Course for journalists: Wits Media Management

Apply now for a scholarship place in a Wits Media Management short course! KAS Media Africa and Wits Journalism invite African journalists and editors with management ambitions to apply for a Media Management short course accredited by the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. The course will be offered online with weekly virtualContinue reading “Course for journalists: Wits Media Management”

African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC2020)

We are just a few hours away from the opening of the 16th annual African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC2020), and registrations have already surpassed our in-person gatherings in Johannesburg. You can still register here. For conference news and as we announce speakers and programme details follow us on Twitter and Facebook. We offer a fee waiver to freelancers, students,Continue reading “African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC2020)”

Advocacy Accelerator going virtual

The Accelerator is excited to partner with the Mobilisation Lab to bring you a virtual edition of the Campaign Accelerator on 28 September to 9 October 2020.  If you are an advocate based in Africa, working on gender justice in the region or interested in applying a gender justice lens to your work, this training is for you. You will will learnContinue reading “Advocacy Accelerator going virtual”

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”

Youth accelerator program: Covid response transparency & accountability

Virtual Incubator Call for Applications We’re supporting young people with good ideas for building accountability into the Covid-19 response in Kenya and Uganda. Ten changemakers will be guided through a free, six-month accelerated program for youth initiatives on transparency, citizen-engagement and anti-corruption work. Whether you have a for-profit, nonprofit or are yet to decide, applyContinue reading “Youth accelerator program: Covid response transparency & accountability”

Tech training for young women: Kisumu, Lamu, Nakuru, Nairobi, Mombasa, Kilifi (deadline 27 July)

Do you know of any young women interested in technology and ICT? We are launching CodeHack Training for Young Girls in Kenya Covid-19 Edition, sponsored by UNESCO. The focus of the program is to attain the 10th SDG on reducing inequalities and the 5th SDG on gender equality target 5.1b that enhances the use ofContinue reading “Tech training for young women: Kisumu, Lamu, Nakuru, Nairobi, Mombasa, Kilifi (deadline 27 July)”

(Sustainable) Energy Journalism Competition, Hivos & Climate Tracker

FELLOWSHIP: https://east-africa.hivos.org/news/hivos-and-climate-tracker-launch-energy-journalism-competition/ Together with Climate Tracker, Hivos will be training and sending six journalists to cover the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Rwanda, this May (26th-28th). We are looking for six young journalists from Africa who want to make an impact in their countries by publishing about energy and help shape one of the most important debates of ourContinue reading “(Sustainable) Energy Journalism Competition, Hivos & Climate Tracker”

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

Political leadership & governance programme (PLGP), Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, apply by 14 Feb.

The Political Leadership and Governance Programme emanates from FES Kenya’s renowned Political Leadership Development Programme (PLDP). Like its predecessor, the PLGP seeks to nurture and promote value-driven leadership for democratic governance in a democratic society. The focus is on young future leaders between 18-35 of age drawn from civil society organizations, trade unions and politicalContinue reading “Political leadership & governance programme (PLGP), Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, apply by 14 Feb.”

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”