Tag Archives: African entrepreneurs

  • The Tony Elumelu Foundation and DEG Partner to Empower 200 Additional Entrepreneurs Across Africa

    The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy empowering young African entrepreneurs from all 54 African countries, has partnered with DEG, the German development financial institution supporting the private sector in emerging-market countries, to empower an additional 200 entrepreneurs across Africa. The initiative will fund 200 additional young African entrepreneurs complementing the US$100m Tony Elumelu …

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  • TEF features Guest Speaker, Kasarachi Innocent, on the launch of its TEF IMPACT SERIES

    TEF features Guest Speaker, Kasarachi Innocent, on the launch of its TEF IMPACT SERIES

    Earlier today, Wednesday, April 21, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) launched its first Impact series, dedicated to spotlighting exciting, inspiring stories by featuring unique changemakers in different fields. The first guest at the event themed “Resilience in Entrepreneurship”, Kasarachi Innocent, shared valuable tips on building a successful lasting enterprise. Kasarachi is the founder and CEO, …

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  • Tony O. Elumelu: Youth Restiveness Ticking Time Bomb for Nigeria, Others

    Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Chairman of United Bank for Africa, Heirs Holdings, and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, speaks to 21,000 youth at the Joshua Generation International Youth Conference at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. *** 1. Introduction Good morning All, The Primate of all Nigeria, His Grace, The Most Reverend Henry Ndukuba; The …

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  • Tony Elumelu delivers poignant Keynote speech on Youth Empowerment at the Joshua International Youth Conference

    Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu CON, joined the Anglican Church of Nigeria Joshua Generation International Youth Conference as a keynote speaker for the event, themed ’Living with A Purpose” on April 6, 2021. The event, which was organised by the Church of Nigerian (Anglican Church) and the Primate, The Most Rev’d Henry Ndukuba, …

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  • 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme

    What it Takes to Support Women Entrepreneurs in Africa

    Women entrepreneurs continue to experience a high financial gap, less support and lower profits than their male counterparts. According to publicly available research, women entrepreneurs across sub-Saharan Africa continue to earn lower profits than men (34% less on average). To address these, most organisations and countries have recognised the need to target the underlying social …

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  • “We Must Power Africa Out of Poverty,” Tony Elumelu Says at the World Government Summit 2021

    On Tuesday March 9, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu, joined CNN anchor, Eleni Giokos, in a fireside chat at the 2021 World Government Summit (WGS21), an annual event held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates bringing together leaders in government for a global dialogue about governmental process and policies. At the event …

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  • Tony Elumelu joins President of the Republic of Estonia at the ‘EU Africa the Post Crisis Journey’

    – December 10, 2020 Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, today joined the President of the Republic of Estonia, Kersti Kaijulaid, during an opening discussion at the online cross-continental hackathon, themed‘’EU Africa the Post Crisis Journey’. The conference sought to find innovative solutions to socio-economic problems that have been further escalated by the outburst …

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  • African Entrepreneurship Digest (December Edition): Ifeoma Okafor Obi

    Ifeoma Okafor-Obi discusses opportunities for Nigerian SMEs at the 5th NESH-NXT Annual Conference for Young Entrepreneurs

    On November 26, 2020, the Director of Operations of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ifeoma Okafor-Obi represented the CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu in a plenary session at the 5th NESH-NXT Annual Conference for Young Entrepreneurs. The webinar themed ‘SME Industrial Investment Opportunities for Nigerian Entrepreneurs in 774 LGAs in Nigeria’ focused on …

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  • The African Entrepreneurship Digest – December Edition

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  • The African Entrepreneurship Digest – November Edition

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