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  1. 2Face Foundation and Youngstars Foundation Launches “Vote Not Fight: Election No Be War” Campaign

    On September 30, 2014 the 2face Foundation and Youngstars Development Initiative unveiled a nationwide get-out-the-vote campaign to encourage a peaceful 2015 electoral process at the Event Centre in Lagos. The campaign, “Vote Not Fight: Election No Be War,” encourages Nigerians to peacefully take part in the electoral process and recognizes...

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  2. Young Changemaker – Antoinette Furaha

    When war forced Antoinette Furaha to flee her homeland of the DRC for the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in western Uganda, every day became a struggle to survive. Life in the settlement was particularly hard for children like Antoinette, who could no longer go to school. Seeking a way out of...

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  3. Wilson Center Fellowship

    Deadline: 1 October 2014The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars invites individuals around the globe to become Wilson Center Fellow. The 9-month residential is open for non-advocacy, policy-relevant fellowship proposals. The fellows research and write in their areas of expertise, while interacting with policymakers in Washington and Wilson Center staff.Each fellow...

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  4. The Global Development Network Seeking Partners in Least Developed Countries

    Deadline: 18 July 2014The Global Development Network (GDN) is accepting ‘Expression of Interest’ from organizations in Least Developed Countries for its project on Building Research Capacity in those countries. Proposals should be made of demand-led programs designed to support the contending institutions in addressing their research capacity gaps. These projects should...

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  5. Young change maker – Arthur Zang

    Arthur Zang, a 24 year-old Cameroonian engineer, invented the Cardiopad, a touch screen medical tablet that enables heart examinations such as the electrocardiogram (ECG) to be performed at remote, rural locations while the results of the test are transferred wirelessly to specialists who can interpret them. The device spares African patients living...

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  6. Young change maker – Chris Nsamba

    You could say Chris Nsamba has always been something of an overachiever. By the age of 16 he’d already won three science competitions for adults. Now in his late 20s, the Ugandan is still dreaming big: He hopes to build and launch the first African manned shuttle into space. “It...

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