The African Youth Amani Fellowship III

Are you a young African peace activist looking for the key to self-development to help you in your life and work? Do you feel uncomfortable with the threats to peace and security in Africa? Would you like to learn how to develop your own Inner Peace in order to advocate effectively for Peace?

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The deadline for submission of application form is September 4th, 2017.

Call: Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship aim to recognize some of the continent’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs. Over the past 8 years, AAE has attracted over 7000 applications from industries and sectors ranging from education. health, transport, energy among others.

Applications for nominations to The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) are now open. The awards aim to recognize Africa’s most talented entrepreneurs across 4 categories:

Best Growing Business: high growth companies
  • Best Mature Business: legacy companies with significant revenue base and continental footprint
  • Youth Entrepreneur of the Year : entrepreneurs under the age of 35
  • Social Entrepreneur of the Year: social impact oriented enterprises
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Application Period: 22 June – 7 August 2017

Call: International Photo Contest

Professional and amateur photographers from all over the world are invited to participate in the International Photo Contest, dedicated to climate change and protection of ozone layer, which will be held from July 10 to September 11, 2017.

Show us and tell us through your photos what the world struggle for the protection of the ozone layer means to you, what impact the depletion of ozone layer has on human health and the environment, and what measures are being undertaken in your country.

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Deadline: August 15, 2017

Apply to be a TED Fellow

Every year the TED Fellows program opens applications to find a new class of extraordinary thinkers and doers. Though we target innovators aged 21 to 40, we encourage anyone over 18 years old to apply.

How to apply: Click here.

The TED2018 Fellowship application is now open. Closing date: September 10, 2017

ICGEB Short-term fellowships for Pre-doctoral studies in ICGEB Component laboratories

ICGEB offers Short-term fellowships for Pre-doctoral studies in ICGEB Component laboratories to fund ongoing collaborative research between scientists from ICGEB Member States and research groups at ICGEB laboratories in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa, with the aim of facilitating access to the latest research techniques and to strengthen capacity building.

Guidelines for Application

To Apply Applicants should contact the ICGEB Group Leader/PI of their choice with a motivation letter, to determine availability of laboratory space and to define the research project proposal that will form an integral part of the application.

Closing Dates for Applications: 31 March, 30 June, 30 September, 31 December 

News Corp Media Fellowship for African Journalists

Interested in sharpening your digital skills while working alongside your peers in London? Eager to share your experience with award-winning colleagues abroad? Apply to the News Corp Media Fellowship for a chance to learn how some of the most prestigious news outlets in the world operate.

Working with ICFJ, News Corp will bring two journalists from any country in Africa to London to spend a month honing their journalistic skills at The Times and at The Wall Street Journal London bureau. During the fellowship, participants will have the opportunity to get a 360-degree view of both newsrooms.

To complement the four-week fellowship, ICFJ will design a three-day orientation in London, which will prepare the fellows for their time in the newsrooms. Appointments with key journalists, media experts and technologists will also be part of the program. During the fellowship the selected fellows will have the opportunity to learn how the top London news outlets are navigating the transformations impacting journalism.

English-speaking African journalists, videographers, newsroom editors, bloggers and journalists from all areas of expertise and any country in Africa are welcome to apply. All travel and fellowship expenses are covered by the program.

Click here to apply now! Applications close July 27, 2017.


Participants arrive in London: October 22, 2017

Orientation in London: October 23 - 25, 2017

Attachment phase: October 26 - November 22, 2017

November 23, 2017: Participants fly back to their home countries.


new Art new Audiences (nAnA) call for proposals

nAnA is an annual (open call) grant for 18 to 35-year-old East African and British artists, arts organisations, and art collectives, to create new art together and to showcase this art to audiences across East Africa and the UK.

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GCRF Networking Grants

The Academy of Medical Sciences in partnership with the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society, is delighted to announce the inaugural call for applications to a new scheme to allow researchers from developing countries and the UK to forge new links and hold networking events to generate innovative and interdisciplinary research ideas to address global challenges. This support will enable these new networks to be better equipped to apply for larger grants offered by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) programme and other funding initiatives.

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Job: Environment Officer - Kibondo, Tanzania

The Environmental Officer will be based in Kibondo and will have responsibility for all three camps, working with partners and stakeholders to ensure environmental impacts are minimised by mainstreaming environmental factors into refugee-hosting activities. The role requires the Environmental Officer to be able to assess the environmental conditions at refugee hosting areas and analyse how, and to what extent, those situations affect the environment and to formulate specific projects for addressing impacts. In addition, the incumbent would be expected to monitor and evaluate the environmental interventions, undertake capacity building activities and report on environmental matters.

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Closing date: 24 Jul 2017