• tef forum 2019

    Playing the Long Game: An Africa Beyond Aid

    Africa’s population, which currently has the majority between 15 and 24, is expected to double by 2045 according to the African Development Bank, a partner of the Tony Elumelu Foundation. To mitigate the effects of this, the continent will need to create more jobs, policies and implementation plans that will allow for a more competitive …

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  • Emmanuel Nturanyenabo Teebah Film Village

    Emmanuel Nturanyenabo’s TEF Testimonial

    My name is Emmanuel Nturanyenabo, the Founder and Managing Director of Teebah Film Village, a full-service video production company based in Rwanda. I started up Teebah Film Village in July 2017 and since that time, I have been struggling mainly with how to increase sales, and how to improve our product. At some point, I …

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  • TEF Alumni Che Azenyui Bruno

    Agri-Startup Digifarms Africa Tackles Food Security in Cameroon

    Up until December 2017, it was not very clear to Cameroonian entrepreneur Che Azenyui Bruno what exactly he was going to do to support domestic production and domestic consumption of high-quality agricultural products in Cameroon and Africa as a whole. He was particularly concerned and deeply worried about Africa dependence on imported agricultural products and …

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  • TEF Alumni Mauricette Kobozo Yadibert

    How Mauricette Kobozo Yadibert is Driving Inclusivity in the Central African Republic

    In 2004, 11-year-old Kobozo Yadibert Mauricette first became aware of the project that would empower her community and later make her a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur with her enterprise, WA NZIN A GA ZO. Still so young, she got engaged in scouting, which further inspired her desire to foster community-driven work. She challenged himself with tasks …

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  • TEF Alumni Zedilson Almeida

    Zedilson Almeida: Fact Checking Fake News

    From navigating a news application on his phone to transforming how news is consumed. This is the story of Angolan entrepreneur Zedilson, who found himself in a thinking spot in 2014, having just returned from the United States. His reflections were on how people within the media landscape in Angola engage with news and the …

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    PREVISUALIZAR  O Programa de Empreendedorismo da Fundação Tony Elumelu é um compromisso de 100 milhões de dólares assumido pela família Elumelu para capacitar 10.000 empresários africanos durante um período de 10 anos, formação, orientação e financiamento. O objetivo é criar pelo menos um milhão de empregos e contribuir com mais de 10mil milhões de dólares em receitas para a economia africana.   Através do seu principal Programa de Empreendedorismo, a Fundação capacita os empreendedores africanos e o ecossistema de empreendedorismo em 54 países africanos. O currículo de formação TEF foi projetado para segmentar empreendedores com base na capacidade e …

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  • Tony Elumelu and Ambassador Daniel Bertrand

    Belgium Confers Highest National Honour on African Philanthropist, Tony Elumelu

    The Kingdom of Belgium has conferred the honorary distinction of Officer in the Order of Leopold, the country’s oldest and most important National Honour, on Africa’s leading investor and philanthropist, Tony O. Elumelu, CON, in recognition of his commitment to poverty eradication and the economic empowerment of young Africans. The Ambassador of Belgium to Nigeria, …

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  • A cross-section of young African entrepreneurs at the 2019 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum

    Le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement et la Fondation Tony Elumelu (TEF) annoncent un programme de relance pour le Mali destiné à l’autonomisation de 10000 jeunes entrepreneurs maliens

    – Le Programme Entrepreneurial TEF-PNUD Mali tire parti du savoir-faire du Programme entrepreneurial panafricain de la Fondation Tony Elumelu qui a pour vocation d’identifier, de former et de financer des jeunes entrepreneurs – Un soutien économique pour restaurer la paix et la stabilité au Mali 1er Novembre 2020, Bamako, Mali – Le Programme des Nations …

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  • Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and UNDP Announce Recovery Programme for Mali. Opens Applications to Empower 10,000 Young Malian Entrepreneurs

    Cliquez ici pour la version française The TEF-UNDP Mali Entrepreneurship Programme leverages the Pan-African Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme knowhow and process to identify, train and fund young entrepreneurs A critical economic intervention to restore peace and economic stability in Mali November 1, 2020, Bamako, Mali – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the global development …

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    Programme d’Entrepreneuriat TEF-PNUD au Mali (À quoi s’attendre)

    This youth empowerment initiative forms part of the broader Tony Elumelu Foundation-UNDP Entrepreneurship Programme, launched in 2019 to support 100,000 entrepreneurs across Africa.

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