The African Story Challenge is a new $1 million programme of reporting grants to encourage innovative, multi-media storytelling that aims to improve the health and prosperity of Africans.
Our final theme focuses on specific topics including employment, innovation and entrepreneurship, corruption and transparency, and investment and incentives. This theme starts 3rd March 2014.
CNBC Agriculture Investing session at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2013, Cape Town, South Africa. Photo: World Economic Forum / Benedikt von Loebell, Creative Commons License
Twenty Finalists have been shortlisted in the Disease: Prevention and Treatment Cycle! More details here ! Photo: Althei Abbakar (7 years), a severe eye infection is treated by a health worker in a mobile clinic recently installed by the local NGO Anhar in a new area for displaced families on the outskirts of El Sereif in North Darfur. Albert Gonzalez Farran, UNAMID, Creative Commons License.
Nutrition, reproductive health and women’s health are some of the specific topics covered under this theme which opens for entries on 2 June 2014.
A premature baby is cared for in the pediatric ward at Yekatit Hospital in Addis Ababa. Photo: Gates Foundation, Creative Commons License