Interview and Speeches

Emmanuel Nnorom’s Presentation at the Federal University Ndufu-Alike (FUNAI) Faculty of Humanities International Conference

Entrepreneurship in Africa: Federal University Ndufu-Alike (FUNAI) Faculty of Humanities International Conference delivered by Emmanuel N. Nnorom Group CEO, Heirs Holdings Tuesday, November 10, 2017. Ebonyi, Nigeria. Entrepreneurship in Africa: Young people represent more than 60% of Africa’s population, leading to the “demographic dividend” as the new buzzword of the development assistance and business world. […]

Tony Elumelu’s Speech at the 2017 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum

Founder’s Remarks 2017 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum delivered by Tony O. Elumelu, CON Founder The Tony Elumelu Foundation Saturday, October 14, 2017Lagos, Nigeria. Lagos, Nigeria.   PROTOCOLS Thank you, your excellency, our hardworking, amiable and highly supportive Vice President. As they say, all protocols observed because we have great people in this room today. But there […]

[SPEECH] Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s Speech at the 2017 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum

2017 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum delivered by Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) Vice President The Federal Republic of Nigeria Saturday, October 14, 2017 Lagos, Nigeria.   PROTOCOLS  Your Excellency the Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari Your Excellency the Governor of Zamfara state, Abdul Aziz Yari Your Excellency, the wife of the Governor of […]

[Keynote Address] U.S. AND AFRICAN PERSPECTIVES ON LEADERSHIP by Tony O. Elumelu, CON.

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 […]