The advent of COVID-19 has exacerbated challenges in Africa’s education and training systems and reinforce the need for innovative solutions that are fit for context, and can be scaled up sustainably to meet the continually evolving context of education and training. Although the education deficit in Africa is large, significant progress has been made over
Hi-Innovator is an initiative of Uganda’s National Social Security Fund (NSSF) that has established a start-up fund aimed at identifying and supporting Uganda’s small & growing businesses that have potential for great impact, sustainability and can be scaled. The National Social Security Fund of Uganda (NSSF) is Uganda’s national retirement Fund that has, over the
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Future News Worldwide conference will again be online. 2021’s theme is ‘Climate, COVID-19 and the rise of disinformation: how journalism can best serve a world in crisis’. Apply for the British Council Future News Worldwide Programme for your chance to be identified, trained and supported as part of
KPMG are inviting you to compete with technology entrepreneurs across Africa and in 15 other countries in most major regions of the world. You’ll pitch your innovations and present your growth ambitions to a panel of industry experts. KPMG Private Enterprise understands the impact that technology trailblazers like you are having on the world. Whether
For the fifth consecutive year, the Agence française de développement is committed to supporting high-impact digital actors in Africa. For this new edition, the AFD Digital Challenge wished to combine the challenges of the digital transition with those of climate protection and biodiversity, in line with Goal 13 of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The African Union and GIZ have joined forces to launch the Agenda 2063 Africa Photojournalism Project for African Female Journalists. Pictures have the power to reflect everyday life experiences and are a valuable tool for storytelling. They capture a moment in time in history and also have the power to transport one to faraway places.
Google for Startups Accelerator Africa is a three-month accelerator program for Seed to Series A technology startups across the African continent. The program is designed to bring the best of Google’s programs, products, people, and technology to startups that leverage machine learning and AI in their company today or plan to in the future. In
Call for Youth Proposals on Raising Awareness and Engagement on Protection of African World Heritage
In Celebration of African World Heritage Day on 5 May 2021, and in the framework of the African Union Year 2021 for “Arts, Culture and Heritage: Levers for Building the Africa We Want”, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa in partnership with UNESCO National Commissions in the region and the African World Heritage Fund is launching an open
Africa’s Business Heroes Competition (ABH) aims to identify, support and inspire the next generation of African entrepreneurs who are making a difference in their local communities, working to solve the most pressing problems, and building a more sustainable and inclusive economy for the future. The initiative aims to be as inclusive as possible. Applications are
Supporting someone who has mental health challenges is far from easy. You may feel helpless, confused, and struggle to know what to do for the best. Every person has the right to quality mental health support where and when they need it. A 2015 BBC report suggested that there are 30 psychiatrists working in Uganda.