Author Archive: Anzisha Team

How this 22-year-old aims to shake up online shopping in Cameroon

December 21st, 2015 by

Fabrice Alomo is the Cameroonian entrepreneur behind an innovative business that aims to solve many of the challenges surrounding online shopping in his country.

How Africa’s top young entrepreneur for 2015 wants to solve the jobs crisis

December 9th, 2015 by

We talk to Anzisha’s Grand Prize winner from Nigeria about how he got into entrepreneurship and the problems he wants to solve.

MTV Africa boss shares seven tips for business success

November 26th, 2015 by

“Don’t ever rest on the laurels of what you created today because there is always somebody else trying desperately to create more, do something better,” says Alex Okosi.

Six tips for young entrepreneurs to overcome common challenges

November 25th, 2015 by

Young entrepreneurs typically face exceptional challenges getting businesses off the ground.

Nigerian job placement technology entrepreneur wins Anzisha 2015 Grand Prize

November 18th, 2015 by

The Anzisha Prize is thrilled to announce this year’s winner of the $25,000 Grand Prize in the 5th year of Africa’s premier award for youth entrepreneurship.

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.