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2016 Africa Energy Essay Contest

2016 Africa Energy Essay Contest

The Nigeria Energy Forum is delighted to invite young professionals to make submissions for the 2016 Africa Energy Essay Contest. The essay contest will take the form of a letter written to the UN Secretary General, highlighting the challenges and opportunities for sustainable energy development in Africa. The contest follows the UN’s declaration of the […]

The Caine Prize for African Writing

The Caine Prize for African Writing

Entries for the 2016 Caine Prize for African Writing are now open. The prize is open to writers from anywhere in Africa for work published in English. Its focus is on the short story, reflecting the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition. Would you like to enter this year’s prize? The deadline for entries […]

The 2015 DStv Eutelsat Star Essay/Poster Competition For Africans

The 2015 DStv Eutelsat Star Essay/Poster Competition For Africans

Step into the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards 2015 by creating an award-winning essay or poster about satellite technology and how it helps us to understand and take care of our planet and you can win big. Topic “Write an essay or design a poster to explain how satellites help us to understand and take care […]

2015 African Youth Union Nelson Mandela Essay Challenge

2015 African Youth Union Nelson Mandela Essay Challenge

Nelson Mandela is a global icon who has inspired many people across the world. His immense contribution is observed in all parts of the world. Mandela was a man of integrity, honour, forgiveness, reconciliation, humour and many more inspiring traits. His legacy will always inspire many. In the African Youth Union’s (AYU) capacity as a […]

The Nation/ALOD 2015 Essay Competition For Undergraduates

The Nation/ALOD 2015 Essay Competition For Undergraduates

The Nation, Nigeria, in collaboration with African Liberty Organisation for Development (ALOD) and Network for a Free Society (NFS), is calling for entries into the 2015 essay competition for undergraduate students. Topic Government regulations and controls are the biggest threat to jobs in Africa today.

2015 ECOWAS Youth Essay Competition

2015 ECOWAS Youth Essay Competition

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it is about to commemorate its 40th Anniversary and it intends to mark this genuine event through a Youth Essay Competition. A statement by the ECOWAS Commission on Wednesday in Abuja said that. It added that the three winners (1st, 2nd an d 3rd) will be […]

My Corruption-Free Africa Writing Competition

My Corruption-Free Africa Writing Competition

My Corruption-Free Africa is an online competition that encourages African youth to participate in a writing and/or photography challenge based around the theme of anti-corruption. Theme Corruption Organizer Corruption Watch

Forum For Agricultural Research In Africa (FARA) 2014 Essay Competition

Forum For Agricultural Research In Africa (FARA) 2014 Essay Competition

In 2014, the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa will host a series of celebratory events to appreciate the efforts of forum members in strengthening African agricultural innovation. In line with this, we introduce the FARA Essay competition for students of agriculture programmes in African tertiary institutions. Submit your essay for a chance to win […]

2014 African Union Commission Youth Day Essay Competition

2014 African Union Commission Youth Day Essay Competition

Women account for about half of Africa’s talent base. As a group, they have been marginalised and their economic, social, political and environmental contributions go in large part unrealised, underutilized and undervalued. Poverty and HIV/AIDS still carry a female face. Women’ education is often sacrificed because of various socio-economic and cultural reasons and women are […]

African Organization for Standardization Essay Competition

African Organization for Standardization Essay Competition

organizers are inviting students in institutions of higher learning in Africa (Colleges/ Universities approved by their local commission of higher education) to submit their essays on the theme: The role of Standards in promoting sustainable Agriculture and food security in Africa to the contacts of the various National Standards Bodies in Africa as provided at […]