The Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2021

Ecobank is challenging Africa’s new generation of entrepreneurs to find lasting solutions to the continent’s most pressing banking issues. Applications for this year’s Ecobank Fintech Challenge are now open! Ecobank, whose official name is Ecobank Transnational Inc., is a pan-African banking conglomerate, with banking operations in 36 African countries. It is the leading independent regional

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The Google for Startups Black Founders Fund Africa 2021 (Win Up to $100,000)

Between 2020 and 2021, more African companies completed more funding rounds than in any prior year, with transactions rising by almost 50%. While remarkable, this achievement is not translating to the same level of success for Black founders on the continent. Research shows that African founded startups find it difficult to secure financial support, and are faced

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A Report on Supporting Small-Scale Youth Entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa

In partnership with Mastercard Foundation, the Youth Think Tank is a youth-led research network. It trains and mentors young people to conduct research, collect evidence, and document youth needs, challenges, and aspirations.  Supporting Small-Scale Entrepreneurs In 2020 the Youth Think Tank developed research asking the question “how can development practitioners, policymakers, and academics better support small-scale

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The Young Photographer Award 2021 (Win a Canon EOS 90D 18-55 Kit Lens)

The Uganda Press Photo Award (UPPA) invites all Ugandan photojournalists and photographers between the ages of 21 and 28 years to participate in the 5th Young Photographer Award. The Young Photographer Award 2021 The Young Photographer Award is an educational award geared towards passionate emerging photographers looking to cultivate a career in documentary photography or photojournalism. The winner

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The East African Photography Award 2021 (Win a Canon EOS R with EF 24-105mm Lens )

The East African Photography Award was created to shine a spotlight on documentary photography that focuses on people and cultures from the perspective of East African citizens. Through this, UPPA hopes to promote and encourage the documentation of the fast-changing realities around us, and the cultural, socio-political, environmental and technological issues that affect individuals and

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The Uganda Press Photo Award 2021 (Win a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with 24-105 L Lens Kit)

The Uganda Press Photo Award (UPPA) invites all photojournalists and photographers to participate in the 10th annual photography competitions. Over the past ten years, the UPPA has endeavoured to not only celebrate Ugandan photojournalism but also create a platform where Ugandan photographers can not only connect with other professionals, locally and internationally but also exchange

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