Anzisha Effect

Read stories from the Anzisha Prize team and the ecosystem that supports and champions entrepreneurship of very young entrepreneurs across Africa.

Entrepreneur Stories

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...

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,...

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...

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...

3 Young Agripreneurs who have proven Agribusiness as a Profitable Career Choice

By Dolapo Adeyanju “I mentioned to my uncle who is a farmer that I would like to go into farming, he rejected the idea and...

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...

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...

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...

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