She Leads Africa launches accelerator for women run businesses with Work in Progress Alliance
23-05-2017 | 08:32:43
She Leads Africa has announced applications for the 2017 She Leads Africa Accelerator, a 3-month program designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest entrepreneurs.
Tony Elumelu Foundation 2017 Entrepreneurship Program announces selection
27-03-2017 | 10:36:03
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is proud to announce the selection of 1,000 African entrepreneurs, creating the 3rd cohort of the 10-year, $100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Program.
2016 ALL AFRICA Business Leaders Awards Finalists Announced
18-08-2016 | 13:29:00
The finalists in the 2016 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in Partnership with CNBC Africa were announced during a live broadcast on DStv Channel 410 on Wednesday night.
Rita Cheng: 5 Free Apps to Help You Control Your Finances
27-06-2016 | 11:06:00
In a not-so-distant past, people tracked their personal finances by saving every single receipt and painstakingly balancing a checkbook. Technology has evolved over the decades, and now financial help is literally at our fingertips. Here are five apps I recommend to get your financial life in order:
Rita Cheng: How Small Businesses Can Control Costs in the Early Stages
20-06-2016 | 12:44:00
We asked Rita Cheng, a financial advisor who works with small businesses, about ways entrepreneurs can keep costs down in the early months. She is a member of NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor network.
Boma Braide: Is Entrepreneurship the answer to low-paying jobs?
30-05-2016 | 13:16:00
I have been asking this question since the new change agents came on board in the running of affairs of Nigeria. Right now, everything is on the rise.
[Tony Elumelu] Growing Food and Growing Entrepreneurs: The fuel for Africa’s Future
28-04-2016 | 11:43:00
Agriculture is arguably the most strategic sector on the continent because: It delivers 2-3 times the return on investment, in terms of improved economic well-being, as other sectors, represents 32% of Africa’s GDP; and employs 65% of the working population.
Total Nigeria and MMF to empower women, youth corps members and local small business owners
26-04-2016 | 11:16:00
As part of the implementation strategy, the beneficiaries will be trained on Entrepreneurship and Usage/Marketing technique of solar lamps. A revolving loan scheme will also be provided to members where Solar Lamps worth N75, 000 to N100, 000 is given on credit to ARC members to be refunded in four to five months.
GTBank empowers Female Entrepreneurs in Africa
18-04-2016 | 11:42:00
Guaranty Trust Bank has partnered African-focused entrepreneurship accelerator, She Leads Africa (SLA) and the Work in Progress! Alliance (Oxfam and VC4Africa) to launch the She Leads Africa Accelerator, a 3 month program designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest female entrepreneurs.
Keynote address by Tony Elumelu at the Harvard Development Conference
04-04-2016 | 12:26:00
The overall theme of this year’s conference, “Pathways to Progress” is very appropriate because, whilst we all agree that development is desirable, there is much we can debate on what constitutes an effective development program or paradigm, or what policy priority is the right fit for which region.