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And the winner of the 2015 ONE Africa Award is…

And the winner of the 2015 ONE Africa Award is… | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 8th annual ONE Africa Award is SWAGEN - a member based organisation that uses indigenous knowledge to adapt to, mitigate and improve environmental and sustainable development policies that impact forest dependent communities.
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Inspirational Women of 2015 - Fatou Bensouda

Inspirational Women of 2015 - Fatou Bensouda | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it

Fatou Bensouda is a *serious* role model as the current holder of one of the top legal positions in the world. She is a symbol for girls across Africa of the great heights that can be achieved through quality education.

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Africa Business Fellowship

Africa Business Fellowship | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
As the Africa Business Fellowship seeks top American graduates and entrepreneurs to place at African companies, here is what it takes to become a fellow.
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Africans to Follow on Social Media

Social media has revolutionized how people communicate with each other. It has become the standard for personal and professional networking. It provides an effective and inexpensive method of conne...
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Germinating Social Innovators

RT @LMSM_CSR: Germinating Social Innovators http://t.co/ZSBl5cWd5f #socinn #innovation #entrepreneurs #Africa #socialimpact #socent
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Enyo Kumahor paves the way for more African women in IT -

Enyo Kumahor paves the way for more African women in IT - | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
Enyo Kumahor talks working for ThoughtWorks, the role of mentorship in career development, and advises girls interested in IT.
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Call for papers: Journal of African Union Studies' special issue on African political leadership

Call%20for%20Papers%20June%202014.pdf CALL FOR PAPERS   Journal of African Union Studies (JoAUS) (Volume 3, No 3, 2014) special issue on Political Leadership… (Call for papers: Journal of African Union Studies' special issue on African political leadership...
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South Africans Win $100,000 Africa Innovation Prize

South Africans Win $100,000 Africa Innovation Prize | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
Three South Africans won the African Innovation Foundation’s Innovation Prize for Africa 2014 for creating the first injectable porcine deri
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African Leadership | Common Grounds: Malawi

African Leadership | Common Grounds: Malawi | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
“African Leadership | Common Grounds: Malawi http://t.co/dzoPjxjGy7 ...He works tirelessly to fuse the work his pastors do inside the chur...”
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A Young African Entrepreneur Invests in Caterpillars to Fight Malnutrition

A Young African Entrepreneur Invests in Caterpillars to Fight Malnutrition | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
While the shea tree is known for its nuts, used to produce a butter to which myriad benefits have been attributed (skin and nutritional, in particular), much less is known about the caterpillars that feed on its leaves.
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Econet Boss Announces Cash Award To Boost African Innovation ...

Econet Boss Announces Cash Award To Boost African Innovation ... | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
Zimbabwe's richest businessman Strive Masiyiwa, has announced a special award to support innovation for any African who proves unique business prowess. Masiyiwa announced through his Facebook that he will be ...
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Finalists for Innovation Prize for Africa announced | eHealth News Africa

Finalists for Innovation Prize for Africa announced | eHealth News Africa | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
The African Innovation Foundation has announced the finalists in the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). Ten African innovator
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46 Kenyans Selected for Young African Leadership Initiative Washington Fellowship

46 Kenyans Selected for Young African Leadership Initiative Washington Fellowship | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi has announced that 46 Kenyans have been invited to participate in the first ever Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellowship.
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Meet Dieynaba, Senegal's first female graffiti artist

Meet Dieynaba, Senegal's first female graffiti artist | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
“I started to paint graffiti in 2008 because I found I could express myself better on a wall as there was more space than a canvas. Women are marginalised in society, I think my art can help people understand."
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7 South Africans Make the 2015 Morland Writing Scholarships Shortlist

7 South Africans Make the 2015 Morland Writing Scholarships Shortlist | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it

  Alert! The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2015 Morland Writing Scholarships, including seven South Africans.

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Young African Leaders To Watch: Meet Isaac Kwaku Fokuo, CEO Of The African ... - Forbes

Young African Leaders To Watch: Meet Isaac Kwaku Fokuo, CEO Of The African ... - Forbes | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
Isaac Kwaku Fokuo is the CEO of the African Leadership Network (ALN), a vibrant membership community of Africa’s most dynamic and influential new-generation leaders.
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African Superwomen

African Superwomen | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
Women have long been the backbone of societies in Africa. It's common to see images of women carrying babies on their backs while doing other chores: fetching water and firewood, digging in the gar...
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Africa’s top 5 under 22-years entrepreneurs

RT @CapitalFM_kenya: Africa’s top 5 under 22-years entrepreneurs; social #innovation at work http://t.co/WP8o7ENXXJ
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Individual Consultants apply for the AWDF’s Project Midterm Evaluation

Deadline: 15 September 2014 The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) invites individual consultants who have experience in the systematic verification, synthesis and analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data, preferably in a capacity...
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Twenty-five young African leaders attend Washington Fellowship on campus - UT The Daily Texan

Twenty-five young African leaders attend Washington Fellowship on campus - UT The Daily Texan | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
UT The Daily Texan Twenty-five young African leaders attend Washington Fellowship on campus UT The Daily Texan Ndeye Absa Gningue and Creesen Naiker are two of the 25 entrepreneurs visiting the University of Texas at Austin as part of the...
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Dangote, Okonjo-Iweala And Other Africans Named Among Time ...

Dangote, Okonjo-Iweala And Other Africans Named Among Time ... | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
“African Leadership Magazine is a pan-African flagship publication read by over 180, 000 targeted international investors, business executives, government policy makers and multilateral agencies across Africa, the Middle ...”
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The African app company that trumped Apple to launch first black emoticons

The African app company that trumped Apple to launch first black emoticons | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
Tech firm Oju Africa has tackled the lack of racially diverse emoticons by introducing its own set of Afro icons.
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Côte d’Ivoire’s Emerging Young Entrepreneurs

Côte d’Ivoire’s Emerging Young Entrepreneurs | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
Kone Gninlnagnon is a young entrepreneur who dreams of exporting rice from Côte d’Ivoire to the world. But he knows the quality of the rice must be improved and tested in the domestic market first.
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African Girls in Technology: WITIN Forum Uncovers New Innovations

African Girls in Technology: WITIN Forum Uncovers New Innovations | Afrika Inspired | Scoop.it
Nigerian girls are techies too! The AWP Network supported the event organised by Women in Technology in Nigeria (WITIN), a social enterprise that provides networking, entrepreneurship, and professional development ...
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Africally Speaking , new hub for African innovators launches ...

Africally Speaking (AS) seeks to examine development on the continent through the lens of innovation. “The advancement of societies largely depends on disruptive actions by forward thinking people. Despite such strides ...
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