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.
In partnership with the European Commission, and Agence Française de Développement (AFD), HEVA has opened applications to the East Africa Creative Business Fund an additional facility to the existing growth fund. This will see an additional investment of USD 380,000 go-to creative businesses that are registered and operational in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Ethiopia.
The Luc Hoffmann Institute, the African Leadership University’s School of Wildlife Conservation and the WWF Regional Office for Africa is launching the Beyond Tourism in Africa Innovation Challenge. They aim to discover and incubate new revenue models that do not depend on tourism but still enable local communities within African countries to derive income from
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
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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The Youth Connect Essay Challenge is organized to harness the creativity and innovation mindset of the African youth in promoting growth and development in Africa. The objective is to develop in undergraduate students the habit of contributing to national and global issues, as well as providing policymakers with an accessible perspective. It aims to promote