Startup Uganda’s Digital Innovation Challenge 2020

Startup Uganda with support from UNCDF and in partnership with implementing partners like Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU), Ministry of Local Government (MoLG), Mobipay, Danish Refugee Council and Ensibuuko, is launching an innovation challenge towards the development of use-cases that will be impactful for low-income populations with a focus on farmers, women, youth and refugees.

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The Aga Khan University Innovators-in-Residence Program 2020

The Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications Media Innovation Centre, together with its partners DW Akademie, Media Challenge Initiative and Tanzania’s Media Foundation are looking for the brightest media minds from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to join the 2020 Innovators-in-Residence, a 12-month incubation and accelerator program that provides mentorship, training and coaching

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Suicide: One Person Dies Every 40 Seconds

Progress in suicide prevention activities in some countries, but much more is needed The number of countries with national suicide prevention strategies has increased in the five years since the publication of WHO’s first global report on suicide, said the World Health Organization in the lead-up to World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September. But

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The CEO Forum 2020 (Call for startups to showcase to industry leaders)

CEO Summit Uganda in collaboration with the Innovation Village, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development and Strathmore Business School is organizing this year’s Virtual CEO Forum 2020. CEO summit Uganda gathers Uganda’s CEOs, executives, and senior management from Uganda’s leading organizations, with multi-sector entrepreneurs, investors, innovators, and founders, to discuss plans to support the growth

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AppsAfrica Innovation Awards 2020

The sixth AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, celebrates technology and mobile applications from across Africa, showcasing the continents best innovations across 12 categories. The awards are open to corporates, established ventures or start-ups who have launched services in at least one African market. The Awards continue to be a leading barometer of innovation across the continent and

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