President Obama Announces Millennium Challenge Corporation’s New Youth Initiative, Africa’s Promise

New program will empower African youth through internship opportunities across Africa. Starting next summer, African youth will have an opportunity to gain technical and leadership...

African Capacity Building Foundation commits to Nigeria

ACBF holds broad-ranging consultations to consolidate and expand its partnership with the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In support of its continental capacity building strategy for...

Pledge for US$14.6 million to create “Work4Youth” partnership

The International Labour Office (ILO) and The MasterCard Foundation have forged a unique partnership to promote decent work among young people facing a worsening...

Strategy to boost SA youth employment

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has launched the Youth Enterprise Development Strategy (YEDS), which will see more young people play an active...

Unite behind the goal of zero child abuse, urges UNICEF

UNICEF is calling on all South Africans to unite behind the goal of zero violence against children. In the run up to Child Protection...

African researchers ‘struggle’ to establish careers

African universities need to better support early career researchers if they are to build a thriving research environment and boost the continent's overall number...

Narysec hailed as skills development hub

A graduate of the National Rural Youth Corps (Narysec), Colbert Mabasa, 29, has hailed the programme as a skills development hub, which creates invaluable...

Zimbabwe girls’ education gets massive boost thanks to the UK

By Nicholas Pescod - AfricanBrains It was announced on Wednesday that the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) would make a £12,000,000 investment to...

Wanted: Young African Entrepreneurs

Enter or Nominate Young Businesspeople for Africa’s Richest Youth Entrepreneur Awards – the Anzisha Prize. With more than $75 000 USD in prizes it’s one...

World Economic Forum and IFC to Address Youth Unemployment

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group and the World Economic Forum are sponsoring an international essay competition designed to identify potential solutions...

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