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AWF and Nature’s Best Photography Announce the Benjamin Mkapa African Wildlife Photography Awards Call for Entries

Mkapa Photography Awards Entrants have the opportunity to win cash, prizes, and awards totaling $30,000 USD

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) (www.AWF.org) and Nature’s Best Photography (NBP) have announced the official “Call for Entries” for the the Benjamin Mkapa African Wildlife Photography Awards. Competition participants will have through June 18, 2021 to submit photos for consideration by a panel of judges. Professional, Amateur, and Youth (18 and…

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Merck Foundation and African First Ladies plan to launch media recognition of “Mask Up With Care” to mark “World Health Day“ 2021 for enhancing COVID 19 awareness

Merck Foundation, year to date, in partnership with African First Ladies and Ministers of Health, have provided for more than 1100 doctors from 42 Countries with 1 & 2 year speciality scholarship to improve access to quality and equitable healthcare in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, mark ‘World Health Day’ 2021 together with 19 African First Ladies by starting the “Mask Up With Care” Media Recognition Awards for African Media Representatives for advancing Community awareness about coronavirus. The awards are also announced for Media Representatives from Latin…

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The Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) Launches Inaugural Awards for Disease Elimination

New Abu Dhabi-based global health Institute launches its first disease elimination awards; 5 awards of up to USD200,000 each

The Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) (www.GLIDEae.org), a new Abu Dhabi-based global health Institute focused on eliminating infectious diseases of poverty, has launched The Falcon Awards for Disease Elimination, in a drive to discover and implement innovative approaches to disease elimination. Founded in 2019 by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed…

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Applications Open for 2021 Africa’s Business Heroes Prize Competition

ABH, which is the Jack Ma Foundation’s flagship philanthropic program in Africa, annually awards 10 outstanding finalists with a share of a US$1.5 million grant

In its third year, the Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) prize competition gives African entrepreneurs a unique platform to showcase their talent and grow their businesses; ABH, which is the Jack Ma Foundation’s flagship philanthropic program in Africa, annually awards 10 outstanding finalists with a share of a US$1.5 million grant;…

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Women-led Kenyan design house wins Fashionomics Africa sustainable design competition for turning fruit waste into eco-friendly footwear

Pine Kazi, which converts pineapple leaf and recycled rubber into fashionable footwear, won the $2,000 Fashionomics Africa competition cash prize

The African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) Fashionomics Africa initiative has named a women-led Kenya shoe design house as the winner of its competition to support producers of sustainable fashion. Pine Kazi, which converts pineapple leaf and recycled rubber into fashionable footwear, won the $2,000 Fashionomics Africa competition cash prize. In addition,…

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OPEC congratulates Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi for his African Energy Person of the Year 2020 award

Under President Nyusi’s leadership, Mozambique emerged in 2020 as the leading destination for investment in Africa

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo on behalf of his organisation and its members, addressed a congratulatory message to the President of the Republic of Mozambique, His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi upon his nomination as “African Energy Person of the Year 2020”. The award…

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World Rugby awards two leading African Women in Rugby the 2021 Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarships

This amazing opportunity qualifies two women from Africa to join the remaining ten women from around the world, who will each receive a £10,000 scholarship for leadership development support

As more and more leading women spearhead through the sports industry, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) has positioned itself to continue boosting women’s involvement in the game, including leadership, by announcing on International Women’s Day, Africa’s first two recipients of the 2021 Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarships. This amazing opportunity qualifies two women from…

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Announcing Winners of the 8th Edition of the Sankalp Africa Summit Awards

Over 1,200 delegates virtually convened for the 3-Day summit on 'A Resilient Africa - Forging Solutions for the Impact Economy'

Sankalp Forum (www.SankalpForum.com), an initiative of Intellecap hosted its 8th Edition of the Sankalp Africa Summit, in a virtual format, from the 2nd to 4th March 2021, one of Africa's largest inclusive networking platform focusing on entrepreneurship and the impact investing ecosystem. Some of the key highlights of the summit include the awarding of the top three…

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CORRECTION: African Development Bank named the World's Best Multilateral Financial Institution 2021 by Global Finance

The award is a global recognition for the path breaking efforts of the African Development Bank as it transforms itself into a solutions bank for Africa

The prestigious U.S. magazine, Global Finance, specializing in financial markets and investment banking, has named the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) as the “Best Multilateral Financial Institution in the world for 2021”. The award is a global recognition for the path breaking efforts of the African Development Bank as it transforms itself…

Orange
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Launch of the 11th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East (POESAM)

Through this prize, Orange, as a committed operator, seeks to contribute to the socio-economic development of Africa, support social and environmental innovation and encourage entrepreneurship

Tuesday 9 March 2021 will mark the start of submissions to the 11th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. Until 4 June 2021, entrants will be able to submit their projects on the website https://startup.orange.com/fr. Since 2011, this prize has been awarded for innovative projects by…