Advance Africa Blog - Latest Updates

2014 African Scholarships » 2014 Scholarships for African Students » Developing Countries Scholarship 2014

Volunteer in Africa | Jobs in Africa

Keeps you up-to-date with African scholarships, volunteer in Africa programs & jobs in Africa.

2014 Scholarships and Grants | Jobs in Africa | Jobs in Kenya | Volunteer in Kenya | Medical Electives Africa | Volunteer in Africa

Africa Scholarships »  Africa Women Scholarships & Grants »  Developing Countries Scholarships »  Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for Developing Countries »  Fellowship Programs »  Funding Grants for NGOs »  Government Grants »  LLM Scholarships » MBA Scholarships »  PhD and Masters by Research Scholarships »  Public Health Scholarships - MPH Scholarships »  Refugees Scholarships »  Research Grants  »  Scholarships and Grants 

Nov 01, 2014

Old Grave

Old Grave : One day the Nasreddin said to his friends: 'If I die; bury me in an old grave.” “Why”, asked his friends. “Because, he explained, “if

Continue reading "Old Grave"

Nov 01, 2014

Maina and Mwangi Trust Jobs

Maina and Mwangi Trust Jobs; The Mama and Mwangi Trust (“theTrust”) is a charitable institution whose objects are aimed at the acquisition, preservation and sharing of the Agikuyu: heritage...

Continue reading "Maina and Mwangi Trust Jobs"

Nov 01, 2014

Office Boy

Office Boy : A jobless man applied for the position of office boy at a very big firm. The HP manager interviewed him, then a test - clean the floor.

Continue reading "Office Boy"

Nov 01, 2014

Mountain Story

Mountain Story : A son and his father were walking on the mountains. Suddenly, his son falls, hurts himself and screams. To his surprise, he hears

Continue reading "Mountain Story"

Nov 01, 2014

Mentally Retarded

Mentally Retarded : A few years ago, at the Seattle Special Olympics, nine contestants, all physically or mentally disabled, assembled at the starting

Continue reading "Mentally Retarded"

Nov 01, 2014

The Society for New Communications Research Fellowship

The Society for New Communications Research Fellowship. All futurists, scholars, technologists, business leaders, professional communicators and members of the media from around the globe are invited

Continue reading "The Society for New Communications Research Fellowship"

Nov 01, 2014

May I never get too busy in my own affairs?

May I never get too busy in my own affairs? : It was a bitter, cold evening. The old man's beard was glazed by winter's frost while he waited for a ride

Continue reading "May I never get too busy in my own affairs?"

Nov 01, 2014

Making a Difference

Making a Difference : My friend was walking down a deserted Mexican beach at sunset. As he walked along, he began to see another man in the distance.

Continue reading "Making a Difference"

Nov 01, 2014

Chief Pharmacist

Chief Pharmacist. Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, the second National Referral Hospital in Kenya, invites suitable applicants for various job openings

Continue reading "Chief Pharmacist"

Nov 01, 2014

Love and Time

Love and Time : Once upon a time, there was an island where all the feelings lived - Happiness, Sadness, Knowledge, and all of the others including Love.

Continue reading "Love and Time"

Nov 01, 2014

Lion, rats, snake and the Honeycomb

Lion, rats, snake, and the Honeycomb : Once a man saw in his dream, that a Lion was chasing him. The man ran to a tree, climbed on to it and sat on a

Continue reading "Lion, rats, snake and the Honeycomb"

Nov 01, 2014

Indian High Commission Jobs

Indian High Commission Jobs; The High Commission of India, Nairobi invites applications for following posts...

