The Innovation Village Fellowship 2019

Being a leading launchpad for young innovators and entrepreneurs in Uganda, the Innovation Village created its first fellowship program to skill young people. They are building an entire ecosystem of entrepreneurs and innovators solving the biggest challenges, from helping entrepreneurs launch and grow high-impact ventures to attracting global opportunities. The Innovation Village Fellowship Technology is

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The Gig Nite Workshop 2019 (Feb Edition)

The Gig Nite workshop is an event organized by Gigstarz that happens every last Friday of the month at innovation hubs situated in Uganda. Gigstarz is a community of young Ugandan freelancers who share their knowledge and networks with the aim of finding and creating more opportunities for each other. It’s a community of independent

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The Africa We Want Youth Essay Contest 2019

In an effort to promote African youth’s active participation in the continent’s development, the African Union Development Agency/NEPAD is running a youth essay contest, targeting young African people and its diaspora in proposing concrete pathways through which Agenda 20632 the continent’s framework for transformation, can be fast-tracked. The Africa We Want Youth Essay Contest The

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How a group of women are turning waste to wealth on a Lake Victoria landing site

Globally, the fisheries sub-sector is known to be exclusively a male domain. Women who constitute the larger proportion of the under-resourced and marginalized groups are excluded in fisheries resource management. According to a report by the World Fish Center, women comprise 50% of the labour force in the fisheries sector, they are engaged in small-scale

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The MTN Graduate Development Program 2019

The MTN Graduate Development Program seeks to source, develop, and accelerate top graduates from across MTN’s footprint in Africa and the Middle-East. ​ Launched in 1998, MTN is the leading communications operator in Uganda, offering Mobile and Fixed telecommunications, Mobile Money Services, and Internet Service Provisioning. MTN Graduate Development Program 2019 MTN has once again launched

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The VC4A Startup Academy (For Startup Founders)

The VC4A Startup Academy is an online resource platform for young startup founders in Africa. The platform avails the latest industry insights, start-up tools and methodologies needed to take a business to the next level. VC4A (Venture Capital for Africa) is a fast growing community of business professionals in 159 countries dedicated to building game

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The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme 2019

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme, is a 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify, train mentor and fund 10,000 entrepreneurs, capable of changing the face of business across Africa. Launched in 2015, The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship and represents their 10-year, $100 million commitment, to

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The European Union’s Erasmus+ Programme 2019

The Erasmus+ programme is the European Union’s programme for education, training, youth and sport, which supports learning mobility of individuals, cooperation for innovation, transnational partnerships and national efforts to modernise systems. The international dimension of the Erasmus+ programme cooperation with partner countries across the globe focuses on higher education and youth. The Erasmus+ exchange program

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The Global Health Corps Fellowship 2019 (A Global Paying Job for Young People)

Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders through the annual paid Global Health Corps Fellowship in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia, an opportunity to develop as a transformative leader in the health equity movement. Everyone has a role to play in the health equity movement. A Global Health Corps fellowship

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