African Youth Join Hands for Self-Employment

By Fatma Abdu

YOUNG entrepreneurs across Africa have reached a consensus on key issues affecting youth employment and entrepreneurship on the continent.

One of the key issues, forged by youth from 17 commonwealth African countries, was to forge a new strategic direction for the network to enable them become self-employed.

Speaking during the threeday strategy workshop of Commonwealth Alliance of Young entrepreneurs in Africa (CAYE -Africa) Programme Manager Social Policy Development Section of Commonwealth Secretariat, Mr Sushil Ram said that entrepreneurship is the solution of youth development and self-employment.

“The young people need support to achieve their future. “We believe by engaging young people in Africa to think on self-employment by encouraging them being entrepreneurs could change their lives,” he said. Continue reading…

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