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Developing an Entrepreneurial Culture: Who is Responsible?

Over the past 40 years, the global narrative and outlook on Africa’s potential for economic growth have dramatically changed. Historically, countries in post-independent Africa encountered a range of internal struggles that limited the prospects of creating conducive and stable environments that propelled their citizens towards prosperity. All this sustained a view of a compromised Africa.…

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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 to resolve this question. Endeavor Insight and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have provided critical insights into a sub-section of entrepreneurship activity through their…

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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 high job creation(6 or more jobs in5 years) opportunities is North America (29.5%). The United States, in particular, stands out with 38.6% of entrepreneurs expecting…

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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 excited to work on for a considerable number of years. This may be due to a number of potential issues- including lack of exposure to…

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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 30, 2018 – The Mastercard Foundation and African Leadership Academy are thrilled to announce that 22-year-old healthcare entrepreneur Melissa Bime has won the US$25,000 Grand…

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