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[Madagascar] IFC invests $4 million in BoViMa to boost meat exports
13-07-2018 | 13:04:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping Bonne Viande de Madagascar—or BoViMa—build a modern feedlot and slaughterhouse that is expected to help create an export market for zebu beef and goat meat.
[Interview] Kifle Bantayehu, Founder, Afrinection.com
13-07-2018 | 08:05:00
Kifle Bantayehu is an Ethiopian entrepreneur, consulting professional and policy strategist. He founded in 2016 Afrinection, a platform that closes several gaping holes in the African employment and investment market.
Afrinection launches to improve Africa networking, job possibilities
09-07-2018 | 08:33:00
Afrinection is a free web-based integrated professional networking, jobs, and marketing platform that aims to address the gap of networking among African professionals.
[South Africa] TEMBISA launches hub to address youth unemployment
29-06-2018 | 11:12:00
TEMBISA, the Youth Employment Service has launched its first Community Hub, a smart infrastructure solution that aims to address youth unemployment challenges in South Africa.
Urbanization dampens growth opportunities in West Africa, World Bank
22-06-2018 | 11:12:42
While the cities of West Africa grapple with large migratory flows, consisting chiefly of young people, they must tackle the many challenges associated with this rapid urbanization.
[Kenya] Report on salt sector’s compliance to human rights released
18-06-2018 | 13:04:00
Kenya Association of Manufacturers and Kenya National Commission on Human Rights have launched the Malindi Public Inquiry Audit Report to establish compliance with the Human Rights Principles and Standards by salt manufacturers.
Upskilling, Gig Economy become ways to fight youth unemployment in SA
14-06-2018 | 08:09:00
For South Africa’s youngest citizens finding a job remains an enormous challenge. While the country’s official unemployment rate is now 27.7%, the most affected group by far are young people under the age of 35.
Uganda and Nigeria youth in new jobs initiative
08-06-2018 | 06:53:00
Act4Accountability (ACT4) and the Mastercard Foundation have announced the Diaspora Initiative to Support Youth Training Organizations ("DISYTO") in Nigeria and Uganda.
Amref Africa turns plastic waste into jobs for Ethiopia youth
07-06-2018 | 07:14:06
Amref Health Africa through its WASH program is initiating a new intervention that turns plastic wastes, one of the biggest environmental challenges, to a business opportunity for youth income generating groups
[Kenya] KAM, GIZ launch portal to improve manufacturing job search
05-06-2018 | 08:05:00
To reduce unemployment in Kenya, the Kenya Association of Manufacturers and GIZ have launched a job portal, a first of its kind in the region.
MTN leverages employee volunteerism programme to empower youth
01-06-2018 | 14:55:00
Thousands of MTN employees in 21 markets across Africa and the Middle East have launched the company’s annual employee volunteerism programme,
Migration in Africa plays growing development role, report
01-06-2018 | 10:48:00
African migration could boost growth and positively transform the structure of the continent’s economy, UNCTAD’s 2018 Economic Development in Africa Report reveals.
[Column] Joyce Karanja Ng’ang’a: Saving jobs is a priority for African competition authorities
30-05-2018 | 06:00:00
Avoiding or limiting job losses when companies merge has become a major priority for competition authorities throughout East and Southern Africa.
Angola looks to services trade for more sustainable growth
15-05-2018 | 13:43:00
Representatives from Angola have joined international experts in Geneva, Switzerland to explore the dynamics of trade in services, and consider new ways to harness services trade for more sustainable growth.
East Africa women grapple with unemployment, trade barriers, UNCTAD report
09-05-2018 | 14:06:44
East African nations can harness their trade policies to help empower women economically in the region, thanks to improvements in education, employment and other key areas.
IFC, Daltex partner to boost opportunities for Egyptian women in agribusiness
08-05-2018 | 08:56:15
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Daltex, an agribusiness producer in Egypt have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase economic opportunities for its women employees and smallholder farmers.
