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Celebrating its tenth year, the Anzisha Prize awards its top honour to 21-year-old Egyptian entrepreneur

Johannesburg, South Africa – insert date of distribution – With a pool of talented finalists from more than 15 African countries, the 2020 Anzisha Prize – the premier award for Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs – goes to Alaa Moatamed, a  young female entrepreneur whose venture provides business owners with an affordable and convenient delivery service for…

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Celebrate 10 years of the Anzisha Prize on October 27th

Join us as we announce this year’s Anzisha Prize winners while looking back at the last ten years and re-imagining the future of supporting very young entrepreneurs in Africa Register today and see who will win the 2020 Anzisha Prize: anzisha.org/top20 By: Sisanda Ntshinga Over the last ten years, the Anzisha Prize has seen over…

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5 lessons learnt from supporting very young entrepreneurs

(Previous Anzisha Managers’ perspectives) By: Dolapo Adeyanju Young entrepreneurs’ journeys are shaped by many interrelated factors, one of which includes working closely with program managers, educators, and investors.  While investors provide finance, managers and educators provide guidance to the beneficiaries of entrepreneurship programs – who have been entrusted with valuable resources –to help them build…

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What makes the 2020 Anzisha finalists special?

By: Lionel Tarumbwa In light of the pandemic, it has become apparent that the world needs businesses that are community-focused and agile.  The makeup of the top 20 finalists this year is made up of young entrepreneurs who are not only addressing some of the most pressing needs in Africa today but are also creating…

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Anzisha Top 20: Inside the Selection Process and the Pandemic Effect

By: Lionel Tarumbwa The coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on how business and organisations operate. This year’s Anzisha Top 20 selection process was no exception to the disruption of Covid-19. In light of the lockdown being enforced and the travel restrictions that were imposed, the Anzisha Prize team reimagined how the selection of Africa’s…

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