Saturday, October 1 2022

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

Robert L. Rikard

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!

Robert L. Rikard

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

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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The winners of the Africa Youth Awards 2021 announced

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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African youth lost in Glasgow

Robert L. Rikard

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

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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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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Focus on African youth

Robert L. Rikard

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

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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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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Africa Day Symposium: Harnessing the Dividends of African Youth

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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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Inspiring African Youth | Fig

Robert L. Rikard

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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