By Irene Gaitirira Published November 23, 2017 Only three-out-of-11 young people entering the job market in Africa every year end up in formal jobs in a continent whose youthful population (15-35 years) is estimated to number 420 million. But did you know that agribusiness could provide a remedy to the problem of youth employment across
By Abdi Ali Published November 11, 2017 A movie that tells the stories of ordinary women facing their fears, cares and everyday struggles in order to fight for their communities and their very lives has made its world premiere. NOTHING WITHOUT US: THE WOMEN WHO WILL END AIDS by Harriet Hirshorn Combines archival footage and
By Khalifa Hemed Published October 29, 2017 Opening up of markets in Africa without enhanced production is a recipe for disaster. Said Adejumobi, the Southern Africa regional director of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), says without production, trade and market liberalisation in Africa is meaningless. Adejumobi spoke in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second largest city,
By Abdi Ali Published October 14, 2017 Off-grid solar energy capacity in Africa is set to triple over the next five years. International Energy Agency (IEA) says Solar is not only the fastest growing energy source in the world but that it is making a major impact in Africa. RELATED:Measures to Boost Prosperity and Stability
By Irene Gaitirira Published September 29, 2017 Three Kenyans are among 60 most inspirational women across the world in 2017. The three Kenyans being celebrated on the BBC 100 Women 2017 list include Anita Nderu (a TV presenter and radio news anchor at Capital FM of Nairobi who is passionate about youth mentorship); Naomi Mwaura
By Irene Gaitirira Published August 25, 2017 Britain has unveiled new measures aimed at creating wealth and bringing about stability across Africa and improving global security. Speaking in Germany during the G20 Summit in July 2017, British Prime Minister Theresa May said the new measures are also aimed at reducing the continent’s reliance upon aid.