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Tony O. Elumelu, CON
Widely acknowledged as one of Africa's most influential business leaders and philanthropists. Chairman of and Founder
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UNDP Africa Jul 6
Today at the summit in Niamey in , and launched an programme to support young African startups and entrepreneurs through business training, mentoring and access to seed capital.
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 6
That’s why the - partnership to empower 100,000 entrepreneurs is wonderful. It complements the purpose of the and on ,bringing economic empowerment to our people & supporting more SMEs, alleviating poverty on our continent
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 6
Replying to @TonyOElumelu
I see opportunity and this also means is encouragement for small and medium enterprises. So we should capacitize them so they can become multinational and intra-Africa trade participants
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 6
Replying to @TonyElumeluFDN
For it means we should invest more in people so all can take advantage of this opportunity. Our group is the largest generator of electricity in Nigeria and I would like to see us sell to countries like Niger at a cheaper rate
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 6
Replying to @UBAGroup @afreximbank
For economic development to occur, we need not just trade but economic integration - is helping with this and working with to improve the payment systems across Africa to help facilitate trade
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 6
Replying to @afreximbank @UBAGroup
Dr. Okey Oramah mentioned what they are doing to facilitate trade from a payment perspective and they are working with and others to further deepen this.
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 6
Replying to @TonyOElumelu
Today demand is not effective. Going forward I would like to see great initiatives to work to support the development and growth of SMEs because they contribute to the income per capita rise across the continent
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 6
Replying to @TonyOElumelu
Improved income per capita - if we increase this then intra African trade becomes more meaningful.
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 6
Replying to @TonyOElumelu
Industrialisation - we can create a huge market but if you don’t have things to trade, people will still import. We need to work collectively for us to begin to think on how to industrialise so that we can get all the players active
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 6
Replying to @TonyOElumelu
The conversation today about creating a common market is very welcome & means a lot for SMEs and the larger private sector in . It all comes down to poverty alleviation and job creation but in order for this to happen there are certain things that must be in place:
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 6
I'm happy to witness what's happening at a time like this in . I've always pushed for the to be more forward looking taking into consideration the future,to be a body that catalyses economic development & poverty eradication & not just political emancipation
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 6
Today at the 12th extraordinary session of the ,the in partnership with the made history with the announcement of another 10year commitment to empower 100,000 entrepreneurs in the & region in
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Tony Elumelu FDN Jul 6
Replying to @TonyElumeluFDN
This session will highlight emerging opportunities and benefits of a large and attractive growing market as the becomes operational. Follow us for updates.
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Tony Elumelu FDN Jul 6
H.E , Chairperson of the Commission, Prof. Benedict Oramah, President , H.E. Dr. Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of UNECA to discuss how business can scale up to seize the opportunities of one African market.
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Tony Elumelu FDN Jul 6
Founder, will join a high level session at the alongside Presidents, H. E , President of the Republic of , H.E Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya, H.E , President of , H.E , President of
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 3
Just got word that my younger brother has been announced as Minority Leader in the Nigerian House of Reps. Congrats Hon Ndudi!
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 3
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Tony Elumelu FDN Jul 3
Founder, shares what inspired him to start The Tony Elumelu Foundation in this interview with in . Read English version here
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Tony O. Elumelu, CON Jul 2
Congrats to on the launch of News Central. A welcome introduction in the media space. The sky is the limit Tony, well done!
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#ClaudineMoore Jun 30
Delighted to share that this semester & moving forward & his work with the is officially on the corporate social responsibility syllabus presented as a best practices case study in African Philanthropy
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