Author Archive: Anzisha Team

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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

April 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

February 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…

2017 Anzisha Media Prize Release

November 10th, 2017 by

Anzisha Prize honors journalists, radio personalities and TV broadcasters from across Africa with the Anzisha Media Prize. Recognizing the immense potential for media partners to…

Young Emerging Entrepreneurs Share Anzisha Prize, Africa’s Premier Award for Young Entrepreneurs

October 25th, 2017 by

22 year old, Ibrahima Ben Aziz Konate from Cote D’Ivoire takes Anzisha Grand Prize African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation are pleased to announce that…

Entrepreneurship, African Development and the Anzisha Prize

August 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

August 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…

3 things you need to know about the Rise of Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa

August 29th, 2017 by

Did you know that Africa’s youth population is set to more than double by the year 2055? Yes, you read that correctly, double, in less…

July 2017 Newsletter

July 31st, 2017 by

Anzisha Prize Monthly Digest July 2017 Edition Greetings from Johannesburg, It is officially winter in South Africa, but our hearts are smiling even in this cold…