The Short Story Day Africa Prize 2019

In 2019, Short Story Day Africa is seeking short fiction exploring disruption, especially but not limited to climate and environ[mental] disruption. Floods. Wildfires. Oceans of plastic. Chemical rivers. Melting ice caps. The polar vortex. Storms during the dry season. Extreme heat. Drought. The climate is changing, the environment becoming ever more hostile in humanity’s hands.

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The Africa We Want Youth Essay Contest 2019

In an effort to promote African youth’s active participation in the continent’s development, the African Union Development Agency/NEPAD is running a youth essay contest, targeting young African people and its diaspora in proposing concrete pathways through which Agenda 20632 the continent’s framework for transformation, can be fast-tracked. The Africa We Want Youth Essay Contest The

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The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is an annual award for unpublished short fiction administered and funded by the Commonwealth Foundation. The Short Story Prize is run by Commonwealth Writers, the cultural initiative of the Commonwealth Foundation. The international judging panel comprises one judge from each of the five regions. Please note that while the entries

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10 Creative Presentation Ideas: That Will Inspire Your Audience to Action

The speaker walked into the room, tapped the microphone, ducked for cover at the high-pitched screech his tapping produced, laughed mechanically, swallowed audibly, mumbled something, and began stuttering. It all went downhill from there. The most interesting part of the presentation was over. While he strung word upon flat word, I looked around the room.

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