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The Anzisha Scenario – A future where students of high potential choose entrepreneurship as a career

أبريل 2nd, 2019 by

April 15, 2019, will hopefully mark the day a new phrase enters popular discourse about how our economic futures could play out. The term “4th…

Two Anzisha fellows recognised as emerging leaders for the Skoll World Forum 2019

أبريل 2nd, 2019 by

Skoll World Forum 2019: Recognizing Emerging Leaders Ariane Campbell and Erin Harrington 19 March 2019 As we look forward to next month’s Skoll World Forum, the…

The Very Young Entrepreneur Education & Acceleration Summit – what to expect

أبريل 2nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Are you curious about how African schools and universities are tackling education around entrepreneurship, or interested to know how the continent is…

This Ugandan entrepreneur is out to prove that social enterprises can be profitable

أبريل 2nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Twenty-one-year old Joan Nalugeba’s dreams of a world without malaria — and the Ugandan entrepreneur believes her company’s mosquito repellent soap will…

From just $20 in seed capital Sierra Leonean teen creates thriving business

أبريل 2nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala For many it is impossible to think of starting a business without having thousands of dollars in seed capital. Not so for…

Want to start a business? Focus on what you know says Anzisha Prize winner

أبريل 2nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Has the entrepreneurial bug bit? Looking to start a business? Melissa Bime, the 22-year-old Cameroonian health entrepreneur who won last year’s edition…

2018 Anzisha Prize applications launch with youth entrepreneurship tour and talks across Africa

فبراير 15th, 2018 by

Learn from Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs under 25 Johannesburg, South Africa 5 March 2018 – The annual Anzisha Prize has launched the 2018 call for…

Africa Must be Nourished by Africans

نوفمبر 9th, 2017 by

Chickens are a key player in African Development. In his passionately delivered acceptance speech, Ibrahima Ben-Aziz Konate, 2017 Anzisha Grand Prize Winner opened with these…

Laying Solid Foundations for Entrepreneurial Success

سبتمبر 29th, 2017 by

Too often, most budding  entrepreneurs think: “If I have the right idea, at the right time, I will be able to attract the customers and…

10 Key Finance Terms for Entrepreneurs

سبتمبر 21st, 2017 by

Successfully raising capital for a new venture is extremely difficult.  Initially, friends and family may form a significant component of investment, but approaching more serious…

Entrepreneurship, African Development and the Anzisha Prize

أغسطس 29th, 2017 by

Young people represent the fastest growing demographic in Africa. Many are already economically active—some motivated by necessity to help their families. With access to the…

Africa’s Youth at the Forefront of Africa’s Digital Revolution

أغسطس 29th, 2017 by

Disruptive digital innovation is transforming Africa’s economic potential, creating new target markets and unprecedented consumer choice.  So how are Africa’s young entrepreneurs contributing and getting…