News & Announcements
This page contains a list of news and announcements about the Anzisha Prize’s happenings.
Entries are now open for the Anzisha Prize, the premier award for Africa’s top young entrepreneurs. Over US$75,000 in cash prizes will be shared among 12 of the continent’s most exciting young social and business entrepreneurs.
“Looking back, I’m happy my US visa was denied because it made me do something at home.”
“To think of the Anzisha Prize as a once-a-year event would be an underestimate of the programme,” says Josh Adler, director of the Centre of Entrepreneurial Leadership at ALA.
Alain Nteff (Cameroon), founder of Gifted Mom was announced as the grand prize winner of the 4th annual Anzisha Prize Award, receiving a US$25,000 cash prize to support his social business. He leads a rising tide of West African youth entrepreneurs.
Wendy Luhabe, Khanyi Dhlomo, Willy Mukiny Yav, Wanjiru Waweru Waithaka and Mohamed Nanabhay will decide which Anzisha finalists walks away with $75,000 in prizes.
Togo and Ivory Coast have Anzisha finalists for the first time and five amazing young women have made the cut with projects varying from tourism, art and energy.
About a month ago Raphaelle Nemo landed in Lomé, Togo. She had travelled from South Africa and was on her way to meet two 22-year-old entrepreneurs:Sam Kodo who started technology company Infinite Loop, and Koffi Akagla, founder of Super Energy, a maker of customised extension cords.
Over two-thirds of applications for the 2014 Anzisha Prize were by men.
The Indaba was real very interesting, educative and inspiring. I love the Anzisha prize framework because it brings us together, exposes us to different Networks…
6 mois sont passés après cet incroyable séjour passé sur le campus de l’African Leadership Academy dans la fabuleuse ville de Johannesburg. 6 mois pendant lesquels…