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Nigeria

2023: Atiku pledges to prioritize youth and women empowerment if elected president

As part of efforts to woo voters in Ondo State, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has said youth empowerment will be his priority if he becomes the next president in 2023. Atiku further pledged to set aside US$10 billion to ensure young men and women are empowered through small and medium enterprises […]

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Nigeria

A call to deradicalize Igbo youth

When ignorance secures marriage with hatred, indoctrination, propaganda, and lies, the result is bloody revelry in the Southeast. The killings continued. Promising young Igbo citizens, dissidents and the well-to-do became the main targets. It’s as if the area is purging itself of all that is good. It empties itself of all just values ​​and profane […]

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Nigeria

A call to deradicalize Igbo youth

By Fredrick Nwabufo When ignorance secures marriage with hatred, indoctrination, propaganda, and lies, the result is bloody revelry in the Southeast. The killings continued. Promising young Igbo citizens, dissidents and the well-to-do became the main targets. It’s as if the area is purging itself of all that is good. It empties itself of all just […]

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Zambia

PAC hears how Muchinga ‘youth’ obtained ‘loans’ for political influence over K2.9 million ‘loans’ for elections

The Public Accounts Commission heard that the President’s office in Muchinga province irregularly disbursed loans amounting to KT 80,997,500 to 80 youth groups for the general election due to political influence. The committee heard that 12 beneficiaries who were above the minimum age were given loans of up to 78,000 crowns because the province did […]

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Zambia

Zambia expresses interest in hosting the Youth Summit~

Written by Brian Mually Zambia has expressed interest in hosting a young entrepreneurs summit, which will attract participation from all member states of the African Union. Minister of Trade, Industry and Trade Chebuka Mulenga revealed this during the African Union Executive Council meeting in Niamey, Niger. He said youth and women needed more support if […]

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Zambia

Times of Zambia | Volleyball returns to the District 5 Youth Games

Written by Judith Namotoi –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydroelectric Power Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Menodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the pilot structure, power house and power production of the project has been completed.Mandofa said the authority is currently awaiting the […]

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Zambia

Times of Zambia | MTN to train 100 African youth in digital skills

Written by Judith Namotoi –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydroelectric Power Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Menodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the pilot structure, power house and power production of the project has been completed.Mandofa said the authority is currently awaiting the […]

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Zambia

President Hichilema advises the youth ~

By Ruth Chinada President Hakinde Hichilima urged youth to use technology positively to gain and share knowledge. President Hichilema says it is unfortunate that young people are using technology to do things that do not build their lives and improve their well-being. He says it is the government’s duty to provide technology, but it is […]

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Zambia

He urged Zambian youth to start writing books ~

Justin Snake Story President Mukoni’s wife, Veronica, encouraged young Zambians to start writing books. Ms. Mukoni notes wistfully that some of the books used in literature in English in schools are from West Africa. She says it is time for Zambian writers to write books that can replace foreign books, so that pupils can read […]

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Zambia

NALUMANGO admired the innovations of the youth~

Vice President MUTALE NALUMANGO said she was impressed with the level of innovation among the youth who participated in the just-concluded 2022 Africa Innovation Ministerial Summit in Chongwe. Ms. NALUMANGO says the government’s focus on youth is paying off through innovations being created by young people. Speaking as the summit closed, Ms. NALUMANGO called on […]

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Zambia

PAC hears how Lsk Province PS failed to account for K16m youth empowerment

Lusaka County Permanent Secretary Robert Kamalata admitted that the county administration had failed to account for more than K16 million paid to trainees attached to various educational institutions under the Youth Empowerment Program in 2021. According to the Auditor General’s 2021 report, the county administration has spent K16,023, 567 on the salaries of the trainees […]

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Zambia

Times of Zambia | A partnership between ECO Bank and ZANAMACA to empower women and youth companies

Written by Judith Namotoi –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydroelectric Power Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Menodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the pilot structure, power house and power production of the project has been completed.Mandofa said the authority is currently awaiting the […]

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Zambia

A traffic accident called Lusaka youth

A 28-year-old man from Lusaka Shalala district has died after losing control of his car which hit a concrete block at the intersection of Given Lubinda Road and Tokyo Road. It is believed that the deceased bought the sports car that took his life one day before his fate. Police spokesman Ray Hamunga confirmed the […]

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