Progress in Africa Will Help Ease the Global Migrant Crisis

Images of refugees attempting to reach Europe through any and all possible means have dominated global media for weeks. Yet recent action by EU leaders to address this crisis, although laudable, in no way addresses the underlying challenges fueling the waves of migrants heading for European shores.



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Tony O. Elumelu with the 1,000 entrepreneurs representing 51 African countries from the 2015 class of the $100 million Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme during the entrepreneurship boot camp in Ota, Nigeria in July.