollars to...

Trade Ministry Shares 10 Key Initiatives To Be Implemented

Invest in Africa (IIA) says it is ready to work with the Ministry of Trade and Industry to develop mutually beneficial Small and Medium...

GIPC Organizes Workshop For MMDAs

The workshop, which is being organized throughout the country, is aimed at promoting SMEs through industrialization and making land available for investment purposes. ...

Top Chinese Business executive coaches African SMEs

Speaking during a panel discussion at the opening of the Third African SME Summit, Tang, who owns a fleet of businesses in Ghana, said...
GCB Bank

GCB Gives SMEs Over GHC20 million As Loans

GCB support to the SME sector is demonstrated by the initiative the Bank has taken, she said, adding: “We have disbursed over GH₵ 20...

SMEs gets more support from Advans Ghana

The financial institution with presence in eight countries – Cote d’ Ivoire, Cameroun, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Tunisia and Cambodia, has now established...
SMEs

CEO of BEIGE advocates for a Ghanaian-owned economy

He said it is normal to expect most of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in any country to be owned and run by...
Stephen Essien

Mobile Technology Playing Significant Role In SMEs Growth

It is fast becoming a well-known fact that SMEs contribute significantly to the economic growth of developing nations and that includes Ghana. Statistics from the...
Jon Benjamin

British High commissioner unveils SMEs thrive creativity

Capital SME’s current target is to support a minimum of five SMEs in listing on the Ghana Alternative Market (GAX) within one year of...
Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku – Bank of Ghana Governor

BoG makes macro-stability and economic growth its main focus

Issahaku made the remarks at a two-day Ghana Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Financing Fair, which opened in the capital Accra on Tuesday. "As we...
Nationwide Microfinance Ghana

Microfinance institutions came to better the lives of people – NFS CEO

He said microfinance institutions have rather come to better the lives of the people by creating jobs and expanding businesses of the small and...
Canon Invest in Africa

SMEs In Printing Industry Undergo Training

The training programme aims to improve the commercial and technical skills of 20 local professional printing SMEs by providing them with focused training to...

Amenfiman Rural Bank Opens New Office In Kumasi

Mr. Alexander Asmah, its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), said aiding small and medium enterprises (SMEs’) to become vibrant and operate optimally was a key...
Beige-Capital

Ghanaian Banks urged to build fund base for SMEs

Speaking at the TEDx Accra forum on the theme, ‘Finance or Crush’, Mr Nyinaku explained that financing for SMEs was a major challenge in...
Rashid Pelpuo

SME Fair Slated For March, 2016

President John Dramani Mahama is expected to open the fair and exhibition which would also feature various fora with the aim of bringing representatives...
Business

Ga West Assembly to promote economic growth

Mr Sam Atukwei Quaye, Ga West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), says it is the responsibility of assemblies to create the enabling environment for the...

Bank of Ghana provides aid for small businesses

The Bank of Ghana and the Ghana Bankers Association are in discussions to establish Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) equity fund to support the...
Dr. Adu A Antwi

Policy Needed To Improve Listings on Ghana Stock Exchange

The Director General of the Securities and Stock Exchange Commission Dr. Adu A Antwi, has averred that to further improve listings on the Ghana...

AfDB inks SMEs lending deal with Kenya’s Equity Bank

African Development Bank (AfDB) and Kenya-based regional financial institution, Equity Bank, signed an agreement on Friday for a 148 million U.S. dollars credit to...
Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano presenting a cheque of N50million to a direct beneficiary Mr. Aka Egwuonwu of De Zara Industries Limited with the Chairman of ASBA Board, Hon Greg Obi (First Right) at the Flag-Off of MSMEDF N2bn Fund at Governor?s Lodge Amawbia Wednesday?

Gov Willie Obiano inaugurate Anambra State Small Business Agency

From Chuks Collins, Awka Gov Willie Obiano has inaugurate the Anambra State Small Business Agency (ASBA) to serve as the catalyst for growth in the...

Tanzania creates nearly two million jobs in the past 10 years

Tanzania has created 1.93 million jobs from 2005 to 2015, a senior official said on Monday. Gaudensia Kabaka, the Minister for Labor and Employment, told...
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Government borrowing cited for high cost of credit in Ghana

by Justice Lee Adoboe Business leaders and major stakeholders have been seeking answers to the causes of high cost of credit in Ghana. One major...

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