Labour Intensive Youth Projects – Keeping Hope Alive

[Daily Maverick] The signing of the Youth Employment Accord on the April 18, 2013 was both historic and significant. It was historic in a sense of bringing together for the first time the country’s social partners comprising of government, business, la…

[Daily Maverick] The signing of the Youth Employment Accord on the April 18, 2013 was both historic and significant. It was historic in a sense of bringing together for the first time the country's social partners comprising of government, business, labour, and youth formations in one room to commit themselves to resolving the intractable challenge of youth unemployment.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenya Sevens Finish 14th in Sydney

[Nation] Despite having some of its finest players, Kenya Sevens posted their worse show this season, losing 10-5 to Canada to collect two points from Sydney Sevens on Sunday.

[Nation] Despite having some of its finest players, Kenya Sevens posted their worse show this season, losing 10-5 to Canada to collect two points from Sydney Sevens on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

SNA, AMISOM Forces Carry Out Sweep in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] Somali Federal Government forces, with the support of African Union troops have launched a joint security operations in Mogadishu ahead of Feb. 8, presidential election.

[Shabelle] Somali Federal Government forces, with the support of African Union troops have launched a joint security operations in Mogadishu ahead of Feb. 8, presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al-Shabaab Denies Stealing Voters’ Kit in Mandera

[Nation] Somali terror group Al-Shabaab has denied claims that it stole a biometric voter registration (BVR) kit during Thursday’s attack on a police camp in Mandera County.

[Nation] Somali terror group Al-Shabaab has denied claims that it stole a biometric voter registration (BVR) kit during Thursday's attack on a police camp in Mandera County.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Revenge on Cards in Open Final

[Monitor] Despite some shocks and surprises, several exhilarating bouts await revellers at the National Boxing Open finals at the MTN Arena Lugogo today.

[Monitor] Despite some shocks and surprises, several exhilarating bouts await revellers at the National Boxing Open finals at the MTN Arena Lugogo today.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rugby – Seven Talking Points From Sydney As Blitzboks Clinch Third Title

[Daily Maverick] The Blitzboks continue to the darlings of the South African rugby-watching public and are tearing away at the top of the table. Their 17-point lead over second-placed England will come in handy when they lose some of their star players…

[Daily Maverick] The Blitzboks continue to the darlings of the South African rugby-watching public and are tearing away at the top of the table. Their 17-point lead over second-placed England will come in handy when they lose some of their star players for the rest of the season. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks some highlights from Sydney.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa