Zambia: MTN launches Skills Academy to empower youth with digital skills

Did you know that the digital gap in Africa remains a significant challenge, with internet penetration estimated to be around 39.3%?

The facility will provide the necessary financial resources to support the growth and development of private sector operations in Africa, which will, in turn, create more jobs, increase productivity, and foster inclusive economic growth. The loan will support various private sector operations, including infrastructure development, agribusiness, energy, and manufacturing. It will also provide financing for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa, which is critical to job creation and economic growth.

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