Jack Ma ANPI Selects Top 50 Finalists of 2020, Ethiopians Included in the List

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Jack Ma Foundation’s Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) selects Top 50 Finalists of 2020 “Africa’s Business Heroes” Competition. Ethiopians are included in the list.

Top 50 finalists were selected from over 22,000 applications across all 54 African nations representing 21 countries in the continent. Half of the finalists are female.

Finalists are engaged in 18 sectors like agriculture, AI, e-commerce, fashion, healthcare, renewable energy and ICT.

The fifty entrepreneurs will continue their journey in the competition, for a chance to become one of the ten entrepreneurs that will compete in the grand finale later this year.

They will advance to the next round of selection and will participate in an exclusive virtual boot camp on July 28.

Finalists come from Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Zimbabwe.