Tag: youth

Kigali to host first Giants of Africa basketball festival

Recently it was announced that youth basketball program, Giants of Africa will be hosting its first week-long festival this August right here in Kigali, Rwanda. CNBC Africa's Makeda Mahadeo reports.

This is what Rwanda is doing to attract its youth into agriculture

As youth seek out what they believe to be profitable and business-focused careers, it has been said that they are increasingly turning away from agriculture. CNBC Africa's Fiona Muthoni filed this report.

Is Africa doing enough to improve financial inclusion for women and youth?

A recent World Bank report showed that the youth and women are the most financially excluded groups in Africa. On how to overcome some of the challenges faced by young people in accessing financial services, Managing Partner WS Technology, Martin Warioba joins CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera for more.

Minister of Environmental Affairs speaks on SA’s green economy strategy

At the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) Ministerial Conference taking place in Cape Town, CNBC Africa spoke to SA Minister of Environmental Affairs Nomvula Mokonyane, on South Africa's green economy strategy, and how it will benefit the youth.

OpEd: Investing in youth needs to be a priority for Africa

At least 60% of Africa’s young people are under the age of 30 but unemployment continues to rear its ugly head leaving frustrated youth so desperate.

Can technology lure Africa’s youth into agriculture?

African countries are looking for ways to engage the youth to participate in agriculture by using ICT as they bid to boost job opportunities and strengthening efforts against hunger. Will the August 20th to 21st 2018 meeting on youth and agriculture provide solutions to this puzzle? Gaulbert Gbehounou, FAO Country representative in Rwanda joins CNBC Africa for more.

How the youth can solve Africa’s challenges

How the youth can solve Africa’s challenges