Tag Archives: African entrepreneurs

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    Logistics Challenges are Crippling the Activities of Nigerian Entrepreneurs 

    The Tony Elumelu foundation is the leading champion of entrepreneurship in Africa. African entrepreneurs are the heart of the foundation and what bothers these entrepreneurs bothers us all at TEF.  On today’s episode of #TEFAdvocacy, we will be discussing challenges affecting entrepreneurs in Nigeria. Quintessentially policy-based logistics challenges.  We started advocacy [through the Tony Elumelu …

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    Libya: Healthy Economic Environments to Stimulate Entrepreneurial Activities  

    “We need a more active private sector. The private sector must engage with the government to let them know the need to address the job issue so as to get massive investment to create job opportunities for the youths.”  Tony O. Elumelu, CON Libya has recently experienced significant political, social and economic changes in its state …

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    Covid-19 and the State of Small and Medium Enterprise in Morocco 

     “I think the past two years have been quite traumatic for humanity. It exposed the way leaders were becoming too nationalistic instead of being global and we’ve seen the devastating impact across the continents.”  ~ Tony O. Elumelu, CON Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are possibly the hardest hit in all the countries, and this …

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    Ababacar, TEF Alumni, is promoting Agro-ecology in Africa through FAEDA

    In 2017, Ababacar Samb, decided to embark on what will eventually become an impactful entrepreneurship journey with a burning desire to provide sustainable solutions to poverty, youth and women’s unemployment and food, insecurity. This led to him establishing Ferme Agro-ecologique Domou Africa (FAEDA), an agricultural business based in his home country, Senegal. FAEDA is built …

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    Kenyan Startups Should Have an Optimized Regulatory Environment 

    “I see a future driven by fundamentals. Entrepreneurship is the only way to help create access to further opportunities.”  Tony O. Elumelu  According to Kasi Insight, industries and enterprises in Kenya are hit with new laws and regulations every day. These laws are often carried out by the government and stakeholders to regulate the operations …

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    The Way Forward For South African Entrepreneurs

    “Economic transformation lies in the hands of young people, entrepreneurs who have great ideas, energy and audacity of what and how they can contribute to economic growth of the continent” Tony O. Elumelu C.O.N At The Tony Elumelu foundation, we believe that the private sector holds the key to unlocking Africa’s Economic potential. Therefore, youth …

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  • Namibian Businesses

    SMEs are to Pay the Same Tax Rates as Large Businesses

    Anything that affects entrepreneurs in Africa affects us at TEF. On today’s episode of #TEFAdvocacy, we will be discussing policies affecting entrepreneurs in Namibia. A researcher ranked taxes and levies as No 2 on the Top 5 Challenges Affecting Entrepreneurs in Windhoek, Namibia. According to Lazarus Amukeshe of The Namibian, economists and analysts have called …

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    Bureaucracy, Nepotism and Corruption; Its Effect on SMEs in Ghana

    On today’s edition of #TEFAdvocacy, we will be shedding light on the challenges faced by Ghanaian entrepreneurs.  According to Mensah et al Entrepreneurs have complained about the lack of support for SMEs due to politicization of government-sponsored business loans and corrupt officials in charge of government-sponsored organizations.  Focus group interviews with entrepreneurs who have participated …

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    Import License Challenges Facing Entrepreneurs in Tunisia

    African entrepreneurs! Your success is our success and for this reason, we’ll be looking at policies that affect entrepreneurs in Tunisia.  Welcome to Tunisia, home to Africa’s northernmost point and a country with great historical attractions.  According to the International Trade Administration, it is quite difficult to access foreign currency by entrepreneurs in Tunisia. This …

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  • Cameroon fans

    Exploitation of SMEs by Corrupt Government Officials in Cameroon

    At TEF, we are passionate about African entrepreneurs!!!  Welcome to #TEFAdvocacy, where we look out for entrepreneurs. We look into government policies that affect entrepreneurs or the absence of policies that would make entrepreneurship easier and better and give recommendations.  Today, we will be looking at Cameroon, the home of the popular Makossa dance.  According …

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