In the bid to curb unemployment in africa Google is said to go head strong to increasing its digital skills training programs to accommodate 1 million Africans, breakdown of how slots will be divided to african nations:
* 300,000 people in South Africa (Estimated that 35 percent of 15-to-34-year-olds are unemployed)
* 400,000 people in Nigerian
* 200,000 people Kenyan
* 100,000 people will be selected from other sub-Saharan Africa countries.
" Google South Africa country head Luke Mckend said. "We hope that the people trained will become pioneers in the field and do great things in digital for companies and for Google."
He said more needed to be done to support people in Africa in order to succeed in the digital world. "The Internet offers huge opportunities to start new businesses and grow existing ones, and we're committed to helping Africans make the most of the digital revolution."
According to a TeleGeography Global Internet Geography report. Africa's Internet bandwidth increased 41 percent between 2014 and 2015, Research done by Google predicts Africa will have 500 million Internet users by 2020.
In the past Google has partnered with Livity Africa to develop training programs and also said to be lauching online eduction portal for interested learners in the regions.
Google reportedly said it had trained 1 million Europeans in Digital skils and said to be making the move to train 1 million more.
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