Friday, May 13 2022

Apply to join the Youth Task Forces of the African Youth Partnership for an Equitable Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Deadline: May 20, 2022 Calling on young Africans to join the Youth Task Forces of the African Youth Partnership for […]

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South African youth – again our most powerful weapon…

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You only have to skim through the headlines from time to time to realize that South Africa is in deep […]

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Standard Bank South Africa Youth Development and Employment Programs 2022

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Standard Bank South Africa Youth Development and Employment Programs 2022 When is the application deadline: Job ID: 55867 Reward Tell […]

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Africa’s youth are already leading the way to economic success

Robert L. Rikard

With the steady increase in Africa the youth population is expected to double by 2050, the need for innovative and […]

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How to Help Young South Africans Avoid the Streets and Trouble – Bhekisisa

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A man kicks a soccer ball down the street during the lockdown in Alexandra Township, Johannesburg. (IMF Photo/James Oatway) Recreational […]

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[Call for New Members] Become a Generation Connect – AFRICA Youth Envoy!

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Deadline: March 6, 22 The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has launched a call for applications for new members of the […]

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Help South African youth and take part in the JumpStart Challenge

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Calling all cyclists, runners, joggers and walkers! Make a difference in the lives of unemployed youth by signing up for […]

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ITU Generation Connect – Africa Youth Group (GC-AFR) 2022 for young Africans

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Registration deadline: March 6, 2022​​ ITU Office for Africa has launched a call for new members of the Generation Connect […]

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Promoting peasant seeds in West Africa – Young farmers

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Young peasant seed producers in West Africa called on authorities to engage young people to protect and promote peasant seed […]

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Dr. Williams Anarfi Wins Supreme African Youth Model of the Year Award at SDTA Awards 2021

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Dr Williams SK Anarfi receiving his award Innovation, passion, perseverance, youth empowerment and hard work are among the few things […]

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South Africa Insider’s Guide: Deborah Smook, South African Confederation of Youth Travel, on Visiting Cape Town and Beyond

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What makes Cape Town so special? The presence of the magical Table Mountain that always watches over you, the sparkling […]

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Announcement of the winners of the 2021 African Youth Awards

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The Secretary General of the African Law Students Association, Luckson Chibaye (Zambian) and the Founder of Dream Factory Foundation, Lusanda […]

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The winners of the Africa Youth Awards 2021 announced

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AYA honors inspiring young Africans championing Africa’s development The Secretary General of the African Law Students Association, Luckson Chibaye (Zambian), […]

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African youth renew their commitment to achieve the SDGs

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Addis Ababa, December 21, 2021 (Walta) – Young Africans have pledged to work harder and ensure that the continent achieves […]

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African youth renew their commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals

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Young Africans have pledged to work harder and ensure that the continent achieves its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. […]

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ECA hosts a discussion with African youth to steer the continent towards achieving the SDGs

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The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa will organize a virtual event on the theme “African Youth in the Decade […]

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African youth discuss the urgency and action needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

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Addis Ababa, December 16, 2021 (ECA) – Youth from across the continent will come together for a virtual ECA event […]

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South African youth tackle coal and the climate crisis

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Last month, the Center for Environmental Rights (CER), a South African environmental law organization and a close partner of Earthjustice, […]

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Youth unemployment crisis in South Africa: the clock …

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The time is not on South Africa’s side. The country – and its main social partners – must face difficult […]

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Focas wins Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation award in Rwanda

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An innovative software for real-time customer feedback and staff performance monitoring, Focas was named the most innovative software in tourism […]

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African youth lost in Glasgow

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As the COP26 meetings wrapped up on Sunday, it quickly became clear that the region which will suffer the worst […]

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The future of South African youth: an urgent and unclear problem …

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President Cyril Ramaphosa’s long-awaited appointment to the new board of directors of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has, once […]

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Obert Dube charms Africa at the Pan-African Youth Conference

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The Chronicle Leonard Ncube, Victoria Falls reporter Award-winning poet Obert Dube recently charmed the entire continent when he recently performed […]

