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African leaders urge passage of Electrify Africa Act
01-02-2016 | 10:27:00
A wide range of energy sources exist on the continent. Yet, more than 600 million Africans lack access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services. Hundreds of millions are also denied access to basic nutrition, quality education, medical services and sanitation due to lack of adequate energy supply.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation, UBA, and the United States Department of Commerce Partner to Enable Entrepreneurship in Africa
26-01-2016 | 09:51:00
The Tony Elumelu Foundation and United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) partnered with the United States Department of Commerce to host a panel between members of the U.S. Presidential Council on Doing Business in Africa (PCDBIA) and a diverse community of African entrepreneurs.
Dangote Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commit to reducing undernutrition in Nigeria, joint $100M partnership
21-01-2016 | 11:42:00
The Dangote Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced a combined commitment of $100 million over the next five years (2016-2020) towards ending undernutrition in Nigeria.
UN hails Dangote’s philanthropic work
25-08-2015 | 12:25:09
Impressed with the philanthropic activities of the Dangote Foundation to improve the human condition in Africa and the rest of the world, United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, yesterday in Abuja commended the Chairman of the Foundation, Aliko Dangote and urged him not to relent because posterity would be kind to him.
Tony Elumelu Foundation, Durham University co-host first-ever academic conference on Africapitlaism
22-07-2015 | 18:29:00
The Tony Elumelu Foundation’s Africapitalism Institute and Durham University Business School, one of the oldest universities in the United Kingdom, co-hosted a day-long academic symposium on the economic philosophy called “Africapitalism” at the Foundation’s headquarters in Lagos.
Dangote, Gates reward Zamfara with $1m over zero-case polio
16-07-2015 | 12:05:00
Bill and Melinda Gates and Dangote Foundations have rewarded Nigeria’s Zamfara state with $1million for maintaining ‘zero-case’ in polio for two years (2013 and 2014).
Tony Elumelu Foundation hosts historic bootcamp for 1,000 emerging African entrepreneurs from 51 African countries in Ota
13-07-2015 | 13:17:00
As part of Tony Elumelu’s $100 million commitment to empowering African entrepreneurs, 1,000 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs, representing 51 African countries from the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) Class of 2015, converged near Lagos, Nigeria for an intensive two-day bootcamp session, an unprecedented gathering of emerging African entrepreneurs, from 10-12 July, 2015.
MTN Foundation Seeks Inclusive Society for Disabled Persons
02-07-2015 | 14:23:00
MTN Foundation, the corporate social investment vehicle of MTN, has called for an inclusive society to benefit people living with disabilities.The foundation made the call during the opening ceremony of the first International Conference on Disabilities, held in Lagos recently to draw attention to the plight of people living with disabilities and the need to foster social and developmental inclusion in the society.
Gates Foundation to Partner Nasarawa on Healthcare
02-07-2015 | 14:11:00
To boost effective primary healthcare delivery across the thirteen local governments of Nasarawa State, the state government has indicated a plan to collaborate with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Dangote Foundation lifts Nepal with $1m
30-06-2015 | 12:05:00
In line with its mandate to provide relief in times of disaster, and as an example of South-South cooperation, the Nigeria-based Dangote Foundation has donated $1million to the government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.