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Bham City Council 2h
Our team is looking to support 15-29 year olds looking for jobs, training or education in and . Hear how they helped Chloe-Louise. Find out more here
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Incredible solutions from the Livestream Pitch event. Hear from all 6 teams in the programme. Watch the live video:
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Team No Label's video is up on YouTube! check it out:
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Team Tekkies are looking into a pan-African-UK hackathon bringing together the next generation of tech talent from the Uk and Africa. Would you attend a hackathon like that?
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lillian moremi 1h
Congratulations what an amazing end to our week's hard work. Shout out to all the participants across Africa and UK.
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What an incredible event - can you believe that this is only day 5 of the programme? We are incredibly excited at Beatfreeks to welcome the participants to Birmingham in March to further refine their ideas. Watch this space!
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Nahom Teklu Bekele 1h
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Team Tekkies are creating a mailing list for anyone interested - let us know if you want to sign up!
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This idea is global and inclusive, including livestreams and global voting on ideas. They hope to run this every year, rotating countries and cities!
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And now our FINAL GROUP: Tekkies! Their idea to disrupt incomplete narratives about innovation in Africa and the UK aims to mobilise 100 developers and enthusiasts in each of 5 key countries to work on a design competition.
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In only 2 short days, Team No Label has created a VIDEO about their initiative! Talent, innovation and creativity - this is why exists.
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We have ALREADY been contacted by a game developer that wants to get involved. Team Eureka - we have contacts for you already!
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Team No Label taking the stage! They are an initiative focused on tackling gender narratives, which are commonly problematic. This project will train journalists in how to report on these narratives and rectify problematic narratives.
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Team Legacy has also created their own hashtag for the project - share your thoughts on !
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This project also wants to open up new forms of knowledge production, and challenge who can access, hold and create knowledge, memory and archives.
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Onto Team Legacy! This project idea aims to utilise colonial archives to challenge current narratives. They want to broaden the decolonisation conversation outside of academic circles, challenge traditional forms of memory (in text and English).
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How does this work? Connecting young people across both regions, supporting them to create content together about innovation in Africa and the UK - then showcase them!
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One of the presenters is who has been involved with Beatfreeks for many years. So exciting to watch this pitch live!
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Now onto Team Eureka! The concept is to create a mobile innovation experience with VR, AR, gaming and other tech to showcase innovation narratives between Africa and the UK.
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