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What it takes to be a young female entrepreneur in Africa

by Melissa Mbazo-Ekpenyong, Deputy Director of the Anzisha Prize programme; and Belinda Munemo is the Founder & CEO of Reekworth According to the World Bank, Africa is the only region in the world with more female than male entrepreneurs. One in four African women start or manage a business, many of them in the informal…

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2020’s biggest entrepreneurial lessons

By Sisanda Ntshinga The last year has been nothing short of challenges and many businesses have had to take a step back and re-evaluate how they do things. Some Anzisha fellows shared some of their biggest business lessons in 2020 and how those lessons have helped their businesses grow. 22-year-old Olivia Kipo is the founder…

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Nine Valuable Lessons from a Successful Young Entrepreneur

By Dolapo Adeyanju Necessity and passion are two common phenomena in the Entrepreneurial world. While some people don’t set out to be entrepreneurs, some are determined from a young age never to wear a white collar or seek formal employment. Meet Mahmood Oyewo, a 28-year-old and Forbes 30-under-30 Entrepreneur from Lagos, Nigeria. He is the…

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