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2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Deadline: 5 November 2014 The Young African leaders between 25-35 years of age who are eligible to receive a United States J-1 Visa to apply for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship, a merit-based open competition – the new flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). The application will open on 7 October […]

The Australia Awards (Scholarships & Fellowships) for African People

Deadline: 31 December 2014 African candidates commencing postgraduate studies in Australia in 2015 are invited to apply for the Australia Awards Scholarships (Masters-level awards) and mid-career professionals to apply for short-term training program under the Australia Awards Fellowships. The focus sectors for Masters Scholarship Awards are – Agriculture and Food Security; Health; Natural Resource Management […]

The ONE Africa Award of $100,000 for advancing the Millennium Development Goals

One Africa Award 2014

Deadline: 26 September 2014 Organizations working to advance the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Africa have a good news! The ONE Africa Award of $100,000 awaits to support them on making progress toward meeting the MDGs. The Award aims to recognize, reward, and advance the exceptional work of organizations founded by Africans, based in Africa, […]

The Innovation Prize for Africa 2015 – USD150,000 for Innovative Projects

Deadline: 31 October 2014 The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) is accepting entries from all African innovators for the fourth edition of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) competition. The IPA honors and encourages innovative achievements that contribute toward developing new products, increasing efficiency or cost savings in Africa. Investors, governments and other stakeholders interested in […]

Changing Perceptions And Realities For NGOs in Africa

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Africa is a land of great contrast. On one hand it contains many of the most underdeveloped nations in the world. On the other, it’s one of the richest places for young workers and consumers. The later has propelled the continent into a path towards success, despite lingering perceptions of the regions fragility. Consider for […]