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Liberia’s youth betting on Weah economic miracle

Monrovia, Liberia | AFP | New President George Weah is nothing less than revered among Liberia’s youth, who view his rise from the slums to stellar success in European football as proof he can also turn around their fragile economy. In his inaugural address on Monday, Weah thanked young voters …

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Study finds politics is bad for young Kenyans

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Months of electoral upheaval, sporadic unrest and economic slowdown have hit young Kenyans hard, a nationwide youth survey found Thursday. The struggle to make ends meet has left them disillusioned, apathetic and angry, according to the annual survey of nearly 3,000 Kenyans aged 15-24 years …

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Prince Harry among headliners at Obama Foundation summit

Chicago, United States | AFP | Former US president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle are planning a star-studded gathering at the end of October, in their ongoing post-White House effort to support future leaders. Prince Harry, Gloria Estefan, and Chance the Rapper are among the names attending the two-day Chicago …

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Inside Germany’s football factory

Gelsenkirchen, Germany | AFP | Schalke 04 are a sleeping giant in the German league, yet their youth academy is one of Germany’s most successful, producing World Cup winners, Bundesliga stars and Premier League exports. Germany has just qualified for Russia 2018, where they will defend the World Cup title …

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Central Uganda dance eliminations Sunday at Sharing Nsambya

FRESHLANE, an initiative working to empower young people socially and economically, will on Sunday October 1 host the Break-Fast Jam 2017 Central Uganda eliminations at Sharing Youth Centre Nsambya on Ggabba road, Kampala from 3pm. The eliminations will feature competitions in breakdance  and also showcases and performances of rap, dance and …

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Bitature Foundation aims to empower 500,000 Ugandan youth

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A new youth empowerment programme called Project 500K has started its mission of empowering young Ugandans, aged 18 – 35, as they begin their careers. Project 500K plans to empower youth to change their mindset and build the skills needed to be employable or run a …

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REFUGEES: Why do people leave?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The 4th International Conference NOW has started in Kampala with focus on African youth and migration. It runs until September 5. The reasons and realities of forced migration, both from Africa to Europe, and also from Europe to Africa, was the centre of discussion by delegates on Monday. The conference …

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