Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) News

Johannesburg's Nelson Mandela Square (Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko)

Johannesburg is Africa's most popular city for youth but Lagos is for its entrepreneurs

The 2015 YouthfulCities Index this week named Johannesburg as the “most popular African city” overall for young people aged 15-29.

Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Tony Elumelu Foundation, Heirs Holdings, UBA, and Transcorp

Tony Elumelu Foundation selects first batch of 1,000 African entrepreneurs to receive funding

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has announced the selection of the first 1,000 African entrepreneurs for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP).

Pregnant Sudanese businesswoman Shiraz Al-Tayeb Hamid, 28, managing director of her family’s plastics factory, talks to a worker at the plastics factory in Khartoum February 25, 2009, as her sister Sherein, who is a plastics engineer, inspects the shoes. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Why entrepreneurship is key to Africa's development: Wiebe Boer, former CEO, Tony Elumelu Foundation

Africa is increasingly taking its place on the global stage as a continent of growth and opportunity.

Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, UBA, and Transcorp

Nigeria's economy resilient to oil prices: Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, UBA, and Transcorp (Video)

Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, UBA, and Transcorp, has said that the Nigerian economy is more resilient to falling oil prices than is being projected.

Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Transcorp, & UBA Group

Entrepreneurs will create the jobs Africa requires: Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Transcorp, and UBA Group

In the last week alone, the international media has been buzzing about Chi, a Nigerian drinks company, and Africell, the largest mobile phone operator in Sierra Leone and Gambia.

Tony Elumelu at the US-Africa Business Forum in Washington in August 2014

Billionaire Tony Elumelu launches $100M program to boost African business

One of Africa’s richest businessmen, Tony Elumelu, has launched a $100 million program to support and promote entrepreneurship across the continent.

Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Chairman of Transcorp, and Chairman of UBA Group

Nigeria's four newest billionaires: Tony Elumelu, Cletus Ibeto, Benedict Peters, & Akanimo Udofia

Nigeria has four new billionaires, according to wealth research done by Ventures Africa.

Bosun Tijani, CEO and Co-Founder, CcHUBNigeria

Nigeria's CcHUB launches $500K investment fund

Lagos-based incubator hub, the Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB), has launched a $500,000 seed investment fund to help early-stage-startups.

Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Transcorp and UBA

Game Changers Africa: A profile of Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, UBA and Transcorp (Video)

Former Nigerian banker turned philanthropist & entrepreneur, Tony Elumelu, is profiled.

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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan ("GEJ") of Nigeria is clueless, incompetent, and callous: 35 reasons why this is a big lie

The Economist magazine recently published an article on Nigeria in which it described the government of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (“GEJ”) as “A clueless government”.