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The Anzisha Prize platform is for for experts to share what works in entrepreneurship education and support across africa. 

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Anzisha Youth Entrepreneurship Survey 2016 

Africa has the youngest population in the world, with an estimated 200 million people between the ages of 15 and 24. But despite fast economic growth over the past decade,…

BUILD-in-a-Box Report: A Replicable Model for Youth-led Learning

African Leadership Academy (ALA) aims to create a pipeline of leaders for Africa through entrepreneurial leadership. ALA students undergo a two-year educational program that trains them to create workable models to capture opportunities and develop solutions to problems in their communities. Read about how they make this happen.

Supporting Young Entrepreneurs: What Works? Youth Business International

Commissioned by Youth Business International & EY, this report highlights 10 key lessons in what works in supporting young entrepreneurs. It highlights imperatives such as financing, training, mentoring, gender equity…

Unleashing Africa’s Agricultural Entrepreneurs: Tony Elumelu Foundation

The agriculture sector represents Africa’s greatest opportunity to drive inclusive, sustainable growth, and one of the few sectors with the potential to lift millions out of poverty and forever change…

Women’s Entrepreneurship: How to Measure the gap between new female and male entrepreneurs

  This paper analyzes data on female and male entrepreneurship that were collected by the World Bank Group’s Entrepreneurship Database. Recognizing the importance of a differentiated approach to entrepreneurship in…

2017 Anzisha Media Prize Release

Anzisha Prize honors journalists, radio personalities and TV broadcasters from across Africa with the Anzisha Media Prize. Recognizing the immense potential for media partners to inspire, the Anzisha Prize invests…

Young Emerging Entrepreneurs Share Anzisha Prize, Africa’s Premier Award for Young Entrepreneurs

22 year old, Ibrahima Ben Aziz Konate from Cote D’Ivoire takes Anzisha Grand Prize African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation are pleased to announce that 22 year old, Ibrahima Ben…

Fifteen Emerging Young African Entrepreneurs Will Put Their Talent to Work on the Continent

Hailing from 14 countries, promising finalists to share US$100,000 Anzisha Prize 2017, Africa’s premier award for her youngest entrepreneurs JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Fifteen young African entrepreneurs have emerged as…

July 2017 Newsletter

Anzisha Prize Monthly Digest July 2017 Edition Greetings from Johannesburg, It is officially winter in South Africa, but our hearts are smiling even in this cold after a great and successful…

June 2017 Newsletter

Anzisha Prize Monthly Digest June 2017 Edition Warm greetings from Johannesburg, Welcome to our latest newsletter, the sixth for this year, all of which we hope have helped to keep you…

May 2017 Newsletter

Anzisha Prize Monthly Digest May 2017 Edition Warm greetings from Johannesburg, We hope that you have all been doing well. It’s unbelievable but we are almost half way through the year….

April 2017 Newsletter

This month we highlight further experiences on the Prize Tour, Anzisha Fellow updates and more opportunities for youth entrepreneurs.

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