Nov 192013

On African Statistics Day 2013, Development Initiatives and the Uganda Bureau of Statistics announce a joint project to bring ‘data use’ capacity training to East African organisations working for poverty eradication Development Initiatives (DI), a not-for-profit organisation working to eradicate poverty by 2030, and the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), the agency responsible for coordinating, […]

Sep 132013
Joint Long Term Training Program for 100 Somali Journalists Launched in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia, September 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A joint long term training program for 100 Somali Journalists was launched at the Mogadishu Guest House in Mogadishu on Thursday, September 12, 2013 until April 2014 by the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), Center for Media Research and Development and the Horn of Africa […]

Aug 212013

The Master of Arts in Museum Studies Program at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) is currently accepting applications for Spring 2014. Students matriculating in the Program will undertake a rigorous course of learning in Museology, the branch of knowledge dedicated to the study of the theories, procedures, and managerial concepts of museums. Practical application of course work is […]

Aug 212013

AMISOM opens training on improving understanding and compliance with International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Human Rights (HR) for the Somali National Army Officers KAMPALA, Uganda, August 21, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has today opened a four-day training workshop on improving understanding and compliance with International Humanitarian Law […]

Aug 102013

Afrifestnet Toolkit now available! Fourteen months after the official launch of the network in Accra, we are pleased to announce that the Festivals Best Practice Toolkit is now available! This Afrifestnet publication was conducted with the support of 28 African festivals directors who contributed their experiences to the research conducted by Peter Rorvik, Secretary General of […]

Jul 102013

Call for proposals: Workshops on Language Documentation, Maintenance, and Revitalization Deadline for receipt of proposals: July 15, 2013 Selection of proposals: August 30, 2013 To be held as part of: 2014 Institute on Collaborative Language Research (CoLang/InField) Institute on Field Linguistics and Language Documentation (please note this web address is case sensitive) University of Texas […]

Jul 052013

CFP: Early Career Scholars Writing Workshop – Nairobi, 20-21 September 2013 Date: 3 July 2013 12:51 From: Reuben Loffman <> Please find below a call for papers for a writing workshop hosted by the British Institute in Eastern African and the African Studies Association of the United Kingdom for early career scholars based in Africa. […]

Jun 242013
Aggreko Launches Technical Training Programme in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, June 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Aggreko (, the world leader in the provision of temporary power and temperature control services, has announced the launch of its inaugural ‘Aggreko University’ technical training programme at an event today in Abidjan. The first 15 students to be accepted into the Summer Module of […]

May 102013

Workshop on preservation and protection of documentary heritage for managers of selected National Heritage sites in Nigeria (Osogbo, 14 – 17 May 2013) This two-day workshop will intimate the Nigerian National Heritage site managers with preservation and protection of documentary heritage in digital format. At least 20 participants are expected for this event with hands-on […]

Feb 262013
IOM Tanzania Organizes Identity Management Workshop

GENEVA, Switzerland, February 26, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM in Tanzania is facilitating a workshop on Identity Management in partnership with the Dutch I.D. Management Academy and the Portuguese Border Agency (SEF.) The workshop which runs from 25th to 27th February, 2013, is being attended by directors of the Immigration Departments of Malawi, Mozambique, […]

Feb 242013
Open Licensing - Intellectual Property

Open Licensing workshop This week I have been taking part in a very interesting online workshop on Open Licensing run by the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex which may be of interest to you. Although registration for the workshop is closed because the workshop is now running, you may be interested to watch […]