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Meet four young business people pursuing their passions in …

A whopping 148 young Nigerians applied for the 2015 Anzisha Prize this year – by far the most number of entries from any country....
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Three young African women whose ideas are making a …

This year, there are also a number of strong women candidates for the Anzisha Prize who are defining their place in the world of...
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Four young African agri-preneurs seizing opportunities in farming

This year saw a record number of applicants involved in farming. While a panel of reviewers are still evaluating entries, here is a sample...
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Cameroon’s Alain Nteff on meeting the Queen and …

Africa's top young entrepreneur shares what it was like to meet the Queen and his plans for his social enterprise.
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Green energy entrepreneur talks conquering fear and building a …

"The reason why I am an entrepreneur is because I believe that entrepreneurship is a problem solving tool that can spur social, economic and...
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Young art entrepreneur on not giving up and making …

"My parents would always say: 'Chi, your destiny is in your own hands – if you want to be somebody in life, make yourself...
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The entrepreneur behind the schoolbag that transforms into a …

Repurpose Schoolbags is an innovation made from ‘upcycled’ plastic shopping bags with built-in solar technology.
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Why a 15 year old decided to build bikes from …

“It’s so sad and so serious that a common toothpick in my country has to be imported from other countries,” said Winifred Selby.
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Visa denied! How a broken dream triggered this young …

“Looking back, I’m happy my US visa was denied because it made me do something at home.”
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