Continue reading "Indian High Commission Jobs"

Nov 01, 2014

Lessons on Life

Lessons on Life : There was a man who had four sons. He wanted his sons to learn not to judge things too quickly. So he sent them each on a quest, in

Continue reading "Lessons on Life"

Nov 01, 2014

Learn From Mistakes

Learn From Mistakes. : Thomas Edison tried two thousand different materials in search of a filament for the light bulb. When none worked satisfactorily,

Continue reading "Learn From Mistakes"

Nov 01, 2014


JUST P U S H!: A man was sleeping at night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with light and the Lord told the man he had work for him to do and

Continue reading "JUST P U S H!"

Nov 01, 2014

Director - Technical Services

Director - Technical Services. The Public Procurement Oversight Authority (PPOA) wishes to recruit dynamic, honest and committed Kenyans to various vacant positions.

Continue reading "Director - Technical Services"

Nov 01, 2014

Hope and Greed

Hope and Greed : Caliph Haroon Rashid desired that any one who had seen the Holy Prophet in his lifetime be brought before him. After some time a very

Continue reading "Hope and Greed"

Nov 01, 2014

God Exists

God Exists :,/b> A man went to a barbershop to have his hair and his beard cut as always. He started to have a good conversation with the barber who

Continue reading "God Exists"

Nov 01, 2014

Swedish Research Links Programme

The Swedish Research Links Programme seeks to foster research ties between researchers in Sweden, on the one hand, and researchers in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa region and Southern Africa.

Continue reading "Swedish Research Links Programme"

Nov 01, 2014

Ghulamhussein and the game of chance

Ghulamhussein and The game of chance : Ghulamhusein was a popular social figure and a keen host of guests coming to him from distant lands. He lived

Continue reading "Ghulamhussein and the game of chance"

Nov 01, 2014


Generosity : Mahatma Gandhi went from city to city, village to village collecting funds for the Charkha Sangh. During one of his tours he addressed

Continue reading "Generosity"

Nov 01, 2014

Four Wives

Four Wives : Once upon a time, There was a rich merchant who had 4 wives. He loved the 4th wife the most and adorned her with rich robes and treated

Continue reading "Four Wives"

Nov 01, 2014

Magadi Soda Jobs and Career Opportunities

Magadi Soda is Africa’s largest manufacturer of soda ash which is an essential ingredient in the manufacture of glass, detergents and a variety of industrial chemicals.

Continue reading "Magadi Soda Jobs and Career Opportunities"

Nov 01, 2014

Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers : A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day she met another traveler who was

Continue reading "Finders Keepers"

Nov 01, 2014

Eyes of my Father

Eyes of my Father : A teenager lived alone with his father and the two of them had a very special relationship. The father believed in encouragement.

Continue reading "Eyes of my Father"

Nov 01, 2014

ICPAK Audit Manager

ICPAK Audit Manager. The incumbent will be responsible for performing routine to complex internal audit engagement work at The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).

Continue reading "ICPAK Audit Manager"

Nov 01, 2014

Do not we All

Do not we All….: I was parked in front of the mall wiping off my car. I had just come from the car wash and was waiting for my wife to get out of work.

Continue reading "Do not we All"

Nov 01, 2014

Do not judge a book by its cover.

Do not judge a book by its cover : A lady in a faded gingham dress and her husband, dressed in a homespun threadbare suit, stepped off the train in Boston

Continue reading "Do not judge a book by its cover."

Nov 01, 2014

Project Manager ECHO

Project Manager ECHO; As part of its program in Southern Ethiopia, Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) will implement an emergency response to the drought presently affecting Southern Ethiopia.

Continue reading "Project Manager ECHO"

Nov 01, 2014

Do not do evil to anyone

Do not do evil to anyone: There was a man who used to beat his wife but unfortunately she succumbed to his beating though he had not intended to kill

Continue reading "Do not do evil to anyone"

Nov 01, 2014

Do not change the World

Do not change the World. : Once upon a time, there was a king who ruled a prosperous country. One day, he went for a trip to some distant areas of his

Continue reading "Do not change the World"

Nov 01, 2014

Djibouti Scholarships - International Scholarships - College Scholarship

Djibouti Scholarships; 1000s of Djibouti Scholarships updated daily! Includes: scholarships for study in Djibouti, Djibouti universities scholarships, & scholarships in Djibouti for undergraduate...

