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Screen Shot 2017-09-21 at 7.54.58 PMIn 2016, the East African Institute of the Aga Khan University produced some of the most authoritative research on youth values, attitudes, concerns and aspirations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. The results were clear: unemployment is the single most pressing issue affecting youth. To address unemployment in Tanzania, the Aga Khan Foundation has launched a sh.7.2bn agro-business project to generate 5,000 jobs in Lindi and Mtwara. Through the Scale program, the two agencies will facilitate dialogue and collaboration to support youth entrepreneurship in the region. The Scale Tanzania forum will feature: Read more

IMG_7296-2WiTA is all about supporting Women in Tech Across Africa to positively support their
communities. Women in Tech Africa over the years has evolved into a global women’s group
which is championing the cause of women in and into technology as well as creating a
pipeline for girls to choose technology.

Buni Divaz is a community of empowered young women in
Tanzania with a sole aim of encouraging more girls and young women to embrace and
explore the potential that lies within the ICT and entrepreneurship sectors. It is an inclusive
initiative under Buni hub that has been engaging young women from secondary schools and
universities across Tanzania in the digital revolution.

This Saturday will be a closing day of Women in Tech Africa (WiTA) Week in Tanzania. The day will begin with a panel discussion titled: “The power of leading women in technology” featuring prominent women in Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Tanzania, followed by pitches from young ladies in STEM and awards.

Everyone is welcome to come and experience the power of Women in cutting edge technologies, who will be showcasing various technological milestones they archived throughout the week. Tell a friend to tell a friend, Saturday is the day to save for this.

WhatsApp-Image-2017-08-27-at-23.15.58Science Hack Day is a two-day-all-night event where anyone excited about making weird, silly or serious things with science comes together in the same physical space to see what they can prototype within 24 consecutive hours. Designers, developers, scientists and anyone who is excited about making things with science are welcome to attend – no experience in science or hacking is necessary, just an insatiable curiosity.
Or visit our website to register and for more details:
Science Hack Day website

IMG_8432Earlier today Buni got an opportunity to be invited by Klaus Schonenberger and Solomzi Makohliso from Essential Tech, Cooperation and Development Center EPFL Switzerland, who where brought by Director General Hassan Mshinda to come and see the good things that Tanzanian Innovators are doing.
Essential tech program aims to develop essential technologies that have the potential to reduce poverty. Read more

K15_3367-XLBringing innovation spaces to Tanzania is an ambition very few people can live up to, Buni Innovation hub is one of a kind community space that brings together tech innovators and entrepreneurs to share solutions to global problems.

Buni’s role is to discover and nurture talent through various cross cutting programs such as Buni Community Outreach program, Buni Internship program, Buni Mentoring Program and Buni Fabrication mini fab lab which accommodates Buni makers community of hardware developers.  Read more