Innovative Ways Through Which Young People Are Tackling Unemployment

By Edwin Ashimwe

Statistics by the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda for the annual third quarter indicate that, during this year, the unemployment rate has shown a growth trend.

Quarterly comparisons show an increasing trend of unemployment rate from 14.5 per cent in February to 15.5 per cent in May and 16.0 per cent in August.

Numbers also revealed that in the same quarter, youth (16-30 years old) constituted 44.2 percent of the population in the labour force and this proportion has slightly increased as compared to the previous Quarter of the survey May 2019 (Q2).

Regardless of the prevailing challenges however, some youth have taken it upon themselves to address the unemployment issue…Read more>>

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