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Employment opportunities in cellphones

19 March 2012, 15:40 Philip Kithome

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Since the time mobile phones were made available in Africa,the growth in users has been exponential and therefore made notable changes such as the ease communications through writing of texts and making calls all over the world.
This helped to streamline most of business activities in most of African third world countries. This saw great surge in state of economies hence surpassing the global rates.

However, a close study has revealed that, the economic growth in these countries has not helped them to solve some problems faced by their citizens since time immemorial such as high unemployment rates among the youths among others.   

It is evident that most of the youths spent most of their time and resources on social platforms such as twitter and Facebook making friends, however if a portion of this time when well used can generate a little income from internet by simple ways such as creating and publishing Android applications on Android market. This can serve a better way to earn income to the unemployed youths.

Other ways may include participating in online surveys that pay in cash and joining affiliate programmes that pay on promoting their goods on social sites such as adsense. There also other sites that offer jobs to freelance writers who have great command in English to write for them articles for pay among other ways not mentioned here.

The time one spends on the internet can help solve unemployment problems by doing something with your phone to generate little income rather than being on social media for leisure only. Youths should learn to diversify uses of their phones to beat these hard economic times in their nations rather than communicating only.

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