Author Archive: Josh Alder

The Anzisha Scenario – A future where students of high potential choose entrepreneurship as a career

April 2nd, 2019 by

April 15, 2019, will hopefully mark the day a new phrase enters popular discourse about how our economic futures could play out. The term “4th…

Uganda’s Best Aiyorworth takes the grand prize!

August 30th, 2013 by

Uganda’s Best Aiyorworth has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Anzisha Prize, Africa’s foremost youth entrepreneurship award. Her fellow countryman Titus Mawano was…

2013 Finalists announced and on their way to South Africa

August 6th, 2013 by

Twelve inspirational entrepreneurs from around Africa are the finalists for the prestigious Anzisha Prize, Africa’s foremost youth entrepreneurship award. The contenders, who hail from 10…

Entries for Anzisha Prize 2013 are officially open!

February 12th, 2013 by

Below you’ll find the official press release for this year’s awards process getting underway. Please feel free to take this and post it on your…

Online & Mobile Application Forms now available in French

February 12th, 2013 by

We’re happy to announce that French versions of our application form are now available. Please go to from any computer or mobile phone to apply…

Tanzania Information Session Dates & Venues this week!

February 11th, 2013 by

The Anzisha Prize Information Sessions Tour for 2013 has begun, and our team are in Tanzania this week.

Anzisha Prize application forms now mobile-friendly…

January 31st, 2013 by

This year we’re doing our best to make sure that people can apply as easily as possible.

20 YEAR OLD ANDREW MUPUYA – Uganda’s first paper bag producer – wins $30,000 USD Anzisha prize award

August 30th, 2012 by

On August 29th, 2012, at The Venue in Sandton, Johannesburg, 20 year-old Andrew Mupuya of Uganda was announced as the Grand Prize Winner of the second annual Anzisha Prize

Anzisha Prize finalists to be announced on Monday!

August 16th, 2012 by

This Monday, 20th August, thirteen 2012 finalists selected from a competitive initial pool of 270 entrepreneurs from around the continent will be announced!