• Elumelu Challenges Japan – “Partner with us in Empowering African Entrepreneurs”

    Founder’s Session at the TICAD 7 Plenary 3 Public-Private Business Dialogue

    Founder’s Remarks: Founder’s Session at the TICAD 7 Plenary 3 Public-Private Business Dialogue (August 29, 2019)   Good morning all; Our Host, H.E., the Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzo Abe African Heads of States and leaders of the Africa Union; E. Mr. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, Chair of AU, President of Arab Republic of Egypt; E. …

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  • Transcript: Tony Elumelu’s Keynote Speech at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development

    Transcript: Tony Elumelu’s Opening Remarks at the JETRO Japan Africa Business Forum

    Founder, Tony O. Elumelu’s Opening Remarks at the JETRO Japan Africa Business Forum in Yokohama, Japan August 29, 2019   Good afternoon all, First, I must thank Chairman Nobuhiko Sasaki of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) for organising this important event, and I specially commend his team for all the effort put into a …

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  • Highlights from the 2019 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum

    Highlights from the 2019 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum

    The First Day of the 2019 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum was a delightful coalition of masterclasses from seasoned professionals, riveting plenary sessions, and a memorable interactive session with the Founder, Tony Elumelu, CON. The Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja was pulsing with excitement as an audience of over 5,000—most of them …

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  • Welcome Remarks by Dr. A.V Awele at the 2019 TEF Forum

    Welcome Remarks by Dr. A.V Awele at the 2019 TEF Forum

    Good morning everyone. Excellencies: Her Excellency, the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, represented by Her Excellency, Dr. Mairo Almakura; Her Excellency, the First Lady of the Republic of Guinea, Madame Djene Condé; Her Excellency, the First Lady of the Republic of Mali, Madame Keïta Maiga, the Director General of the World Health …

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  • REMARKS BY H.E PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, GCON, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA,

    REMARKS BY H.E PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, GCON, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE PRESIDENTIAL DIALOGUE, 2019 TEF FORUM.

    YOUNG AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS WILL CHANGE NARRATIVE ABOUT THE CONTINENT – OSINBAJO “This generation of Africans is the smartest ever” Protocol. No matter how young or old we might be, our lives are essentially stories that are being written and revised every day. And those stories range from what is, to what could be, from the …

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  • Transcript: Presidential Dialogue at the TEF Forum 2019

    Transcript from the TEF Forum 2019 Presidential Dialogue with Tony O. Elumelu, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Prof. Benedict Oramah President, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Dr. Sidi Ould TAH Director General, Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), Gilles Carbonnier Vice President, …

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  • Keynote Address by H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the the TEF Forum 2019

    KEYNOTE ADDRESS  BY H.E YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA AT  THE 2019 EDITION OF THE TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM.                    TRANSCORP HILTON HOTEL ABUJA, NIGERIA.    26thJULY, 2019.   I take the pleasure to thank Mr. Tony O. Elumelu, the founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation, for inviting me to …

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  • What Is Africapitalism?

    “The future we all want for ourselves is one of our own making.” – Tony O. Elumelu, CON Africapitalism is the economic philosophy developed by our Founder and Chairman, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu, CON, and is predicated on the belief that Africa’s private sector can and must play a leading role in the continent’s development. The …

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  • Chairman’s Acceptance Remarks for his Conferment of Honourary Doctor of Business (Honoris Causa)

    Bayero University, Kano At the University’s 35th Convocation Ceremony (Saturday June 15, 2019)    Greetings and Salutations Governor of Kano State; H.E. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR   Emir of Kano, HRH Sanusi Lamido Sanusi;   Professor Ibrahim Gambari, Pro Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Bayero University;   The Vice Chancellor, Bayero University, Prof. …

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  • 3 Reasons Why Tony Elumelu and Dr. Awele Elumelu are Africa’s Power Couple

    A few days ago, the internet went abuzz when CNN International shared a video of billionaire philanthropist, Tony O. Elumelu and his wife, Dr. Awele Elumelu and referred to both as “Africa’s Power Couple” in recognition of their work empowering African entrepreneurs. “Tony Elumelu, Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, and his wife, Awele Vivian Elumelu, …

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