Africa’s aviation industry captains chart new course

  Delegates at the fourth Ground Handling International Stakeholders’ Conference in Kigali yesterday. The meeting seeks to devise new ways to unleash Africa’s aviation potential. Sam Ngendahimana. Africa’s aviation market is predicted to top the global charts over the next 20 years. The industry growth is projected to be around 6 per cent on an annual basis, and it is a sector that many players believe has untapped potential. At the moment, however, Africa accounts for less than 2 per cent of the global air service market, according to the World Bank. The sector is generally facing seismic challenges around […]

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PSF pushes for removal of work experience for youth

Fresh graduates look out for job opportunities during a job fair in Kigali recently. Sam Ngendahimana. The Private Sector Federation (PSF) is pushing for the removal of work experience as a means to provide employment opportunities for youth. Deus Kayitakirwa, the Director of Advocacy at PSF told Sunday Times that the private sector is ensuring that this applies within the constituency of the private sector players. “There’s a role for businesses and the people who work in them to help bridge the gap between education and the world of work. We will make sure that the previous work experience, in the related […]

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