toney elumelu foundation

Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship programme applications open

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is accepting applications until 31 March for its 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme where benefits include non-refundable seed capital of up to $5,000.

Accelerator for women-led green energy businesses in Malawi and Nigeria

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum has launched an Accelerator Programme targeting green women-led or owned businesses.

Fireside chat: GenderLens with Yolanda Mabuto

Tune in for this fireside chat for the concluding remarks for Season 1 of our GenderLens series in conversation with leading women in energy.

SMMEs are set to drive a just transition and boost job...

The SMME sector can benefit low skilled and unskilled workers, says Cecelia Kok, head of research and advocacy projects at Friedrich Naumann Foundation.

Launch of SAIEE Entrepreneurship and Innovation Chapter

Watch the launch of the newly formed SAIEE Entrepreneurship & Innovations Chapter.
solar glass

Exploring productive use of energy in Niger

German university TH Köln is setting up a solar energy system at a school in the Dossa region of Niger to demonstrate how the productive use of power can strengthen rural economies.
Adesina climate

Prize funding earmarked for tech-based social entrepreneurs

Enel Foundation is stepping up its support to MIT's search for incredible tech-based social entrepreneurs all around the world.
steel industry

Entrepreneurship can revitalise South Africa’s steel industry

Bridging the gap in the South African steel industry requires essential short-term interventions geared towards entrepreneurial empowerment.
gender bond

CDC Group boosts Africa-focused private equity funds with $400m

CDC Group will provide $400m to African banks with greater liquidity to support SMEs, entrepreneurs and microbusinesses in their regions.
trade pact

UK intends to keep trading with Southern Africa after Brexit

The UK has initialled an economic partnership agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique that will allow business to keep trading freely after Brexit.

Latest Feature