Aug 8, 2016

Japan, Africa to vow at TICAD summit to combat threat of terrorism

Japanese and African leaders will seek at their summit late this month to combat the growing threats of terrorism, military conflicts and violent radicalism through the promotion of education and job creation, according to a draft of their declaration obtained by Kyodo News on ...

Aug 6, 2016

South Africa's ruling party suffers biggest election setback

South Africa’s ruling party has suffered its biggest election setback since taking power at the end of apartheid a generation ago, with local media reporting that the African National Congress has lost the metropolitan area that includes the country’s capital, Pretoria. The opposition Democratic ...

Nestle pledges internships, job training for 300,000 African youths

Jun 22, 2016

Nestle pledges internships, job training for 300,000 African youths

Swiss company Nestle will offer on-the-job training for 300,000 African youths to offset high unemployment that poses “severe economic and social challenges” for the continent, the company announced Tuesday. “We’re going to create more than 3,000 internships and apprenticeships in African countries by the ...