The Gig Nite Workshop 2019 (Feb Edition)

The Gig Nite workshop is an event organized by Gigstarz that happens every last Friday of the month at innovation hubs situated in Uganda. Gigstarz is a community of young Ugandan freelancers who share their knowledge and networks with the aim of finding and creating more opportunities for each other. It’s a community of independent

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Youth Shaping Sustainable Food Systems Workshop 2019

Most countries in Africa are undergoing rapid urbanization bringing with it fresh opportunities as well as creating new challenges arising from the transition. From the perspective of urban and peri-urban agriculture, classic practices are changing too due to a combination of socio-economic factors such as shifting consumer and market preferences, access to new tools, digitalization,

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The Women in Africa Entrepreneurs’ Club 2019

Women in Africa Initiative has set up an endowment fund to promote, support and accelerate innovative enterprises run or managed by African women. Women in Africa Initiative is a digital platform because Africa is an ultra-connected continent where women have been seizing digital technology for years to conquer their independence and develop their business. They

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The Women Who Start Hackathon 2019

The Women Who Start hackathon aims at closing gender gaps and to disrupt economic inequality. The Women In Technology Uganda (WITU) Hub believes that through a collaborative, unconventional women-led social change hackathon, local genius can be aligned with a global network, committed to designing solutions that transform into opportunities for women in leadership, education and

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DataFest Kampala 2019; the First Data Festival in East Africa

DataFest Kampala is the first edition of an international community event in East Africa bringing together data scientists, technologists, designers, government, civil society, business and marketing to connect and explore opportunities for collaboration. The DataFest Kampala is organised by Pollicy, a Uganda-based technology consulting and development firm aimed at improving government service delivery through improved

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DATA4CHAN.GE 2019 (Five-Day Workshop In Nairobi)

DATA4CHAN.GE brings talented people from the visual storytelling community together with civil society organizations that have fascinating original datasets and powerful stories to tell. DATA4CHANGE 2019, Nairobi (30 May – 3 June) A DATA4CHANGE flagship event is a five-day residential workshop with full immersion into the inner workings of a data visualisation studio. CSOs and

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The Andela Women Tech Leadership Program 2019 (January Intake)

The Andela Women Tech Leadership program is currently a six (6) weeks program that focusses on software development, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Andela Women Tech Leadership Program Andela Women Tech Leadership program also aims at empowering women and equipping them with skills to enable them become world class technologists. This is in line with Andela’s mission

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The Third Data Club Uganda, A Networking Workshop on Data

Data Club Uganda is a networking workshop organized by Pollicy to bring together data enthusiasts from government, civil society, academia and the private sector to chat, discover and network on all things data. Pollicy is a technology consulting and development firm aimed at improving government service delivery through improved civic engagement and participation. They believe

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The Reuters Journalism Training Programme 2019

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest independent news provider, reaching more than one billion people every day. Around 2,500 journalists in over 200 locations around the globe deliver unparalleled international and national news coverage with speed, impartiality, and insight to financial professionals, to the world’s media organizations, and directly to

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