The Acumen East Africa Fellowship 2021

Each year, the Acumen East Africa Fellows Programme brings together 20 extraordinary individuals tackling poverty and injustice in their communities – and equips them with the knowledge, skills and community to accelerate and sustain their impact. Acumen East Africa Fellowship The Fellowship begins with an intensive leadership programme, where Fellows remain in their jobs while

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The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme 2021

The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme is a fully funded 6-month-long programme for outstanding young entrepreneurs from emerging and developing countries. The programme aims to connect young founders from all over the world and offers a mentoring programme tailored to their particular challenges. It supports them in further developing their entrepreneurial skills and their international network.

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The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards 2021

The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards recognises and celebrate the contributions that innovators in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors are making in advancing the sustainable development goals in Commonwealth countries. Benefits Each award winner will receive a trophy, a certificate and prize money of £3,000. Award winners will receive ongoing support for

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Facebook Video Storytellers Africa (A FREE Mobile Journalism Course)

Facebook Video Storytellers Africa is a training program from the Facebook Journalism Project in partnership with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). The training is led by Hashtag Our Stories, a global network of mobile storytellers.  The Facebook Journalism Project works with publishers around the world to strengthen the connection between journalists and the communities they serve. It also helps address

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The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship 2020 (CAMFF)

The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF) is aimed at mid-senior level African professionals with demonstrable leadership skills in their fields, which may include public servants working in areas of media policy and regulatory frameworks, or media professionals such as journalists. The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship Fellows will undertake a bespoke 8-week fellowship programme

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The Commonwealth Youth Awards 2021

Are you a young change-maker that’s creating developmental changes in society? Do not miss out on the opportunity to nominate yourself or a youth leader working on achieving the 17 SDGs in your community. The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 independent and equal sovereign states and helps to strengthen governance, build inclusive institutions and

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Call for Proposals: AWDF’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

Call for proposals are open for the African Women’s Development Fund 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. AWDF will focus on ‘women’s mental health and wellness’ during the 2020 Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Women groups and organisations will be supported during the activism period to intensify education and awareness on preventing

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