Kenya Chamber of Commerce signs pact with E4Impact to boost entrepreneurship in Kenya
04-05-2018 | 11:04:00
The Kenya Chamber of Commerce & Industry has signed a five-year memorandum of understanding with the E4Impact foundation an accelerator that will fund, incubate and mentor 20 local businesses annually.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: National Wage Policy: The Next step for Kenya
04-05-2018 | 06:02:00
In 2016, the Kenya Tea Growers Association decried the uncertain future of investment in tea, due to the rising costs of labour.
Japan works with UNIDO to enhance cooperation and boost jobs in Liberia's wood sector
30-04-2018 | 14:00:00
The Government of Japan has announced that it will fund a project addressing youth unemployment through vocational training and enhanced cooperation with transnational corporations in Liberia’s wood industry.
[Nigeria] Japan, UNIDO invest in youth entrepreneurship programmes
26-04-2018 | 12:50:00
The Government of Japan has announced that it will fund a project to promote youth entrepreneurship in north-eastern Nigeria.
[Interview] Sarah Fitzgerald, Managing Director, Executives in Africa, UK
26-04-2018 | 11:46:00
Sarah Fitzgerald is Managing Director at Executives in Africa, a company engaged in executive and upper management placements in sub Saharan Africa, identifying local African talent, Africans in Diaspora and expatriate managers.
Disruptive technologies to widen income inequality, cut jobs in Africa, new study shows
25-04-2018 | 11:48:17
Rapid technological progress provides a golden opportunity for emerging and developing economies to grow faster and attain higher levels of prosperity.
Visa unveils the first Visa Everywhere Initiative targeting young developers in Sub Saharan Africa
23-04-2018 | 08:32:00
Visa has announced the launch of the first Visa Everywhere Initiative for Sub Saharan Africa to young developers.
Siemens and Anglo American Platinum collaborate on digital skills development in Africa
17-04-2018 | 09:29:53
Currently, one of the most debated topics influencing innovation is digitization and its impact on the future of employment.
Africa's tech talent finds its place in the global economy
11-04-2018 | 09:54:48
Jackie Macharia, a 26-year-old software developer based in Nairobi, works for a company headquartered in London that sets up solar panels in India.
EU supports South Africa to boost job creation, small business development and improved governance with €62 million package
10-04-2018 | 10:49:00
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica on his official visit to South Africa, met the Minister of Finance, Mr Nhlanhla Nene, and the Minister for Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu.
Technoserve’s Mom and Pop Shop projects return up to 41 per cent profit for owners in Nigeria and Kenya
10-04-2018 | 10:44:17
Nonprofit organization TechnoServe has announced the results of the Mom and Pop Shops project, which reached nearly 1,000 owners and employees of micro-retail outlets over two years.
JICA signs $27 million deal with Ethiopia for construction of TICAD Human Resource Development Center for Business and Industry
09-04-2018 | 11:09:00
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a grant agreement with the Government of Ethiopia to provide grant aid of up to $27 million, for the Construction of TICAD Human Resource Development Center for Business and Industry.
Citi launches Volunteer Africa 2018 with primary focus on working with Ugandan entrepreneurs
05-04-2018 | 06:53:00
Global bank Citi has launched its Volunteer Africa programme 2018, returning to Uganda to help a new group of local SME’s and entrepreneurs grow their businesses.
Rebounding Africa offers new opportunities for investors, IFC-Africa CEO Forum report
29-03-2018 | 08:33:49
After a few years of sluggish regional growth, Africa’s economies are rebounding, offering a significant opportunity for investors, according to a new study by IFC and the Africa CEO Forum.
Sodexo Kenya targets employers with digital lunch scheme to boost staff productivity
29-03-2018 | 06:03:37
Over 60 companies across major Kenyan cities have embraced an innovative digital lunch scheme for their staff in a low cost arrangement hailed as pivotal in boosting staff productivity, retention and companies’ profitability.
[South Africa] IFC commits to support initiatives that create jobs, build SMEs and work with women
23-03-2018 | 08:45:24
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has committed to expand support for initiatives in South Africa that help address persistent challenges in job creation, especially for young people and women.
Vivo Energy and Resolution Call top the list of best places to work in Morocco for 2018
22-03-2018 | 08:18:00
Vivo Energy, Resolution Call, HPS Worldwide, Webhelp, Teleperformance, Comdata, Hilti, Arval, Masen, Chaabi LLD, Nestle, Promamec, Roche, Nomac were awarded the best place to work in Morocco for 2018.
