01 December 2020

Youth Employment Conference (YEC) 2020

In partnership with various organizations, the Youth Agenda hosted the annual Youth Employment Conference (YEC) on the 19-20th November 2020 at the Kenya School of Government in Nairobi. The conference’s theme was the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the youth and strategic recovery plans for the future. The two-day event hosted the youth, national leaders and change-makers through engaging forums in emerging opportunities: Blue Economy, Green Economy, Creative Economy and Digital economy.

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19 October 2020

Developer with a conviction; Meet Halima

Has life ever thrown you in a situation you never expected? Have you ever imagined life without one hand? Imagine no more because we are here to tell you the story. Meet Halima Jamila Shaban – 28 years old. Halima is a versatile and passionate young woman engaging in business part time and studying website development at NairoBits Trust.

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15 September 2020

A mom, a bit too early…

The first half of 2020 saw about 152,000 adolescents aged 10 – 19 get pregnant. At the release of this report, it immediately became apparent that even COVID-19 that has halted many aspects of our lives, shall not halt the epidemic of social inequity.

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15 September 2020

ICT transforming Africa

The transformational power of information communication technologies and the associated solutions has been observed in several advanced nations all over the world. Its ability to drive the economic advancements, innovation and entrepreneurship in African nations cannot be undermined.

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15 September 2020

The Inertia Analogy

Over a decade has gone by since I was in a classroom being taught about the two forms of education that exist within the African society: African Traditional Education (ATE) and the contemporary western education brought forth by the missionaries. It goes without saying that many scores of people feel that the latter was wiping out the former.

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15 September 2020

The Numbers

Numbers rule our lives because they shape our stories in age, salary, item costs, height, horse power or in the current day the number of people infected by the Corona Virus. In the same way that numbers determine reopening, numbers have been shaping the lives of many since March.

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