The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme 2020

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is once again open to entrepreneurs from across Africa, either with new startup ideas or existing businesses of less than 3 years of existence, operating in any sector. Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme Launched in 2015, The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted

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Call for Applications: The Pan African Virtual and E-University (PAVEU)

The Pan African Virtual and E-University (PAVEU) is one of African Union’s flagship projects which has been proposed for addressing the Agenda 2063 need for accelerating the development of human capital, science and technology and innovation through increasing access to tertiary and continuing education in Africa by capitalizing on the digital revolution and global knowledge.

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The Study of US Institutes for Student Leaders on Women’s Leadership 2020

U.S. Mission Uganda is now accepting applications for the 2020 Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders on Women’s Leadership. The five-week program takes place during the June to August time-frame. Study of US Institutes for Student Leaders (SUSI) SUSI for Student Leaders are intensive short-term academic programs whose purpose is to

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The Boundless Corp 2020 (For S6 Vacists/High School Graduates)

Boundless minds are looking for S6 Vacists/High School graduates for the Boundless Corp, an exciting training, mentorship and volunteer service experience that will prepare them for employment and entrepreneurship. Boundless Corp Many young people face a difficult transition from school to work and end up in unemployment because of unequal skills development. The Boundless Corp

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The GameChanger's Future Lab Program 2020

Are you a Gamechanger in Agriculture, Future of Work, Creative Economy, Education, Finance, Energy, Media, Supply chain, Tourism and Health among others? The Innovation Village is looking for you to join their GameChanger’s Future Lab Program. The Innovation Village deliberately grows innovation by putting in place a platform that challenges assumption, ignites thought and questions

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The Upskill Digital Marketing Masterclass 2020

Join the Christmas cheer by signing up to the FREE 4-week Upskill digital marketing masterclass gift to you from the Innovation Village. UPSkill is focused on skilling for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs. This is achieved by identifying today’s most in-demand skills and then providing the necessary training for such skills required to compete in today’s demanding

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Tackling Uganda’s employment challenge

Originally posted on Centre for Development Alternatives. This post is the third of a 3-part series on Uganda’s employment challenge. The creation of decent employment at scale must be Uganda’s number one priority. UBOS’ most reliable statistics tell us that large-scale underemployment and vulnerable employment in the informal sector affect the majority of labour force participants,

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