Tag: Youth

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02 Nov 20  News
National Trade stats shows domestic recession keeps imports low (Fin24) A recovery in commodity prices and global demand saw SA record a trade surplus of R109.5 billion for the t...
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29 Oct 20  News
National South Africa’s 2020 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) (National Treasury) Two weeks ago, President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa laid out the government’s conse...
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09 Sep 20  News
National news South Africa’s GDP tanks 51% in the second quarter (BusinessTech) South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) dropped by a massive 51% in the second quarter of ...
Germany’s Marshall Plan with Africa will promote innovation and harness the potential of Africa’s youth

Germany’s Marshall Plan with Africa will promote innovation and harness the potential of Africa’s youth

09 Sep 20  News
Germany’s Marshall Plan with Africa marks a new era of cooperation between Europe and Africa that could drive industrial development and deliver huge opportunities for the Africa...
Challenges for the youth entrepreneurs in agriculture

Challenges for the youth entrepreneurs in agriculture

03 Jul 20  Blog
We need action now for a better future not only for us but for generations to come. That is what sustainable development requires. It is time for future leaders to be mindful of th...
Youth in trade and trade governance in Africa

Youth in trade and trade governance in Africa

03 Jul 20  Blog
Trade supported by improvements in trade governance can contribute to reducing inequalities by distributing benefits more equally across all segments of the society. Meaningful par...
Youth and post-COVID-19 recovery strategies in Africa and beyond

Youth and post-COVID-19 recovery strategies in Africa and beyond

01 Jul 20  Blog
It is clear that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will have severe global health, social, and economic impact on people and economies. To date, the science and statistics indica...
Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa: A beacon of hope for the continent

Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa: A beacon of hope for the continent

01 Jul 20  Blog
Leaders are those who connect the dots. Equally, youth entrepreneurship in Africa will be driven by the young minds who have the ability to connect the dots. With so many challenge...
Beyond SDGs: The role of African youth in reaping demographic dividends

Beyond SDGs: The role of African youth in reaping demographic dividends

29 Jun 20  Blog
A good starting point in the discourse on youth is how to define the population group that is considered youth. This is because there exists no globally accepted definition of the ...
Achieving the SDGs – where does Africa’s youth fit in?

Achieving the SDGs – where does Africa’s youth fit in?

19 Dec 19  Publications
The outcome document of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) recognises young people as a group left behind. The principle of leaving no one behind, a key principle of the SDGs...
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02 Dec 19  News
The African Economic Conference 2019 began today in Sharm el-Sheikh. The theme: Jobs, entrepreneurship and capacity development for African youths. Concept note (pdf): Specificall...
Africa’s youth ready for a digital future but leaders are lagging behind: Ramaphosa at WEF 2019

Africa’s youth ready for a digital future but leaders are lagging behind: Ramaphosa at WEF 2019

24 Jan 19  News
If Africa’s leaders do not act quickly to move the continent into the 21st century, young people will leave them behind, South Africa’s President Cyril M. Ramaphosa said today ...
AEC2018: Africa must focus on its big resource – its young people, experts urge

AEC2018: Africa must focus on its big resource – its young people, experts urge

04 Dec 18  News
Professor Paul Collier, one of the world’s most influential development economists, warns that Africa’s “easy decade” of accelerated economic growth is coming to an end, an...
Africa-Europe Partnership: A vision beyond migration

Africa-Europe Partnership: A vision beyond migration

08 Nov 18  News
Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini during the S&D 2018 Africa Week This is the third important meeting that the [S&D – Socialists & Demo...
UN Chief joins world leaders in calling for greater investment in Africa’s young people

UN Chief joins world leaders in calling for greater investment in Africa’s young people

26 Sep 18  News
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday joined world leaders in calling for greater investment in jobs for young people in Africa, calling them the continent...
African women: The architects of our economic futures

African women: The architects of our economic futures

20 Sep 18  News
On September 13-15, 2018 in Accra, Ghana, AWDF convened a select group of activists, scholars, researchers and policy shapers to help build and think through a thoughtful, progress...
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21 Aug 18  News
Transnational corporations, business practices and human rights: DIRCO consultation starts today in Johannesburg, ahead of treaty negotiations at the UN Diarise: The Fourth Invest...
Unleashing the great potential of Africa’s youth to achieve sustainable development

Unleashing the great potential of Africa’s youth to achieve sustainable development

21 Aug 18  News
FAO Director-General stresses the need to create more jobs for youth and build capacity in rural areas to use digital technologies Africa’s young people are key to achieving the...
SADC hosts the 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Windhoek, Namibia

SADC hosts the 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Windhoek, Namibia

20 Aug 18  News
The 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of SADC was held at Safari Court Conference Centre, in Windhoek, the Republic of Namibia, on 17th and 18th August 2018...
SADC Summit: Maiden speech by Mr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of Botswana

SADC Summit: Maiden speech by Mr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of Botswana

17 Aug 18  News
Remarks at the official opening of the 38th Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government, Windhoek Your Excellencies, It is indeed an honour for me to address you for the...