EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

German fellowship for sub-Sahara African journalists opens

Broadcast journalists residing in a Sub-Sahara African country can participate in a fellowship being offered Germany’s leading organisation for international media development. DW Akademie is accepting applications for its Constructive Journalism Fellowship. The program brings together media professionals who want to learn more about constructive storytelling and connect with like-minded colleagues. The fellowship includes online trainings that will be held …

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SAP graduates paving way to Africa’s digital future

NAIROBI, Kenya, 21st June 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Graduates of the SAP Young Professionals Program are adding valuable digital skills capacity to African enterprises across the continent. According to Cathy Smith, MD SAP Africa, since the launch of the program in 2012, the support provided by graduates brings critical digital skills to African businesses to help drive greater digitalisation and …

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Google offers 30,000 scholarships to African developers

Google has announced an additional 30,000 Android and Google Cloud training scholarships for aspiring and professional developers in Africa as part of its programme with Andela and Pluralsight. The programme aims to engage with existing and aspiring developers to help them build the skills they need to get a job in tech after the programme is over. The Google Africa …

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AFRIKA KOMMT! Call for applications!!

AFRIKA KOMMT! – a further training programme for young African executives – brings together the most visionary young leaders from Africa and leading German companies. Companies benefit from the expertise, knowledge, local network and unique African perspective of the young professionals. The African fellows dive deep into the German corporate specifics, German business spirit and the German culture. The programme …

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2021 Lead Academy: Application closes on 10 November, Apply now!!

An invitation has gone out to young people of African descent in Germany to participate in the Lead Africa International Academy 2021 via Zoom on 22-24 November. The event is organised by Lead Africa International e.V., a Germany-based global non-governmental organisation dealing with development issues. The Lead Africa International Academy is a three-day capacity development program for Africans and people …

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Free training for 300,000 Nigerians in audio-visual production

300,000 young Nigerians are to be trained in Film, Television and Motion Production courtesy of a partnership between KAP Academy and MasterCard Foundation —- In a landmark partnership announced on Monday (11 October 2021), 300,000 young Nigerians will be trained in film, television, and motion picture production over the next three years. The scheme will be implemented by Lagos-based KAP …

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SAP Dual Study Program fast-tracks work readiness for African university graduates

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 26, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African university students with ambitions for a career in the fast-paced world of technology are receiving welcome support in the form of the SAP Dual Study Program, a skills development initiative aimed at closing the digital skills gap among graduates. According to Johann Pretorius, Director of Training at the SAP Training …

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Oracle, UNHCR partner to impart IT skills on refugees in Kenya

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Implements Workforce Development Program in Kenya with Oracle NAIROBI, Kenya, August 12, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Oracle today announced that the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, in Kenya has finalised a workforce development program for young refugees in Kenya, in collaboration with Oracle University. The UNHCR delivers professional learning courses on Oracle Cloud technologies …

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SAP Young Professionals Program extends digital skills build to Lusophone Africa

LUANDA, Angola, 17 June 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- SAP’s flagship digital skills build initiative the Young Professionals Program is celebrating its first-ever graduates from Lusophone Africa. At a virtual graduation ceremony attended by Constantin Zelenty, Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy Angola; Cathy Smith, Managing Director, SAP Africa; Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director, SAP Central Africa; as well as SAP customer …

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India invites Nigerian Students to Apply for Scholarship

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi, is inviting applications from Nigerians and other foreign students for grant of scholarship, Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Education has said. A statement from the Federal Scholarship Board Management explained that the scholarship was meant for students seeking to pursue higher studies at the undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral levels in Indian Educational …

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Top 5 Ranking Universities in Germany for Foreign Students

Germany is considered among the top educational destinations in Europe and the world. In fact, few German universities also feature in the top 10 universities in the world for free education. Germany is known for an efficient and affordable education system with a wide range of courses to choose from for international students. Are you wondering why you should choose …

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US announces job opportunities for Hausa, Yoruba teachers

The United States Mission in Nigeria  has called for application from qualified Nigerians wishing to teach Hausa or Yoruba languages and cultures to American students in US universities and colleges. The FLTA program allows foreign teachers to teach foreign languages and culture to American students in universities and colleges while also refining their teaching skills, increasing their English language proficiency …

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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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