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What is Governance Hacks, and How Can I Apply?

You’ve probably heard about AfricaHacks’ upcoming hackathon- GovernanceHacks. Well if you haven’t, here is your chance to know more. If you’ve heard/read about the hackathon on any of our social media pages, here is the chance to have all your questions about the hackathon answered!

What is GovernanceHacks?

GovernanceHacks is an Hackathon hosted by AfricaHacks in partnership with Dr. Andrew S. Nevin. The purpose of the hackathon is to facilitate the development of solutions that promote good governance in Nigeria’s private and public sectors.

AfricaHacks & the AfricaHacks community believe that access to the web should be open and free and that Governance in the private and public sector should benefit the governed. That is why the upcoming GovernanceHacks 2021 by Dr. Andrew S. Nevin (@nevinomics) is exciting!

What sectors are available in the GovernanceHacks Hackathon?

The Hackathon will cover three sectors

  • Process Improvement in Private & Public Sector
  • Accountability & Credibility
  • Responsibility and Impact scoring

Who can participate in the GovernanceHacks Hackathon?

This Hackathon is opened to all Nigerian Youths below the age of 35.

When is the application deadline?

The application deadline for the hackathon is the 10th of June.

How much is the application fee?

Application is free

How can I apply?

To apply for the Hackathon, simply click here.

What do I need to apply?

To apply for the hackathon, all you need is your email.

What prizes are available?

As a participant you have access to training, incentives and prizes totalling about N10 million naira. Winners take home cash prizes too. You also get to network with people from.all over the country.

Follow our social media pages to win gadgets and other giveaway prizes.

How do I download my banner for GovernanceHacks?

After applying for the hackathon, simply go to your profile. There you’ll be able to download your banner.

Do I sign up for my team?

No, each member of the team is expected to sign up individually.

I do not have a team, can I sign up?

Yes. Through our team formation platform, AfricaHacks will match you with potential team members who will.work together with you to achieve your goals.

I have never participated in an hackathon, can I apply?

Yes! Irrespective of your level of experience, and expertise, this hackathon is for you!

I have other questions about the Hackathon, who can I talk to?

If your questions about the upcoming GovernanceHacks Hackathon were not answered here, kindly send them to [email protected]

I want my organization/business to partner with AfricaHacks for the upcoming hackathon. What should I do?

For communication and partnerships, simply reach out to [email protected]

How are the winners of the Hackathon selected?

The judges use certain criteria such as creativity and sustainability to judge.

Who will be judging the Hackathon?

The Judges of the hackathon will be revealed on our social media pages during the hackathon.

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