Author Archive: Anzisha Team

Stellar keynote speaker and judges lined up for Anzisha Prize 2015 Africa youth entrepreneurship awards

November 3rd, 2015 by

The Anzisha Prize is proud to announce a celebrated youth advocate as keynote speaker for Anzisha Prize Awards Gala for 2015.

Young Tanzanian switching on rural areas with solar energy

October 29th, 2015 by

‘Electricity supply is really important for the development of a country. Without electricity, New York or Johannesburg would just be villages.’

Drivers get a motorbike: The Ugandan with a clever model for e-commerce delivery

October 28th, 2015 by

Daniel Mukisa has developed a strategic business and employee remuneration model that has helped his e-commerce delivery service grow quickly in Uganda.

The inspiring young South African behind a township textile company

October 21st, 2015 by

Karidas Tshintsholo (20) is a young South African entrepreneur who is defying the odds.

Young Ivorian wants people to view agriculture as a legitimate business

September 23rd, 2015 by

Ivorian Gabriel Kombassere (18) is young, passionate and determined. He is also a social entrepreneur who wants Africa’s youth to start viewing agriculture as a viable business option.

Meet Africa’s top young entrepreneurs for 2015

September 17th, 2015 by

Here are this year’s top 12 finalists for the Anzisha Prize, and why they deserve to be in the running for the title of Africa’s top young entrepreneur in 2015.

Five up-and-coming young tech entrepreneurs in Africa

September 14th, 2015 by

Five young tech entrepreneurs who have applied for the 2015 Anzisha Prize.

Francophone Africa’s young contenders for the Anzisha Prize

September 9th, 2015 by

Three young entrepreneurs from francophone Africa who applied for the 2015 Anzisha Prize.

Five young Africans using business to clean up the environment

August 26th, 2015 by

A sample of some of the 2015 Anzisha Prize applicants who are operating within the renewable energy and recycling space.

How these young African businesspeople boost profits through value addition

August 19th, 2015 by

Here are five young entrepreneurs who are gaining a greater share of the value chain through manufacturing and processing activities.

Rwanda’s young, inspiring women entrepreneurs

August 12th, 2015 by

Close to 60% of Rwandan applicants for the 2015 Anzisha Prize are women, a portion unlike any other African country.

From Zimbabwe to Egypt: Three entrepreneurs empowering youth

August 5th, 2015 by

Around 20% of applicants for the 2015 Anzisha Prize were pursuing ventures within education and youth empowerment. Here is a sample of some of the entrants.