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Re-purposing travel and event funding toward COVID-19 relief

By: Josh Adler I want to be clear — this is not a debate on whether conferencing, travel and events are the best ways for non-profits to spend money for…

New research points toward an investment in VERY YOUNG entrepreneurs to unlock peer-to-peer driven employment growth.

25 May 2020 – Investments in supporting successful transitions from school and university directly to entrepreneurship could unlock significant employment gains in Africa, this is according to a new research…

Here is a glimpse into the 2020 Anzisha Prize applications

Every year we open up our applications portal and receive hundreds of applications from very young entrepreneurs across the continent. Although it has been 10 years of celebrating Africa’s youngest…

The rise of peer-to-peer Employment

By: Dolapo Adeyanju With the increasing rate of youth unemployment in Africa, there is consensus that the formal sector is incapable of absorbing the ever-growing population of young job seekers…

2020 Anzisha Prize applications launch with 10th year celebrations

PRESS RELEASE Johannesburg, South Africa, 17 February 2020 – Today, the Anzisha Prize–Africa’s premier award and fellowship for Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs – is excited to announce that the 2020 call…

ANZISHA PRIZE ANNOUNCES THEIR TOP 20 YOUNG AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS FOR 2019

Meet Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs whose ideas are reimagining the future of the continent. Johannesburg, South Africa – After months of searching the African continent, the Anzisha Prize has unveiled its top…

10 Highlights from the 2018 Year in Entrepreneurship

The Editor, Sihle Magubane, shares some of his highlights in the world of entrepreneurship in 2018.     1. African Leadership Academy shares its inaugural Learning Brief on Entrepreneurship Education…

Fostering Productive Entrepreneurial Communities: From the Very Young Entrepreneur Lens

What support interventions works best to scale job-generative enterprises? This is a perennial question that few have attempted to solve conclusively- which is understandable because there is no easy way…

Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2017/18 Report

Now in it’s 19th year, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor tracks rates of entrepreneurship across multiple phases of entrepreneurial activity. The region with the highest proportion of entrepreneurs expecting medium to…

Anzisha Startup Idea Matrix 2.0

It may be the case that your child or learners have expressed a desire to explore entrepreneurship, but face one problem: They haven’t yet found an idea that they are very…

Women Shine at the 2018 Anzisha Prize Awards

  Women Shine at the 2018 Anzisha Prize Awards Grand Prize winner and second-runner up are providing healthcare solutions that are changing lives in Africa   Johannesburg, South Africa, October…

Winners of 2018 Anzisha Prize announced at gala event in Johannesburg, South Africa

2018 Anzisha Prize winners Joan Nalubega (left), Alhaji Siraj Bah (middle) and Melissa Bime (right) “We believe in you more than we believe in politicians.” This was the message from…

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