Young Cameroonian Entrepreneur, Nteff Alain Wins 2014 Anzisha Prize Award

This year's Anzisha Prize award ceremony was held on September 23rd in Johannesburg, South Africa.
22 year old Cameroonian  entrepreneur, Alain Nteff walked away with Africa’s premier youth entrepreneurship award at the 4th annual Anzisha Prize Award,  worth a $25 000 cash prize to support his social business. He emerged as the winner out of 12 other contestants from different African countries.

Schoolbag manufacturer Thato Kgatlhanye (South Africa) was first runner up with second runner up going to 17 year-old farmer Gabriel Kombassere (Ivory Coast). They received cash prizes of $15,000 and $12,500 respectively to catalyze their venture growth.

18 year-old Tom Osborn from Kenya received a special $10,000 energy prize award from Donors Circle for Africa, for his eco-fuel venture, Greenchar. This year’s awards were judged by respected entrepreneurs Wendy Luhabe (South Africa), Khanyi Dhlomo (South Africa), Willy Mukiny Yav (DRC), Wanjiru Waithaka (Kenya) and Mohamed Nanabhay (South Africa).

Congratulations to the young African entrepreneurs. Love it when our youth are setting the bar high! 

Credit: Anzisha Prize

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