Digital rights course competition – Advocacy Assembly

You’re in luck! Advocacy Assembly’s contest with UPRoar has been extended until Tuesday 4 August. We’ve allocated another 10 prizes:  5 gift cards for 1 year from Mullvad VPN  5 gift cards for a password manager, LastPass  All you need to do is complete one of our Universal Periodic Review (UPR) courses on Advocacy Assembly: Intro to theContinue reading “Digital rights course competition – Advocacy Assembly”

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Africa is a Country Fellowship to support production of original work & new knowledge in under-recognised/covered topics

Africa Is a Country (AIAC) is proud to announce the launch of our inaugural Africa Is a Country Fellowship Program, with the support of the Shuttleworth Foundation and the Open Society Foundation. The purpose of the AIAC Fellowship is to support the production of original work and new knowledge on Africa-related topics that are under-recognizedContinue reading “Africa is a Country Fellowship to support production of original work & new knowledge in under-recognised/covered topics”

Social entrepreneurship accelerator, IKEA & Acumen

Today, we’re excited to officially open applications for the Acumen and IKEA Social Entrepreneurship East Africa Accelerator. The closed cohort 19-week accelerator supports social entrepreneurs in East Africa in developing scalable business models that strengthen their enterprise’s capacity to scale and improve the lives of the poor and vulnerable. Participants will: Learn to scale their socialContinue reading “Social entrepreneurship accelerator, IKEA & Acumen”

Fund: HEVA, the first creative economy catalyst program for East Africa

Sign up for more info and future deadlines: http://www.hevafund.com/ “Since 2013, HEVA has innovated financial models specifically for the East African creative economy: “We have invested in more than 20 creative businesses in the fashion, digital content, crafts and decor value chains. From Nairobi, Kampala, Kigali, Arusha, Lamu to Dar es Salaam, the creative sectorContinue reading “Fund: HEVA, the first creative economy catalyst program for East Africa”

Komla Dumor Award 2019: Seeking a rising star of African journalism

The BBC is seeking a rising star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, now in its fifth year.  Journalists from across the continent are invited to apply for the award, which aims to uncover and promote fresh talent from Africa.  The winner will spend three months at the BBC headquartersContinue reading “Komla Dumor Award 2019: Seeking a rising star of African journalism”

Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

Applications for the 2019 cycle are now open. Apply here by Sunday, December 16, 2018.  The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling, a collaboration between the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), ONE, and the Elliott family, honors an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who strives to strengthen people’s voices and improve their well-being. The Award was establishedContinue reading “Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling”

Prize: Michael Elliott Award, African Storytelling

The 2019 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling https://www.tfaforms.com/4699969 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family seek entries for the 2019 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. In its third year, this prestigious award will honor an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who tells importantContinue reading “Prize: Michael Elliott Award, African Storytelling”

Call for Submissions (music, poetry, art, multimedia) on Re-Imagining Democracy, deadline 2 August, Civicus

2018 INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: ‘Through Arts and Imagination’ Re-Imagining Democracy: in search of silenced voices Call for Submissions Johannesburg, 3 July 2018 – What does democracy mean to you? How are youth in your community putting democracy into action? What do you see as threats to democracy today? What does your ideal democracy look like?Continue reading “Call for Submissions (music, poetry, art, multimedia) on Re-Imagining Democracy, deadline 2 August, Civicus”

Call for submissions: Africa–China Photo Exhibition 2018

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Africa–China Photo Exhibition 2018 http://africachinareporting.co.za/category/opportunities/ Posted on June 12, 2018 The Africa-China Reporting Project (ACRP) at Wits Journalism is inviting all journalists, media practitioners and photographers to submit images for an Africa-China Photo Exhibition that will collect images from across Africa that best encapsulate applicants’ interpretation of “Africa–China”. The Project will includeContinue reading “Call for submissions: Africa–China Photo Exhibition 2018”

East Africa Photo Competition, Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Uganda, FES, Canon

http://ugandapressphoto.org/2018/east-african-photography-award/east-african-photography-award-rules-guidelines/ Deadline: AUGUST 01, 2018 Visual storytellers in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda can compete for an award. The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Uganda (FCAU), in partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and Canon Central and North Africa, is seeking entries for the East African Photography Award. The contest accepts published and unpublished photographs. Images must have been taken between Aug. 1, 2016Continue reading “East Africa Photo Competition, Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Uganda, FES, Canon”