Newsletter from Arterial Network, Africa creative civil society network

Pasting the Arterial Network latest newsletter in its entirety. Subscribe if it looks good to you… Arterial Network is a civil society network of artists, organisations and activists engaged in building sustainable networks, information dissemination, training, policy formulation, advocacy, research and African-centred theory, all geared towards growing and strengthening the cultural and creative sectors inContinue reading “Newsletter from Arterial Network, Africa creative civil society network”

Call: Short films for curious minds, BBC Ideas

BBC Ideas has just launched at The deadline for submissions in this round is Monday 5 February at 5pm. Please see the pitching section to find out how to submit. BBC Ideas  is a short-form factual digital video project centred on exploring ideas that challenge and inform the audience. Launched on 11 January 2018, its strapline is “short films forContinue reading “Call: Short films for curious minds, BBC Ideas”

Support for entrepreneurs: The Somo Project

Check out their website for full details: The Somo Project’s mission is to identify, train, fund and mentor entrepreneurs looking to drive social change by building enterprises in their own low-income urban communities. The Somo Project invests in people. We believe that talented local teams are best equipped to build sustainable enterprises in their ownContinue reading “Support for entrepreneurs: The Somo Project”

Social enterprise job board

Loads of really interesting innovative Nairobi- and Kenya-based jobs here! While clearly this job board is global, and the postings often seem geared towards foreigners, it would be great to see strong eligible Kenyan candidates apply and get these jobs. To follow the job board, sign up for the Google group with any email address:!forum/social-enterprise-jobs Here’sContinue reading “Social enterprise job board”

Event: Think before you post – Hacks Hackers, Article 19, Kictanet

Topic: Think Before You Post! Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 6 – 8 pm Venue: Nairobi Garage, Ngong Road, Piedmont Plaza, 4th Floor Guest speakers: Henry Maina – Article 19 Grace Githaiga – Kictanet Today, many people can easily access the internet either on their cellphones, through free Wi-Fi at educational institutions or workplaces.  The thousands ofContinue reading “Event: Think before you post – Hacks Hackers, Article 19, Kictanet”

ReliefWeb Job Board for humanitarian/aid organisations

Here’s a well established job board of open positions based in Nairobi: You can register for a free account and browse or search through all available jobs. Use the left column to filter to your preferences and qualifications. Sample of jobs available there now, with organisations including Save the Children, Heshima, Norwegian Refugee Council, and MSI: Consultants for M&EContinue reading “ReliefWeb Job Board for humanitarian/aid organisations”

New Board: Kenya Jobs Center

Another job board and service company has gone online… looks like a ton of jobs, big variety, and easy to use: “ is a leading recruitment portal in Kenya with job and scholarship opportunities listing. At, we also provide top-quality CV and cover letter writing tips for graduates. Our services include online jobContinue reading “New Board: Kenya Jobs Center”

Job with university fee support (Digital Divide Data)

Employment & education: Work/Study Programs DDD’s work/study program enables recruited employees to develop marketable data management and research skills, earn an income, and complete higher education. Data management operators in DDD’s work/study program typically work 36 hours a week providing digital content services to clients. After a one year probation period, operators are eligibleContinue reading “Job with university fee support (Digital Divide Data)”

Events to further your career (Pawa254)

Especially if you’re a creative, and sometimes a journalist, or even a businessman… don’t forget to follow Pawa through its website, the email listserv, or Facebook page, to learn of events like these upcoming ones… Guerrilla Marketing for African writers and artists (1500 fee but looks very substantive)  Movies that Matter – Are you planning toContinue reading “Events to further your career (Pawa254)”