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Rockstar entrepreneur Karidas Tshintsholo: from wire cars to SA …

Karidas Tshintsholo, like most other four year olds, halted what he was doing as soon as he heard the distant and jarring jingle of...
Anzisha Team
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Young Moroccan entrepreneur digitizes the road

Ten years ago, Moroccan entrepreneur Issam Darui started work as his bus-driver brother’s assistant. In the humming bus stations of the country’ cities, the then...
Anzisha Team
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Young woman seizes gap in logistics market, inspiring other …

Ifrah Arab, at only twenty years old, mastered the business of last mile distribution in a remote part of Northeastern Kenya. Essential items were...
Anzisha Team
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Innovative Nigerian tutor aggregator experiences exponential growth

While the Prize has already received well over 500 applicants, only around 5% of these are from entrepreneurs in North Africa – mainly Egypt,...
Fanta Traore
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Four promising young businesspeople from African frontier markets

There are some frontier markets in Africa that have only seen one entrepreneur apply for the Anzisha Prize – and we decided to highlight...
Anzisha Team
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The young women entrepreneurs looking to champion Africa

While in the past there have been a lot fewer women applicants for the Anzisha Prize than men, history also shows these young women...
Anzisha Team
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The young Zimbabwean with a free online classroom for …

"When you have a good idea and that burning desire within to bring change, do not let anyone tell you that you can’t do...
Anzisha Team
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Cameroonian puts diabetes to flight with tea manufacturing business

"At first I was doing this just for my mom, but then I realised this could help other people like her in Cameroon, as...
Anzisha Team
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How a 17-year-old started a poultry business in the …

Sirjeff Dennis was five when he witnessed a neighbour lose her seven-month old son to malnutrition, and it created a passion to fight hunger...
Anzisha Team
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