On Thursday, 30th July, our Founder Tony Elumelu joined the TIME100 Talks for a conversation alongside global leaders Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and US Senator Tammy Duckworth.
TIME100 Talks is a live event series that convenes leaders from every field to spotlight solutions to urgent global problems and encourage cross-disciplinary action.
Interviewed by Kim Dozier, TIME Contributor, Tony Elumelu spoke on empowering entrepreneurs in Africa during the global pandemic and the need to keep thinking about long term ways to innovate.
“Despite the pandemic, Africa is a continent of opportunities,” he said. “There are challenges but there are also huge returns on investment. The time to invest in Africa is now.”
Watch the interview here: