Jumia Travel cofounder publishes his controversial, bestselling memoir in African markets

Marek Zmysłowski, a polish-born entrepreneur and investor, well known in Africa for cofounding Jumia Travel (listed on the NYSE as part of Jumia Group) and the controversy around being wanted by the Nigerian Police and Interpol, has published a business memoir. The book is called “Chasing Black Unicorns” and shares previously unknown details of both […]

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION SUPPORTS SÈMÈ CITY – BENIN’S INTERNATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION HUB – IN EMPOWERING 50 BENINESE ENTREPRENEURS

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION SUPPORTS SÈMÈ CITY – BENIN’S INTERNATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION HUB – IN EMPOWERING 50 BENINESE ENTREPRENEURS

Lagos, Nigeria 28.01.2019 – Sèmè City, the International Knowledge and Innovation City, has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading philanthropic organization empowering African entrepreneurs to train and empower additional 50 Beninese entrepreneurs. Sèmè City will join a growing list of governments, development agencies and private sector organisations partnering with the Tony Elumelu Foundation to explore the Foundation’s sustainable model […]

Jumia Launches Late-night Food Delivery Service

Jumia Launches Late-night Food Delivery Service

Jumia’s marketplace for restaurants has launched a late-night delivery service to enable customers to order food up until midnight. The Managing Director of the company, Guy Futi disclosed this at a press conference held at Krispy Kreme, Victoria Island, Lagos. “We introduced the late-night delivery service to accommodate customers who order food at night. The late night […]

FIRSTBANK DIGITAL LAB HOLDS CONVERSATION ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IMPACT ON MODERN BANKING

FIRSTBANK DIGITAL LAB HOLDS CONVERSATION ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IMPACT ON MODERN BANKING

FirstBank Digital Lab will convene for its second Fireside chat on Friday, 31 August 2018. The Bank’s digital lab would play host to the event with the topic “Artificial Intelligence in Banking & Payments”, facilitated by Ope Adeoye, Managing Partner, 2iLabs. The FirstBank Digital Lab Fireside Chat is a public conversation that brings together active […]

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION HOSTS FRENCH PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON IN AN INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH OVER 2,000 AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION HOSTS FRENCH PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON IN AN INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH OVER 2,000 AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 03 July 2018 – While in Lagos this week, H.E. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic will engage with over 2,000 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) alumni, together with other significant members of the African entrepreneurial ecosystem, in an open forum, that will guarantee a free and frank exchange of ideas and opinions. The Forum […]

Ayodeji Adewunmi,Olaniyi Yusuf,Kelechi Ohiri,others now fellow Africa leadership Initiative

Ayodeji Adewunmi,Olaniyi Yusuf,Kelechi Ohiri,others now fellow Africa leadership Initiative

Young and vibrants CEOs of companies in Nigeria have been made the fellowship list of this year’s Africa Leadership Initiative. Those who made it include Ayodeji Adewunmi, the Chief Executive Officer of Jobberman,Olaniyi Yusuf, MD  of Accenture and Kelechi Ohiri,Chief Executive Officer, Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF). The Africa Leadership Initiative – West Africa […]