Webinar Tuesday 26 January: The Urgent Need for Community-Led “Accountability in Africa”

Webinar Tuesday 26 January: The Urgent Need for Community-Led “Accountability in Africa” On Human Rights Day last month, Accountability Counsel and African Coalition for Corporation Accountability (ACCA) published a major report “Accountability in Africa: Harm from International Financial Flows and Strategies for Supporting Community-Led Access to Remedy.” This report, available in both English and French,Continue reading “Webinar Tuesday 26 January: The Urgent Need for Community-Led “Accountability in Africa””

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Funding for story concepts, OSIEA, deadline 14 August

Open Society Institute for Eastern Africa: Call on creatives across Eastern Africa to submit concepts on story ideas: COVID-19 and Eastern Africa’s Stories of Innovation, Resilience and SolidarityTimelines/Duration: This will run for three months – September, October and November 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken all aspects of our lives. This spans health, economic, political, socialContinue reading “Funding for story concepts, OSIEA, deadline 14 August”

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”

Tech and skill classes online for nonprofit professionals, TechSoup Kenya (free or low cost)

Courses include Microsoft Office for Nonprofits, Digital Storytelling, Branding, Social Media Marketing, Adobe Illustrator, etc. From beginner to more advanced levels. “Expert-led tech training designed for nonprofits.” https://techsoup-ke.course.tc/catalog

Campaign training from Mobilization Lab, Nairobi, September

Are you looking to build more powerful campaigns in 2019 with people power truly at the heart? What about more innovative and creative campaign concepts to engage your key audiences? Do you struggle to align your teams to work collaboratively and responsively? https://mobilisationlab.org/campaign-accelerator/training You’re not alone. In 2018 MobLab surveyed and interviewed 100 changemakers across 38Continue reading “Campaign training from Mobilization Lab, Nairobi, September”

GoalKeepers Youth Action Accelerator — deadline 31 October

Do you want to increase youth representation and influence in development decisions in your community? Do you want to generate and use data to improve accountability for local development?  Do you have a great idea, but need a little extra support to realise its full potential? If this sounds like you, check the eligibility criteria and frequently askedContinue reading “GoalKeepers Youth Action Accelerator — deadline 31 October”

Extra scholarships for graduate classes, Hewlett Foundation, MIT

Extra scholarships for graduate classes Masters degree in development economics, income-based, first courses online, no barriers to entry, MIT (US university) https://micromasters.mit.edu/dedp/ We have an exciting new scholarship opportunity for those of you who were born in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Hewlett Foundation has recently offered to provide scholarships to learners from the region who demonstrate a strongContinue reading “Extra scholarships for graduate classes, Hewlett Foundation, MIT”

Workshop: Physical Planning Forum, Sauti ya Nairobi, TISA, Uraia

The Citizens Coalition for a Better Nairobi ‘Sauti ya Nairobi’ steering team in collaboration with The Institute for Social Accountability (TISA) and Uraia has organized a one-day workshop scheduled for  Wednesday 27th  June 2018  from 8 .00 a.m.- 1 p.m. The workshop will bring together various stakeholders including both State and non-State actors such asContinue reading “Workshop: Physical Planning Forum, Sauti ya Nairobi, TISA, Uraia”

Digital journalism free class (mooc)

The news cycle is relentless: it doesn’t allow for journalists to take weeks off to learn new skills. That’s why Code for Africa, with support from Google News Lab and the World Bank’s Global Media Development Programme, has launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) specifically designed for African journalists. The MOOC is free of charge and launches with 47Continue reading “Digital journalism free class (mooc)”

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”