Recent emphasis by the Government to promote technical Education has also taken a slow pace as youths do not have capital to set up business premises and exercise skills.
Online jobs and use of digital media platforms has remained a relief to many creative youths who can now earn a living through the existing platforms.
Close to a million Kenyans can now do online marketing, content creation and blogging to earn a living for themselves. ICT Cabinet secretary Joe Mucheru says this is commendable as technology is rapidly advancing.
"We have about 700,000 users of these platforms whose lives have been transformed, we encourage our youths to utilize these opportunities to keep themselves going," he said in an ICT engagement forum.
ICT stakeholders in a previous meeting, they have recommended the use of digital media to Kenyans but declared pornographic content as dangerous and illegal, source files.
However, he warns that dirty content will be tamed in this even as online opportunities are recommended. To date Youtube and Google have provided employment opportunities to many Kenyans both directly and indirectly.
The emergence of COVID 19 has also necessitated the use of internet and online execution of activities.
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