In attendance: Presidents Paul Kagame of Rwanda, Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, and Salva Kir of South Sudan. Kigali, Rwanda Thursday, 3 July 2014 Good Afternoon to all of you: I stand before you as the Chairman of Africa Exchange Holdings (AFEX), and Chairman of Heirs Holdings, an African investment company […]Read More
Pan-African think tank to focus on unlocking and promoting economic opportunities across Africa Abuja, 8 May 2014 – Tony O. Elumelu, CON, the chairman of Heirs Holdings and founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation, today announced the launch of the Africapitalism Institute at the World Economic Forum on Africa, in Abuja, Nigeria. Africapitalism – the […]Read More
Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, Honorable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Republic of Nigeria, visited the East Africa Exchange (EAX) to learn more about the exchange’s capabilities and functionality.Read More
The Tony Elumelu Foundation will today hold its sixth semi-annual Advisory Board meeting in Lagos, Nigeria, where board members will gather to review and provide direction to the pan-African philanthropy on its programmes and interventions. This year’s meeting will centre on a review of the Foundation’s first three years of operations, and flesh out its ambitious plans for the next five years.Read More
Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development
Africa’s economic outlook appears positive but there are serious underlying problems, particularly for SMEs which are the main drivers of any sustainable economy.
Access To Finance
Increasing access to finance is a key structural deficit that needs to be addressed to foster entrepreneurship and spur social and economic development in Africa.
Policy & Research
We partner with the public sectors of African countries to create a more enabling environment for business. We use the breadth of our resources to collaborate with governments, institutions, decision makers, and community leaders to improve competitiveness.
Group Corporate Social Responsibility
We play a strategic role to support CSR across all companies in the Heirs Holdings Group by identifying priority needs in the communities where the group has operations and designing innovative programmes & interventions that align with the group’s principles and objectives.