Kenya Trains 390,000 Youth in Digital Jobs

By : redaction

Date : jeudi, 23 mai 2024 03:35

Kenya’s government has trained over 390,000 youth in digital skills and generated 139,000 online jobs within the past year. Information, Communication, and Digital Economy Cabinet Secretary Eliud Owalo revealed this at the launch of the Jitume ICT Hub in Ruiru on May 20.

Since 2016, Kenya's Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector has grown by an average of 10.8% annually, emerging as a key driver of economic development and job creation, with positive impacts extending across various sectors of the economy, according to the “Kenya Economic Update: Accelerating Kenya’s Digital Economy” 2019 report by the World Bank.


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