Facebook Video Storytellers Africa (A FREE Mobile Journalism Course)

Facebook Video Storytellers Africa is a training program from the Facebook Journalism Project in partnership with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). The training is led by Hashtag Our Stories, a global network of mobile storytellers.  The Facebook Journalism Project works with publishers around the world to strengthen the connection between journalists and the communities they serve. It also helps address

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Startup Uganda’s Digital Innovation Challenge 2020

Startup Uganda with support from UNCDF and in partnership with implementing partners like Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU), Ministry of Local Government (MoLG), Mobipay, Danish Refugee Council and Ensibuuko, is launching an innovation challenge towards the development of use-cases that will be impactful for low-income populations with a focus on farmers, women, youth and refugees.

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The Innovation Village Founders4Founders Workshop (Gulu)

The innovation Village is inviting applications from innovative early-stage businesses in Gulu to participate in a 4-day Founders4Founders workshop, a hands-on training program to support you grow your business. 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

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The HEVA East Africa Creative Business Fund 2020

In partnership with the European Commission, and Agence Française de Développement (AFD), HEVA has opened applications to the East Africa Creative Business Fund an additional facility to the existing growth fund. This will see an additional investment of USD 380,000 go-to creative businesses that are registered and operational in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. 

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The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship 2020 (CAMFF)

The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF) is aimed at mid-senior level African professionals with demonstrable leadership skills in their fields, which may include public servants working in areas of media policy and regulatory frameworks, or media professionals such as journalists. The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship Fellows will undertake a bespoke 8-week fellowship programme

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The Aga Khan University Innovators-in-Residence Program 2020

The Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications Media Innovation Centre, together with its partners DW Akademie, Media Challenge Initiative and Tanzania’s Media Foundation are looking for the brightest media minds from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to join the 2020 Innovators-in-Residence, a 12-month incubation and accelerator program that provides mentorship, training and coaching

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Suicide: One Person Dies Every 40 Seconds

Progress in suicide prevention activities in some countries, but much more is needed The number of countries with national suicide prevention strategies has increased in the five years since the publication of WHO’s first global report on suicide, said the World Health Organization in the lead-up to World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September. But

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Alcohol and Mental Health

Alcohol has been an important part of our society and culture for many centuries. Across the country, people of all ages drink various amounts of alcohol daily. In fact, according to a survey done by CNN back in 2013, Titled ‘World’s 10 best-drinking nations’, Uganda ranked 8th globally ahead of Germany and Australia at positions

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The CEO Forum 2020 (Call for startups to showcase to industry leaders)

CEO Summit Uganda in collaboration with the Innovation Village, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development and Strathmore Business School is organizing this year’s Virtual CEO Forum 2020. CEO summit Uganda gathers Uganda’s CEOs, executives, and senior management from Uganda’s leading organizations, with multi-sector entrepreneurs, investors, innovators, and founders, to discuss plans to support the growth

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