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Prioritising youth development across the continent

Lack of education and mismatched skills remain major obstacles to Africa's development agenda...

19 Jun 2017

Driving a youth-centred information society in Africa

Empowering and preparing the youth in Africa for the future: we need to drive a youth-centred information society, says Nokia...

23 May 2017

Africa's future hangs in the balance

The dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution is here. Sthe Shabangu asks whether we are doing enough to ensure Africa is ready...

By Sthe Shabangu 18 May 2017

Which are Africa's most competitive countries?

According to the Africa Competitiveness Report 2017, African leaders have a choice to effect structural reforms that improve people's livelihoods...

By Anna Bruce-Lockhart 18 May 2017

Africa's jobless youth cast a shadow over economic growth

Leaders in Africa put job-creation programmes on the front burner as youth unemployment soars, creating serious problems...

By Kingsley Ighobor 12 May 2017

The ‘greening' of urban youth in Africa

African youth are yearning for a greener existence after mass urbanisation has created overcrowding and other societal changes...

21 Apr 2017

Knowledge economy appeals to youth

New educational platforms transfer skills and spurs innovation among young people...

By Jacob Kushner 7 Apr 2017

Youth dividend or ticking time bomb?

Africa has more people under 18 than any other continent in the world, reports Africa Renewal…

14 Mar 2017

Research calls for new approach to youth strategies in Africa

Innovative research released by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa…

23 Feb 2017

$12m initiative launched to boost Gambia entrepreneurship, jobs

Projects to support entrepreneurship and job creation in the Gambia over the next four years, have been launched…

By Gabriella Mulligan 15 Feb 2017

Who is winning in Africa, and is Africa winning?

Africa Forum 2017 will see the launch of the much anticipated African Market Research Association (AMRA) and will set the African agenda for market research, including social research, opinion polling and data analytics...

Issued by African Market Research Association 8 Feb 2017

UNIDO creates more than 6,000 youth jobs in Tunisia

Currently, in the governorates of Central, Southern and Northern Tunisia, around 40% of young graduates are unable to find work…

30 Jan 2017

Millennial marketing in 2017 – from one

Advertising is fun, we all love it and we love watching those classic South African humour based television or radio adverts. But how often do we get one of those? Wimpy and their “Talk Foreign” or Klipdrift with “Met Eish”...

By Murray Robertson 19 Jan 2017

How to contribute to investing in Africa's youth

Call for Papers for AU ECHO 2017 with the theme, ‘Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth'…

18 Jan 2017

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International

Research reveals key drivers of sharing economy

A whitepaper, based on an investigation undertaken by Mastercard and The Future Agenda, reveals the key drivers of the ever growing sharing economy, outlining the challenges and future opportunities surrounding it.

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Information overload fuels 'fake news': study

PARIS - "Fake news" has become a troubling phenomenon, allegedly used to manipulate voters and fuel a rise in global populism. In one case, it inspired a man to shoot up a Washington pizzeria.

1 day ago

Facebook to produce own TV series, games

NEW YORK - Facebook is starting production on high-quality television series and gaming shows to be broadcast on its platform, one of the social media giant's executives said on Monday.

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Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

LONDON - US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on Friday to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four terror attacks in three months.

2 days ago

Liability problems for WhatsApp admin users

The questions of the liability of admin users of WhatsApp is increasing, following the case of an administrator of a WhatsApp group face arrest after a defamatory image of the Prime Minister of India was shared on a WhatsApp group created by the administrator.

23 Jun 2017

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