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Apply Now!! Applications Now Open For US$100m Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme

Africa’s largest philanthropy supporting entrepreneurship – The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is now accepting applications for business ideas that can transform Africa.  To apply, complete the online application at www.application.tonyelumelufoundation.org.  The deadline is midnight (WAT) on 1 March 2018. The Programme provides critical tools for business success, including: Training: 12 weeks of intensive online training which

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Apply Now! Massive Funding Opportunities For Agri-Based Enterprises

The U.S. African Development Foundation invites proposals for grant financing and local support, from African enterprises, cooperatives, and producer groups with innovative solutions that extend their own capabilities to increase revenues, create jobs, improve farmer incomes, and achieve sustainable market-based growth. Maximum award US $250,000. Proposals will only be accepted from registered

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Here Is an Opportunity To Invest In Uganda’s Natural Protected Areas

Do you want to invest in Uganda’s  natural protected areas?  The Government of the Republic of Uganda has recognized the increasing opportunity for responsible investment to support the protection and management of natural assets by unlocking financing and partnerships through inviting conservation-motivated investors to help build a ‘nature-based economy’. According to

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Ugandan Team Named Among ’21 Next Generation African Leaders’ Challenge Winners

Ten teams of 21 budding African social entrepreneurs were on Wednesday selected as winners of the Resolution Social Venture Challenge at the Baobab Summit in Johannesburg. Winning teams earn a fellowship that includes seed funding, mentorship and access to a network of young global change makers to pursue impactful projects in

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2017 Budget: Government Scraps Off Tax on Irrigation Equipment, Animal Feeds

Uganda’s Shs30trn budget for the Financial Year 2017/18 is set to benefit farmers than ever before. The budget being discussed by Parliament is expected to be passed and approved soon. If passed in its current form, it will see a number of taxes on key agricultural items including irrigation equipment and animal

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Apply Now! World Bank To Support Africa’s Top Digital Entrepreneurs

The World Bank Group has  launched XL Africa, a five-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan Africa. A press statement from the World Bank dated April20, 2017 says that start-ups will receive mentoring from global and local experts, learn through a tailor-made curriculum,

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22 Profitable Agribusiness Ideas That Will Make You Rich

There’s no doubt that agribusiness is a profitable enterprise considering the fact that the world’s population is increasing at a faster rate. This means that demand for agricultural products is certainly guaranteed yet land remains fixed, giving an opportunity to those with it to make clean money. In this article, Business

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