Daily Digest, Thursday 2 July 2020
Funding In Africa
The African Union Launches Youth Innovation Challenge on Democracy & Governance
The African Union (AU) has launched the “Democracy and Governance in Africa- Youth Innovation Challenge”, to identify, capacitate and recognize youth working on digital or non-digital innovations in Africa.
The African Union says it’s looking for structural ideas that can prevent conflict through addressing issues of democracy deficit, lack of good governance and work to promote human rights practices. Read more……
One World Media Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020 for Journalists and Filmmakers
Deadline: July 30, 2020
Applications are open for the One World Media Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020. This award is launched in response to the exceptional work of journalists and filmmakers covering the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in developing countries. Read more….
Funding In Southern Africa
Zimbabwean tech enthusiast wins grant at international drone competition
Our loyal readers would have come across the name Tawanda Chihambakwe by now. The drone professional absolutely loves drones and has been behind a number of cool initiatives locally including a drone racing community a few years ago.
Most recently Chihambakwe also wanted to help disinfect Harare’s CBD using drones but the City Council made sure that wouldn’t happen – but anyway that’s a story for another day. Read more
GFA Weekly Round-Up [Podcast] June22-25
The GetFundedAfrica team is proud to launch the very first episode of the GFA weekly round up segment. About The GFA Weekly Round up Nichole and Adebola (Founder) discuss the funding activity recorded on the GFA platform and deep dive into the blockchain industry in Africa. Listen To The Podcast Here