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10 Highlights from the 2018 Year in Entrepreneurship

The Editor, Sihle Magubane, shares some of his highlights in the world of entrepreneurship in 2018.     1. African Leadership Academy shares its inaugural Learning Brief on Entrepreneurship Education…

Effective Entrepreneurship Education: A Case Study from 10 years of African Leadership Group

by Ryan Findley & Josh Adler  African Leadership Group (ALG) is a globally referenced pioneer in experiential education. In its short 10 years, it has established one of the world’s…

Twenty of Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs will compete for a share of US$100,000 cash prize

  Mastercard Foundation and the African Leadership Academy Welcome the 2018 Anzisha Prize Finalists Twenty of Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs will compete for a share of US$100,000 cash prize Johannesburg, South…

ALA Learning Brief: Very Young Entrepreneurs

This inaugural ALA Learning Brief shares emergent learning from African Leadership Academy (ALA) regarding outcomes of our programs on entrepreneurship training for African youth, grounded in the broader literature on…

African Leadership Academy’s Big Plan for Very Young Entrepreneurs

In this Video,  ALA’s VP of Global Programs, Josh Adler, shares ALA’s vision for developing young African entrepreneurs at the ALA Decennial Celebrations. Josh Adler (Vice President, Global Programs, ALA)…

The key to successful entrepreneurship teaching is to create opportunities for learners to fail

Sihle Magubane interviewed one of the leading experts in Entrepreneurial Leadership at African Leadership Academy- David Tait. He shared some insights on what a successful entrepreneurship education should look like:…

BUILD-in-a-Box Report: A Replicable Model for Youth-led Learning

African Leadership Academy (ALA) aims to create a pipeline of leaders for Africa through entrepreneurial leadership. ALA students undergo a two-year educational program that trains them to create workable models to capture opportunities and develop solutions to problems in their communities. Read about how they make this happen.

Fifteen Emerging Young African Entrepreneurs Will Put Their Talent to Work on the Continent

Hailing from 14 countries, promising finalists to share US$100,000 Anzisha Prize 2017, Africa’s premier award for her youngest entrepreneurs JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Fifteen young African entrepreneurs have emerged as…

Anzisha Fellows in Expert Session on How to Create a Disruption-Proof Brand

This week, Anzisha Fellows are in conversation with renowned marketer, brand manager and entrepreneur, Zanele Mobida, in an Expert-in-Residence session titled “Business Growth through Effective Marketing and Sales.” Expert-in-Residence sessions are hosted at…

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