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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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Anzisha Prize expands programs and looks ahead to 2020

 The Anzisha Prize is expanding, after initial success, to provide increased support to entrepreneurial youth and partner organisations to drive pan-African economic growth to...
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Entries now open for Africa’s $75,000 youth entrepreneurship prize

Entries are now open for the Anzisha Prize, the premier award for Africa’s top young entrepreneurs. Over US$75,000 in cash prizes will be shared...
josh
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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.”
Anzisha Team
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Young entrepreneur shares lessons from running a food business …

“I want young people to change their thinking and not to believe that it is better overseas, because in the DRC and Africa there...
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Meet the computer whizz from Togo who built his …

Sam Kodo was just seven when he started building his first robot that could both circumvent obstacles and interact with people. Now he is...
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Thinking like a CEO: Why a 19-year-old is winning …

Tom Osborn has a humble manner about him, which is surprising since, at the age of 19, he has already been recognised as one...
Anzisha Team
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How Africa’s top young entrepreneur in 2014 is solving …

“For me changing the world isn’t about creating a new phone that the whole world buys. For me it is just about bringing positive...
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Finding Africa's top young entrepreneurs: Looking back on …

“To think of the Anzisha Prize as a once-a-year event would be an underestimate of the programme,” says Josh Adler, director of the Centre...
Anzisha Team
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