News & Announcements

This page contains a list of news and announcements about the Anzisha Prize’s happenings.

Calling For All Renewable Energy Projects!

March 2nd, 2013 by

The Anzisha Prize – Africa’s foremost entrepreneurial awards which reward young African entrepreneurs – has now included a $10 000 USD Energy Prize in addition…

Young Female Entrepreneurs Encouraged To Enter Africa’s Anzisha Prize!

March 2nd, 2013 by

Young women from around the African continent are urged to enter the prestigious Anzisha Prize, Africa’s foremost youth entrepreneurial awards which honour young African business…

#AnzishaPrize at #MomoDar

February 12th, 2013 by

Caught up with the folks at KINU hub – a local technology innovation, development, and study space co-funded by Google.  Met up with two of…

Entries for Anzisha Prize 2013 are officially open!

February 12th, 2013 by

Below you’ll find the official press release for this year’s awards process getting underway. Please feel free to take this and post it on your…

Online & Mobile Application Forms now available in French

February 12th, 2013 by

We’re happy to announce that French versions of our application form are now available. Please go to from any computer or mobile phone to apply…

Anzisha Prize – Dar Edition

February 11th, 2013 by

Anzisha Prize Tour is rolling through Africa and the first stop is Tanzania. Over the course of the last week I’ve been in Dar Es…

Tanzania Information Session Dates & Venues this week!

February 11th, 2013 by

The Anzisha Prize Information Sessions Tour for 2013 has begun, and our team are in Tanzania this week.

Anzisha Prize application forms now mobile-friendly…

January 31st, 2013 by

This year we’re doing our best to make sure that people can apply as easily as possible.

20 YEAR OLD ANDREW MUPUYA – Uganda’s first paper bag producer – wins $30,000 USD Anzisha prize award

August 30th, 2012 by

On August 29th, 2012, at The Venue in Sandton, Johannesburg, 20 year-old Andrew Mupuya of Uganda was announced as the Grand Prize Winner of the second annual Anzisha Prize

Anzisha Prize finalists to be announced on Monday!

August 16th, 2012 by

This Monday, 20th August, thirteen 2012 finalists selected from a competitive initial pool of 270 entrepreneurs from around the continent will be announced!

WeBuilt Nigeria Video

February 17th, 2012 by

We:Built Africa is a project that merges great design with community needs. In this video Ada – founder shows her feature product the carry-go table.

Anzisha Fellow Amr takes the stage Youth@Work

February 16th, 2012 by

Anzisha Fellow Amr takes the stage at the Youth@Work Conference