May 25, 2019
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May 20, 2019

Entrepreneurs have a pivotal role to play in Africa’s unemployment crisis. Today over a third of the continent’s young workforce (those aged 15-35) are unemployed. Another third are in vulnerable employment. By 2035, Africa will contribute more people to the workforce each year than the rest of the world combined. By 2050 it will be home to 1.25 billion people working aged.
To absorb these new entrants, Africa needs to create over 18 million new jobs each year. Governments need to put in place policies that"...

 

May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s transitional military junta decided on Wednesday to cancel restrictions on trade union organizations, saying it should be in line with international legislation ensuring free trade unions.

Under the 1992 Act of the al-Bashir regime, trade union rights are minimal, and there are no independent unions.

The Sudan Workers’ Trade Unions"...

May 23, 2019

The Strategic Fuel Fund in SA is welcome to bring in partners to help it execute a $1bn agreement to drill for oil and build a refinery and pipeline in South Sudan, the central African nation’s oil minister said.

Under the agreement, signed between the two governments on May 6, the Strategic Fuel Fund holds 90% of the project in B2 block with the Nile Petroleum Corp, South Sudan’s national oil company, owning the rest, Ezekiel Gatkuoth said"...

May 23, 2019

Khartoum – Director of the university of Khartoum’s peace research institute, Professor Manzul Abdalla ‘Asal, says that the change that is associated with the momentum of December 2018, is not without reasons to justify, going further to attribute the whole matter to accumulation of political failures and wrongdoings, especially during the era of the former Ingath regime.
On the prediction of occurrence of a counter coup d’état in the country, he dismisses the idea, praising the youth as"...

May 23, 2019

Sudan’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, the Ministry of Water Resources Irrigation and Electricity, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sudan signed an agreement on Tuesday to implement a project on solar water pumps for sustainable agriculture in the country.

The project, in partnership with the UNDP and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), aims to promote renewable energy and sustainable financial"...

May 23, 2019

South Africa is set to add a US $7m office development and a seven-floor high residential complex in La Lucia Mall site in KwaZulu at the site of a free parking lot of the mall. Regional Head of owners of of the mall, Greg de Klerk revealed the reports and said that the idea behind the developments, which are still under consideration.

“Both of these developments are very much in the design concept stage. The architect’s impressions are"...

May 23, 2019

South Africa’s City of Cape Town has announced to invest US $1.4m towards rehabilitation of the existing Bosmansdam road around the Century City precinct and extension of the cycle lane towards the N7 freeway.

The funds, according to a statement by the City, came from the development contribution which is used to fund bulk infrastructure projects, as agreed with the City of Cape Town. The funds comes after the Century City developer in May 2018"...