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Africa: Young people embody the “spirit” of the 21st century more than parents, according to a new survey

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Even in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and other global challenges, children and youth are almost 50% […]

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Corruption is the most common story young Africans hear about the continent | The Guardian Nigeria News

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Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi, November 10, 2021 – / African Media Agency (AMA) / – Young people in North Africa are […]

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Corruption is the most common story young Africans hear on the continent

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Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi, November 10, 2021 – / African Media Agency (AMA) / – Young people in North Africa are […]

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NYA commemorates African Youth Day in Cape Coast today

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The National Youth Authority (NYA) will join African Union (AU) member states from Monday, November 1 to celebrate African Youth […]

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Chido Mpemba appointed Youth Envoy for Africa

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The Chronicle Sikhulekelani Moyo / Angela Sibanda, chroniclersA WOMAN from Bulawayo has been appointed African Youth Envoy after defeating hundreds […]

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Africa: Youth Connekt Africa summit takes off today in Accra … Presidents Akufo-Addo and Paul Kegame will be present

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Accra will host this morning the fourth edition of the Youth ConneKT Africa summit, the largest youth platform that seeks […]

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African students attend China-Africa Youth Festival in Beijing

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About 100 young people from China and African countries gathered in Beijing on Tuesday to open the 6th China-Africa Youth […]

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South African youth largely dictate retail spending …

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Do you think parents control the household budget? Think again: young people may not make a lot of money yet, […]

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TikTok seduces African youth

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Relaxing after a workout at The Gambia’s Independence Stadium in September, a group of young athletes watched TikTok videos of […]

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South African youth take up the challenge of climate change

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The South African Youth Climate Action Plan (SAYCAP) is a call to national stakeholders. It also calls on the global […]

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Africa: pillars of an action plan – South African youth take up the climate challenge

Robert L. Rikard

Young South Africans have made it clear that their voices go beyond just being tokens in climate action discussions and […]

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South Africa’s youth employment tax incentive policy has not worked

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world. This was true even before unemployment rose as […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Young South Africans are being left behind, and that’s why they don’t vote

Robert L. Rikard

Most economists predict growth of around 4-5% this year. Many refuse to participate because they believe that little is being […]

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FIBA Africa Youth Camp 2021 reflects the popularity of basketball in the region

Robert L. Rikard

ABIDJAN (Ivory Coast) – After three days of activities, the third and final FIBA ​​Africa youth camp organized this month […]

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Reluctance to immunize is widespread among young Africans

Robert L. Rikard

Reluctance to immunize is widespread among young people in Africa, new research shows. The Ichikowitz Family Foundation’s 2021 survey of […]

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African youth hold the key to the expansion of agritech across the continent

Robert L. Rikard

The Covid pandemic has drawn global attention to the drastic need for food systems to change and become more efficient, […]

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FIBA Africa Youth Camp in full swing in Saly

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SALY (Senegal) – Just days after its inauguration in Nairobi, Kenya, the four-day FIBA ​​Africa youth camp resumed in the […]

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Huge success at the first FIBA ​​Africa youth camp in Nairobi

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NAIROBI (Kenya) – There is no doubt that the first FIBA ​​Africa Youth Camp which was opened in Nairobi on […]

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African youth “are leading a revolution to transform African food systems”

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This will allow the company that one of us started, ColdHubs, to build ten more solar-powered, digital-monitoring cold storage units […]

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FIBA launches Africa Youth Camp in three cities

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ABIDJAN (Ivory Coast) – The road to the inaugural edition of the FIBA ​​Africa Youth Camp has been confirmed. The […]

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African youth hard hit by lockdowns and COVID slowdown

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The future looked bright for Tinashe Mapuranga, an intern at a major Zimbabwe bank who looked ready for a job […]

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South Africa: Young people eager to get vaccinated

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President Cyril Ramaphosa congratulated the young people for participating in large numbers and for registering to be vaccinated against COVID-19. […]

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Cyril Ramaphosa | South African youth lead by example with Covid-19 vaccination

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President Cyril Ramaphosa. President Cyril Ramaphosa writes in his weekly newsletter that he is not surprised to see young people […]

