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This inaugural ALA Learning Brief shares emergent learning from African Leadership Academy (ALA) regarding outcomes of our programs on entrepreneurship training for African youth, grounded in the broader literature on the value of focusing on very young entrepreneurs. It begins with a snapshot of insights from current research about the value and complexity of early…

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Uganda’s Best Aiyorworth has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Anzisha Prize, Africa’s foremost youth entrepreneurship award. Her fellow countryman Titus Mawano was the first-runner up while Domitila Silayo of Tanzania was named as the second runner-up of this prestigious competition. The three shared $75,000 USD in prize money with the nine other…

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Twelve inspirational entrepreneurs from around Africa are the finalists for the prestigious Anzisha Prize, Africa’s foremost youth entrepreneurship award. The contenders, who hail from 10 countries on the continent, stand a chance to share in over $75 000 USD in cash prizes and receive networking and learning opportunities, which is provided through a partnership between…

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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 own blog or website if you’d like to help promote the prize this year… Entries are now open for the prestigious Anzisha Prize, Africa’s foremost youth entrepreneurial awards which reward…

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We’re happy to announce that French versions of our application form are now available. Please go to http://www.formstack.com/forms/anzisha-2013FR from any computer or mobile phone to apply in French if that is your preference. We’ll have more French materials available ahead of our West-African information tour dates in March!

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