Oncoming Events

Leading African Freedom of Expression Organisations to Engage Stakeholders on Internet Rights and Freedoms Issues

Twenty-three (23) individuals representing 19 of the most prominent freedom of expression organisations in Africa, have been equipped with knowledge, skills and strategies needed to engage stakeholders across the continent on digital rights issues. The capacity building exercise took place at a two-day workshop on digital rights issues organised in …

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Washington, D.C Hosts World’s Media


The 67th World News Media Congress, the 22nd World Editors Forum, and the 25th World Advertising Forum, will take place in Washington, D.C., from June 1 to 3, 2015. The global event will have participants from about 80 countries in attendance which will make it possible to develop invaluable cooperation, partnership …

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Application Opens for 2015 OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme


Applications from eligible musicians between the ages of 19 and 35 are now open for the OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme for Innovative musicians. OneBeat is a music exchange and incubator for music-based social entrepreneurship encouraging innovative musicians from around the world launch collaborative projects towards making a positive impact on …

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TEF launches $100 Million Entrepreneurship Programme


The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has launched the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP), which is a multi-year programme of training, funding, and mentoring, designed to empower the next generation of African entrepreneurs. The mission of the entrepreneurship programme is to identify and grow 10,000 African entrepreneurs, create 1 million jobs and add …

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2015 TechWomen Call for Applications

TechWomen Arezoo Miot Program Director

TechWomen, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is calling for applications from female leaders with expertise in technology to attend the 2015 TechWomen Program in the United States. The program which starts in October 2015 aims to connect and support the next generation …

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