Tag Archives: Africapitalism

  • Africa’s Passion for Fashion!

    Youth entrepreneurship in fashion in Africa is a rapidly growing industry, driven by the continent’s young and vibrant population, innovative fashion designs, and a growing demand for locally made products. African fashion is becoming increasingly popular worldwide, and young entrepreneurs are taking advantage of this trend by creating unique fashion brands and contributing to the …

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  • Africa! Let’s go Green!

    Climate change and global warming have become major concerns for leaders within the shores of the African continent, and beyond, thus forming a major part of the deliberations at the recently concluded UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) held in Egypt. Africa, despite its low contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, remains the most vulnerable continent to …

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  • Why you should have a mentor

    Youth entrepreneurship is increasingly being recognized as a critical solution to youth unemployment in Africa. However, starting a business as a young person can be a daunting and challenging task. Mentorship and networks play a crucial role in supporting and nurturing young entrepreneurs in Africa. In this thought piece, we will explore the importance of …

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  • Youth Entrepreneurship: The backbone of the African continent

    Africa is a continent with a rapidly growing population and a large number of young people. Research has it that by 2050, Africa’s population is projected to reach 2.5 billion, with more than half of the population under the age of 25. This presents a huge opportunity for the continent, but also a significant challenge …

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  • How Well Do You Know the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme!

    The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme is a laser focused initiative that empowers African youths’ entrepreneurial creative, and innovative spirits to create decent jobs and sustainable businesses, as well as drive women economic empowerment and poverty alleviation. The Programme empowers African entrepreneurs across all 54 African countries, including vulnerable, fragile, and under-served communities in …

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  • TOE at Stanford

    Our Founder, Mr. Tony Elumelu’s Fireside Chat on “View From The Top”, the Dean’s Premier Speaking Series, at Stanford University

    “Entrepreneurship is in my DNA.” In this podcast episode, Tony Elumelu explains why he’s dedicating his life to helping others.

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  • Tony Elumelu, CON

    Tony Elumelu’s Remarks at the Jamaican Stock Exchange Annual Conference 2022

    Greetings Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen in Kingston, Jamaica.Good evening to you all from Lagos, Nigeria. Allow me to recognise my dear brother and friend The most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica. Let me also recognise the other Prime Ministers of Caribbean states present here todayOur chief host and friend, Dr. Marlene Forrest-Street …

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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. Good morning All, The Primate of all Nigeria, His Grace, The Most Reverend Henry Ndukuba; The representative of the …

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  • Investing in Africa’s youth is an investment in our collective Future -Elumelu says

    Accra, Ghana November 11, 2019 – The Chairman of United Bank for Africa, Tony. O. Elumelu C.O.N has called on the private sector across Africa to invest in the long-term development of the continent. He stated this as part of his discussion on “Africa’s money for African development – a future beyond aid”, during the Presidential …

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  • What Is Africapitalism?

    “The future we all want for ourselves is one of our own making.” – Tony O. Elumelu, CON Africapitalism is the economic philosophy developed by our Founder and Chairman, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu, CON, and is predicated on the belief that Africa’s private sector can and must play a leading role in the continent’s development. The …

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