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  • Kgomotso Tlhokwane

    Kgomotso Tlhokwane

    Kgomotso Tlhokwane’s dream was to change the world in the little ways she could and make a difference in her industry and Bostwana. She was able to do that through the Tony Elumelu Foundation. Her selection as a Tony Elumelu entrepreneur significantly influenced her ability to increase staff strength and achieve more. The Business Management …

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  • Tidiane Rangel

    Tidiane Rangel

    With a business team composed mainly of female locals, Angola’s Tidiane Rangel is securing Angola’s economic growth and empowering women through its direct and indirect contribution to the development of other local businesses. Her vision was inspired by a challenge she wanted to address, which is that the difficulty in local sourcing for needed resources …

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    Belhadj Sabrina

    For some entrepreneurs, the impact they make in their communities is as important as the revenue they generate from the enterprise. After becoming a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur, Algeria’s Belhadj was able to create job opportunities for people within her community; contributing to the local development by ensuring more people have access to a means of …

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  • Avotriniaina Stannie

    In July 2020, Madagascar born Stannie Avotriniaina launched a little factory named Mahatsara, with the aim of producing dried fruits and vegetables, but have more products like arranged rhum with dried fruits. Through the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme, Stannie has been able to sharpen her entrepreneurial skills to the benefit of herself and her …

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  • Taiwo Awusinu

    Taiwo Awusinu

    A graduate from Lagos State University, Taiwo Sagbo Awusinu is an entrepreneur whose passion for entrepreneurship has enabled him to run a pig production and pork processing industry and Agro consultant film. His deep interest in agriculture and its value chains was inspired by his family’s affiliation with the sector. At the Tony Elumelu Foundation …

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    Abdoulaye Cisse

    With a background in Computer Engineer oriented Artificial Intelligence, Networks and Telecommunications, Abdoulaye Cisse is improving the ways in which humans and goods move around in his country, Mali. This innovation was inspired by an occurrence in which he found himself unable to find any means of transport to get to his house which was …

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    Timothy Williams

    From the first day he came across the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme application in February 2019, Nigerian Timothy Williams, a teacher, agri-business enthusiast, business plan writer and Agric-business consultant, knew it was the right fit for his vision. He read everything about the foundation and the programme; the criteria and requirements for application and …

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  • Olayinka Bello

    Olayinka Bello

    Olayinka Bello’s entrepreneurial mission was to change the mindset and impression of Nigerians towards Nigerian-made products by using chemistry as a yardstick. His dream of having a footwear brand first occurred at his primary school graduation, when his father bought him a pair of oversized moccasin shoes. As a result of this, he wore the …

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  • TEF Alumni James Strauss

    James Strauss

    As a seasoned Brand Strategist and Multimedia Designer professional with over 8 years of experience, James Strauss decided to launch a 360 Media company in Namibia in 2019 to assist companies with their digital marketing needs. The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme gave him the much-needed support he required to make a commitment of such …

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  • Saint Eudes Bissala

    Saint Eudes Bissala

    With a scientific academic background, Saint Eudes followed the world of architecture and then found himself in the field of ICT where he served as an incubator, managing teams for projects and building his leadership skills. However, it was in 2019, through the Tony Elumelu Foundation programme, that he received the training and validation he …

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