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German eLearning platform reaches 1 Million African youth in first year

BERLIN, Germany, January 14, 2021/ — 800,000 people in Africa reached with over 100,000 registered users; digital learning enables Africa’s youth to reach their personal potential. atingi (www.atingi.org), the digital learning platform of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has exceeded expectations in its first year. Within twelve months, atingi has reached almost a million people …

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Application opens for German scholarships for journalists from Africa, others

DW Akademie is accepting applications for its International Media Studies program (IMS) in Bonn, Germany, which will start in September. Students who successfully complete the four-semester program will be awarded a master of arts degree. DW Akademie is part of Deutsche Welle (DW). It is the centre for education and knowledge transfer at Germany’s international broadcaster. Its activities include international …

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Application for German Fellowship for international journalists opens

Graduate journalism students and recent graduates can apply for a two-week summer fellowship in Germany and Poland. The Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) will choose 14 to 16 individuals to examine the role journalists played in Nazi Germany, the Holocaust and current issues that raise ethical concerns today. The next journalism program, which is open …

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Germany: Scholarship for journalists from countries in crisis

Journalists from countries in crisis or war can apply to stay in Berlin for three months. Reporters Without Borders Germany, in cooperation with taz Panter Foundation, will host three journalists in 2021. The Rest and Refuge Scholarship will provide travel, an apartment, a living stipend and transportation in Berlin. “We offer travel expenses, a decent apartment, a monthly stipend of …

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Mastercard Foundation launches scholarship programme for African students

Mastercard Foundation and USIU-Africa partner to expand access to higher education in Africa NAIROBI, Kenya, July 14th, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Nairobi-based United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) and the Mastercard Foundation today announced a partnership that will enable 1,000 high-performing students to receive quality education and leadership development over the next 10 years under the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. The …

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How to study online for German university degrees

Whether you’re looking for further education or a bachelor’s or master’s degree, many universities in Germany offer online courses of study. Kim Berg reports — Studying online at a distance-learning university The FernUniversität Hagen is the only state university that offers exclusively distance-learning courses. With around 76,000 students, it is also the largest university in Germany. It offers ten bachelor’s degree courses and …

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Scholarships available for media studies in Germany for African applicants

Young professionals from developing countries can apply for a scholarship to study in Germany. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD, in German) supports postgraduate studies and training in a variety of subjects, including media studies. Institutions that offer media studies include Leipzig University, Bauhaus University Weimar and Cologne University of Applied Sciences. Candidates must have completed their college degree in …

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Google offering paid fellowship for journalism, tech and design students in Europe

Google has announced the continuation and expansion of its Google News Initiative Fellowship in Europe. The scheme connects students and recent graduates who want to explore the intersection between journalism and technology with news organisations. The successful candidates will kick off their careers in the news industry by spending 8 weeks in Summer working with experts in newsrooms and creating …

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German-African Journalism exchange programme calls for applications

The International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP) are offering fellowships to up to six young Southern African journalists and up to five young German journalists.  Journalists ages 25 to 40 from Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Germany can apply. The Southern African-German Journalists’ Programme is a multiyear …

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German Scholarships for Developing Countries’ Students. Application opens for 2020

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the world’s largest funding organisation for the international exchange of students and researchers, is offering fully-funded postgraduate placements for Developing Countries. These programs are open to pursuing a postgraduate degree program at German institutions of Higher education. With its development-oriented postgraduate study programs, DAAD Development promotes the training of specialists of new industrial countries. Benefits …

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