The 6th Continental Essay Competition by National Standards Bodies

The African Organization for Standardization is inviting students in institutions of higher learning in Africa to submit their essays on the 6th Continental Essay Competition to their respective National Standards Bodies (NSBs). ARSO is an intergovernmental body, established by the African Union and UNECA in 1977 with the principal mandate to harmonize African Standards and

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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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The Women in Africa Entrepreneurs’ Club 2019

Women in Africa Initiative has set up an endowment fund to promote, support and accelerate innovative enterprises run or managed by African women. Women in Africa Initiative is a digital platform because Africa is an ultra-connected continent where women have been seizing digital technology for years to conquer their independence and develop their business. They

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The Young Champions of the Earth 2019

Are you a change-maker, rain-maker, ground-breaker? Do you see opportunity, where others see a crisis? Do you want to change the world? Young Champions of the Earth aims to celebrate and support individuals aged between 18 and 30 who have outstanding potential to create a positive environmental impact. Young Champions of the Earth The Young

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The ReSAKSS Data Challenge 2019

The ReSAKSS data challenge is an Africa wide -diaspora included- competition targeting researchers, students, creative designers, developers and analysts and anyone passionate about data. The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) supports the successful implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) by providing policy-relevant data; facilitating dialogue among stakeholders; monitoring progress

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The Microinsurance Challenge Fund 2019

Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) is an independent not-for-profit company committed to promoting greater access to financial services in Uganda. FSD Uganda seeks to develop a more inclusive financial sector with a focus on low-income individuals (particularly women) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). They support innovation, conduct research, help promote and improve policy,

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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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