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’Digital education will solve unemployment in Africa’ 


The Power Learn Project has said digital education will solve the challenges of unemployment and underemployment of Nigerian youth.

A statement by the firm explained that its goal was to train one million software developers across the continent by 2027.

It added that the PLP, in partnership with Adanian Labs Nigeria and Job Red, would unveil the programme at Oriental Hotel on November 18th, 2022, saying Nigeria was the 5th  African Country to introduce the #1MillionDevs4Africa program.

Chief Growth & Operations Officer for Power Learn Project, Mumbi Ndung’u, said the goal of the project was to drive transformative change for the youth of Nigeria and Africa through technology skilling.

“The program will offer online junior software development training, consisting of curated programming languages as well as a soft skills component in employability, entrepreneurship, and their mental well-being with our health partner AfyaRekod in order to enable the learners to not only acquire entry-level smart technology jobs but to also be wholesome members of the community.

“PLP aims to train 1,500 software developers in Nigeria over a period of 16 weeks,” she said.

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