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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 Anzisha Prize selection season. We initially sought out to find top 15 of Africa’s youngest and best entrepreneurs and we have found them from all…

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3 Fundamental actions for youth entrepreneurship support in Africa

Over two-thirds of sub-Saharan Africans are under 25. This is also the same group that experiences chronic underemployment. A lot, perhaps too much emphasis has been placed on the economic promise this brings.  Youth are expected to shape, participate in and lead innovative, robust and inclusive economies – with entrepreneurs at the vanguard. Perhaps the…

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How to find and keep good employees (when you can’t pay more money)

Competing for and maximising scarce resources is part of daily operations in SMMEs. Like natural and capital resources, human resources are not available in unlimited quantities, and are therefore scarce. When you are looking for specific skills and knowledge, the gap widens even further and the cost to acquire such talent increases far above what…

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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 updated on our latest news and provide you with vital entrepreneurship tips and advice. Over the last month, Anzisha has been busy with the recruitment…

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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.  This means that we are in the thick of reading applications and calling semi-finalists in order to select our top 15. We can’t wait to…

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