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How Freddie the Dreamer introduced technology in rural Tanzania

Tanzanian entrepreneur Frederick Swai says that in his rural village in the Mbeya region, “almost 90% of the youth know how to use computers”,...
Anzisha Team
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Anzisha Prize 2014 application data: Is youth entrepreneurship lagging in …

Data from this year’s Anzisha Prize applications reveal a potential shortage of young entrepreneurs who are women, are from North and Central Africa or...
josh
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The Anzisha Prize: Combating the challenges facing young entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs in Africa typically face a wide variety of challenges, most notably access to finances, investor confidence and lack of infrastructure. But for the...
josh
3 min read

Young Ugandan creates business management app for SMEs

Ugandan Titus Mawano is the 23-year-old entrepreneur behind Ffene, an award-winning business management platform for African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that assists with...
josh
3 min read

The story of Best Ayiorwoth: Starting a microfinance business …

“I never wanted to stop at that point in my education so it angered me… I would always remind myself that someday when I...
josh
4 min read

Young CEO invents navigational technology for the blind

Twenty-two-year-old Khaled Shady is the Egyptian entrepreneur behind Mubser, an invention that assists the blind and visually impaired to identify and navigate around everyday...
josh
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21-year-old Tanzanian talks about her soap manufacturing business

Twenty-one-year-old Domitila Silayo is the founder of Jatropha Soap Production in Tanzania, which produces handmade soap with medicinal uses. Domitila Silayo The idea of...
josh
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How Cape Town-based Funda wants to change the way …

Just a few hours before I sat down for an interview with Kola Olajide, his company Funda signed a US$100,000 deal with a top...
josh
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How Laetitia Mukungu started her own farming business at …

Laetitia Mukungu is not your average teenager.
Anzisha Team
2 min read