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Win $1,500 from the #VisaFreeAfrica Initiative

 #VisaFreeAfrica (VFA) recently introduced the 55 Voices for a Visa Free Africa writing competition, inviting all African youth to share stories about the challenges they faced with intra-continent travel. VFA is a global campaign to facilitate mobility in Africa driven by the Kigali Global Shapers in partnership with National Aviation Services (NAS), the fastest growing …

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CcHUB Expands into East Africa to Launch First of its Kind Creative & Tech Space

CcHUB has launched the ‘CcHUB Design Lab’. The design lab is an unprecedented next step in Africa’s growing tech sector, and is set to become a leading creative space where its multidisciplinary team of product designers and engineers will collaborate with scientists and stakeholders globally, to explore the application of emerging technologies that will solve …

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Facebook Hiring Reviewers for its Content Review Center in Nairobi, Kenya

Facebook will open a content review center in Nairobi, Kenya. In partnership with Samasource – one of the largest digital employers in East Africa and a leading social enterprise — the site in Nairobi will be Facebook\’s first content review center in Sub-Saharan Africa. Facebook will also employ approximately 100 reviewers by the end of …

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Apply: 2019 TechWomen Program

TechWomen empowers, connects and supports the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Africa and the Middle East by providing them with the access and opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities. Through mentorship and exchange, TechWomen strengthens participants’ professional …

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The 2018 AWP Network Power List

Be the Change. Be Inspired. Be You. Recognizing (40) African women with powerful, inspiring, and influential voices. Introducing Africa’s leading women!  At the AWP Network, we aim to encourage more African women with powerful voices  who will continue to create programs and policies that support the development and growth of African women and girls. Sahle-Work Zewde  (Ethiopia): is Ethiopia’s …

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Apply: Africa Internship Academy Graduate Program

The Graduate Internship Program is designed for young people and tailored to meet the needs of various graduates who are ready to begin their career journey to gain specialized skills, network extensively, and gain work experience through a two (2) month practical internship. The program is scheduled for two (2) months, with one month being …

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Apply: 2019 Yale Young African Scholars Program

The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is a high-intensity academic and leadership program designed for African secondary school students who have the talent, drive, energy, and ideas to make meaningful impacts as young leaders, even before they begin their university studies. YYAS brings together students from across Africa in this seven-day, residential program and introduces them …

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11 Africans Selected for the Facebook Community Leadership Program

Facebook has announced the names of 116 people worldwide who have been selected to join the Facebook Community Leadership Program. Around a dozen African community leaders have been selected to become program residents and fellows.  The five (5) participants selected  as community leaders in residence, each will be awarded up to $1,000,000 to fund their community …

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Apply: AWIEF Business Growth Accelerator Program for Women Entrepreneurs

The Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is hosting its flagship Growth Accelerator Program for 2018, sponsored by Nedbank. AWIEF is currently seeking (25) ambitious, innovative and committed early-growth stage South African women entrepreneurs, from a variety of sectors, looking for support to scale their businesses. Access to finance is the most cited challenge …

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Pitch Your Ideas For a Sustainable Future: Apply for the Phanes Group Solar Incubator Program

Phanes Group, an international end-to-end solar provider headquartered based in Dubai has announced the 2nd edition of its Solar Incubator program, aimed at identifying PV projects of potential in sub-Saharan Africa by providing support to funding, and commercial and technical knowledge. The initiative held under the theme, “Your Project, Our Expertise, For a Sustainable Future”, will …

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