The 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family seek entries for the 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. In its second year, this prestigious award will honor an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who tells important stories through quality reporting. Mike served as a distinguished editor at The Economist,

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Call for Applications: The Water Data Challenge by Global Innovation Fund

Applications for the Water Data Challenge by the Global Innovation Fund are now open. The Global Innovation Fund is seeking breakthroughs that cost-effectively improve smallholder farmers’ productivity, income, or resilience; or that help to optimize water use at the system, watershed, or basin level so as to enhance resilience or promote inclusive growth. The breakthroughs

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Creative Enterprise Programme by British Council (For Fashion Entrepreneurs)

The British Council in partnership with Nesta (the UK’s innovation foundation) will deliver the Creative Enterprise Programme to East Africa in 2018. Join other fashion entrepreneurs for an interactive workshop session in Kampala, Uganda. The British Council is looking for fashion entrepreneurs from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda to attend this 3-day

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The Social Inclusion Heroes Story Competition by World Bank

The World Bank’s Africa Region and its Social Development Department are launching a Social Inclusion Heroes Story Competition to identify positive role models for African youth that illustrate a #AfricaCAN spirit. Its primary purpose is to change Africa’s development narrative by highlighting inspirational and transformational African success stories. The Social Inclusion Heroes story competition aims

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Intel Artificial Intelligence Meetup Kampala (Intel Nervana)

Intel is the world’s largest manufacturer of PC microprocessors and the holder of the x86 processor architecture patent. Society is being transformed on a spectacular scale. Machines that sense, reason, and act can accelerate solutions to large-scale problems and push science, finance, medicine, and education further, faster. Artificial Intelligence is at the heart of much of today’s technical innovation. Now is the

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forLoop Kampala Meetup: All Js Everything (For Young Developers)

Founded in 2016, forLoop is a community of passionate software developers and enthusiasts across Africa with over 6 communities in 6 major cities across Africa including; Lagos, Ibadan, Nairobi, Capetown, Accra and now Kampala. forLoop Kampala Meetup: All Js Everything Ever wondered if JavaScript is a programming language or a scripting language, whether it’s a server-side scripting

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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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The Tana Forum University Essay Competition 2018

The Tana Forum is an annual gathering of African leaders and stakeholders to engage and explore African-led security solutions in peace and security. The Tana Forum University Essay Competition is organized by the Tana Forum Secretariat, based at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Are you an African student

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