There are at least 11 million young people coming to the labor market every year in search of work, yet only 3 million jobs are created across the continent, leaving estimated 8 million without work, according to International Labour Organization (ILO). Initiative by the AUC Chairperson Moussa Faki...
The conference is happening at a time street vendors continue to decry various forms of discrimination and harassment in their work spaces, alongside criminalization, all threatening their livelihoods and survival.
The economy is way far from absorbing ever rising number of job seekers while factors like wanting education quality and lack of capital continue to inhibit entrepreneurship. General unemployment rate oscillated between 18.1 per cent and 24.3 per cent between August 2022 and November 2022. Unemployment...
Rwanda is among 10 countries with the highest food price inflation globally in the latest World Bank assessment released on February 27
Effects of rising inflation could undermine the hard-won socio-economic gains registered over the recent years, if not properly addressed.
African authorities still owe us a different, better version -- one wrapped up in the free-movement-of-people envelope with a visa-free tag visible at the back.
The primary school dropout dreams to become a driver. His several attempts at the driving test did not bear fruits, but he says he is not giving up any time soon because he has a family to feed.
Sabelo Mbokazi, Head of Labor, Employment and Migration at African Union Commission (AUC) shares insights into continental plans to enhance member States' collaboration for sustainable migration governance.
The delegates at PAFOM want revision of the conventions to address the normative gap in the refugee laws. Besides, the costs of these disasters in terms of loss of lives, property, asset and livelihoods losses, and infrastructure damages remain undercounted and uncompensated.
Official data indicate that Rwandan firms and entrepreneurs generally struggle to secure certification for an international standard, popularly known as ISO certification, which is deemed crucial when it comes to tapping into the export market, and especially the adoption of e-commerce platforms and...
The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI), the gauge of changes in the cost of living, released on September 10 by the National Institute of Statistics (NISR) indicates that there has been a general rise in food inflation by 29.2 per cent on annual basis in August.
Food items and other essentials are more expensive in rural areas as rural CPI increased the most by 22.5 per cent on annual basis compared to 15.6 per cent in urban areas.
No one is telling universities and journalism training institutions, or the latter simply don’t bother to check, that realities of the industry have completely changed. They are comfortable sticking to the old curricula despite evidence suggesting that landscape has changed so much that a shift is overdue.