The New Venture Competition (NVC), a conference highlight, is a pitch competition for early-stage ventures, designed to showcase a new generation of innovators.
Participants will get a chance to win up to $30,000 in non-equity financing and network with top founders and investors from across Afri
The Nigerian Communications Commission as part of its Strategic Vision Plan (SVP) 2023-2025 captures the need to encourage the development of new technologies and indigenous content through cutting-edge research to stimulate sustainable economic growth and development in Nigeria.
Pursuant to the
Access City Award 2024: applications are open
This European award recognises cities which have undertaken outstanding work to become more accessible for persons with disabilities.
The 2024 Access City Award is organised by the European Commission in partnership with the European Disa
The National Essay Competition, targeted at senior secondary students in Nigeria, is organised annually, as part of UBA Foundation’s education initiative which aims to promote the reading culture and encourage healthy and intellectual competition amongst secondary school students in Nigeria an
The competition is open to any African student currently enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate program at any accredited university worldwide. They are invited to write on the topic: Pathways to Protecting Free Speech in Africa: Opportunities for New Approaches to an Old Problem.
If you are a woman entrepreneur, and your project has improved the lives of a large number of people, then don’t delay, submit an application today!
The Aurora Tech Award is an annual prize for women founders of IT startups whose projects have had the most profound impac
The Royal Entomological Society has launched the bug photography competition to encourage understanding and engagement in the science, natural history, and conservation of insects.
There are three competition categories:
18 and over (with themes of Insect behaviour
Lex:lead is a group of international lawyers and friends who support economic development focusing on the world’s least developed countries. They offer an annual essay competition on topics of law and development to students from eligible countries.
In 2015 they also started placing their s
MTN Nigeria is once again rolling out the red carpet for the country’s young linguistic talents. Targeting primary and secondary school students between the ages of 9 and 15, the MTN mPulse Spelling Bee competition aims to advance English proficiency while offering an array of incredible
In celebration of the 2023 International Day of the Girl Child, HACEY Health Initiative is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the 7th International Day of the Girl Child Essay Competition for secondary school students. The essay competition encourages critical thinking towards proff
Join the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and its partners at the IFC’s 4th Global Manufacturing Conference: Accelerating Solutions for Sustainable Manufacturing. The event will take place in Vienna, Austria on September 26-28, 2023. The Conference will bring together leading manufactur
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is an annual award for unpublished short fiction administered and funded by the Commonwealth Foundation. The prize covers the Commonwealth regions of Africa,Asia,Canada and Europe,Caribbean and Pacific. (See Section 5 for countries in each region).The interna
Dream big, pitch bold, and unlock the next stage of your business and entrepreneurial growth. For early-stage technology startups seeking to realize their full potential and unleash innovative solutions, an incredible opportunity awaits. Join us for the 5th year of the MEST Africa Challenge to unloc
In 2015, under the umbrella of its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, the GCSP and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme established a prize in order to recognize deserving individuals or organizations that have an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges.
The DataTribe Challenge is a unique annual competition where startups have a chance at receiving up to $2 million in seed capital. The Challenge brings together the best entrepreneurs in the world looking to disrupt cybersecurity and data science. DataTribe selects three finalists that split $20,000
In our bid to help the African child and to be the champions in educating children in rural areas by combating child abuse, labor, and soldiering through education, we hold various programs and events. Our programs range from simple, fun discussions about crucial topics to mentoring, empowering read
This Prize is awarded in recognition and support for the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders, to promote and protect human rights anywhere in the world.
This year’s Prize will be aw
Sustainable Mekong Research Network (SUMERNET) and SUMERNET Young Professionals (SYP) invite young professionals of all genders under the age of 35 who are from the Mekong Region to participate in this photo story competition on the theme of “Water Security for All”.
Photographs can b