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Entrepreneur’s Triumphs and Innovations in Agriculture

N’Guessan Koffi Jacques Olivier, who was born to a farming family in Dabouyo, Ivory Coast, has a naturally strong love of the soil. He has a knack for achieving rich…

Senegalese Woman Entrepreneur Transforms Trash to Treasure

Overwhelming scientific evidence shows that climate change has been created by mankind. Unfortunately, the poor global south, including Africa, will bear the brunt of the climate change effects, notably political and…

Anzisha Applications Insights: Who Applied for Anzisha Prize 2017?

This year the Anzisha Prize received a record number of applications from across the content. Applications increased from 550 in 2016 to 831 this year. The infogrphic below tells us…

Anzisha Prize 2016 winner sees business grow over four-fold just months after winning the prize

Last year, the Anzisha Prize judges ploughed through 550 promising applications from 32 African countries to shortlist 12 finalists, and then to crown the ultimate winner of Africa’s prestigious youth…

Rockstar entrepreneur Karidas Tshintsholo: from wire cars to SA textiles

Karidas Tshintsholo, like most other four year olds, halted what he was doing as soon as he heard the distant and jarring jingle of the ice-cream truck. He and his…

Young Moroccan entrepreneur digitizes the road

Ten years ago, Moroccan entrepreneur Issam Darui started work as his bus-driver brother’s assistant. In the humming bus stations of the country’ cities, the then 13-year old Darui saw a gap…

Young woman seizes gap in logistics market, inspiring other talented entrepreneurial girls

Ifrah Arab, at only twenty years old, mastered the business of last mile distribution in a remote part of Northeastern Kenya. Essential items were not reaching people because of poor…

Anzisha Fellows Rock Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship Youth Category at #ALN2016

For the first ever distribution of the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship to youth, three Anzisha Prize Fellows have been nominated by one of Africa’s most prominent leadership communities. Five days ago,…

Innovative Nigerian tutor aggregator experiences exponential growth

While the Prize has already received well over 500 applicants, only around 5% of these are from entrepreneurs in North Africa – mainly Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia.

Innovative Nigerian tutor aggregater experiences exponential growth

While the Prize has already received well over 500 applicants, only around 5% of these are from entrepreneurs in North Africa – mainly Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia.

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