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The Anzisha Prize 2019 Top 20 Finalists

Anzisha Prize
Anzisha Prize
Publication Date:
17 October 2019
Africa, Children and Youth, Economy, Business and Finance, Innovation

Meet Africa's youngest entrepreneurs whose ideas are re-imagining the future of the continent

After months of searching the African continent, the Anzisha Prize has unveiled its top 20 finalists for 2019. The winner of the $25 000 grand prize will be announced at the ninth annual Anzisha Prize Forum on 22 October in Johannesburg.

The Anzisha Prize, an African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation partnership, is dedicated to identifying, supporting and celebrating young, African entrepreneurs between the ages of 15 to 22 whose ideas, ventures and businesses harness the power to redefine and re-imagine Africa's growth trajectory.

With over 500 applicants this year, the prize received more submissions from remote and fragile communities, widening the selection pool for the top 20.

From Somalia to Chad, applicants showcased their business acumen with enterprises that provide solutions to some of the continent's biggest problems.


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