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On Saturday 11th August 2012, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) successfully concluded the second year of its African Markets Internship Programme (AMIP), marking its continued commitment to the development and celebration of African business leadership.
TEF’s second AMIP class graduated on Saturday 11th August 2012, an event which coincided with the foundation’s 4th Advisory Board Meeting. A series of events were held to mark the occasion, including a lecture by TEF Advisory Board member/Kenyan Agribusiness titan Vimal Shah, tagged “Building a Great African Agribusiness” and an exclusive fair organised for the graduating AMIP associates to discuss career opportunities in Africa with companies such as Heirs Holdings, McKinsey, UBA Capital, Transcorp and Africa.com.
Speaking on the graduation of new students and the aim of AMIP, Dr. Wiebe Boer (CEO, The Tony Elumelu Foundation) said “We are really proud of this year’s crop of students. As the need for talented homegrown leaders, as well as international business partners that understand first-hand the continent’s unique business environment develops, these AMIP graduates are poised to fill that gap and fortify Africa’s entrepreneurial connection with the world”
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