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The Rule of Managing Artisans

This Entrepreneur started her business with $5,000 and now runs a business that employs 150 workers. Meet the CEO of Hands on Facility, Adebola Oyedeji who runs a business that relies heavily on artisans. She shares the joys, the pains and how she overcomes the hurdles along the way.  

Spreading the African Dream

First published here One of Africa’s finest business minds, Tony Elumelu, is travelling round the continent, helping to bring alive the idea that Africa is ready for economic prosperity. Charles Ajunwa writes   The Chairman of United Bank for Africa, a pan African financial institution with presence in over 20 countries in Africa, Tony Elumelu, has consistently advocated […]

Chasing Elumelu: On the Road With Big-Hearted Billionaire

In contrast to what everyone will do, on his twitter page, Africa’s front row businessman and philanthropist, Tony Elumelu, has his portrait looking over boundless water. The billionaire’s masterfully calibrated image in a slick suit on a lofty perch was photographed somewhere in Lagos business district. It mirrors one thing: his boundless beneficence. For decades, […]

Running a Business in Africa

This time, we caught up with different entrepreneurs in different sectors to bring you a packed session. Listen as Michael Balogun (2016 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur) in the tourism sector, Gregory Asenime (2016 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur) in the Haulage/ Logistics sector and Ifedayo Durosimi-Etti, (2016 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur) in the Commercial/Retail sector as they share their […]

Meet the Drone Kings

We caught up with 2 drone kings, Edmond Nonie from Sierra Leone and Ndubuisi Eze from Nigeria. Ndubuisi manufactures drones to help farmers in rural areas and Edmond uses drones to help map construction sites which can be monitored remotely from anywhere in the world! Listen to them below

Digital Economy For Africa

Tony O. Elumelu CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation joined Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group and Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO at the opening debate of the ‘Digital Economy for Africa’ Forum in Washington, D.C organised by the World Bank Group. Tony Elumelu revealed that Africa’s youth population, 60% of which are under the age of […]

PRIORITIZE AFRICA’S YOUTH AND LEAPFROG TRADITIONAL DEVELOPMENT PATHS – TONY ELUMELU TO AFRICAN LEADERS AT WORLD BANK MEETINGS

19 APRIL 2018, WASHINGTON, DC – During the annual spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington, DC, African philanthropist and entrepreneur Tony O. Elumelu insisted that prioritizing Africa’s youth by fixing the policy and regulatory issues impeding their innovations would also help attract foreign investors. The Tony Elumelu Foundation Founder […]

Tony Elumelu on KTN News: for Africa to Accelerate its Growth it must Invest in its Youth

Founder, Tony O. Elumelu was recently featured on Kenya Television Network’s (KTN) Trading Bell during the 2018 UBA Africa Tour. While speaking with KTN News, he made a clarion call for Africa to invest in its youth to accelerate its growth. Elumelu further urged financial institutions to embrace the digital era as it heralds a new frontier […]

Elumelu Opens Digital Economy for Africa Forum with World Bank President and LinkedIn CEO

First published here Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu will join Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group and Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO at the opening debate of the ‘Digital Economy for Africa’ Forum in Washington, D.C organised by the World Bank Group. The event, which will hold on […]