Category: Youth Employment

African Development Bank`s High 5s To Move The Continent Forward

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African Development Bank`s High 5s To Move The Continent Forward

In a bid to accelerate Africa`s development, growth and economic transformation, the African Development Bank came up with five priorities and strategies which are to be pushed by the regional organization for the continent`s economic transformation which has remained a pipe dream for so long. The High 5s priorities are also set to enable the […]

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Africa`s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote Moving The Continent Forward By Setting Up A Multi-Million Dollar Vehicle Assembly Plant In Nigeria

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Africa`s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote Moving The Continent Forward By Setting Up A Multi-Million Dollar Vehicle Assembly Plant In Nigeria

Image credits: Online Nigeria                         In 2016 Africa`s wealthiest man, Aliko Dangote made history by importing more than 1,015 heavy duty trucks at once through the Mtawara Port in Tanzania.  A few weeks into 2017 Dangote is at it again after embarking on a multi-million dollar […]

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With Education Not Guaranteeing Success Anymore, ARED`s Henri Shares Tips On How The Youth Can Be Better Equipped For The Real World After School

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With Education Not Guaranteeing Success Anymore, ARED`s Henri Shares Tips On How The Youth Can Be Better Equipped For The Real World After School

Henri Nyakarundi (middle): Managing Director at ARED As the first article of 2017, I wanted to write about a subject that has been troubling me for a few months now. It all started in 2016, while I was coordinating interviews with the different position we had open. When I see the statistic: 50% of the youth […]

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What If Africa Uses The Sports Industry To Address Unemployment?

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What If Africa Uses The Sports Industry To Address Unemployment?

There is no doubt how sport is taking over Africa and fast becoming a lucrative business for both individuals and big corporates. For some Africans it has become a source of livelihood from which they are managing to put food on the table whilst providing the continent with some entertainment. It is on this basis […]

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Alleviating youth unemployment by addressing the African informal sector

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Alleviating youth unemployment by addressing the African informal sector

KPMG Global Chairman joined Head of Oxfam Winnie Byanyima, Vice President of Ghana, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, and entrepreneur Mandla Sibeko in a panel discussion which asked how Africa could alleviate youth unemployment by addressing the informal sector. The session chaired by the BBC’s Lerato Mbele focused on unleashing entrepreneurial dynamism, boosting access to capital, emphasising social […]

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