One of the ways youths learn as many skills as possible within the shortest period is by launching or working in a startup company. Can we adopt the startup approach to equip youths with multi-competence and address the skills gap in tertiary education in Africa?

This article reflects the Swichi Project implemented by Sahara Ventures in partnership with DW Akademie and Tanzania Media Foundation (TMF).

My TEDx talk was on opportunities brought by the digital economy in Africa and how youths are capitalizing on them. This article is the script of the talk.

Photo Courtesy | TEDx University of Dar es Salaam

I recently put together a list of courses my mentees should take before graduating from the University. The two brave kids managed to convince me to put together a blog post so that other youths out there could benefit from the knowledge I shared with them.

Photo Courtesy — Mika Baumeister | Unsplash

1. Sam Altman Startup School | How to Start a Startup

Let’s Talk Innovation, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and The Future of Africa.

Mara Michelo — Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jacaranda Hub.

Jumanne Rajabu Mtambalike

Entrepreneur, TZ Patriot, Loves Tech, Founder saharaventures.com, Project Management Consulting firm, Co-Founded saharasparks.com and Sahara Accelerator.

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