By Uzoigwe Chimezie Daniel The relevance of shipping in driving socio-economic development cannot be over-emphasized. According to the United Nations, maritime activity has a key role to play in the alleviation of extreme poverty and hunger as it already provides an important source of income and employment for many developing countries, such as the supply […]
Originally published on 702 Africans stand to benefit from reinventing their economic philosophy to better align it with the development needs that the continent faces. Africapitalism is an economic principle that embodies the private and public sector’s commitment to the economic transformation of Africa through investments that generate socio-economic sustainability. Somachi Chris-Asoluka said the notion […]
By David Rice Last week, I was fortunate to accompany TOE – the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman of Heirs Holdings Group – on a recent trip to Gabon and then onto Lima, Peru for a variety of appearances. This is my behind-the-scenes look at our trip. Day One – From Lagos […]
By David Rice Last month, the sub-Saharan Africa chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB) held their annual conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Tony Elumelu Foundation’s Africapitalism Institute was a sponsor, and I was invited to speak about Africapitalism, the economic philosophy developed by our Chairman, Tony O. Elumelu, CON. The AIB […]
The Tony Elumelu Foundation and UN Economic Commission for Africa collaborate on data revolution for AfricaFriday, May 15th, 2015
Lagos, Nigeria and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 14, 2015 – The Tony Elumelu Foundation and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa concluded a three-day working session to create a roadmap on how to implement an ambitious plan to initiate a “data revolution” across Africa. 2015 marks the end of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – […]
Africapitalism is defined as the private sector’s commitment to Africa’s development through long term investment in key sectors in order to create economic and social wealth. The attributes of Africapitalism which include entrepreneurship, inclusive growth and regional integration, enhance the creation of local value on the continent leading to an accelerated and broader prosperity throughout Africa. On April 17th 2015, the Africapitalism Institute whose goal is to […]
Highlights from this year’s Africapitalism Institute’s Global Advisory Board meeting.