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.

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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Victoria Olimatunde


Nigeria, 2017

Victoria is the founder of Bizkids which is aimed at teaching kids about financial literacy, savings, money management and rudimentary aspects of starting small scale business through a fun and interactive board game.

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Dina Mohamed Ibrahim

Metro Co-working Space

Egypt, 2017

Metro Co-working Space offers affordable working spaces and coursework trainning that empowers entrepreneurs and young people to thrive.

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Edgar Edmund


Tanzania, 2017

Seeing how the rains and floods destroyed houses in his country and how houses were weak because of poor foundations and poor building materials, Edgar was inspired to solve this problem by turning adversity into opportunity and as a result GreenVenture was founded.

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Aly Abdelazam

Teens Club

Egypt, 2016

20 year old Aly is founder of Teens Club, a youth empowerment organization. Teens Club provides teenagers with a platform to develop themselves professionally by linking them up with experts, improving their skillsets, and providing a safe space for the expression of opinions and talents.

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