Interview and Speeches


Keynote Address  U.S. AND AFRICAN PERSPECTIVES ON LEADERSHIP delivered by Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation at the Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit 2nd August 2017 Washington, DC PROTOCOL  As students of history, you must also recognize the role President Barack Obama played and most importantly we recognize Madiba himself. I would like […]

[Speech] Entrepreneurship: An Antidote to Nigerian Youth Unemployment – Tony O. Elumelu, CON.

Public Lecture Entrepreneurship: an antidote to Nigerian youth unemployment  delivered by Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto The First National Dialogue Series (NDS)  29th July 2017 Sokoto PROTOCOL  Your Excellency, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, Governor of Sokoto state; The Vice Chancellor, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Professor Abdullahi Zuru; […]

Allan and Elimisha are changing the narrative of education in Kenya

Allan Ong’ang’a is a beneficiary of the Kenyan education system. Growing up, he says classes were always packed and sometimes students had to squeeze in up to three people per desk. The system was exam-based and teachers were more concerned about covering the syllabus rather than making sure students had good grasp of the concepts. […]

Here’s How Amr Medhat is Making The World One Connected Place (2016)

Several multinational companies struggle to expand their foot prints in developing countries due to the shortage of finding the right vendors who can help them in handling their localization process for their products or services. Realising this challenge, in 2016 Apple-Localization’s Services was launched in the heart of Cairo’s financial district by Tony Elumelu Foundation 2016 […]

Meet Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur, Dr. Etiobhio Samuel

Dr Etiobhio Samuel is a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur, a medical doctor and a fine artist entrepreneur who found his passion for drawing on a sick bed in his second year in University. Right after the 12 weeks’ training from the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme, Dr. Samuel received a call from the Special Adviser on […]

Meet our Entrepreneur: Janson Mugabe

Kampala-based Janson Mugabe is CEO of  Mushana Electronic Savings & Credit Cooperatives Society (SACCO) System that has an application geared towards enhancing saving culture through a technological approach in society. He spoke to the Foundation about the journey.  Q: How did you get your idea or concept for your business? A: This being a digital era, youths failed […]


Tony O. Elumelu, CON’s speech at the Chicago Council on International Affairs’ Agriculture Symposium Co-Chairs of the Chicago Council’s Food and Agricultue program, Dan Glickman and Doug Bereuter; Ambassador Ivo Daalder, President of the Council; Dr. Rajiv Shah; Distinguished Policy-makers, Technocrats, Investors, Industry, Researchers, Journalists, Academia, Civil Society and Scholars; Ladies and gentlemen; It’s a pleasure to be here […]

Full Text of Speech by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo GCFR, Vice-President of Nigeria at the 2015 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) Boot Camp

  AN ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROFESSOR YEMI OSINBAJO GCFR, VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE TONY ELUMELU ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME (TEEP) BOOTCAMP ON SATURDAY, 11TH JULY, 2015 I was listening with some apprehension to the Master of Ceremonies as he was about to introduce me because he had said, just after His […]

Creating an Enabling Environment for Entrepreneurs – H.E Mallam Nasir El-rufai, Governor of Kaduna State at Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) Boot Camp

TOPIC: CREATING AN ENABLING ENVIRONMENT FOR ENTREPRENEURS AN ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MALLAM NASIR EL RUFAI (GOVERNOR, KADUNA STATE) AT THE TONY ELUMELU ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME BOOT CAMP ON SATURDAY, 11TH JULY 2015 Your Excellency, the Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, my brother and also the National President of the Nigeria Association of Short People […]