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Africa Week: Unleashing the continent's potential

Kicking off Africa Week, UN chief says women and youth can unleash continent's potential...

1 day ago

15 African youth finalists in entrepreneurship prize

Fifteen emerging young African entrepreneurs will put their talent to work on the continent after being chosen as finalists in the Anzisha Prize 2017...

15 Aug 2017

Africa's youth bulge is an opportunity to transform the continent

The persistence of conflicts and wars on the continent continues to fuel uncertainty for the resolve of African leaders to strive and propose a better life for the youth and future generations...

By Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi 14 Aug 2017

Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth $10 million...

27 Jul 2017

Knowledge economy appeals to youth

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

By Jacob Kushner 7 Apr 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

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

Is traditional advertising really dead?

Brands could be focusing on the wrong goal post, says David Karega, a communication specialist at Hill+Knowlton Strategies in Kenya...

By David Karega 9 Dec 2016

Open-publishing platform launches in East Africa

A digital publishing platform aimed at the youth has expanded into East Africa to amplify the voice of the millennial generation...

8 Nov 2016

Ringier partners with Kenyan entertainment brand Ghafla

In partnership with Ringier, Ghafla will become a regional publisher aimed at providing content targeting the wider East African market...

19 Oct 2016

The love affair between young Nigerians and disruptive mobile technology

Young Nigerians are mobile-first people - technology is inspiring young entrepreneurs to create businesses that could not have existed in the past...

By Magnus Nmonwu 30 Aug 2016

African leaders commit to empowering youth, women to transform Africa

African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, will empower youth and women to transform Africa...

30 Aug 2016

Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace launches in South Sudan

More than 120 young people gathered in South Sudan to learn about the competition, Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace...

29 Aug 2016

Getting to know Kenyan youth

Kenyan youth account for roughly 32% of the population and 60% of the labour force and are major influencers in driving marketing strategy in Kenya...

15 Aug 2016

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