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Tony Elumelu Foundation and UNDP sign agreement to support African entrepreneurs
17-10-2017 | 10:33:34
“We have to give more attention and support to emerging African entrepreneurs, if the continent’s poverty, inequality and unemployment challenges are to be addressed.”
[Column] Tony Elumelu: Why Africapitalists will build a continent’s future
21-09-2017 | 06:45:00
Africa is a place of real business opportunity that the world should be alive to. I know, having built businesses that now operate in 20 African countries and through creating a program over 10 years that is funding and mentoring 10,000 African entrepreneurs.
[Column] Tony Elumelu: Demystifying African Business Myths
03-07-2017 | 10:30:00
Though the story line on Africa has progressed – it is no longer about “saving” Africa, but how best to promote investments in Africa – there is still work to be done to tackle inaccurate information about Africa that persists in mainstream media.
Africa presents a mixed foreign direct investment picture - EY Africa Attractiveness report
03-05-2017 | 09:27:28
According to EY’s latest Africa Attractiveness report, heightened geopolitical uncertainty and “multispeed” growth across Africa present a mixed FDI picture for the continent.
Dr. Joseph Nnanna appointed as Chairman of Africa Finance Corporation
29-03-2017 | 10:12:00
Africa Finance Corporation announces that Dr Sarah Alade, its Chairman, representing the Central Bank of Nigeria, from which she officially retired on 22 March, 2017, has also stepped down from her position as Chairman of the AFC Board of Directors with effect from today.
[Interview] Korede Ologun, Head, Research & Advisory, Helix Securities, Nigeria
16-02-2017 | 12:01:00
Korede Ologun of Helix Securities Limited interviews with Africa Business Communities on past and present economic situation in Nigeria:
Crowdfunding gains momentum in Africa
26-09-2016 | 15:18:00
Community-based financial solidarity and fundraising are an integral part of the African culture and traditions. Across Africa, communities are accustomed to pooling funds to support various charity-focused, social and economic local projects.
Dangote to scale up investments in Nigeria, Africa
26-09-2016 | 10:06:00
The President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has assured that despite the current economic challenges, he will continue to scale up the value of his investments not only in Nigeria but also across the entire continent.
Nigerian startup ToLet.com.ng Raises $1.2 million from Frontier Digital Ventures
22-09-2016 | 10:15:40
Lagos-based real estate classifieds start-up ToLet.com.ng today has raised a $1.2 million Series A round of funding from Frontier Digital Ventures.
Buhari welcomes more investment, business partners at ongoing UN meeting
22-09-2016 | 09:37:00
At separate bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the ongoing 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States of America, the Nigerian leader welcomed more investment and economic partnerships.