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Apply for the $100,000 Anzisha Prize for Young African Entrepreneurs

Africa’s premier award and fellowship for Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs is excited to announce that the 2020 call for applications is now open. Every year, the prize celebrates 20 African entrepreneurs, aged 22 years and younger, each of whom have a chance to win a shared prize of US$100,000. In addition to the cash prize, selected …

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Apply for the $100,000 Anzisha Prize for Young African Entrepreneurs

The search is on to find Africa’s youngest, most innovative social and business entrepreneurs under the age of 22. Organizers of the Anzisha Prize are calling for more nominations from the public this year to ensure they discover the very best talent on the continent. You must be between 15 and 22 years old with …

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Apply: The 2019 Kuwait Foundation Africa Prize

The \”Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sumait Prize\” will be awarded annually to individuals or institutions within one of the proposed three fields (Food Security, Health and Education), and has a value of $1,000,000 (One million US dollars). The prize is to be awarded to individuals or institutions who through their research projects or initiatives have made significant advancement within …

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Founder of Infiuss, Melissa Bime Wins 2018 Anzisha Prize

The Mastercard Foundation and African Leadership Academy are thrilled to announce that 22-year-old healthcare entrepreneur Melissa Bime has won the US$25,000 Grand Prize at the 8th annual Anzisha Prize awards gala.  Bime is the founder of INFIUSS, an online blood bank and digital supply chain platform that ensures patients in 23 hospitals in Cameroon have life-saving blood when and where …

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Meet the Young Entrepreneurs Up for the $100,000 Anzisha Prize

Entrepreneurship is central to Africa’s economic growth and is one of the keys to unlocking job opportunities for young people across the continent. Today, Mastercard Foundation in partnership with the African Leadership Academy (ALA) is pleased to announce that 20 of Africa’s youngest and brightest entrepreneurs will join the Anzisha Fellowship–a lifelong affiliation that will help …

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Meet the 15 Young Entrepreneurs Up for the $100,000 Anzisha Prize

Supported by African Leadership Academy (ALA) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, the Anzisha Prize celebrates and cultivates the next generation of young African entrepreneurial leaders who are creating job opportunities, solving local development problems and driving economies. Selected from 14 countries, nearly half of all candidates are young women representing sectors as diverse as …

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