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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…

Two Anzisha fellows recognised as emerging leaders for the Skoll World Forum 2019

April 2nd, 2019 by

Skoll World Forum 2019: Recognizing Emerging Leaders Ariane Campbell and Erin Harrington 19 March 2019 As we look forward to next month’s Skoll World Forum, the…

The Very Young Entrepreneur Education & Acceleration Summit – what to expect

April 2nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Are you curious about how African schools and universities are tackling education around entrepreneurship, or interested to know how the continent is…

This Ugandan entrepreneur is out to prove that social enterprises can be profitable

April 2nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Twenty-one-year old Joan Nalugeba’s dreams of a world without malaria — and the Ugandan entrepreneur believes her company’s mosquito repellent soap will…

From just $20 in seed capital Sierra Leonean teen creates thriving business

April 2nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala For many it is impossible to think of starting a business without having thousands of dollars in seed capital. Not so for…

Want to start a business? Focus on what you know says Anzisha Prize winner

April 2nd, 2019 by

By Daniel Mpala Has the entrepreneurial bug bit? Looking to start a business? Melissa Bime, the 22-year-old Cameroonian health entrepreneur who won last year’s edition…

Women Shine at the 2018 Anzisha Prize Awards

November 6th, 2018 by

  Women Shine at the 2018 Anzisha Prize Awards Grand Prize winner and second-runner up are providing healthcare solutions that are changing lives in Africa…

Winners of 2018 Anzisha Prize announced at gala event in Johannesburg, South Africa

October 25th, 2018 by

2018 Anzisha Prize winners Joan Nalubega (left), Alhaji Siraj Bah (middle) and Melissa Bime (right) “We believe in you more than we believe in politicians.”…

Twenty of Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs will compete for a share of US$100,000 cash prize

October 2nd, 2018 by

  Mastercard Foundation and the African Leadership Academy Welcome the 2018 Anzisha Prize Finalists Twenty of Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs will compete for a share of…

2018 Anzisha Prize applications launch with youth entrepreneurship tour and talks across Africa

February 15th, 2018 by

Learn from Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs under 25 Johannesburg, South Africa 5 March 2018 – The annual Anzisha Prize has launched the 2018 call for…

2017 Anzisha Media Prize Release

November 10th, 2017 by

Anzisha Prize honors journalists, radio personalities and TV broadcasters from across Africa with the Anzisha Media Prize. Recognizing the immense potential for media partners to…

Africa Must be Nourished by Africans

November 9th, 2017 by

Chickens are a key player in African Development. In his passionately delivered acceptance speech, Ibrahima Ben-Aziz Konate, 2017 Anzisha Grand Prize Winner opened with these…