Risk to African manufacturing as operating robots in US set to become cheaper than wages in Kenya within 15 years, report
22-03-2018 | 06:04:55
Operating robots in US factories could become cheaper than hiring workers in Kenya by 2033, new research by the Overseas Development Institute has found.
Vodacom launches future jobs innovation to boost digital economy employability, targets 600,000 South African youth by 2022
21-03-2018 | 09:31:00
Vodacom, through its youth segment platform NXT LVL, has launched a future jobs programme under the banner “What will you be?”
Amanbo bridges trade gap between Africa and China
20-03-2018 | 06:30:00
An e-commerce platform has been linking African manufacturers with Chinese customers, and vice versa, for the past few years.
Rwanda Innovation Fund project to receive $30 million loan from African Development Bank
20-03-2018 | 05:49:44
The Board of the African Development Bank Group has approved a loan of US $30 million to support the establishment of Rwanda Innovation Fund (RIF).
Goodyear South Africa launches Umthombo Development Programme with eye on black entrepreneurs
19-03-2018 | 14:16:00
Tyre manufacturer Goodyear South Africa has launched an enterprise and supplier development initiative, Umthombo Development Programme.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Innovation should be a primary focus for Kenya
14-03-2018 | 14:09:00
The capacity for innovation in industry is a key ingredient in the creation of a productive workforce, which in turn increases industry competitiveness.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Women and the future of manufacturing
09-03-2018 | 08:53:45
The world of manufacturing is beginning to realize the value of women’s participation for its advancement, as it transforms through technology and rapid digitization.
Anti-money laundering compliance costs South African financial services companies over $2 billion a year, survey
08-03-2018 | 13:44:58
The true cost of anti-money laundering compliance in South Africa has increased by 14 per cent to $2.05 billion over the past two years, according to a recent LexisNexis® Risk Solutions survey.
Nestle Kenya celebrates gender equality at work by signing UN Women Empowerment Principles
08-03-2018 | 08:49:00
Nestlé Kenya has joined thousands other companies from across the globe in signing the UN Women Empowerment Principles as the company commemorated the 2018 International Women’s Day.
Africa’s population explosion is a ticking time bomb, African Development Bank Governors
08-03-2018 | 06:31:00
The African Development Bank and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment.
[Column] Paul Williams: Collaboration, concerted drive could fast-track African digital transformation
07-03-2018 | 11:11:41
Africa appears to be lagging the world by five or six years on average, with some countries as far as 12 years behind the rest of the world.
Novonordisk Egypt awarded the best place to work in Egypt for 2018 by BTPW
07-03-2018 | 05:50:00
Novonordisk Egypt awarded the best place to work in Egypt for 2018 by BTPW
N2Growth acquires interest in South African based Executive search firm, Landelahni Group
02-03-2018 | 10:30:00
N2Growth, a global leadership and talent advisory firm focusing on human and organizational performance has acquired a stake in the Landelahni Group.
African Development Bank and Mozambique sign $29 million grant agreements to finance agriculture and skills acquisition projects
02-03-2018 | 08:10:00
African Development Bank and the Government of Mozambique have signed grant agreements for two operations totaling $ 29 million.
African organizations lead global peers in economic crime, PWC Survey
27-02-2018 | 13:19:50
South African organizations continue to report the highest instances of economic crime in the world with economic crime reaching its highest level over the past decade, according to PwC’s latest biennial Global Economic Crime Survey.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Towards a sustainable African economy: Leaving no one behind
21-02-2018 | 11:00:56
In most African countries, a staggering seventy percent of all unemployed citizens are youth in the 18-35 age brackets in a regrettable state of affairs that the World Bank has described as a ticking time bomb.
[Tunisia] Teleperformance and Vermeg Tunisia best places to work in, survey
16-02-2018 | 06:37:05
Teleperformance and Vermeg Tunisia are topping the list of the best places to work in Tunisia for 2018 program, according to the annual Workplace survey driven by the global research firm Best Companies Group USA.
