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Fifteen Emerging Young African Entrepreneurs Will Put Their Talent to Work on the Continent

August 14th, 2017 by

Hailing from 14 countries, promising finalists to share US$100,000 Anzisha Prize 2017, Africa’s premier award for her youngest entrepreneurs JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Fifteen young…

Why Not Entrepreneurship?

January 11th, 2017 by

The Choices Made by a Young African Farmer After my recent participation as a Top 12 finalist in the Anzisha Prize, many people have asked…

Anzisha Prize expands programs and looks ahead to 2020

February 26th, 2015 by

 The Anzisha Prize is expanding, after initial success, to provide increased support to entrepreneurial youth and partner organisations to drive pan-African economic growth to 2020…

Entries now open for Africa’s $75,000 youth entrepreneurship prize

February 19th, 2015 by

Entries are now open for the Anzisha Prize, the premier award for Africa’s top young entrepreneurs. Over US$75,000 in cash prizes will be shared among 12 of the continent’s most exciting young social and business entrepreneurs.

What we learned at entrepreneurial boot camp

September 19th, 2014 by

Today at African Leadership Academy, Anzisha Prize Finalists gained important insight on what it means to be a successful entrepreneurial leader. Here’s a recap of the concepts they explored.

Five esteemed African entrepreneurs to judge the Anzisha Prize 2014 Finalists

September 19th, 2014 by

Wendy Luhabe, Khanyi Dhlomo, Willy Mukiny Yav, Wanjiru Waweru Waithaka and Mohamed Nanabhay will decide which Anzisha finalists walks away with $75,000 in prizes.

$75,000 Anzisha Prize for young entrepreneurs announces 2014 finalists

August 26th, 2014 by

Togo and Ivory Coast have Anzisha finalists for the first time and five amazing young women have made the cut with projects varying from tourism, art and energy.

Anzisha Prize Indaba – Lagos – Mahmood’s Reflections

April 6th, 2014 by

“The West African Indaba was an awe-inspiring and enjoyable for me both as a fellow and an individual. I must say, it’s a very thoughtful…

Anzisha Prize Indaba – Nairobi – Andrew’s Reflections

April 5th, 2014 by

The Indaba was real very interesting, educative and inspiring. I love the Anzisha prize framework because it brings us together, exposes us to different Networks…

Anzisha Prize Indaba – Lagos – Réflexions de Donald

April 4th, 2014 by

6 mois sont passés après cet incroyable séjour passé sur le campus de l’African Leadership Academy dans la fabuleuse ville de Johannesburg. 6 mois pendant lesquels…

Anzisha Prize Indaba – Nairobi – Domitila’s Reflections

April 3rd, 2014 by

My name is Domitila Silayo; I am 22years old, core founder of Jatropha Herbal Soap and the 2nd runner up of the Anzisha Prize competition…

Anzisha Prize Indaba – Cairo – Khaled’s Reflections

April 2nd, 2014 by

Meeting people has always an important key for my success, I have always been eager to meet the Anzisha Prize team and talk with them…