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Focus on African youth

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This means that without the inclusion of young people in the development process, our plans to bring about change and […]

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African youth are key to transforming food systems – AfDB

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) said that the active participation of Africa’s youth population is key to increasing agricultural production […]

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African youth key to transforming food systems, says AfDB

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Gilbert Ekugbe The African Development Bank (AfDB) said the active participation of the youth population in Africa is vital to […]

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Africa: Alex Divine Wins International Recognition as “Youth Empowerment Personality of the Year” in Africa

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Monrovia – Alex Divine, Executive Director of Youth for Change, a local youth organization in Liberia, has been selected by […]

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Investing in African youth is crucial for sustainable development :: Mmegi Online

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Africa is often said to be blessed with a ‘demographic dividend’ in the form of its extremely young population, but […]

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Alex Divine Wins International Recognition as ‘African Youth Empowerment Person of the Year’ – FrontPageAfrica

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Monrovia – Alex Divine, Executive Director of Youth for Change, a local youth organization in Liberia, has been selected by […]

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Miracle Africa International Foundation intervenes in the education of young people through sport in Africa

Robert L. Rikard

Miracle Africa International Foundation (MAIF) is a non-profit organization based in Switzerland, founded by Nadia Murabet in 2008. MAIF’s mission […]

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Africa: Viva young people, Viva! Unlocking the potential of African youth

Robert L. Rikard

We lean on the shoulders of those who have gone before us, those who have paved a way or opened […]

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“Young and Useful” – Register Today for LEAP Africa Youth Day of Service 2021

Robert L. Rikard

Initiated by LEAP Africa, Youth Day of Service (YDoS) is an annual one-week pan-African youth social impact campaign that begins […]

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Entrepreneurship will save South African youth

Robert L. Rikard

Forty-five years ago, on June 16, 1976, 13-year-old Hector Pieterson was killed when police opened fire on black students protesting […]

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Young South Africans are not “millennials”

Robert L. Rikard

It’s June, which means it’s Youth Month. But young South Africans are often misunderstood and generalizations tend to abound. So […]

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Africa Day Symposium: Harnessing the Dividends of African Youth

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Africa must nurture and celebrate its youth and the power it has to change the discourse of the continent, said […]

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Africa: Young activists call for greater influence in decision-making for climate-affected Africans

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Young environmentalists seek a seat at the table as decisions are made about their future as climate impacts worsen across […]

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African youth find their power in transforming food systems

Robert L. Rikard

With one in five young people today from Africa, it has become increasingly difficult to ignore us. In fact, many […]

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How African youth contribute to African society – Nairametrics

Robert L. Rikard

Africa has been called a lot of names – Dark Continent, The Wild, The Safaris Continent, Third World, Emerging Markets […]

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Changemaker and feminist committed to empowering African youth

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Why the citizens of the world should care Young South Africans face many societal challenges including high unemployment, poverty, teenage […]

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South African youth call for tougher COVID measures as cases rise

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Young South Africans are calling for tougher coronavirus measures as the country reports a spike in cases and declares a […]

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Africa’s ‘youth employment’ crisis is in fact a ‘missing jobs’ crisis

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introduction Job opportunities, or the lack thereof, have long been a central concern of African governments, young people and their […]

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Africa: COVID-19 in Africa: Youth Perspectives – Anta Taal

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The health, economic and social effects of COVID-19 in Africa and around the world have been unprecedented. In this series, […]

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SAHR 2019: The Relationship Between South African Youth and Health Care

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Young people make up about a third of the country’s population, but health services are not tailored to their needs. […]

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Inspiring African Youth | Fig

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This year, FIGO asked Dr Anne Kihara, Member of FIGO and President of the African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology, […]

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Train local leaders to solve global challenges

Robert L. Rikard

Responsible leadership remains one of the greatest development challenges in Africa. African leaders have not always responded effectively to the […]

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Progress against HIV among young people lags as Africa’s youth population grows

Robert L. Rikard

Africa is far from on track to reduce new HIV infections among children and young people and is unlikely to […]

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