Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

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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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    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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  • Tunisian marketplace

    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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    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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    A Personal Note From Our Founder

    Dear African Entrepreneur, We all did it…. We made it through 2021. Another year of the global pandemic, uncertainty, challenge, but also opportunity. As we enter 2022, I wanted to write personally, as we plan for the future and create new goals.  I want to share a little of my own story and what I …

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  • Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu at West African Business Forum

    Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu’s Keynote Speech at the West African Business Forum

    The CEO of Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, delivered the keynote speech at The West African Business Forum: Empowering Women and Youths to Spur Africa’s Transformation Agenda. The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) convened sector champions in various industries to be a part of a Regional Business Forum in Lagos structured around high-level …

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