Mavis Nduchwa: The cofoundHER Interview

A real estate and hospitality graduate turned TV presenter and now farmer, Mavis Nduchwa has done it all. Mavis’ journey to entrepreneurship goes as far back as when she was in boarding school, where she ordered and sold sweets to fellow students, and helped some students write their essays and letters for a small fee. […]

Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) selects 1,000 African entrepreneurs for $10m grant

by Rachel Ogbu The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has selected 1,000 African entrepreneurs out of about 20 000 who applied in the first phase of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP). Representing 52 African countries and territories, the selected winners emerged from various sectors including agriculture, education, fashion and ICT and they would receive a combined $10 million […]

Kingsley Orosanye: The problem with agriculture

by Kingley Oronsanye    “Over the years emphasis has erroneously been placed mainly on agricultural food production while neglecting the processing, supply and distribution aspect. Food security is jointly determined by availability of food and accessibility to the food.” The generally accepted belief is that food insufficiency and hence its costliness in Nigeria was brought […]