Manufacturers cite priority areas to spark industrial growth in 2018
14-02-2018 | 10:20:00
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has launched the Manufacturing Priority Agenda (MPA) 2018 under the theme Sparking Kenya’s Industrial Transformation for Job Creation.
African Development Bank, Egyptian government push for a new Africa driven by innovation
14-02-2018 | 06:09:00
The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, and the Government of Egypt are championing a new push for African countries to work together towards building a new Africa driven by innovation and technology.
My JobMag unveils free personalized job alert and career advice push notification
14-02-2018 | 06:03:00
MyJobMag has unveiled its free, personalized and unlimited push notification services aimed at helping job seekers and employers searching for the best job alert and best-in-class customer service.
Aidtrepreneurship grows small businesses in Africa
09-02-2018 | 06:17:00
A unique suite of support services is available to power the growth of micro and small enterprises in Africa.
[Column] Lusanda Raphulu: Is your company ready for automation and the new world of work?
07-02-2018 | 09:49:55
The world of work is evolving, and future-conscious organizations need to be aware of the business implications associated with automation and robotics.
Rwanda and China sign $32 million economic and technical cooperation agreement
02-02-2018 | 06:07:00
Rwanda Minister of Finance and Economic Planning and Chinese Ambassador to Rwanda have signed an agreement, under which Chinese Government will provide $32 million for the extension of Musanze Polytechnic.
African Union Commission and OECD Development Centre call for tapping immigrants’ contribution to Africa’s economic transformation
31-01-2018 | 06:10:00
The perceptions that international migration is first and foremost a South-North phenomenon and that immigrants cost more than they yield is widespread.
[Column] Tobias Alando: Good leadership is paramount to the growth of any economy
26-01-2018 | 11:06:42
The economic development of any country is highly dependent on good leadership. This is particularly so because the core values of a nation are directly linked to equality and equal distribution of resources.
UK’s £ 211million investment in phase two of TradeMark East Africa to grow exports, create jobs and reduce poverty in the region
26-01-2018 | 06:48:00
Visiting UK Secretary for International Development, Penny Mordaunt has announced a new package of support to TradeMark East Africa for implementation of its Strategy2.
South African CEOs cautiously optimistic about their own company’s prospects for growth in the next 12 months, PwC annual CEO survey
24-01-2018 | 13:07:16
Worldwide the majority of CEOs are optimistic about the economic environment amid geopolitical uncertainty, corporate misconduct and the impact of artificial intelligence on the future job market.
Workfront Partner Network grows African foothold to solve modern work management challenges
28-12-2017 | 10:20:00
Workfront has announced the expansion of its partner program, the Workfront Partner Network, with the addition of several new partners who will provide solutions and services to support customers across more regions in Africa.
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector and Afreximbank sign agreement to provide sharia compliant financing to SMEs
27-12-2017 | 06:26:00
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private sector and the African Export-Import Bank have signed a line of financing agreement for a $ 100-million facility.
Smart cities in Africa gain traction as urbanization rates increase, report
22-12-2017 | 06:36:26
Smart city initiatives are gaining traction in Africa and the Middle East (AME) due to increasing rates of urbanization that has been placing pressure on city services.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Human capital development holds the key to Kenya’s economic progress
21-12-2017 | 08:04:11
The Global Human Capital Index released by the World Economic Forum this year, ranked Kenya at position 78 out of 130, up from position 120 in 2016.
Economic transformation of Africa’s rural areas key to curtailing migration, Africa Development Bank
20-12-2017 | 06:47:00
On the occasion of International Migrants Day, the African Development Bank calls on African countries to reconstruct rural areas from zones of economic misery to zones of economic prosperity.
The Future of Work in Nigeria - GE Nigeria report
12-12-2017 | 11:51:00
General Electric Nigeria today released a whitepaper titled "The Future of Work in Nigeria. Bridging the Skills Gap: The Key to Unlocking Nigeria’s Inherent Potential".
Citi Foundation and Technoserve unveil three projects to support young African entrepreneurs
06-12-2017 | 06:54:43
The Citi Foundation and the international nonprofit organization TechnoServe have unveiled three new projects to support young entrepreneurs and workers in Africa through the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative.
