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Tony Elumelu Foundation Opens Applications $100m Entrepreneurship Programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation, an African-funded and founded philanthropy, committed to empowering African entrepreneurs is now accepting applications for the 2019 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme.
Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu

Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu appointed TEF chief executive officer

The Board of Trustees of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) recently announced the appointment of Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu as Chief Executive Officer.

Tony Elumelu: Entrepreneurship key to unlocking economic development

The founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has reiterated his commitment to championing Africa’s economic development by supporting and training a new generation of entrepreneurs, whose successes can transform the continent, deliver opportunity, job creation and social impact.

Tony Elumelu commits N500 million to empower Delta entrepreneurs

Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Tony Elumelu, has pledged N500 million to create an entrepreneurship programme, exclusive to indigenes of his native Delta State.

Tanzanian court stops govt from making online content regulations

Tanzanian High Court on Friday restrained the government from starting to regulate online content, which was to begin on Saturday.

Tony Elumelu Foundation selects 1,000 for 2018 entrepreneurship programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation has released the list of 1,000 successful applicants for its 2018 entrepreneurship programme.

Tony Elumelu seeks more support for entrepreneurship in Africa

The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need for global organisations and multinational institutions to support the much-needed growth in the African continent; adding that ultimately, such growth will affect the world positively.

Red Cross, Tony Elumelu Foundation partner to empower 200 Nigerian entrepreneurs

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) signed a memorandum of understanding Monday to empower 200 entrepreneurs from Nigeria’s North East and Niger Delta regions.

Teach me to fish, please

Two weeks ago, or a little more than that, I was at the midweek service in my church when the testimony of a member was read on the pulpit.

UBA invests $5 billion in African infrastructure development

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc says it has invested more than five billion dollars to support infrastructure development across the African continent in the last seven years.

Elumelu Foundation to host 1,300 African Entrepreneurs from 54 countries

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy, on Friday announced plan to host 1,300 African Entrepreneurs, Business leaders and Policymakers from 54 countries in Lagos.

TEF entrepreneurs to receive tech support from Microsoft

Microsoft, through its 4Afrika Initiative, has collaborated with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) to provide entrepreneurs in the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme with technology-based tools, resources and mentorship.

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