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ILO points out that the informal sector is still arguably responsible for 90 per cent of sub-Saharan Africa's economy and two-thirds in North Africa.   

The sector provides 90 per cent of all new jobs and 70 per cent of all employment across sub-Saharan Africa.  

As the world changes, so as Africa. Due to economic and political setbacks, the region is shadowed by plenty of misconceptions about its role in shaping the world’s technological and education front.  

Above that, Africa is now embracing a new wave of transformation. The continent is adopting and executing new plans as it goes—bringing the digital divide by embracing edutech in schools, innovating social solution tech and startups championing smart farming in Africa’s breadbasket.   …

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There is a need for Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to seek for a more sustainable means of fundraising other than over relying on foreign funding.

A recently concluded NGO Forum on Financial Sustainability for Impact also noted that the organisations should have transformational relationship as opposed to transactional relationship with their target beneficiaries and donors to achieve financial sustainability for impact.

The clarion call was made during the annual forum for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from across the country which was hosted by PKF Kenya. The forum mainly focused on strengthening capacities and preparedness in embracing new relationship models to achieve financial sustainability for impact.

Speaking during the Forum at Park Inn by Radisson in Westlands, Mission Director of USAID for Kenya and East Africa Mark Andrew Meassick challenged the NGOs to think about being self-sustainable and stated that Kenyans need to solve problems of Kenyans. Sadly, his confidence on the government …