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The Anzisha Prize platform is for for experts to share what works in entrepreneurship education and support across africa. 

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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…

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…

2020 Anzisha Prize applications launch with 10th year celebrations

PRESS RELEASE Johannesburg, South Africa, 17 February 2020 – Today, the Anzisha Prize–Africa’s premier award and fellowship for Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs – is excited to announce that the 2020 call…

Looking for grant funding? Get a lawyer to read that agreement

By Daniel Mpala Very young entrepreneurs who get offered grant funding should consult with a lawyer before signing anything, advises Chanzo Capital managing partner and Angel Fair Africa founder Eric Osiakwan. Osiakwan was…

Here’s how ALA will get the Anzisha Scenario to become a reality

By Daniel Mpala Imagine a future where, in response to the challenge of youth unemployment, young Africans of high potential choose entrepreneurship as a career. Last month, African Leadership Academy…

5 Critical Lessons for Supporting Youth Entrepreneurs and Leaders Through Movements

The Graca Machel Trust hosted a gathering of youth support organizations from across Africa exploring how to build impactful support structures for youth. In our view, parents, educators and passionate…

Youth Towards Growth Sectors: Where opportunities for youth lie across Africa

What sectors of business create the most opportunities for youth to engage in? This is an important but tricky question to explore as an individual who may want to better…

How the 2015 Fellows have benefitted from the Anzisha Prize

Only 12 Fellows are selected each year and become lifelong members of the Anzisha network, with access to a web of business leaders, investors and networking opportunities.

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