Gango Weekly | 22 Sept 2016

NERA Demonstrations and Police Brutality, what do the citizens think? Find out the sections of the constitution the police has violated
Email not displaying correctly?
View it in your browser.

Gango Weekly

Organizing for Zimbabwe randomly asked citizens to share their thoughts on smart water meters and if they were for the initiative or not. Listen through the audio below to hear what they had to say:
Prepaid metres

Who is going to protect the citizens?

The past week’s news was dominated by harrowing scenes and pictures of brutalised citizens, most of whom were demonstrating in various parts of the country under the banner of the National Electoral Reforms Agenda (NERA). The protesters allege that they were brutalised by police after having been arrested as they protested to compel government to implement a raft of reforms they are pushing for under NERA.

Read More
Training The African Child to be Visionary
This is an inspirational note to all young people in Africa and beyond. The article seeks to give some insights and direction on how young aspiring leaders can achieve their goals, this piece is from Ghana.

International Day of Peace

Statement from the African Democracy Forum

The African Democracy Forum would like to take this opportunity to celebrate the International Day of Peace 2016 under the theme: The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace”. The African Democracy Forum (ADF) is a regional network launched in Abuja, Nigeria in October 2000 comprising of civil society organisations,

Read More

NERA demonstrations and police brutality

This is a round up of Zimbabweans views on the recent NERA demos, and the reaction shown by the police, which amounts to nothing but brutality. Read through these tweets to see how Zimbabweans feel about all this:

Read More

Opportunities

2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), the flagship program of President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative, is now open. YALI is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. President Obama launched YALI in 2010 to support young African leaders as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa.

Apply Now

_______________________

Vacancies

The African Development Bank is recruiting 5 Directors (Climate change and green growth; Energy statistics, policy and regulation; Power systems development; Renewable energy; Transformative energy partnerships) to support the implementation of its High 5s. Deadline: 2 October 2016. For more information about this opportunity please visit

_______________________

The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs is recruiting a Statistician who will be based in New York. The deadline to apply is 14 November 2016. Please find more information at the following link: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=66844

________________________

Scholarships

Information Technology International Undergraduate Scholarship in Australia, 2017 University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia
Application Deadline: 31 October 2016
Apply Now

__________________

30 Scholarships for Undergraduate Programme at King’s College London in UK, 2017
King’s College London, United Kingdom
Application Deadline: 31 October 2016 or 1 March 2017
Apply Now

__________________

African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship for Sub-Saharan Africans, 2017
Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) and The MasterCard Foundation
Application Deadline: October 14, 2016
Apply Now
___________________

Fully-Funded PhD Fellowship Program for North America, 2017-2018
Microsoft
Application Deadline: October 10, 2016
Apply Now

__________________

International Merit Scholarship at University of South Australia, 2017
University of South Australia
Application Deadline: 30 September 2016
Apply Now
__________________

Marshall Plan Scholarship for Students of Austrian and American Universities, 2016-2017
Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation
Application Deadline: October 31, 2016
Apply Now
___________________

City of Chicago Scholarship in USA, 2017
UNCF
Application Deadline: 14-October-2016
Apply Now
___________________

U.S.–ASEAN Visiting Scholar Program for Myanmar Applicants in USA, 2017
The U.S. Embassy in Yangon
Application Deadline: September 30, 2016
Apply Now

___________________

2017 PhD Scholarship in Department of Energy Conversion and Storage, Denmark
Technical University of Denmark (DTU ), Denmark
Application Deadline: 9 October 2016
Apply Now
___________________

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation Studies at University of Oslo in Norway, 2017
University of Oslo, Norway
Application Deadline: 16 October 2016
Apply Now

Copyright © 2016 Organising 4 Zimbabwe, All rights reserved.
Our mailing address is:
gango@o4z.org.zw
Twitter  Facebook  Google+  LinkedIn  Print
 Not Interested anymore? from the list