Practical Insights on Youth Employment

How Mobile Broadband Internet Reduced Poverty in Rural Tanzania

How Mobile Broadband Internet Reduced Poverty in Rural Tanzania

Published on: Feb 21 2024 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Enabling universal internet access is deemed as a critical step towards achieving prosperity in developing countries. In line with this target, the digital landscape...
How the Mobile Network Ecosystem Supports Informal Youth Employment

How the Mobile Network Ecosystem Supports Informal Youth Employment

Published on: Jul 20 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How the Mobile Network Ecosystem Supports Informal Youth Employment
Youth employment is an enormous challenge in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA). Demographically, the region is experiencing a “youth bulge” that has left a rapidly growing...
6 Constraints on Youth Usage of Internet Services in African Countries

6 Constraints on Youth Usage of Internet Services in African Countries

Published on: Mar 02 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Constraints on Youth Usage of Internet Services in African Countries
The Internet is presented as a panacea for the challenges that young people face, but this is not necessarily the case. Despite being drivers of Internet...
How to Develop Work-Ready Digital Skills in African Youth?

How to Develop Work-Ready Digital Skills in African Youth?

Published on: Nov 05 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Although Kevin has a master’s degree in science and had been teaching ICT to secondary school students in Kenya for over 25 years, he scored just 61% on a digital...
Can Technology Entice Youth to be Farmers?

Can Technology Entice Youth to be Farmers?

Published on: Aug 31 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The rural-urban migration in the developing world has created a large strain not only on governments, but also on public infrastructure. Many urban areas are ill-equipped...
Please RSVP Now: How Can mEmployment Improve Youth Opportunities in Africa?

Please RSVP Now: How Can mEmployment Improve Youth Opportunities in Africa?

Published on: Jun 05 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: How Can mEmployment Improve Youth Opportunities in Africa?
Please RSVP Now Africa has the youngest population in the world with +200 million people ages 15-24 years, which is set to double by 2045. However, youth unemployment...
How We Can Create Digital Jobs for African Youth

How We Can Create Digital Jobs for African Youth

Published on: Jul 18 2013 by Linda Raftree - 3 Comments
At the Technology Salon on “How Can We Create Digital Jobs for African Youth?” our discussion was led by Lauren Dawes, who leads the GSMA’s...