Tag Archives: Capacity Building

  • Africapitalism and Africa’s sustainable development: The Tony Elumelu Foundation’s contribution to the SDGs

    The economic philosophy, Africapitalism emerged as a means of fostering economic development in Africa through private sector-led growth. Africapitalism positions the private sector, more importantly, entrepreneurship, innovation, and business enterprise, as the key economic driver of growth and job creation across Africa, while also promoting sustainable development. The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is the leading …

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    I remember back in 2012, when I won the Tony & Awele Elumelu Prize for best graduating MSC student of my set, at the Usman Dan Fodio University in Sokoto state, Nigeria. I was so excited to receive the N500,000 Naira cash, which contributed to the launch of my school – Brilliant Footsteps International Academy …

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  • Thriving as a Woman Entrepreneur in Africa

    Breaking Barriers: Overcoming Obstacles and Thriving as a Woman Entrepreneur in Africa

    Every day is a great day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, but the International Women’s Day is an even better time to recognize their impact and reflect on the progress that still needs to be made. Women entrepreneurs are an essential component of economic development, particularly in Africa, where …

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  • Capacity Building = Continent Building

    Entrepreneurship is crucial to Africa’s economic growth and development. Research has it that, entrepreneurship could be the solution to the continent’s youth unemployment challenge, which is projected to reach 60% by 2030. Business education and training play a vital role in building the skills needed for successful youth entrepreneurship in Africa. The Tony Elumelu Foundation …

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