Netflix and UNESCO’s African Folktales, Reimagined Short Film Competition 2022

Netflix has partnered with UNESCO to launch a short film competition, “African Folktales, Reimagined,” to find the bravest, wittiest, and most surprising retellings of some of Africa’s most-loved folktales. Folktales have always played an important role in the heritage of a culture, passing down values, knowledge, and customs from one generation to the next. The

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The Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2021

Ecobank is challenging Africa’s new generation of entrepreneurs to find lasting solutions to the continent’s most pressing banking issues. Applications for this year’s Ecobank Fintech Challenge are now open! Ecobank, whose official name is Ecobank Transnational Inc., is a pan-African banking conglomerate, with banking operations in 36 African countries. It is the leading independent regional

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The Google for Startups Black Founders Fund Africa 2021 (Win Up to $100,000)

Between 2020 and 2021, more African companies completed more funding rounds than in any prior year, with transactions rising by almost 50%. While remarkable, this achievement is not translating to the same level of success for Black founders on the continent. Research shows that African founded startups find it difficult to secure financial support, and are faced

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The Young Photographer Award 2021 (Win a Canon EOS 90D 18-55 Kit Lens)

The Uganda Press Photo Award (UPPA) invites all Ugandan photojournalists and photographers between the ages of 21 and 28 years to participate in the 5th Young Photographer Award. The Young Photographer Award 2021 The Young Photographer Award is an educational award geared towards passionate emerging photographers looking to cultivate a career in documentary photography or photojournalism. The winner

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The East African Photography Award 2021 (Win a Canon EOS R with EF 24-105mm Lens )

The East African Photography Award was created to shine a spotlight on documentary photography that focuses on people and cultures from the perspective of East African citizens. Through this, UPPA hopes to promote and encourage the documentation of the fast-changing realities around us, and the cultural, socio-political, environmental and technological issues that affect individuals and

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The Uganda Press Photo Award 2021 (Win a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with 24-105 L Lens Kit)

The Uganda Press Photo Award (UPPA) invites all photojournalists and photographers to participate in the 10th annual photography competitions. Over the past ten years, the UPPA has endeavoured to not only celebrate Ugandan photojournalism but also create a platform where Ugandan photographers can not only connect with other professionals, locally and internationally but also exchange

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The NASE Youth Ideathon 2021 (UGX 100,000,000 Up for Grabs)

As a national voice of student-led enterprise societies, NASE aims to boost student’s enterprise skills, confidence, and aspirations through, practical learning/programs and inspiring events. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Uganda in collaboration with Stanbic Bank Uganda recently launched the Youth4Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship Facility, to tackle youth unemployment through impact-driven innovation and entrepreneurship in

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