Author Archive: Fanta Traore

Marketing: Tips and Tools for Reaching Your Target Market on Social Media

May 31st, 2017 by

When getting a business off the ground, spreading the word to your target market is key to business success. After all, how will your target…

Global Speakers Circuit: Thato Kgatlhanye serves as panelist for the Oxford Africa Conference

May 25th, 2017 by

From May 18 to May 20, 2017 Thato Kgatlhanye had the opportunity to travel to London for the Oxford Africa Conference sponsored by her Anzisha…

How 25 year old co-founder of PrepClass secured a third of a million USD

May 23rd, 2017 by

Earlier this May, 25 year old Chukwuwezam Obanor, 2014 Anzisha Fellow and co- founder of PrepClass.ng notified us of his latest selection into the GSMA…

ALA programs inspired these trailblazing applicants

April 27th, 2017 by

We get excited when we see applicants to the Anzisha Program have heard about the Anzisha Prize through: 1) workshops we’ve hosted during the Prize…

Mali’s emerging sphere of young entrepreneurs encouraging youth engagement in the Malian economy

April 27th, 2017 by

Working with Anzisha has opened me up to appreciating the world of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship – to me, is synonymous to economic empowerment. When I look…

Anzisha Insights from the Prize Tour Trail: Learnings in Tunis

March 31st, 2017 by

The great benefit of being based at the African Leadership Academy for Anzisha is the wonderful network of young leaders we have access to across…

Anzisha Insights From the Prize Tour Trail: Igniting entrepreneurship by example featuring Sudan and Impact Hub

March 23rd, 2017 by

We made a few changes to the Anzisha Prize Tour experience, which have definitely allowed our experience on the ground to be more fruitful. This…

And across Africa we go for the 2017 Anzisha Prize Tour

February 22nd, 2017 by

Every year, when Anzisha Prize applications open, we hit the road to find Africa’s top youngest entrepreneurs during the Anzisha Prize Tour. The Anzisha Prize…

Anzisha Prize to Ecosystem: Fight Bias Against Women in Business to Encourage Female Participation in Entrepreneurship

January 26th, 2017 by

Meet Ifrah Arab, 20 from Kenya, founder of SuperMom, a last-mile distribution company which employs women and makes sustainable products easily accessible to them in…

Anzisha Fellows Rock Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship Youth Category at #ALN2016

November 7th, 2016 by

For the first ever distribution of the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship to youth, three Anzisha Prize Fellows have been nominated by one of Africa’s most prominent…

Innovative Nigerian tutor aggregater experiences exponential growth

June 16th, 2016 by

While the Prize has already received well over 500 applicants, only around 5% of these are from entrepreneurs in North Africa – mainly Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia.