AFD Group continues to strengthen its support for African start-ups and digital players for the sixth consecutive year. Since 2016, the annual objective of the AFD Digital Challenge has been to identify these projects, promote them and accelerate their development. This latest edition of the AFD Dig
We encourage applications from students (BA Hons, Master, MSc) from all around the world who are undergraduates/master students, and have completed at least two years of university study in a Life Sciences related study. Please check the relevant criteria below and the link to the application
Though about 40% of the world’s workforce is women, according to data from the Inter-Parliamentary Union, only 25.7% of all national parliamentarians were female as of 1 September 2021. Because Zonta International believes that young women are the key to women’s advancement in the f
Komla Dumor was a BBC News journalist whose passion was to tell African stories to the world with honesty and integrity.
It’s a legacy that the BBC wants to continue.
The BBC News Komla Dumor Award will be made to an outstanding individual living and working in Africa, who comb
MultiChoice calls on climate change activists and innovators across Africa to submit nominations for the prestigious Earthshot Prize with a chance of winning US$1.2 million/ R 20 million (£1 million) prize
Launched in 2020, The Earthshot Prize is an ambitious global prize for the envir
Looking to get started in data science? This is your chance to learn Python online and use your new skills to win $5,000 to support further learning, buy equipment and software, or fund your educational projects.
The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development in partnership with the Bank of Industry invites Nigerian youth to participate in the 2nd National Sixty-Day App Development Challenge.
The Sixty-Day App challenge is aimed at engaging young Nigerians in designing a mobile application to improv
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in keeping with its strategic intent as encapsulated in the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS 2020-2030) pillar 8 “Indigenous Content Development and Adoption” is committed to promoting innovation for the sustainability and
The Rice Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition. It is hosted and organized by the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University and the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, Rice University’s i
The Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition is an international human rights law moot court competition.
Participation in the Competition is open to students from all universities in the world. The Competition involves a written phase after which teams are selected for the oral p
Over the last several decades, we have been witnessing significant economic growth in many parts of the world. At the same time, we are seeing a rise in inequality, an exacerbating climate crisis and a rising sense of disempowerment. This trend can be described as the decoupling of economic prosperi
Films are a powerful way to raise awareness, improve understanding and encourage positive behaviour changes, that’s why the Health for All Film Festival (HAFF) recruits year after year a new generation of film and video innovators to champion and promote health issues.
This HAFF w
The international Sports Law Arbitration Moot (SLAM) is a world class competition, with the aim to promote greater knowledge of the values and rules of international sports arbitration, the go to dispute resolution mechanism in the sector.
SLAM provides students from around the world the opp
KidsRights annually awards the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights. The winner receives:
The “Nkosi” statuette which depicts a child that sets the world in motion
The “Desmond Tutu study and c
The AKO Caine Prize for African Writing aims to bring African writing to a wider audience through our annual literary award. In addition to administering the Prize, we assist emerging writers in Africa to enter the world of mainstream publishing.
Our panel of judges will read, deliberate, and sho
For over 75 years, the Anvils have been considered the icon of the profession and the benchmark of high performance in public relations. Silver Anvil Awards celebrate the best strategic public relations campaigns of the year, as well as outstanding organizational excellence. Bronze An
The Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award was established by Cisco and Global Citizen to recognize and lift up a young person positively impacting the world, demonstrate the impact that young people are having on achieving the United Nation's Global Goals, and accelerate global prob
This year IDRC will offer research awards related to these development areas or themes: Climate-Resilient Food Systems, Democratic and Inclusive Governance, Education and Science, Ethics in Development Research, Global Health, Policy and Evaluat