Apply for Kanthari Scholarship for Social Entrepreneurs

Kanthari international welcomes participants over 22 years of age who have overcome significant life challenges ranging from vision impairment, disability, poverty, war, discrimination, and exploitation. They could also be witnesses to social situations they wish to change so others do not suffer. They should have a passion to make the world a better place and …

MDGs in Africa Adds 4 Bloggers

Welcome four bloggers with outstanding experience in youth advocacy for development in Africa as they join us in sharing the successes of the Millennium Development Goals in Africa on this page. They are Foluso Ajani, Lissy Mensah, Paul Okediji and Mani Joseph Muya.

Scholarships for Young African Students with Entrepreneurial Initiatives in Africa

In partnership with international corporations such as Intel, GSK and SEACOM, the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance is offering scholarships, summer grants, and internships to young African students with entrepreneurial initiatives in Africa. Opportunities include: - Harambe Fletcher Scholarship Full tuition awards to pursue a master program at The Fletcher School at Tufts University starting in September …

Two New Reports Tackle Global Inequality, Poverty in Africa

Written by Jennifer James for Impatient Optimists on November 06, 2012 Two important reports were released recently that shed light on global poverty and inequality, and food security in Africa. Save the Children published Born Equal: How Reducing Inequality Could Give Our Children a Better Future and the World Bank released Africa Can Help Feed …

MDG 8: African Countries can Benefit from Domestic Revenue Generation

By Paul Okediji Achievement of MDG 8 remains crucial for African countries to individually and jointly achieve all the millennium development goals. And as progress towards the other MDGs have been gradual, African countries can benefit from continuous international assistance, and more importantly, domestic revenue generation. Finance still remains a major item on the agenda …