Journalists with an interest in agricultural issues have a couple of weeks left to enter the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation’s media competition, before the 15 August deadline. Find more information here.
Mark your calendars for the 2013 Social Good Summit! From September 22-24, you can join a global conversation about how social media and technology can help address some of the world’s biggest challenges. Join the conversation on Twitter #2030NOW.
Rising Voices is providing microgrants to support individuals, grassroots groups, networks, and organisation committed to helping their local communities participate more fully in the digital online space. more →
OVCsupport.net is holding its first annual writing contest. The top three submissions will be featured on the OVCsupport.net website and in the July/August eBulletin, which is sent to thousands of OVCsupport.net readers. more →
Restless Development (RD) is currently recruiting two youth delegates (18-24) from Europe and sub-Saharan Africa to join the Student Stop AIDS Campaign team in Washington DC for the AIDS 2012 conference. The delegates will be involved in engaging other young people in activism for AIDS 2012. more →
The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Uganda (FCAU) has announced plans to run a photography competition for Ugandan photojournalists in 2012. The winners, along with some of the Association members, will get a chance to showcase their work at a photo exhibition to be held in Kampala. more →
A big thank you to all the KCs for working so hard and being so dedicated this year. Your commitment means more stories are being told, more voices are being heard, and more people are listening. You should be proud of what you have achieved. more →
The International AIDS Society (IAS) is administering the Media Scholarship Programme for the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington, D.C., USA, 22-27 July 2012. A very limited number of scholarships will be available for media representatives from around … more →
Human Rights Watch is currently seeking nominations for the Hellman/Hammett grant program aimed at supporting writers all around the world who have been victims of political persecution and are in financial need. more →
Gender Across Borders, a global feminist blog, in partnership with Violence is Not Our Culture: the Global Campaign to End Violence Against Women in the Name of ‘Culture’, wants your perspective on the relationship between culture and women’s rights. more →
Blog Action Day takes place on 16 October. The day of action encourages bloggers from around the world to blog about one important global topic on the same day. Past topics have included water, climate change and poverty, and more … more →
David Kato, human rights activist, friend, and colleague, was murdered in his home in Kampala, Uganda on 26 January 2011. To commemorate his life, the David Kato Vision and Voice Award will be awarded every year on Human Rights Day … more →
By fundsforngos, on September 13th, 2011 Open Society Initiative for Sothern Africa (OSISA) has been engaged in building vibrant and tolerant democracies in southern Africa by means of different thematic and country focused programs, which provide grants to civil society … more →
Young journalists and bloggers from across the globe are invited to be part of the 7th UNESCO Youth Forum during the general conference in Paris October 17 to 20, 2011. The Youth Forum was established in 1999 and since then … more →
The call for nominations for The Tuberculosis Survival Prize 2011 closes on the 30th September 2011. The prize, an annual award of $2000 sponsored by the Lilly MDR-TB Partnership, is awarded in recognition of innovation in TB/MDR-TB advocacy and social … more →
I have been a jounalist since 2001 and worked in a number of print and electronic media including the Malawi's lone news agency. I hold a diploma in mass communication and have attained a range of certificates on politics, environment, investigative journalism, gender and HIV reporting. I am an advocate for people living with HIV. I'm also sensitive to gender issues and I work towards positive change.