• 2022 TEF - BADEA

    Presentation du Programme Entrepreneuriat TEF BADEA 2022

    VUE D’ENSEMBLE  Le programme d’entrepreneuriat de la Fondation Tony Elumelu, par le biais de son programme d’entrepreneuriat hors cycle et avec le précieux soutien de partenaires tels que le PNUD et la BADEA, donne aux jeunes africains du Nigeria, du Mali et des régions du Sahel les connaissances, les compétences, le mentorat et le financement …

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  • 2022 TEF - UNDP

    2022 TEF-UNDP-MALI Entrepreneurship Programme Overview

    PREVIEW  The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme, through its Off-Cycle Entrepreneurship Programme and with the valuable support of partners such as UNDP and BADEA, is empowering African youths in Nigeria, Mali and the Sahel regions with the Knowledge, Skillsets, Mentoring and Funding to launch and run successful businesses. The training has been tailored to educate …

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  • Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu

    Keynote Address Delivered by Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, TEF CEO at ACMI Forum

    Today, the adverse effects of climate change are all around us. There are thinning glaciers & melting ice caps, desertification and famine, floods and landslides, rising oceans levels, heatwave induced wildfires not to mention all manner of severe weather and natural disasters. It is no surprise that the worst effects of climate change are expected …

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  • Our Founder’s Address At The 25th Milken Institute Global Conference

    I am a banker and I created a bank – United Bank for Africa Plc. A bank that is now in 20 African countries, serving over 35 million people across the continent – but also operating in London, Paris, Dubai, and the only African bank that can accept deposits in the United States of America. …

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  • TOE at USIP

    TOE’s Session at the United States Institute of Peace

    Opening Remark I have been emphatic in my position that the economic transformation of Africa lies in the hands of our young entrepreneurs who have great ideas, energy and audacity of what and how they can contribute to the transformation of the Continent. Unfortunately, in terms of job creation and opportunities for our youth, Africa …

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  • WE4A: Meet Some Of The TEF Alumnae Who Will Receive 2nd Stage Funding of Up to €50,000

    Angela Kimani of Ranks Leather Angela Kimani is a 2019 Tony Elumelu Foundation Alumni and Founder of Ranks Leather. Ranks Leather is a leather goods manufacturing and social enterprise company, specialized in making leather footwear and accessories. It is popularly known as ‘The World of Leather’ in Kenya, where the business is located. Angela is …

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  • Creating The Future: My Keynote Remarks At The 2021 Institute Of Directors (IOD) Annual Conference

    On Tuesday, I had the honour of giving the keynote speech at the 2021 IOD Annual Conference, a flagship event attended by captains of industry and directors of both private and public sector institutions. I found the theme ‘Creating the Future: Deepening Corporate Governance Practice Through Multi-Sectoral and Multi-Generational Collaborations’, quite instructive and spoke extensively …

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    #TEF2021: Goodwill Message By Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

    Protocol, I want to appreciate the Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, an iconic personality, Mr. Tony Elumelu, CON. for the passion he has continued to demonstrate towards supporting young people on the African continents to develop their entrepreneurial skills into thriving business enterprises. It is to the credit of this Foundation that since its inception, …

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  • TOE

    Tony Elumelu Celebrated As Top 25 Influential Individuals In Africa’s Energy Sector

    The Africa Energy Chamber (AEC) has recognised Tony Elumelu CON, Chairman Heirs Holdings, as one of twenty-five influential individuals expected to shape Africa’s energy sector in 2022 and beyond. The list is a part of AEC’s highly anticipated annual outlook tagged ‘The State of African Energy 2022’, a report which outlines Africa’s energy sector and …

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  • The Possibilities Are Endless When Trade Policies, Regulations, And Institutions On The Continent Are Aligned

    On Thursday, October 21, 2021, TEF CEO, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, joined private sector players at the Youth Connekt Africa Summit in Ghana – co-hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – to discuss the opportunities that a single continental market pose. Similar to the high-level meeting in March 2021, when TEF hosted the Secretary General …

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