Southern Africa Youth launch business alliance
For most youth-owned businesses in the Commonwealth Southern African community, access to finance, a united voice to seek support together, ease of doing business amongst the respective countries, are still challenging and bureaucratic. Compounding this outlook is a shortage of accelerator or incubation initiatives necessary to enable specific trade amongst the member countries.
These issues surfaced at the launch of the Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs Southern Africa (CAYE-SA), on 18 and 19 August 2016 in Johannesburg, under the aegis of the Youth Entrepreneurs South Africa (YESA).
As part of the joint effort to enhance youth entrepreneurship ecosystems were representative member organisations from Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Mozambique. Full Story