100 Most Influential Young Africans for 2020

In recognition of their works which have impacted lives across the continent, Africa Youth Awards has announced 100 young Africans from 32 African countries in its 2020 ranking of 100 Most Influential Young Africans. With a record 49 females and 51 males represented from 29 African countries, the list features notable faces such as Davido, Peace Hyde,

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The Digify Africa Virtual Bootcamps 2020

Digify Africa offers a range of digital skills training programmes for job seekers, entrepreneurs, teens, parents and educators. It’s never been easier to learn when you can do it anywhere. Virtually. The Digify Virtual Bootcamps offer a deep dive into all the information you’ll need to prepare you for the Facebook Certified Digital Marketing Associate

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The Hult Prize 2021 Challenge (Food for Good)

The Hult Prize 2021 Challenge is focused on creating jobs, stimulate economies, reimagine supply chains and improve outcomes for 10,000,000 people by 2030. Food defines the human experience. Family dinners, religious feasts, quicksnacks eaten during breaks at work, and our many other relationships with food combine to shape our bodies, our minds, our communities, and

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#AfricaEducatesHer Campaign 2020 (Call for Submissions)

AU/CIEFFA invites African girls and women: students, human rights’ activists and teachers/educators to submit creative content showcasing their experiences learning/teaching girls during the COVID-19 related school closures and initiatives being taken by individuals, organisations and nations to ensure girls return back to school once schools start reopening.  The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education across the

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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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