Automatic, unfair dismissal has major impact on South Africa's labour force - CRS Technologies
04-12-2017 | 09:02:00
During this time of economic uncertainty, businesses are leaning heavily on their workforce to ‘ride the storm’ and emerge stronger.
[Guinea] National Office of Professional Training completes training with 25 MSMEs in Boke Region
29-11-2017 | 11:22:00
The National Office of Professional Training, in partnership with the Guinean government’s Delivery Unit, completed a training program for business leaders from 25 Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the region of Boke, one of the country’s resource-rich provinces.
Gambia targets foreign investment and entrepreneurship to create jobs
29-11-2017 | 07:13:00
The Government of The Gambia is aiming to boost foreign direct investment (FDI) and develop entrepreneurship to create jobs and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by implementing UNCTAD’s Investment Policy Review (IPR) of The Gambia
AfDB launches Youth Advisory Group to create 25 million jobs
28-11-2017 | 09:26:53
The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has launched the Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG) to provide insights and innovative solutions for job creation for Africa's youth, as outlined in the Bank's Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy.
Siemens joins forces with German Development Cooperation to support vocational education and training in Egypt
27-11-2017 | 10:09:54
Advancing their efforts to support Egypt’s vocational education and training, Siemens and the German Development Cooperation have announced a joint commitment to develop Zein Al Abedin Technical School in Cairo,
AfDB earmarks $84m for skills and business development in Rwanda
27-11-2017 | 07:18:21
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved US$84.3m loan to finance a Skills and Business Development Programme (SBDP) in Rwanda.
[Startup Interview] Utibe Uko, Founder, UniQuest Farms & Innovations Centre, Nigeria
24-11-2017 | 08:23:23
Utibe Uko has his mind and eyes set on luring more youth into farming through his enterprise UniQuest Farms & Innovations Centre that besides working in vegetable cultivation, is partnering with young people in Nigeria through Agribusiness Cooperative Development.
Libya's first nationwide ENJAZI Business Innovation Competition honours vanguard entrepreneurs
24-11-2017 | 06:40:00
The MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab and TATWEER Research has announced the three winning teams of the ENJAZI Competition, the first nation-wide entrepreneurship competition in Libya.
Agribusiness could be the next gate to youth employment in Africa, ECA
16-11-2017 | 06:34:46
More than ever, African youth have to overcome a long and hard journey to enter the labour market. Out of 11 million young people entering the job market in Africa every year, only 3 million end up in formal jobs and all do not have quality jobs.
Debt - one of the biggest healthcare risks to South Africa’s workforce
15-11-2017 | 11:15:00
“In dealing with 34 000 employees nationally, we have seen that rising debt often leads to staff members developing physical and mental health problems, which puts companies at risk of reduced productivity and fraud."
[South Africa] Mastercard partners with Spazapp to bring mobile payments to informal traders
15-11-2017 | 05:32:34
Mastercard is collaborating with Durban-based tech company Spazapp, to bring secure, seamless and convenient mobile payments to thousands of informal traders.
Bring 'hidden' employee costs to light before the deal is done
15-11-2017 | 05:28:24
While it's unlikely that a company changing hands would deliberately conceal any employee costs and liabilities from potential buyers, due to the buyer's unfamiliarity with the local employment landscape it is possible to miss some employee costs..
[South Africa] Vodacom, Innovator Trust launch programme to transform unemployed youth to entrepreneurs
09-11-2017 | 06:57:00
Vodacom and Innovator Trust are unveiling the Youth Entrepreneurship Programme (YEP), aimed at equipping local unemployed youth with the requisite set of skills to become cutting-edge entrepreneurs.
COMESA develops youth internship programme to provide productive jobs for graduates
07-11-2017 | 11:51:18
COMESA Secretariat has developed a regional Youth Internship and Volunteer Programme whose overall objective is to increase youth employment of decent and productive jobs for young graduates.
IOM, COMESA pledge fresh impetus towards free movement
06-11-2017 | 07:00:00
COMESA and the International Organization on Migration (IOM) have resolved to give fresh impetus towards the implementation of programmes on the free movement of people across the region.
The business of laughter in the words of celebrated Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi
03-11-2017 | 09:00:00
CNN’s African Voices meets acclaimed Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi as he describes his journey to success and shares his thoughts on the power of comedy.
