Have you been doing your homework? I hope so, because today is finally the launch of Kwesé #GoGettaz Competition, open to people from anywhere in the world, an opportunity to compete to win a $100,000 investment into your business or not-for-profit organization, and spend two weeks interacting and working with Strive Masiyiwa and the Kwesé team at their offices in Johannesburg,
We are looking for journalists based anywhere in Africa to join Wealth of Nations Workshop. The journalists should be motivated to understand how their country could be losing money via illicit means. Wealth of Nations is a long-term engagement, and journalists who take part must commit to all elements of the scheme, signing an agreement to
The 5th edition of the Young Achievers Awards were held on Saturday 12th, August 2017 at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The Young Achievers Awards is an award program that was started to identify and recognize young people in Uganda that have demonstrated excellence, innovation and leadership in their respective fields. “The awards overall objective is
The Women Deliver Young Leaders Program is a two-year program that trains, elevates, and empowers youth advocates to catalyze action for gender equality and the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women — with particular emphasis on sexual and reproductive health and rights and meaningful youth engagement. The program provides youth advocates with the training
Do you have a great idea? Apply for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator. WFP Innovation Accelerator identifies nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. The World Food Programme (WFP) is inspiring and supporting new ideas, tools, and solutions that make sure no one goes hungry. They support WFP intrapreneurs and external start-ups and
The United Nations Information Centre, Tokyo (UNIC Tokyo) and Sophia University are, once again, co-organizing the student photo contest on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with special cooperation from Getty Images Japan. The first photo contest was launched in Japan last year, amassing a total of 624 entries from 47 countries as far and wide as
The Lancet is establishing a Standing Commission to continue the work of The Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. The 2016 Commission report included recommendations for engaging and partnering with young people as agents for change. They are looking for six young health advocates and/or professionals (18-29 years) from diverse backgrounds, to work with them to set up a Youth Network for The Lancet Standing Commission.
The AppsAfrica Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa supported by Mobile Monday South Africa and Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) and are now accepting entries for 2017. AppsAfrica.com is a leading pan-African technology news portal and advisory service, dedicated to delivering the latest insight on mobile, tech and innovation in Africa.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching a global media competition to recognize exemplary media coverage on labour migration. The objective is to encourage quality reporting on labour migration. Such reporting is all the more significant as media often promotes a toxic public narrative based on nationality, national origin, gender and migratory status misperceptions, reinforcing
Want to be part of the 4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit and the subsequent EU-AU Youth Plug-In Initiative? European External Action Service is looking for young people for the Youth Summit and the Youth Plug-In Initiative between the age of 18 and 35 from Africa, Europe, and Diaspora, to help develop recommendations and solutions to put forward