Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Uganda: Parliament Passes Bills for Rationalisation of Gender and Special Interest Groups

Parliament also rationalised the National Children's Authority and mainstreamed its functions into the ministry responsible for children affairs, which is the Ministry of Gender, Labour, and Social Development.

Parliament passed five key bills, moving gender and special interest entities to the National Secretariat for Special Interest Groups under the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development. In a plenary session held on Friday, 19 April, 2024 chaired by Speaker Anita Among, the National Youth Council, National Women's Council,…

Source: United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) |

United Nation (UN) holds career fair for Somali youth

Youths from various tertiary institutions including Hormuud, Zam Zam, Hope, Horseed, Jamhuriya, SomBridge, Salaam, University of Somalia and Mogadishu University were oriented on the UN’s recruitment modalities

The United Nations in Somalia recently hosted a career fair attended by more than 200 Somali students and members of the civil society. Organised by the Human Resources Working Group (HRWQ), the career fair aimed to raise awareness about job opportunities and career pathways within the UN system. Dr Aisa…

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Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of South Africa |

Job Fair 2024 of Chinese-Invested Enterprises in South Africa a Massive Success

Around 2800 job seekers attended the fair, with many securing placements

The Job Fair 2024 of Chinese-Invested Enterprises in South Africa organized by the South Africa-China Economic and Trade Association (SACETA) took place in Johannesburg on April 16, 2024. Around 2 800 job seekers attended the fair, with many securing placements. Opening the fair, Chargé d'affaires Li Zhigang said the job…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

A Peanut Oil and Peanut Butter Production workshop was Established in Guinea

Within the project, which will benefit a total of 80 families, machines such as shell cracking machine, oil extraction unit, peanut crushing and grinding units were provided to producers by TİKA

With the joint work of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) and the Guinea Peanut Producers Association, a workshop has been established in the town of Keitayah where peanut oil, peanut butter and powder are produced. Within the project, which will benefit a total of 80 families, machines such as…

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African Development Bank projects improve job opportunities for young people in Cameroon

The meeting saw significant participation from female entrepreneurs and young graduates who have benefited from work placements in projects financed by the Bank

The African Development Bank (AfDB) (www.AfDB.org) has underscored the success of its program aimed at bolstering job opportunities for young people in Cameroon. At a meeting convened in Yaoundé on April 9, 2024, chaired by Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, the Bank Group’s Vice-President for Regional Development, Integration, and Business Delivery, stakeholders across…

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The European Union, the German Cooperation (GIZ) and Orange launch a strategic partnership to support the digital transformation in the sustainable cocoa sector and the low-carbon transition in Côte d'Ivoire through the "Orange Digital Centers"

This ambitious partnership benefits from joint funding of €7.6 million and aims to achieve several strategic objectives

Orange (www.Orange.com), in partnership with the European Union and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) announces the launch of the "DigiGreen & Agri" project, an ambitious initiative to promote digital innovation for a transition to a more sustainable and inclusive economy. The overall objective of this project is to…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
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African Development Bank enhances Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment (ENABLE) Youth Programs for greater impact

The ENABLE Youth program helps young African men and women access financing to grow their enterprises

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) successfully concluded a three-day workshop in Nairobi, Kenya, aimed at enhancing its Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment (ENABLE) Youth Program in preparation for its next phase. The ENABLE Youth program helps young African men and women access financing to grow their enterprises. Currently active in 15…

Source: Orange Middle East and Africa |

Orange Digital Center and Coursera join forces to offer free certification courses for new digital professions

These programs are designed to meet the needs of the ever-evolving job market, providing talented young people with the knowledge and skills they need to enter the job market

Orange Digital Center (www.Orange.com) is launching a free high-level certification training program in partnership with Coursera, the world leader in online learning. This partnership aims to offer young people in Africa and the Middle East the opportunity to acquire essential skills in digital professions, free of charge and at their…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) supports the People of Maiwut in Creating New Business Opportunities

The endeavour aims to ameliorate some continuing challenges such as lack of healthcare facilities, limited access to education, and negligible employment opportunities that affect residents and returning populations alike

In Maiwut, a county in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, the delicious aroma of freshly baked goods emanates from a building, attracting passersby. In traditional ovens, busy men and women bustle through the process of making bread and mandazi, a sweet offering often referred to as a fried African doughnut.…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Ghanaian and Senegalese entrepreneurs to benefit from African Development Bank Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation Multi-Donor Trust Fund (YEI MDTF) grant for green jobs in natural resources

The target reach group includes women, youth and people with disabilities/special needs, engaged in managing natural resource sectors such as agroforestry, fisheries and biodiversity

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), through its Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation Multi-Donor Trust Fund (YEI MDTF) (https://apo-opa.co/3J81Cnx), has approved a $999,000 grant to support an initiative to foster green jobs for women, youth and people with disabilities. The Strengthening Women, Youth and People with Disabilities’ Micro-Entrepreneurship for Green Jobs (https://apo-opa.co/3U9MFqb) in…