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  • Tunisia’s young entrepreneurs receive their final bootcamp

    The aftermath of the 2011 Arab Spring and ongoing militant activities in the North African region, have meant various economies in Tunisia are slowing and…

    June 5, 2018

    • Bootcamp
    • Coaching Entrepreneurs
    • entrepreneurship
    • LEAD
    • Tunisia
  • Somaliland’s Interns Discuss their New Job Opportunities

    In late 2017, Somaliland’s Ministry of Education and Higher Education requested SPARK’s support in introducing a mandatory internship programme for all university courses across the…

    January 5, 2018

    • internships
    • LEAD
    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • Shaqodoon
    • Somaliland
  • Sun-baked Tunisia gets back on its feet  

    The historical building of Basilique Saint Pierre in Kef, Tunisia, recently hosted an event to mark the holy month of Ramadan and to launch a…

    July 3, 2017

    • Acceleration
    • Competition SPARK
    • LEAD
    • Mentoring
    • Tunisia
  • Boosting Female Entrepreneurial Skills to Combat Youth Unemployment

    By Ferdinand Francken, Coordinator LEAD programme, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Economic perspectives of youth are extremely poor and unemployment rates staggering high. Even when jobs…

    April 24, 2017

    • Female Entrepreneurship
    • LEAD
    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Enterprise must become a viable career path for young Africans

    SPARK has recently opened a new office base in Tunisia while also expanding the existing Somalia office in order to team up with local partners to…

    April 5, 2016

    • African migrants
    • Irregular migration
    • LEAD
    • SPARK News
  • SPARK awarded funding from LEAD programme

    The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NLMFA) is has launched the Local Employment in Africa for Development (LEAD) programme to tackle the root causes of…

    December 3, 2015

    • LEAD
    • Libya
    • MENA
    • Somalia
    • SPARK News
    • Tunisia
    • Youth Employment
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