22 year-old entrepreneur wins Sh2.6M Pan-African Anzisha Prize

Chris Kwekowe, founder of Slatecube, has been announced the overall winner of the 5th Anzisha youth entrepreneurship award. The judges were impressed by Slatecube which offers a job-relevant skills learning platform and job placement services. Chris won the $25,000 (Sh2.6M) Grand Prize while Cameroonian fintech entrepreneur Fabrice Alomo walked away with $15,000.

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Meet these 12 young Africans transforming the continent

The African youth population, faced with biting unemployment and resource scarcity, is turning to innovation to solve the myriad of challenges they face in their society. The African Leadership Academy, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, has identified 12 accomplished young entrepreneurs as finalists for the 2015 Anzisha Prize. The

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23-year old Cameroonian M-health startup recognized by Queen Elizabeth

Alain Nteff, a Telecommunications Engineering student and social entrepreneur, has been recognized by Queen Elizabeth under the umbrella of the inaugural Queens Young Leaders Award for his efforts in improving maternal and infant health. Nteff is the Co-founder of GiftedMom, a mobile health technology social enterprise that has impacted over 3,000

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