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African Development Bank Boosts Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy with close to $2 Million

African Development Bank Boosts Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy with close to $2 Million

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — The African Development Bank’s www.AfDB.org Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) (http://bit.ly/2xAJfTU), has provided funds totaling nearly US $2 million to its Jobs for Youth in Africa initiative. FAPA, of which the Government of Japan is a major donor, along with the Austrian Government and the African Development Bank, will […]

Zimbabwe poll results dash young people’s hopes

Zimbabwe poll results dash young people’s hopes

IT is just after 6pm in the city centre and human traffic is at its peak as pedestrians race to conclude a gruesome day of socio-economic activities. For most mobile vendors this is time to be milling at strategic points marketing their wares for last-minute sales, but Christopher Nyathi (33) is seated outside the Eastgate […]

‘Absolute Confidence’ Youth Will Bring Change – Senior U.S. Africa Official Tibor Nagy

‘Absolute Confidence’ Youth Will Bring Change – Senior U.S. Africa Official Tibor Nagy

Washington, DC — In one of his first public engagements as the Trump administration’s top State Department person on Africa policy, Tibor Nagy addressed the African Diaspora Youth Leaders Summit. The gathering joined Mandela Washington Fellows – a centerpiece of the Young African Leaders Initiative (Yali) – with counterparts from the Diaspora. Yali was launched […]

What Kenyan Youth Love and Dread Most – Study

What Kenyan Youth Love and Dread Most – Study

A comfortable life, family and good health rank among the important things for young people between the ages of 26-30 years. This is according to the 2018 “Holla” study that surveyed young people across the country. The survey also revealed the extent to which cancer has permeated society and the awareness of it by youth, […]

South African Music Duo Mafikizolo to Perform in Malawi

South African Music Duo Mafikizolo to Perform in Malawi

As part of South Africa’s youth, freedom day and Pan Africanist, Liberator Oliver Reginald Tambo (O.R Tambo)’s 100th birthday celebrations, South Africa High Commission and South African Business has invited Award winning Afro-Pop group Mafikizolo to perform in the country. Slated for 9th June at Bingu International Convention Center, the South African duo will be […]

Youth Unemployment On the Rise in Namibia

Youth Unemployment On the Rise in Namibia

The number of employed people dropped to 135 800 in 2016, compared to 206 000 in 2014, resulting in unemployment shooting up by 6%, according to a Namibia Labour Force Survey report. HIGHLIGHTS of a labour survey show that there were more unemployed youths in 2016 than there were in 2014, and that the agriculture, […]

The UN’s Fight Against Youth Radicalization

The UN’s Fight Against Youth Radicalization

Djamel was still in high school when he was radicalized. It was 1991. Algeria’s military had just annulled the country’s general election fearing the establishment of a theocratic state after the Islamic Salvation Front won the first round of voting. As violent protests erupted on the streets, the country steadily descended into civil conflict and […]

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