Afreximbank sponsors training of 200 young entrepreneurs  

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it has given a grant to the Grand Africa Initiative (GAIN) to enable it train 200 young African entrepreneurs.

The training, starting July, focuses on entrepreneurship and intra-African trade, and it will last three months.

Benefits to participants are acquiring skills on how to grow and expand their businesses across borders; gaining insights into existing business opportunities, and the ability to develop trade finance management skills that are integral to building partnerships.

They will also be able to leverage opportunities in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

The programme, the organisers say, is inclusive, open also to women, and to small and medium-sized enterprises.

Key points
  • *Participants must be entrepreneurs whose businesses must have been registered within the past two years or more.
  • The businesses must be Africa-based, owned by a youth or youths of African descent.
  • Application ends 31st July 2022