Energy

Call for Participation in the Africa Protected Areas Congress

This landmark forum aims to position Africa’s protected areas within the broader goals of sustainable development and community well-being. The event will provide a platform for holding honest discussions on the future we want for our protected areas and seek solutions to the persistent and emerging problems that stand on the way. The continent has …

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Apply: $600,000 Zayed Sustainability Prize for African Innovators

The UAE’s pioneering global award for rewarding innovation, impact and inspiration in sustainable development solutions has announced that it will be inviting organisations and schools to submit their entries in one of its five (5) categories: Health, Food, Energy, Water, Global High Schools. The Prize’s five categories are designed to closely align with the United …

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Hewlett-Packard (HP) To Empower 100,000 Youths Across Africa

HP recently announced a new commitment to reach 100,000 learners across Africa over the next three years through the HP Foundation’s HP LIFE program, and kicked off the commitment by opening a new tech-enabled HP LIFE Center in South Africa.  HP’s pledge supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4  and furthers the company’s goals to enable better …

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Apply: Builders of Africa\’s Future Awards

The Builders of Africa’s Future Awards is developed to celebrate innovation and impact in early-stage African enterprise. The BAF Awards serves to showcase and award entrepreneurs who are running early-stage for-profit and not-for-profits that are addressing Africa’s unique needs through technology or differentiated business models. These needs are in: health, education, energy, financial inclusion, gender inclusion, nutrition, …

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Apply: Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund – GBP 3.3 Million In Grants

The M4D Utilities Innovation Fund, supported by the UK Government and the Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge for Development, aims to test and scale the use of mobile to improve or increase access to energy, water, and sanitation services. The Innovation Fund was launched in June 2013. In two phases of funding, grants have been …

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President of Mauritius Launches Scholarship Program for African Researchers

We are delighted to launch the “Her Excellency Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim PhD Scholarship Program” a PEI and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation initiative, delivered in partnership with the African Academy of Sciences. The PhD program will award ten (10) full PhD research grants for Mauritian researchers (or African researchers studying in Mauritius). Following the pilot …

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African Woman Entrepreneur, Tiyani Majoko Launches Africa\’s First Full-Scale Lawyers on Demand Service

Imani is now recruiting sixty (60) lawyers and is projecting a talent pool of 400 lawyers within 16 months. Its lawyers have global experience at big law firms and education from top African, European and North American universities. Imani is a direct response to the changing legal landscape and the tremendous economic growth opportunities present …

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