Opinions

This section contains thought leadership from the Anzisha Team about hot topics in entrepreneurship.

Here are four things you need to know about the Anzisha Prize

May 10th, 2019 by

Written by: Daniel Mpala While Africa continues to battle poverty and unemployment, the continent’s large number of young people could be key to solving many…

How ALA’s cashless system helps students learn about financial literacy

May 9th, 2019 by

Written by: Daniel Mpala Pay a visit to African Leadership Academy’s (ALA) campus in Honeydew, Johannesburg and you’ll notice something very interesting — not a…

How ALA got award-winning airships startup founder going in business

May 8th, 2019 by

Written by: Daniel Mpala For Spencer Horne — who today runs an award-winning logistics startup that uses autonomous airships to transport goods — African Leadership…

How Anzisha Scenario project aims to change way Africa supports young entrepreneurs

May 7th, 2019 by

Written by: Daniel Mpala Africa’s youth could hold the key to the continent’s future — but the continent’s high joblessness makes it critical that more…

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…

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…

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…