Join Kolibri, a Free e-Learning Platform for Students

The National Information Technology Authority, Uganda (NITA-U) partnered with UNICEF to introduce Kolibri; a free e-Learning platform to assist children during the school shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday 18th March 2020, President Museveni ordered for the closure of schools and suspended religious gatherings across the country in an attempt to prevent the spread

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7 Places to Learn to Code for Free!

Nowadays, you don’t have to go back to school (and take on the huge loan) to learn how to code or become a software programmer or engineer. The ability to code (and to participate in conversations around programming) is indispensable; it’s not a skill reserved for the uber-geeky. It allows business professionals to identify and

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The Africa Women Health Champions 2020 (WHO/UN Volunteers)

UNV and the World Health Organization (WHO) have launched the Africa Women Health Champions, an initiative to recruit early to middle career women professionals in Africa to promote health and boost gender equity across 47 countries in the region. Since 1973, the World Health Organization (WHO) has been partnering with the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme to

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The Facebook & Andela #BuildforSDG Challenge 2020

Facebook and Andela have partnered to up-skill developers across Sub-Saharan Africa through #BuildforSDG Challenge, a six-week immersive program where selected developers will work in agile remote teams to innovate on projects relating to the SDGs. Developer Circles from Facebook is a program designed to create locally organized communities for developers. These communities are meant to

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The Airtel Uganda Internship Program 2020

The Airtel Uganda Internship Program is an annual opportunity for many young people to gain outstanding skills that will propel them above the competition in the job market. In June 2010, Airtel Uganda was launched and is today one of Uganda’s most innovative mobile phone operator, which has introduced many “firsts” in the telecommunications sector. Airtel

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The COVID-19 Knock-Down Innovation Challenge

The Innovation Village through the COVID-19 Knock-Down Innovation Challenge is calling for solutions to end the epidemic. The Innovation Village is building an entire ecosystem of entrepreneurs and innovators solving the biggest challenges, from helping entrepreneurs launch and grow high-impact ventures to attracting global opportunities. COVID-19 Knock-Down Innovation Challenge The unfolding Coronavirus pandemic is having

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