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Tony Elumelu Urges African Leaders To Prioritize Youth, Leapfrog Traditional Development Paths

During the annual spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington, DC, African philanthropist and entrepreneur Tony O. Elumelu insisted that prioritizing Africa’s youth by fixing the policy and regulatory issues impeding their innovations would also help attract foreign investors. The Tony Elumelu Foundation Founder spoke alongside World Bank President…

Agriculture, Access to Electricity, Entrepreneurship Will Create Jobs in Africa, Says Elumelu

Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu, CON, has called on African leaders and development institutions to help address the deepening job and employment crisis bedevilling the continent by lending support and paying more attention towards the agricultural sector, creating access to electricity and developing entrepreneurship. Elumelu who said this while speaking on the…

Elumelu Shares Africapitalism Philosophy In North Africa

***Calls On African Leaders To Create Youth Business Champions, Not Martyrs Fifteen delegations representing the United Nations and several countries, including Germany, Canada, France, Qatar and Algeria took part in the Tunisian government’s International Investment Conference dubbed “Tunisia 2020.” In the last 5 years the Tunisian economy has struggled following a democratic uprising which ushered…

Elumelu To African Youth: Your Time For Leadership Is Now

***Advocates entrepreneurship as career choice African business leader and philanthropist, Tony O Elumelu stated that the time for leadership amongst Nigerian and African Youth is now. Elumelu, who addressed the students of the Lagos State University, faculty members and officials of the Lagos State government, whilst delivering the institution’s 1st Distinguished Lecture Series in Ojo,…

Tony Elumelu: L’Afrique n’a pas besoin de charité mais d’investissements

Chairman of UBA Plc, Tony Elumelu, was in France recently, where he spoke on some sundry issues. Elumelu granted an interview to Le Monde Afrique and spoke on his Africapitalism ideology as it concerns Africa’s desired leap to new heights. Watch here, http://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/video/2016/11/01/tony-elumelu-l-afrique-n-a-pas-besoin-de-charite-mais-d-investissements_5023562_3212.html?utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_source=Twitter&utm_term=Autofeed#link_time=1477992674

We Give To Empower, Break Cycle Of Dependency—Elumelu

At the largest annual gathering of African entrepreneurs, held in Lagos, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) hosted almost 1,000 women and men from 54 African countries, for the 2nd TEF Entrepreneurship Forum. The Forum celebrated the 2016 cohort of Elumelu Entrepreneurs, selected from over 45,000 applicants. It is the annual highlight of the Tony Elumelu…

Tony Elumelu Foundation Convenes Africa’s Largest Gathering Of Entrepreneurs

Today, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) opened the 2nd TEF Entrepreneurship Forum, the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs and the highlight of the annual TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The Forum celebrates the 2016 cohort of Elumelu Entrepreneurs, selected from over 45,000 applicants in 54 African countries, and their completion of the Programme’s innovative 12-week online training.…

Philanthropists, Tony O. Elumelu, Bill Gates discuss the role of global philanthropy on business, politics and culture at Le Club de l’Economie hosted by Le Monde in Paris

Speaking at the Le Club de l’Economie in Paris France on Monday, Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of UBA Plc and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, made a call to the French business community, global stakeholders and influential Africans in the development world to embrace ‘structured philanthropy’ in support of rising entrepreneurs with great potential,…

The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ministry Of Info And Culture Sign MoU To Strengthen Creative Industries

***Foundation to provide structural support to encourage innovation, growth and productivity of Nigeria’s creative industries. At the historic National Theatre in Iganmu, Surulere, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) on Wednesday signed an MOU with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture for the development of Nigeria’s creative industries. The Honourable Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed and…