21-year-old Tanzanian talks about her soap manufacturing business

January 16th, 2014 by

Twenty-one-year-old Domitila Silayo is the founder of Jatropha Soap Production in Tanzania, which produces handmade soap with medicinal uses. Domitila Silayo The idea of producing…

Entrepreneurs – Collaborate, don’t compete! (The results of our #GEW event)

January 12th, 2014 by

What happens when you put amazing young entrepreneurs and mentors into a room for a great debate? You get an amazing collection of knowledge! We…

How Cape Town-based Funda wants to change the way we learn

December 19th, 2013 by

Just a few hours before I sat down for an interview with Kola Olajide, his company Funda signed a US$100,000 deal with a top university…

How Laetitia Mukungu started her own farming business at the age of 14

December 12th, 2013 by

Laetitia Mukungu is not your average teenager.

Putting the Ease in Finding Property (

December 8th, 2013 by

Malawian entrepreneur Gonjetso Moses Chinyama is just 21 years old, yet he already founded his own company. With the online platform Pakwathu he wants to make the…

Malawi-based entrepreneur has big plans for property listing site Pakwathu

December 4th, 2013 by

Gonjetso Chinyama is a young entrepreneur based in Malawi. His advice to other budding entrepreneurs is to not be afraid of failure.

Anzisha Prize launches new country partner program

December 3rd, 2013 by

We’re excited to launch a completely new approach to partnerships for 2014. From next year, the Anzisha Prize team will work with dedicated country partners…

Eight thoughts on growing your business from five to 50 people

November 28th, 2013 by

You’ve been nurturing your startup for a few years. You’ve established that there is a demand for your product or service, but now you need to grow the business.

Anzisha’s 2013 Global Entrepreneurship Week Event: “Collaborate, Not Compete”

November 26th, 2013 by

On Friday November 22, The Anzisha Prize at African Leadership Academy hosted a dialogue discussion, in honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), in collaboration with Endeavor –…

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…

A big thank-you to our new goodie-bag sponsors

August 22nd, 2013 by

Anzisha’s 2013 Fellows to get tablets from Acer We are excited they will use them during the week and once they are back home to…

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…