Anzisha Fellows


Since 2011, the Anzisha Prize has selected Fellows from across the continent who are doing amazing things in every sector. In these online profiles, you can see what they were up to when we found them, and read articles that track how they and their businesses or social ventures have evolved. This network of entrepreneurs is a key driver of future economic growth and shining example of the power of youth in Africa.

Ignatius Ahumuza

Art Planet Academy

Uganda, 2017

Ignatius is the founder of Art Planet Academy, which is an organisation that has identifies the need to create an agricultural school in order to respond to the needs of the community in Uganda

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Rebecca Andrianarisandy


Madagascar, 2017

GasGasy supplies an affordable, environmentally friendly and a sustainable bio-fertiliser made in Madagascar for Malagasy people. It is a liquid fertilizer (easier to use and spray onto crops).

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Jessan Kumar Persand

Jessan Kumar Persand Crab Aquaculture

Mauritius, 2017

Jessan Kumar Persand had always dreamed of launching his own business, and it is by observing that there is a lack of fresh crabs on…

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Maemu Lambani

Fearless Trendz

South Africa, 2017

At at just 20, Maemu Thiofhi Lambani has managed to defy all and start her own digital marketing agency. Her company, Fearless Trendz is a…

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Ibrahima Ben Aziz Konate

Poultry d'Or

YCote d'Ivoire, 2017

Ibrahima is the founder of Poultry d’Or which is a company that produces and distributes fresh poultry products and agro-foods. Their products are slaughtered, cleaned, packaged and delivered all in one day.

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Gerald Matolo

Angaza Africa Technologies

Kenya, 2017

Gerald Matolo is the founder of Angaza Africa Technologies, a company that is revolutionising the use of safe and affordable sources of household and industrial energy…

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Fadwa Moussaif

Boucharouette Eco-Création

Morocco, 2017

Boucharouette Eco-Création is a company specialising in the manufacture and marketing of hand-woven and hand-knotted carpets from falls in textile industries and their transformation into chiffon, cushions, boards and bags.

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Moonga Chowe

Chilimba Savings

Zambia, 2017

Moonga Chowe is the founder of Chilimba Savings, a company that seeks to provide financial security and peace of mind to traditional credit and savings…

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Vicente Zau

Vicente News Company

Angola, 2017

Vicente News Company is an online platform that aims to promote African music, (mainly Angolan music, across the continent to encourage the growth and development of African music in foreign countries.

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Thowiba Alhaj

Jump up Sudan

Sudan, 2017

Thobiwa is the founder of Work Jump-Up Sudan, an organisation that intends to empower University students by linking them to job opportunities.

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Satta Wahab

Naz Naturals

Liberia, 2017

Satta Wahab, is the CEO and Founder of Naz Naturals. Naz Naturals, which is a company that has become paramount in Liberia’s natural hair movement, solidifying its spot…

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Ajiroghene Omanudhowo

360 Needs

Nigeria, 2017

Ajiro has managed to create a social enterprise organisation and parent company birthed solely to create subsidiaries that identify & solve problems in any locality.

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