Author Archive: Anzisha Team

Award-winning teacher calls for curriculum revamp to prepare learners for business world

October 4th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala African governments must make the way commerce subjects are taught at school more practical for learners — to better equip them for…

NYDA grant helped grow my sales by over 15% says entrepreneur

September 25th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Thanks to a R38 000 grant from the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) her company received last year, Nathi Lena has been able…

How I confronted ‘black tax’ as a young entrepreneur

September 25th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Every month black professionals must deal with the stress of taking care of the financial needs of not only their immediate but…

Are young Africans getting access to entrepreneurial training early enough?

September 25th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala How soon after they start school should African youth be taught about entrepreneurship? Junior Achievement Africa CEO Elizabeth Bintliff (pictured above) says young Africans…

Africa needs more incubators, accelerators to nurture young entrepreneurs

September 25th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala How best can policy makers on the continent encourage and support young Africans to start and run their own businesses? Young Entrepreneurs…

ANZISHA PRIZE ANNOUNCES THEIR TOP 20 YOUNG AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS FOR 2019

September 16th, 2019 by

Meet Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs whose ideas are reimagining the future of the continent. Johannesburg, South Africa – After months of searching the African continent, the Anzisha…

Can entrepreneurial parents inspire their children to follow in their footsteps?

September 6th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Does it make a difference who your parents are if you’re looking to start a business? To what degree do parent’s influence…

Encourage entrepreneurial mind set at young age to beat joblessness says expert

September 4th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala South Africa’s unemployment rate is sitting at a scary 11-year high. In the second quarter, it stood at 29%, up 1.4 percentage…

Here’s what goes on behind Anzisha’s Prize winner selection process

September 4th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Ever wondered how the winners of the Anzisha Prize are selected? The prize, an initiative of the African Leadership Academy and the Mastercard Foundation, aims…

Easyburse set on being go to platform for students seeking funding, jobs

July 19th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala In recent years, South Africa has been rocked by a series of “Fees Must Fall” protests which has seen students across the…

Investors are knocking at the door of tech startup founder who once sold wire cars

July 18th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala 24-year-old South African, Karidas Tshintsholo may have grown up in a shack —selling wire cars— but his agritech startup Khula! is now…

University incubators, hubs young African entrepreneurs should know about

July 18th, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala When Njabulo Mthanti, 22, registered his business last year he was keen to join the University of Pretoria’s business incubator TuksNovation as…