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    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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    Tony Elumelu Foundation Releases 2020 Annual Letter

    Delivers significant impact amidst COVID-19 pandemic Lagos, March 2021 – The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs, has released its 2020 Annual Letter titled “THE POWER OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMIDST UNCERTAINTY”. The report, which was delivered in the form of a personal letter from TEF Founder, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu …

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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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  • Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu Speaks on a Virtual Panel celebrating U.S.’ Black History Month

    The CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, was live on a virtual panel on Monday, February 1, alongside leaders from New York City, London, India, Jamaica and Antigua and Barbuda where she shared her insights on what “levelling the playing field” means and what the Tony Elumelu Foundation is doing to build diverse …

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    TRENDING: The Tony Elumelu Foundation and European Union Partner to Transform Economic Empowerment of African Women

    European Union joins growing list of international TEF partners driving entrepreneurship development Joint partnership to empower 2,500 women from 54 African countries The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering young African entrepreneurs, has announced a partnership with the European Union to identify, train, mentor and fund 2,500 young African women entrepreneurs …

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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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  • Expanding your Business Beyond your Country: Business beyond Physical Borders

    Interview with Titi Akinola, TEFConnect, the Tony Elumelu Foundation How can entrepreneurs take advantage of the digital economy to expand their business beyond their country? Let’s start by defining what exactly the digital economy refers to. In simple terms, it refers to an economy based on digital technologies; mostly perceived as conducting business over the …

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  • TEF CEO, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu and Afrika-Verein CEO, Christopher Kannengiesser

    TEF CEO, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, Presents the Keynote Speech at the 8th German-Nigerian Business Forum

    At the 8th edition of the German-Nigerian Business Forum on Monday, November 9, 2020, TEF CEO, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu presented the keynote speech on facilitating German-Nigerian trade relations to boost enterprise and youth inclusion.  She represented the Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation. The Vice President of Nigeria, H.E Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, addressed the audience from the public sector. Also speaking …

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  • Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and UNDP Announce Recovery Programme for Mali. Opens Applications to Empower 10,000 Young Malian Entrepreneurs

    Cliquez ici pour la version française The TEF-UNDP Mali Entrepreneurship Programme leverages the Pan-African Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme knowhow and process to identify, train and fund young entrepreneurs A critical economic intervention to restore peace and economic stability in Mali November 1, 2020, Bamako, Mali – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the global development …

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