Tag: Unemployment

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Bit by bit ICT schools alleviate youth unemployment

Youth unemployment in Africa is an issue that affects the continent as a whole. While some countries are indeed faring better than others by comparison, it’s still a widespread issue. KampaBits Digital Design School in Kampala, Uganda, is an organisation that is working to find solutions to this problem – solutions that can be emulated by other countries. They provide ICT training to the […]

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Morocco: an uncertain leader in youth employment

In this year’s African Economic Outlook (AEO) report, Morocco was identified as the only country in Africa with a “well developed” youth unemployment programme.[i] On the surface it appears that the Moroccan government must be doing something right. Perhaps Morocco can offer an example for others to follow, but 2012 headlines featuring desperate unemployed graduates and self-immolation tell a radically different story. The eLearning […]