Somaliland launches flagship job creation programme
02-11-2017 | 05:40:48
Authorities in Somaliland, along with the World Bank, have launched the first round of funding in the Bank’s flagship job creation program, the Somali Business Catalytic Fund (SBCF).
Mercer South Africa partners with EZ37 Solutions Nigeria to bolster product portfolio
25-10-2017 | 08:11:30
Mercer South Africa (Consulting) (Pty) Ltd has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with EZ37 Solutions Limited, a Nigeria based Human Resources firm.
[Column] Flora Mutahi: Women and Future of Work: Opportunities in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
23-10-2017 | 12:15:00
The onset of new technological inventions is always underpinned by ambivalence at best, and at worst, fear and alarm.
Siemens and the German government in $26 million partnership to support occupational training in Egypt
17-10-2017 | 11:55:00
To drive employment opportunities for Egyptian youth, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and Siemens have signed a strategic alliance agreement to support occupational training in Egypt.
African Development Bank urges African leaders to make agriculture attractive to young Africans and stem migration
17-10-2017 | 07:08:27
On the occasion of the 2017 World Food Day, the African Development Bank has highlighted how Africa’s food security depends on attracting young people to agriculture and agribusiness.
Commonwealth and African Development Bank to explore real and tangible partnership
16-10-2017 | 11:30:00
The Commonwealth Secretariat and the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have pledged to work closer together to help billions of people.
JTI certified as top employer in Africa
16-10-2017 | 09:04:00
JTI (Japan Tobacco International) has been officially certified for the first time as a Top Employer in Africa, demonstrating its status as an employer of choice that puts people first.
Philip Morris International recognized as Top Employer in Africa
16-10-2017 | 07:35:00
Philip Morris International Inc. has been recognized for the second consecutive year as a Top Employer in Africa, awarding the company’s work environment and commitment to creating value for its employees.
[Nigeria] Dangote Rice launches youth graduates rice farming project in Kogi
16-10-2017 | 07:01:15
A multi-million Naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming has been launched by the Dangote Rice Limited in Kogi State.
[Rwanda] National Institute of Statistics puts unemployment at 17 per cent in latest labour force survey
11-10-2017 | 06:19:31
The National institute of Statistics of Rwanda has released the labor force survey. The survey put overall unemployment in Rwanda at 16.7%.
International Transport Workers’ Federation focuses on African ports over woeful labour relations
10-10-2017 | 06:46:56
Analysis carried out by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has found an emerging pattern of labour rights violations throughout one of the world's most profitable stevedoring companies: International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI).
[Kenya] Women in manufacturing to develop policies towards addressing skills gap
03-10-2017 | 12:20:00
Kenya Association of Manufacturers together with UN Women has held the third Women in Manufacturing Forum themed ‘Why gender inclusivity is smart business’ targeting women entrepreneurs.
[Niger] AfDB commits $4 billion to boost vocational and technical training
29-09-2017 | 13:06:00
The African Development Bank (ADB) Group President, Akinwumi Adesina, has concluded his two-day official visit to Niger with a visit to the Kalmaharo Technical High School in Niamey, is supported by the Bank
New AGCO agribusiness course to develop skills and strategic expertise to drive African agricultural prosperity
29-09-2017 | 11:42:43
AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, is a lead partner in a brand-new training program being established to develop the talent to fill vital junior management roles in African agriculture.
African tourists bring better jobs for women and youth, UNCTAD
29-09-2017 | 09:38:24
On a continent where unemployment is a major concern, tourism – especially tourism between African countries – is providing hope.
[Bob Koigi] Column: Diversification to new frontiers the magic bullet to fixing unemployment in Africa
29-09-2017 | 06:16:12
Africa’s smallholder farmers are the apex of agricultural output in the continent contributing a staggering 75 percent of all agricultural production and creating millions of jobs in the process.
Entrepreneur training focused on mindset more effective than traditional business skills in West Africa, World Bank study
27-09-2017 | 10:28:06
New World Bank study, jointly released with the National University of Singapore Business School, and Leuphana University reveals that psychology-based entrepreneur training programs are outperforming traditional business trainings amongst microentrepreneurs in West Africa,