Happy Valentine’s Day From All Africa Youths Platform to you!

By Azugbene Solomon Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and it is an opportunity for us to truly reconnect with the real meaning of this day. It is about LOVE, sharing and giving. Love is the most amazing thing in our lives. It is what makes us human, what makes life worth living. Nothing … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day From All Africa Youths Platform to you!

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Nigeria: Youth group seeks end to electoral illiteracy

By Chuks Nwanne In a bid to ensure peaceful, free and fair election as well as curb electoral malpractices in the forthcoming elections, the Office of the Youth Organising Secretary of the Lagos state All Progressive Congress, APC, has put together a one-day election-enlightenment programme tagged Election Tips. The admission-free event, which is slated to … Continue reading Nigeria: Youth group seeks end to electoral illiteracy

1,515 young Nigerians to contest for Senate, Reps elections —report

No fewer than 1,515 young Nigerians will contest for the Senate and House of Representatives positions at the forthcoming general elections. Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, board member, YIAGA AFRICA made this known at the Public Presentation of a report on Youth Candidacy in the elections compiled by YIAGA AFRICA. Nwagwu said he got the figure from … Continue reading 1,515 young Nigerians to contest for Senate, Reps elections —report

Ghana: AirtelTigo CEO writes op-ed calling for collaboration to protect young people online

Yesterday, 5th February 2019 is Safer Internet Day. This global event takes place in February every year. Safer Internet Day promotes a safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones especially by children and young people across the globe. This year’s theme is “Together for a better internet”. I am particularly excited … Continue reading Ghana: AirtelTigo CEO writes op-ed calling for collaboration to protect young people online

Egypt: Sisi requests support, loans for entrepreneurial youth

BY Al-Masry Al-Youm Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi held a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, Governor of Port Said Adel al-Ghadban, and several populist and student leaders on Tuesday, asking the government to provide youth with the necessary facilitation and loans for carrying out their projects, presidency spokesperson Bassam Radi said. Radi added that … Continue reading Egypt: Sisi requests support, loans for entrepreneurial youth

Job-hunting can exacerbate poverty for unemployed SA youth, study finds

The cost of job-hunting is one of the reasons many young people remain unemployed in South Africa. Unemployment in the country has increased from 21.5% to 27.2% over the last decade. Researcher Lauren Graham is part of a team that's collecting data for an ongoing study that explores the cost of looking for work. The … Continue reading Job-hunting can exacerbate poverty for unemployed SA youth, study finds

AfDB and ILO Launch Decent Rural Employment Promotion Scheme for Young Farmers in Central Africa

(Business in Cameroon) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Labor Office (ILO) are organizing from February 12 to 14, in Brazzaville, Congo, a workshop themed “unlocking the potential of rural economies through investment in the skills development and employability of youth in the agricultural sector in Central Africa”. The meeting, AfDB says, … Continue reading AfDB and ILO Launch Decent Rural Employment Promotion Scheme for Young Farmers in Central Africa

Ghana U20 deputy coach Nurudeen eyes victory over “strong” Senegal tomorrow

The Ghana U20 team will leave no stone unturned in their second match in Group B of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations, according to the assistant trainer. Black Satellites assistant coach Amadu Nurudeen has said that his team are confident of beating Senegal in their second game on Wednesday. The one-time FIFA U20 … Continue reading Ghana U20 deputy coach Nurudeen eyes victory over “strong” Senegal tomorrow

Tanzania: 10 Traders Among 28 People Held Over Njombe Children’s Killings

By Godfrey Kahango & Sharon Sauwa Njombe/Dodoma — At least 10 prominent businesspeople from Makambako and Njombe are among the 28 suspects who are being held for questioning by the police in connection with a spate of brutal killings of children in Njombe Region, the Parliament heard yesterday. The Makambako Member of Parliament, who is … Continue reading Tanzania: 10 Traders Among 28 People Held Over Njombe Children’s Killings

Ethiopia: The District Of Columbia’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors Washington students with $1,000, medallions and invitation to national recognition events. WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Skylar Thomas, 17 and Feven Tadele, 12, today were named the District of Columbia's top two youth volunteers of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring … Continue reading Ethiopia: The District Of Columbia’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program