Bronx Community College to offer free coding, music and video production workshops to 7th – 12th grade students this summer

Photo credit: Sutipond This summer, the Bronx Community College Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) will offer to 7th – 12th grade students hands-on online exposure to state-of-the-art innovations in technology. The STEP Summer Online Technology and Arts Academy is … Read More

NYC Commission on Human Rights hosts African Youth Roundtable in Manhattan

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The NYC Commission on Human Rights hosted an African Youth Roundtable with several agency representatives to hear the community’s concerns and issues on December 19, 2018 in Manhattan.   Related Images:

Photos: The African Union hosts a Forum on African Youth at the UN headquarters

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell The Permanent Observer Mission of the African Union hosted a Forum on African Youth on May 19, 2019 at the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan. The forum included the launch of Ambassador Adao Pinto’s book, … Read More

Malagasy named winner of Anzisha Grand Prize for African Youth Entrepreneurship

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Heritiaina Randriamananatahina, 22-year-old agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar was Wednesday declared winner of the US$25,000 Anzisha Grand Prize for African Youth Entrepreneurship. In a statement, the organisers, African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation disclosed that the winner emerged out of … Read More

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari challenges African leaders to stop illegal migration to Europe

Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged African leaders to do everything possible to reverse the ‘ugly trend’ of African youths dying in droves while attempting to illegally migrate to Europe in search of ‘better life’. … Read More

Kenya: Support youth to check extremism, Kenya urges Africa

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Kenya is deliberately undertaking initiatives to engage the youth and thwart any attempt at radicalisation and extremism which prey on their vulnerability, according to Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Amina Mohamed. Speaking Tuesday during a … Read More

WEFA: Young Africans urged to help create the future they want | Les jeunes africains exhortés à s’impliquer dans les décisions politiques sur leur avenir

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – World’s leading entrepreneurs Friday asked young Africans to step forward, engage with the politics of the continent and help to create the future they want. Speaking at a World Economic Forum on Africa … Read More

Kenya: 46 Kenyans picked for US Young African Leadership Fellowship

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi has named 46 Kenyans to participate in the first ever Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellowship. The Embassy said that the young Kenyan leaders will travel to the United States … Read More

‘Africa’s youth key to strengthening agricultural economy’, says FAO

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – Getting more African youth involved in agriculture and boosting support for the region’s vulnerable family farmers will be pivotal to improving food security and economic well-being in the years to come, FAO Director-General, José Graziano da … Read More

Senegal: Youth leaders challenged to reflect on Mandela’s life, teachings

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Ayanda Dlodlo, a South African deputy minister, has challenged youth leaders to deeply reflect on the life and teachings of late global iconic leader, Nelson Mandela. She was addressing participants in the fourth Pan-African Summit of … Read More

Uganda bans use of mobile phones in schools

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Jessica Rose Epel Alupo, Minister of Education PANA Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Uganda’s Education ministry has issued an order banning the possession of mobile phones by students in the country’s schools. According to Pyramid Research’s daily news update, the … Read More