The Pan African youth festival is Africa´s most inspiring youth event that celebrates, empowers, and connects the African youth innovators, conveners and breakthrough actors driving Action for the Agenda 2063/ Sustainable Development Goals and transforming lives. The Youth Festival is anchored on Arts, Culture, technology and conversations which offer young Africans an opportunity to engage
In October and November 2019, the British Council in partnership with Nesta (the UK’s innovation Foundation) will deliver the Creative Enterprise Programme in Ethiopia and Kenya with other East African countries welcome to attend. The Creative Enterprise Programme The Creative Enterprise Programme is designed to support entrepreneurs who are already in the process of setting up their own creative enterprise.
Uganda has one of the world’s largest percentages of young people under 30, estimated at 78%. Unfortunately, this young population suffers from one of the highest unemployment rates in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is estimated that more than 400,000 young people graduate from Ugandan universities each year and yet, the market can provide only 8,000 jobs
LeadMinds Africa is a non-profit organization in Uganda. It offers an annual leaders programme that seeks to identify the next generation of African leaders and equip them with the skills, knowledge and networks that will enable them to operate more effectively in their chosen spheres of influence. LeadMinds Africa’s work was last year highlighted by
Spearheaded by key players in the Ugandan startup ecosystem, with support from the UN Capital Development Fund, the Kampala Innovation Week is here yet again! The Kampala Innovation Week is an annual event that brings together all the various key players from different sectors to celebrate re-focus and energize the innovation efforts in Uganda and across the
Here’s yet another open call to all young people interested or currently involved in photojournalism to attend the free CANON Basic DSLR Photography Workshop in Gulu. Are you keen on photography and want to know more about capturing great images? Or are you already shooting and trying to understand the exposure triangle and how aperture, shutter
The Andela Women Tech Leadership program is a six-week program designed to guide women looking to start out in the fields of software development, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Andela in Uganda enrols interested young people from any educational background and trains them into competitive software developers, at no cost. Andela Women Tech Leadership Program (Cycle 5)
Do you have proven skills and experience in technology or law? Are you a driven innovative mind that wants to improve society? Can you build ideas into working prototypes? If yes, you should participate in the Legal Hackathon Kampala! The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) is a social enterprise devoted to user-friendly justice.
Lead Minds Africa presents another edition of the Leader’s Forum, a networking space that brings together young people to learn, connect and grow while gaining skills, new perspectives, knowledge and inspiration to continue doing their work with better-renewed commitment and passion. Located at Plot 37, Acacia Avenue, Opposite Protea Hotel, Lead Minds is a Non-profit
Every year in August, through Iganga Youth Day, Hangout Foundation joins hands with communities, fellow youths and local leaders to celebrate the International Youth Day. Hangout Foundation helps young people who are struggling to find relevant information that can help them launch business ventures, support their communities and become active citizens empowered to innovate and