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Google to train 1 mln young Africans in digital skills

Tuesday 12 April 2016 | 11:30 CET | News
Google has announced a commitment to train 1 million young Africans in digital skills in the next year, supporting its partner Livity Africa to run two free training programmes. Digify Bytes will offer digital skills to young people looking to develop a digital career. Digify Pro is a three-month immersion scheme for digital specialists.

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: Google
Countries: Kenya
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Youths in Kenya makes about 70% of the whole Kenyan population. They face a lot of challenges in their daily life's due to majorly unemployment which has escalated to over 40%. A lot has been done by the government to reduce this rate but all has been a little effect. Several NGO has come on board to try curb these menace by enhancing and integrating self employment as away of reducing unemployment rate. Most youths lack basic skills that may come in handy in their lives.Google coming on board to train a million youths in Africa will highly enhance and develop capabilities of African youths.
Ruheni Mathenge @ 17/4/2016 - 20:38


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