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Digital Economy Is Key To Youth Empowerment, Ruto Says – Eagle News Feed

president William Ruto to invest in digital economy to create employment for the youth.

president William Ruto to invest in digital economy to create employment for the youth.

President William Ruto Tuesday said the government will invest in the digital economy to create employment for the youth.

He said the sector has the potential of spurring growth in the country.

He added every home that is connected to power will also be linked to the internet to enable the youth to explore economic opportunities online.

“The digital economy will drive growth and create jobs, especially for the youth,” he said.

He spoke on Tuesday at the Kabete National Polytechnic where he launched the Digital Economy Enablement Programme.

The initiative aims at providing youth with access to digital skills and opportunities.

He also officially opened Konza Digital Skills Laboratory.

The President lauded youth for embracing Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVETS) to equip themselves with technical skills that are market ready.

He added that the number of students pursuing TVET courses has increased from 90,000 to more than 500,000 in the last 10 years.

Jay Ndungu

Jay is a computer scientist and journalist with a passion for the intersection of technology and society. He has a background in computer science, developing a deep understanding of the technical aspects of the industry, including programming languages and software development methodologies. Currently, He writes for Nairobi Times, covering a wide range of topics including technology, politics, sports, and entertainment. With his unique combination of technical knowledge and journalistic experience, Jay brings a unique perspective to the stories he covers, able to explain complex technical concepts in an easy-to-understand manner. His work is dedicated to bridge the gap between technology and society, and to make people more aware of the potential of technology to make the world a better place.

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