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  1. Young Change Makers – Joannie Bewa

    Joannie Bewa is currently working as a general practitioner in a community health center in her country BENIN. She holds many leadership positions in BENIN and is well known at global level. She is the co-founder and the Executive director of Young Beninese Leaders Association (YBLA), created after the President...

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  2. Young Change Maker – Ludwick Marishane

    After a few months of research on the Internet, South African University of Cape Town student, Ludwick Marishane has won global recognition for an invention that takes the water out of bathing. Marishane invented a product called DryBath, a clear gel applied to skin that does the work of water and soap....

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  3. The Abuja Grassroots Youth Debaters, Season 1

    After weeks of massive publicity, The Abuja Grassroots Debate received applications from various parts of the 6 Abuja Area Councils. Following a rigorous Audition Session, 15 participants were evaluated and 12 selected to participate in the premier edition of the Abuja Grassroots Debate Season !. See Final Auditions Results: The Abuja...

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  4. Young Changemaker – Kelvin Doe

    Kelvin Doe (16) is a self-taught engineer from Sierra Leone, West Africa. Out of metal and wire scraps he made a battery to “power lights in people’s houses,” an FM radio transmitter to disseminate news and a generator to power the device. Doe became the youngest invitee to the Visiting...

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  5. Fact Sheet on Power Africa

    The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) will launch a $2 million Off-Grid Energy Challenge to provide grants of up to $100,000 to African-owned and operated enterprises to develop or expand the use of proven technologies for off-grid electricity benefitting rural and marginal populations. Read more: http://allafrica.com/stories/201306300216.html?viewall=1

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  6. MSFS LAUNCHES NEW SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS FROM AFRICA

    Starting in fall 2014, the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University is offering a full- tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa. MSFS is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs. Students will take courses in international relations, international trade, international...

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