News & Announcements
This page contains a list of news and announcements about the Anzisha Prize’s happenings.
African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation today launched the 2017 call for applications for the Anzisha Prize, Africa’s award for youth entrepreneurs who are making their mark on Africa’s entrepreneurial landscape. Fifteen of Africa’s most promising business and social entrepreneurs between the ages of 15 and 22 have the opportunity to win a share of US$100,000, receive ongoing business consulting services, and connect to a global network of leaders.
Agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar wins $25,000 2016 Anzisha grand prize for African youth entrepreneurship
African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announce Heritiaina Randriamananatahina, 22 year-old agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar, as this year’s winner of the…
The Anzisha Prize is pleased to announce a diverse, experienced and representative judging panel for the 2016 Anzisha Prize award for African youth entrepreneurs. The…
This year the Anzisha Prize is introduced for the first time the Media Prize, to challenge media professionals to turn the spotlight on the leaps taken by…
2016 Finalists for Anzisha Prize, Africa’s Leading Youth Entrepreneurship Award, Break New Ground in Innovation and Representation
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 25th AUGUST 2016 African Leadership Academy, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, is proud to announce Africa’s top youth entrepreneur finalists for…
Anzisha Prize Introduces a New Category to Honour Drivers of African Youth Entrepreneurship in Media
After five years of celebrating youth entrepreneurs across Africa, the Anzisha Prize is adding a category to honour young media professionals devoted to telling the…
While the Prize has already received well over 500 applicants, only around 5% of these are from entrepreneurs in North Africa – mainly Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia.
This year the Anzisha Prize has seen a notable increase in applicants from Portuguese-speaking African countries – mainly Mozambique and Angola.
Anzisha Prize increases award to $100,000 and adds $7,500 fellowship; 2016 applications and nominations now open
After five years of success, the Anzisha Prize is investing further to find, celebrate and expand the award to the very youngest entrepreneurs in Africa.
The Anzisha Prize, the premier award for Africa’s best young entrepreneurs, this week published the Anzisha Youth Entrepreneurship Survey 2016, which provides a snapshot of the realities facing young entrepreneurs in Africa.
We talk to Anzisha’s Grand Prize winner from Nigeria about how he got into entrepreneurship and the problems he wants to solve.
The Anzisha Prize is thrilled to announce this year’s winner of the $25,000 Grand Prize in the 5th year of Africa’s premier award for youth entrepreneurship.