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Prioritizing connectedness and curriculum with young entrepreneurs

By Thokoza Mjo (Program Lead at The Anzisha Prize) Over 10 years ago, we started the Anzisha Prize by recognising that Africa’s future will be shaped by young people who commit each day to think differently, break boundaries and choose to do hard things. Every year, the Anzisha Prize conducts an extensive search across the…

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Sustainable SMMEs key to Africa’s economic revival

Five important things young entrepreneurs must know to attain business sustainability Many entrepreneurs, especially those who are young and inexperienced, have very little understanding of the concept of sustainability in business. In Africa particularly, with startups largely run by very young and inexperienced people, the problem is quite prevalent. However, because youth entrepreneurship is generally…

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New Report suggests the creation of 1M job opportunities by 2030 on the horizon for unemployed African youth

[Press Release] Anzisha Prize, mastercard foundation and African Leadership Academy have released a Report highlighting key lessons learned to navigate a future where youth are job creators Johannesburg, South Africa – Young people’s inexperience is perhaps their greatest asset for being successful entrepreneurs who create jobs for their peers. This is according to a new…

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