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Opportunities and Conferences

Insaka Academy – Your Online Store Training

The 2020 Enrolment is open from today until Thursday 8 October at midnight so click to read all about the program.


AfriLabs Capacity Building Awards And Annual Gathering

This is a programme within AfriLabs Capacity Building Programme that provides a grant of 15,000 euros to winning hubs within the AfriLabs network to implement projects for the hubs and startups within their network which showcases the application of capacity building models.

Deadline for the Awards – 7 October

Click here for more information on how to apply for the 2020 Capacity Building Awards, and here to register for the AfriLabs Annual Gathering.


International Climate Protection Fellowship

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers a fully-funded scholarship in Germany. Deadline: 01 March 2021



Central Bank Digital Currency African Conference

8 October

Book here:


Most Influential 100 Recognition Week 2020


2021 digital marketing trends: 25 practical recommendations to implement


Alibaba Cloud Global AI Innovation Challenge

As cloud and AI technologies are shaping all industries globally and driving numerous innovations, Alibaba Cloud has launched the Machine Learning Platform for AI (PAI) service to empower AI developers and innovators by lowering technical barriers and development costs. The Alibaba Cloud Global AI Innovation Challenge is an open competition for global AI developers, researchers, startups and solution providers to make and/or enhance their products or projects based on machine learning using PAI.

Deadline: 16 October


Stanford University – JSK-Big Local News Data Reporting Grants for Journalists Worldwide


Daimler Benz Young Thinkers Fellowship

Deadline: May 2021


Newest Grants for empowering Vulnerable Women & Girls

Several international organizations are now open their grant opportunities to empower women and girls around the world


List of Top Scholarships in SA that will close in November 2020


New European Marketplaces Report 2020

This Ecommerce Foundation report examines the growing role of non-transactional marketplaces, as well as those servicing the B2B space.


The EAC Scholarship Programme

This is an initiative of the East African Community (EAC), the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) and German Development Bank KfW. Thematic areas: 1) Mathematics, 2) Engineering, 3) Informatics, 4) Science, 5) Technology and 6) Business Science

Eligible applicants: Nationals of the East African Community

Closing Date: 22nd October 2020, 17:00 hours, East African Time

Application from


Free online coding and web development platform launches for SA learners



Applications open for youth to lead action on global challenges across Commonwealth

Deadline: 15 October


International Conference on Cyberlaw, Cybercrime and Cybersecurity 25-27 November

EFA supports this annual conference. The Draft Agenda of this year’s Virtual Conference is available at

More about the International Conference on Cyberlaw, Cybercrime & Cybersecurity is available at

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