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Harvard Teaches How to Build Scalable Businesses to Solve African Problems

Harvard Business School professors are launching a new online course to teach entrepreneurs how to build scalable businesses designed to solve core problems in Africa. Unlike other business courses, this one focuses on identifying points of opportunity for smart entrepreneurial efforts through live online lectures, peer-to-peer learning, and real-life lessons incorporated into participants’ own business plan. The online course starts on August 17, 2020.  Details from  edX


The Africa Digital Rights Fund (ADRF)

The ADRF fund offers grants of up to $20,000 to initiatives and projects working to advance digital rights. August 7 deadline


Google Podcasts Creator Programme.

A 12-week training and mentorship programme for underrepresented voices in podcasting. Selected participants will receive $12,000 in production funding. Apply here Deadline 3 August.


The World Bank Group Africa fellowship programme.

The World Bank is launching the second edition of its Africa fellowship programme. Deadline: 23 August 2020. Details:

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