Tag: youth unemployment

How to address youth unemployment in Kenya

According to Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, nearly 3.17 million young Kenyans eligible for work or school are idle in the three months to June.

Youth Day 2020: OPINION: Why a changing world means more trouble for South Africa’s youth.

Deep inequalities – South Africa's income inequality is among the highest globally, as measured by the Gini index – and resistance to reforms from key stakeholders limit the government's room to adopt and implement structural reforms.

Opinion: Youth Day – Why South African youth are still fighting

You could argue the grandchildren of the young bloods of Soweto have more opportunities without the pass laws and police that haunted their forebears; yet how much opportunity will any have in an economy that is unable to absorb them?

How successful are incubation programmes at addressing youth unemployment 3 years on?

Back in 2016, KCB Group and Mastercard Foundation entered into a partnership worth $30 Million with the aim of addressing youth unemployment and 2jirajiri was born. 3 years later – CEO of KCB Foundation speaks on the progress of the Kenya and Rwanda based program thus far. Jane Mwangi, Managing Director of KCB Foundation joins CNBC Africa for more.

South Africa’s unemployment rate rises to 27,6% in Q1

The number of unemployed persons in South Africa has increased in every first quarter of each year since 2013.

Ramaphosa on tackling youth unemployment

With the elections less than a week to go before elections President Cyril Ramaphosa went into the heart of the business world in Sandton, to talk of two of the biggest issues in this year’s polls – youth unemployment and education.

Anzisha Prize’s Josh Adler on developing entrepreneurship into a career

With the rise of youth unemployment and job scarcity, should we explore entrepreneurship as an alternative? CNBC Africa's Lubabalo Mashiqana spoke to Josh Adler, Executive Director of Anzisha Prize about developing entrepreneurship into a career.

If SA’s finmin Nene goes who will replace him?

Executive Chief Economist at Alexander Forbes Investments Isaah Mhlanga discusses the likely contenders for Nhlanhla Nene should he go.