Tag archive for ‘Africa Youth’
By admin On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Africa’s jobless youth cast a shadow over economic growth

Africa’s jobless youth cast a shadow over economic growth Leaders put job-creation programmes on the front burner By: Kingsley Ighobor   African governments are confronting unemployment in many different More...

By admin On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Youth dividend or ticking time bomb

 Africa Renewal As the African Union marks 2017 as the Year of Harnessing the Demographic Dividend Through Investments in Youth, this special edition looks at the many challenges and opportunities facing Africa’s More...

By admin On Friday, May 8th, 2015
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Africa grapples with a jobless growth

  Until recently, rising demands for African commodities boosted most of the region’s economies. Yet unemployment, especially among the youth, remains high. Africa Renewal’s Franck Kuwonu spoke with Aeneas More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
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5th Africa Youth and Governance conference -Accra Ghana

The President, John Dramani Mahama, has described the youth as change agents with a responsibility to contribute to national development. President Mahama, who decried youth unemployment and migration as worrying More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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African youths tired of the ‘occassional show of love’

By Kingsley Ighobor Ask members of the African political elite, civil society activists or anyone else about the role of youths in national development and you will hear a lot of profound, if trite, catchphrases, More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Youth unemployment: a ticking time bomb or an opportunity?

By Kingsley Ighobor Senegalese opposition politicians denounced the country’s high unemployment rate to mobilize youth against former President Abdoulaye Wade in the country’s 2012 presidential election. Joblessness More...

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