Tony Elumelu Foundation
‘Investment in female founders is our collective responsibility’
So goes the old adage: The hand that rocks the cradle, rules the world. While some might find depth and truth in this saying, others might beg to differ based on realities that determine the social challenges women face the world over.
Elumelu calls for investment to tackle poverty in Africa
The Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has called for a framework that would spread prosperity in Africa rather than against the presence of a few billionaires in the continent.
Foundation moves to empower young African entrepreneurs
To help Africa countries address challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TED) has perfected plans to lift millions of young African entrepreneurs ...
Tony Elumelu Foundation announces senior executive appointments
The Foundation said this follows the launch of the 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, on www.TEFConnect.com, which prioritises economic recovery of small and medium scale enterprises and young African entrepreneurs....
Africa has capacity to solve world's food security problems – Balogun
Ayodeji Balogun is the Chief Executive Officer of AFEX Commodities Exchange. The commodity trader, farmer and entrepreneur speaks to The Guardian in this interview on food security in Africa and how his company is working with smallholder farmers to help Africa feed itself. Recently, your company, AFEX, was quoted as saying “we are crazy enough…
TEF Entrepreneurship Programme opens 2021 applications
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme has opened applications to African youths seeking grants to advance their entrepreneurial ventures.
African women to benefit from Tony Elumelu Foundation, EU partnership
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering young African entrepreneurs, has announced a partnership with the European Union (EU) to identify, train, mentor and fund 2,500 young African women entrepreneurs next year.
Firm bags International Awards
Gemona West Design Studio has put Africa on the global map as it bagged two international awards. The outfit, formerly Gemona West Interior Designs won The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme in 2015 and began operations. They later recorded success at the African Property Awards in 2018 with their E-Tranzact project. Barely two years after…
To Tony Elumelu, congratulations 100 time
According to Napoleon Hill: “It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.”
Tony Elumelu named in “Time 100” list of The 100 Most Influential People in the world 2020
Tony Elumelu Foundation, Africa’s leading philanthropy, celebrates 10 years of transforming African lives, in November