In 2008, 19 leading German enterprises founded the AFRIKA KOMMT! initiative, the very first joint initiative for capacity building by the German industry. AFRIKA KOMMT! refers to Africa’s time is now! At the heart of the AFRIKA KOMMT! fellowship programme is an eight-months practical training in a leading German enterprise benefiting both fellows and partner
The British Council, and Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development are issuing a call for proposals to support Mobility in and from Africa, specifically prioritising young artists and cultural practitioners from a range of African countries. The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. They were founded in 1934
The world has already invented products and services to end poverty, yet the best is not being distributed at mass-scale. D-Prize is funding social entrepreneurs who can design a business or NGO that solves girl’s education, agriculture, energy, global health, education, governance or infrastructure. D-Prize Challenge D-Prize expands access to poverty-alleviation interventions in the developing
As a next natural step in supporting collaboration with the academic community, Adobe is pleased to invite applications to the Adobe Research Fellowship. The fellowship recognizes outstanding graduate students anywhere in the world carrying out exceptional research in areas of computer science important to Adobe. Adobe Research creates innovative technologies for its software products to
To bring more gender diversity to the technology industry, Adobe is pleased to invite applications to the Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship. Adobe Research creates innovative technologies for its software products to better serve consumers, creative professionals, developers, and enterprises. Adobe brings together the smartest, most driven people they can find and gives them the freedom
Here’s yet another open call to all young people interested or currently involved in photojournalism to attend the free CANON Basic DSLR Photography Workshop in Gulu. Are you keen on photography and want to know more about capturing great images? Or are you already shooting and trying to understand the exposure triangle and how aperture, shutter
The Goethe-Zentrum Kampala and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) are looking for photographs that capture the vision on and of the middle class in Uganda by young up and coming photographers who will stand a chance to wish cash prizes. The Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/ Ugandan German Cultural Society is an apolitical and non-profit organization (cultural society) based in Kampala.
In 2019, Short Story Day Africa is seeking short fiction exploring disruption, especially but not limited to climate and environ[mental] disruption. Floods. Wildfires. Oceans of plastic. Chemical rivers. Melting ice caps. The polar vortex. Storms during the dry season. Extreme heat. Drought. The climate is changing, the environment becoming ever more hostile in humanity’s hands.
As part of its 100th anniversary, the International Labour Organization (ILO) recently painted a mural at Uganda House in New York in recognition of efforts by the government to solve youth unemployment. According to the latest available and most reliable official statistics, Uganda’s national unemployment rate is 9.2%. The unemployment rate for youth aged 18 –
As part of Meet The Farmers’ Conference (MTFC), Crenov8 consulting is looking to support AgriTechnology Entrepreneurship in Africa with the Innov8Agric Challenge, which is looking to promote innovative ideas and enterprises that focus on agriculture and help them improve their business operations while providing a platform to showcase their innovation. Innov8Agric Challenge The Innov8Agric challenge