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Tag Archives: TEF Alumni

  • The Tony Elumelu Foundation Impact Report (2018)

    This report records the Foundation’s role and impact in catalysing entrepreneurship on the African continent from 2010 – 2015. “When the Tony Elumelu Foundation launched in 2010, the philanthropic sector in Africa could best be described as fragmented. Nigeria, for example, lacked any legislation to regulate the activities of charitable organisations, meaning that there was …

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  • ENVIRONMENT-CONSCIOUS AFRICAN ENTREPRENEUR CONVERTS WASTE TO TREE-FREE PAPER

    Bethelhem Dejene Abebe is the Co-founder and CEO of Zafree Papers, a company that is introducing a 100% tree-free paper pulp made from agricultural waste. Based in Ethiopia, Bethelhem’s company, Zafree makes pulp, paper and paper products 100% free from trees by using agricultural waste as an input instead of wood. The company operates in …

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  • Coronavirus inventors

    The Coronavirus pandemic has brought out the innovator in many Africans. From automatic hand-washing machine to a solution to connect his community with relevant information and so on, the innovators are helping put the pandemic in check. Mohammed Akamara is Sierra Leonian. His country like many countries in the developing world is home to some …

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  • African Entrepreneur, Erico Fortes is Producing 3D Printed Face Shields to mitigate the spread of COVID19 in Cabo Verde

    The coronavirus pandemic is pushing African entrepreneurs to rethink and look for alternative ways to make an impact in their communities. When Cabo Verdean, Erico Pinheiro Fortes founded PrimeBotics, his goal was to develop versatile drones that deliver customised technological solutions to farmers, governments & non-governmental institutions related to agriculture in Africa and around the …

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  • الإعلان الاشتراكي تأجل مؤسسة توني أيلوميلو البرنامج التنظيمي TEF 2020 وملتقى TEF إلى عام 2021

    إستجابة إلى الأزمة الجارية نتيجة وباء فيروس كورونا، الإنسانية الأفريقية التنظيمي الأصل المعروفة بمؤسسة توني أيلوميلو، تعلن بكل صعوبة بتأجيل برنامجها التنظيمي الفوج السادس وملتقى TEF إلى عام 2021. إذا علم أن الصحة العامة والأمان من مهمات الحياة، فليس هناك بد من هذه الفعالية. لكن مؤسسة توني أيلوميلو سوف تجهز بتدريب عبر TEFConnect مجانا ومشاركة …

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  • ANNONCE: La Fondation Tony Elumelu reporte le programme d’entrepreneuriat TEF 2020 et le forum TEF jusqu’en 2021

    French | Arabic | Portuguese Dans l’intervalle, la Fondation Tony Elumelu offrira une formation gratuite sur TEFConnect tout en travaillant avec les décideurs, les gouvernements et les institutions de financement du développement pour catalyser un soutien supplémentaire aux entrepreneurs africains post-coronavirus.  TEFConnect hébergera également des informations essentielles sur la pandémie pour protéger la santé et la sécurité de tous …

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  • ANÚNCIO CORPORATIVO: Fundação Tony Elumelu adia o Programa de Empreendedorismo TEF 2020 e o Fórum TEF até 2021

    French | Arabic | Portuguese Em resposta à atual crise resultante da pandemia de coronavírus, a filantropia africana focada no empreendedorismo, a Fundação Tony Elumelu, anunciou a difícil decisão de adiar a 6ª edição de seu Programa de Empreendedorismo e o Fórum do TEF até 2021. Dada a importância primordial de  saúde e segurança pública, infelizmente esse é o …

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  • CORPORATE ANNOUNCEMENT: Tony Elumelu Foundation Postpones 2020 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme and TEF Forum until 2021

    French | Arabic | Portuguese In response to the current crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the entrepreneurship-focused African philanthropy, the Tony Elumelu Foundation, has announced the difficult decision to postpone the 6th edition of its Entrepreneurship Programme and the TEF Forum until 2021. Given the paramount importance of public health and safety, this sadly is the only …

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  • How Martin Ruga Turned His Kitchen into a Multi-million Dollar Chocolate Business

    Romance is never complete without a candle lit dinner and a bar of chocolate. In particular, chocolates do not only induce romance, but also provide an aura of consolation, relaxation and comfort. For Martin Ruga, though, chocolates are a source of livelihood. This is because the 27-year-old runs a chocolate processing business known as Desserts …

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  • 5 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day as an African Entrepreneur

    The growth of high scale African businesses run by women is on the rise. More women are entering previously perceived male dominated sectors and climbing the proverbial career ladder much faster than before. There is a growing awareness and adoption of entrepreneurship and this is driving the wave of change in corporate Africa today. As …

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