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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
3 min read

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
2 min read

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
3 min read

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
3 min read

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
2 min read

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
3 min read

Don’t wait for others to solve your problems, …

"If we don’t stand up for the things that we are passionate about, then who will?"
Anzisha Team
2 min read

Young Ghanaian builds footwear company with a difference

Mabel Suglo shares how her grandmother's leprosy inspired her to start EcoShoes in Kumasi.
Anzisha Team
2 min read

How this 22-year-old aims to shake up online shopping …

Fabrice Alomo is the Cameroonian entrepreneur behind an innovative business that aims to solve many of the challenges surrounding online shopping in his country.
Anzisha Team
2 min read