Tag: unemployed

How ‘Supermom’ is creating employment and opportunities for Kenyan women

With 64 per cent of women in North Eastern province of Kenya, who are unemployed and among the few employed opportunities are few. A young entrepreneur created a social enterprise that sets to solve the last-mile distribution problem by empowering and enabling unemployed and underemployed women in marginalized communities to create a door-to-door distribution network. CNBC Africa is joined by Ifrah Arab, Founder of Supermom for more on the enterprise.

How we can tackle poverty in Africa

According to the One Campaign, a third of young Africans between the ages of 15 and 35 are unemployed, another third are vulnerably employed and only one in six has a steady paying job. Furthermore the World Bank says the percentage of Africa's poor is falling, however, because of the continent's population growth figures, the number of poor people on the continent is on the rise. Edwin Ikhouria, Policy Manager, Transparency, and Accountability at the One Campaign joins CNBC Africa to discuss how we can tackle poverty in Africa.

Op-Ed: S.A’s NHI – Is it necessary or appropriate for government to provide “free healthcare for all”?

Directly or indirectly, the government would control the availability, financing, and delivery of healthcare — the choice would no longer be ours to make.

About 50% of cybercriminals in West Africa are unemployed

About 50% of cybercriminals in West Africa are unemployed