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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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  • 10 Fun Facts We Learned about our Founder, Tony O. Elumelu, during the #TEFLiveSeries!

    In his first-ever Instagram Live session, Tony O. Elumelu was hosted by the Tony Elumelu Foundation for its weekly #TEFLiveSeries on March 26, 2021. The hour-long session was tremendously impactful, insightful and above all else, cheerful. He made pertinent revelations about his own entrepreneurship journey; why mentorship and training are very important tools for success, …

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  • A Sustainable Approach to Making Impact in Africa

    Despite Africa’s economic growth, the continent still struggles with high unequal distributions of wealth. In a study conducted by WID in 2017, Africa stands out as an extreme income inequality region by international standards, with average incomes of the top 10% about 30 times higher than those of the bottom 50%. Many strategies have been …

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  • Putting in the Work to Reset Africa

    As the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic grew, so did conversations on the recovery plan for the African continent which had relatively been spared the intensity of health challenges but hit hard by the economic challenges which arose as a result of the effects of lockdowns across the world. With several African countries, including South …

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    UMA CARTA DO FUNDADOR, A FUNDAÇÃO TONY ELUMELU Em 2020, o mundo parou, mas nós não. Quando lançamos a Fundação Tony Elumelu em 2010, fizemos algo novo na África – “democratizamos” a sorte. Em minha própria jornada empresarial, eu sabia que a sorte tinha desempenhado um papel importante e estava determinado a que outros, muitos …

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    UNE LETTRE DU FONDATEUR, DE LA FONDATION TONY ELUMELU En 2020, le monde s’est arrêté, mais pas nous. Quand nous avons lancé la Fondation Tony Elumelu en 2010, nous avons fait quelque chose de nouveau en Afrique – nous “avons démocratisé” la chance. Dans mon propre parcours entrepreneurial, j’ai su que la chance avait joué …

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  • قوة ريادة الأعمال وسط عدم اليقين

    رسالة من المؤسس ، مؤسسة توني إلوميلو في عام 2020 ، توقف العالم ، لكننا لم نفعل ذلك. عندما أطلقنا مؤسسة توني إلوميلو في عام 2010 ، فعلنا شيئا جديدا في أفريقيا – لقد “دمقرطة” الحظ. في رحلتي الريادية الخاصة ، كنت أعرف أن الحظ لعب دورا مهما ، وكنت مصمما على أن الآخرين ، …

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  • A photo of African entrepreneurs at the TEF Forum held in 2016

    10 Things 2020 Taught Us at the Tony Elumelu Foundation

    For many, 2020 was the year of irreparable shock. Shock to systems, livelihoods, economies. In a time riddled with crisis, tension and uncertainty, people had to rely on the new fundamentals of survival. Global leaders had to reconsider how to handle globalization. Experts and policy leaders addressed socio-economic risks, and the vulnerability of global society …

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  • 58 Quotes from Tony Elumelu, Africa’s Most Prominent Philanthropist!

    Today marks the 58th birthday celebration of our Founder, Tony O. Elumelu, or T.O.E as we fondly call him. To celebrate this great milestone, we are sharing 58 of some of his most impactful quotes.    Are you an African entrepreneur? An Africapitalist at heart? A business-oriented person? Then these quotes will be incredibly insightful for you.  …

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