Opinions

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

Why Not Entrepreneurship?

January 11th, 2017 by

The Choices Made by a Young African Farmer After my recent participation as a Top 12 finalist in the Anzisha Prize, many people have asked…

Young entrepreneur’s experience as judge for international conference

December 14th, 2016 by

What an honor it was to be invited to the Junior Achievement African Company of the Year awards hosted in Harare, Zimbabwe from December 7th…

The Growth of an Anzisha Entrepreneur! #Thedubchallenge

December 1st, 2016 by

How have you grown as an entrepreneur? If you have been on social media lately, you might have come across the #dubchallenge. This is another…

How the 2015 Fellows have benefitted from the Anzisha Prize

March 23rd, 2016 by

Only 12 Fellows are selected each year and become lifelong members of the Anzisha network, with access to a web of business leaders, investors and networking opportunities.

How to get noticed by the Anzisha Prize: Past finalists share their tips

March 3rd, 2016 by

Last year’s finalists and winners were happy to share their tips for producing a winning application.

Don’t wait for others to solve your problems, says Ethiopia’s education visionary

February 11th, 2016 by

“If we don’t stand up for the things that we are passionate about, then who will?”

MTV Africa boss shares seven tips for business success

November 26th, 2015 by

“Don’t ever rest on the laurels of what you created today because there is always somebody else trying desperately to create more, do something better,” says Alex Okosi.

Six tips for young entrepreneurs to overcome common challenges

November 25th, 2015 by

Young entrepreneurs typically face exceptional challenges getting businesses off the ground.

Five up-and-coming young tech entrepreneurs in Africa

September 14th, 2015 by

Five young tech entrepreneurs who have applied for the 2015 Anzisha Prize.

Five young Africans using business to clean up the environment

August 26th, 2015 by

A sample of some of the 2015 Anzisha Prize applicants who are operating within the renewable energy and recycling space.

How these young African businesspeople boost profits through value addition

August 19th, 2015 by

Here are five young entrepreneurs who are gaining a greater share of the value chain through manufacturing and processing activities.

From Zimbabwe to Egypt: Three entrepreneurs empowering youth

August 5th, 2015 by

Around 20% of applicants for the 2015 Anzisha Prize were pursuing ventures within education and youth empowerment. Here is a sample of some of the entrants.