The Africa Innovation and Investment Forum’s COVID-19 Innovation Challenge

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and its partners are pleased to invite researchers, firms, public and private development agencies, government leaders, innovators, youths and development partners to showcase their innovations at the first Africa Innovation and Investment Forum 2020 with a focus on COVID-19, from 15-19 June 2020. The COVID-19 Innovation Challenge

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The InsurTech Hackathon

The InsurTech lab through this customer engagement hackathon is looking to identify digital solutions that will improve or enable insurance service providers to engage with their customers. The InsurTech Lab at the Innovation Village is Uganda’s launchpad for leading innovators and entrepreneurs with ideas and solutions that can revolutionize the Insurance sector. The Innovation Village

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The Google Africa Developer Scholarship Program 2020

Building upon their pledge to provide mobile developer training to 100,000 Africans to develop world-class apps, Google is pleased to announce the new round of Google Africa Developer Scholarships aimed at equipping developers with access to high-quality, world-class training on mobile technologies and cloud platforms. The Google Africa Developer Scholarship The Google Africa Developer Scholarship

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7 Places to Learn to Code for Free!

Nowadays, you don’t have to go back to school (and take on the huge loan) to learn how to code or become a software programmer or engineer. The ability to code (and to participate in conversations around programming) is indispensable; it’s not a skill reserved for the uber-geeky. It allows business professionals to identify and

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The Facebook & Andela #BuildforSDG Challenge 2020

Facebook and Andela have partnered to up-skill developers across Sub-Saharan Africa through #BuildforSDG Challenge, a six-week immersive program where selected developers will work in agile remote teams to innovate on projects relating to the SDGs. Developer Circles from Facebook is a program designed to create locally organized communities for developers. These communities are meant to

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The COVID-19 Knock-Down Innovation Challenge

The Innovation Village through the COVID-19 Knock-Down Innovation Challenge is calling for solutions to end the epidemic. The Innovation Village is 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. COVID-19 Knock-Down Innovation Challenge The unfolding Coronavirus pandemic is having

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The Innovation Village’s Freelancers Lounge 2020

The Innovation Village is launching the Freelancer’s Lounge; a community space to unlocking the future of work by promoting the interests of independent workers. The Innovation Village is 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 Freelancers Lounge

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