Continue reading "Djibouti Scholarships - International Scholarships - College Scholarship "

Nov 01, 2014


Determination : In 1883, a creative engineer named John Roebling was inspired by an idea to build a spectacular bridge connecting New York with the Long

Continue reading "Determination"

Nov 01, 2014

Mauritania Scholarships - International Scholarships - College Scholarship

Mauritania Scholarships; 1000s of Mauritania Scholarships updated daily! Includes: scholarships for study in Mauritania, Mauritania universities scholarships, & scholarships in Mauritania for....

Continue reading "Mauritania Scholarships - International Scholarships - College Scholarship "

Nov 01, 2014

Cats and Roosters

Cats and Roosters : Once upon a time in Africa, roosters ruled cats. The cats worked hard all day and at night they had to bring all they had gathered

Continue reading "Cats and Roosters"

Nov 01, 2014

Butterfly and Cocoon

Butterfly and Cocoon : A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. One day a small opening appeared. He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as

Continue reading "Butterfly and Cocoon"

Nov 01, 2014

Building your house

Building your house : An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house-building business to

Continue reading "Building your house"

Nov 01, 2014

PhD positions at Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa

Competition for 13 positions for graduate studies (PhD), reserved to university graduates who are citizens of non-European union nations.

Continue reading "PhD positions at Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa"

Nov 01, 2014

Be Patient

Be Patient. : A man came out of his home to admire his new truck. To his puzzlement, his three-year-old son was happily hammering dents into the shiny

Continue reading "Be Patient"

Nov 01, 2014

Be careful of what you plant

Be careful of what you plant. : An emperor in the Far East was growing old and knew it was time to choose his successor. Instead of choosing one of his

Continue reading "Be careful of what you plant"

Nov 01, 2014

Beautiful gift

Beautiful Gift : A young man was getting ready to graduate college. For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car in a dealers showroom and knowing

Continue reading "Beautiful gift"

Nov 01, 2014

Bandage of complaint

Bandage of complaint : Once a saint saw a man with a bandage tied round his head and asked Why have you tied the bandage? Because my head aches, the

Continue reading "Bandage of complaint"

Nov 01, 2014

A White has no superiority over a Black

A White has no superiority over a Black : Hie following scene took place on a BA flight between Johannesburg and London. A white woman, about 50 years

Continue reading "A White has no superiority over a Black"

Nov 01, 2014

Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development

The Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development is for outstanding research proposals that provide new dimensions to development research on any of the five selected themes.

Continue reading "Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development"

Nov 01, 2014

A very powerful story

A very powerful story : He remembered his grandmother’s warning about praying on time…. “My son, you shouldn’t leave prayer to this late time.” His grandmother’s

Continue reading "A very powerful story"

Nov 01, 2014

A sense of a goose

A sense of a goose : Next autumn, when you see geese heading south for the winter, flying in a V formation, you might consider what science has discovered

Continue reading "A sense of a goose"

Nov 01, 2014

A pond full of milk

A pond full of milk : Once there was a king who told some of his workers to dig a pond. Once the pond was dug, the king made an announcement to his

Continue reading "A pond full of milk"

Nov 01, 2014

An aged student

An aged student : Sikaki was a skilled artist and artisan. With great expertise and interest, he made snch a nice and beautiful ink pot that it could

Continue reading "An aged student"

Nov 01, 2014

Finance Manager

Finance Manager; IntraHealth International is currently accepting expressions of interest from potential Finance Manager candidates interested in IntraHealth’s submission for a USAID-funded project.

Continue reading "Finance Manager"

What's New?

Scholarship 2014/15

Undergraduate Scholarships,
Masters Scholarships,
PhD Scholarships,
International Scholarships.