Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator 2018 (For African Startups)

The Google Developers Launchpad is a six-month acceleration program for growth-stage startups from emerging markets. Launchpad Accelerator matches the best of Google – its people, network, and advanced technologies – to top global startups, helping scale great products. Within Africa, Launchpad Accelerator is currently working with startups from Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa. For this first class,

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Realness Residency 2018 (For Young African Scriptwriters)

Realness Residency is a pan-African programme dedicated to developing and supporting the next generation of African screenwriting talent. Realness ensures that projects are given the space to mature sufficiently in the development phase such that, once they enter production, they result in films that have the potential to travel and appeal to worldwide independent cinema

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The First inCcelerate Fellowship by enStartup (For Young People in Uganda)

Organized by enStartup, inCcelerate is a full-time 3-month employment opportunity for young people in Uganda, that will enable them to become an enMember. inCcelerate gives young people a chance to work, share and engage with other smart and talented enMembers, in doing so, refine their practical skills. enStartup is an online blog that covers everything under the

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Call for Ideas: Royal African Society’s Africa Writes 2018

Africa Writes is the Royal African Society’s annual literature festival. Every year they showcase established and emerging talent from the African continent and its diaspora in what is now the UK’s biggest celebration of contemporary African writing taking place over an exciting summer weekend. The festival features book launches, readings, author appearances, panel discussions, youth

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Africa Industrial Internet Programme 2018 for Young Africans

The Africa Industrial Internet Programme, a year-long programme, has been developed to address the demand for a digital-savvy workforce in the increasingly data-ridden industrial organizations. Developed by African Leadership University (ALU) and powered by General Electric (GE), the programme empowers participants to develop the requisite skills for building applications for the Industrial Internet. The Africa Industrial

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Third DFS Lab ​FinTech Bootcamp for Young Entrepreneurs

The Third DFS Lab’s FinTech Bootcamp is an opportunity to meet fellow young entrepreneurs, get advice from world-class mentors, and develop a prototype to test with real customers. Digital Financial Services (DFS) Innovation Lab is a seed stage accelerator for financial technology startups targeting low-income customers in developing markets. DFS Lab believes that access to finance

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The 2018 Policy Think-A-Thon with iamtheCODE

iamtheCODE is the first African-led global movement to mobilize government, private sector, philanthropic organizations, and foundations to advance STEAMED (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, Entrepreneurship and Design) Education. By 2030, the iamtheCODE movement will ensure that 1 Million women and girls have equal access to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university.  By doing so, women

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Data Club Uganda, A Networking Workshop on Data by Pollicy

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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