Massive Campaign to get one million Somali children into school to be launched nationwide

The Somali authorities are launching a major nationwide education campaign to get one million children and youth into the classroom as part of an...

African Development Bank Boosts Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy with close to $2...

Fund for African Private Sector Assistance, of which the Government of Japan is a major donor, along with the Austrian Government and the African...

SA: Youth urged to fight against unemployment

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has encouraged the youth to fight against combating the challenges of poverty, unemployment and the spread of HIV...

DRC: Measles immunization campaign targets 1.7 million children

NAIROBI, 21 December 2011 (IRIN) - Amid rising measles and polio cases, tens of thousands of children are being targeted for immunization in health...

Experts agree that the future of democracy in Africa depends on the youth

Experts at the International Conference on Youth and Democratization which kicked off in Addis Ababa today agreed that African youth are in the vanguard...

Burkina Faso: Gold rush hits education

A boom in Burkina Faso’s gold mining over the past three years has made the country one of Africa’s leading producers, but it is...

SA: IEC on schools drive to register young voters

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has this week embarked on a voter registration drive at schools to register young people to vote in next...

ECOWAS peace ambassador urges greater empowerment of the youth

The reigning ECOWAS Peace Ambassador, Ms Hyeladzirra “Zirra” Banu, has called on ECOWAS governments and institutions to empower and create more opportunities for the...

UN announces worldwide search for exceptional Young Leaders to drive implementation of the Sustainable...

The Young Leaders programme places a spotlight on young people between the ages of 18-30 from around the world, and across many different issues,...

Joint statement by the Special Envoys for the Great Lakes on their visit to...

Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region Mary Robinson, U.S. Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic...

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