Tag: Afr

Rwandan entrepreneurs treated to Covid-19 business survival boot camp

Access to Finance Rwanda in partnership with the African Management institute, the Private Sector Federation and others, has launched a new webinar series dubbed, ‘The Business Survival Bootcamp’, through their website, SME Response Clinic. The program is designed to help entrepreneurs navigate the unique challenges that have presented themselves as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and is slated to begin next week. Head of Programs at AFR, Jean Bosco Iyacu joins CNBC Africa for more.

AFR’s Waringe Kibe on leveraging digital financial services to improve financial inclusion

Much has been hailed about mobile money services in enabling digitisation of the financial sector, but how far can it go? Country Director of Access to Finance Rwanda (AFR), Waringe Kibe joins CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera for more.

French President Macron visits music legend Fela Kuti’s nightclub

President Macron made an iconic stop at the Afrika Shrine; a nightclub founded by legendary Nigerian Afrobeat star Fela Kuti, where he announced the planned launch of the "Season of African cultures 2020". The event is intended to be the face of African culture in Europe. When asked about previous visits to the legendary Lagos club, Macron said: “I can’t tell you everything that happened when I used to come to the Shrine because what happens at the Shrine stays at the Shrine.”
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