The community organisation Fatumas Voice will be holding its first Youth Uniting Africa Conference outside of Kenya in June 2019. The goal is to discuss the major challenges currently facing the youth in Africa and identify reasonable and actionable solutions.
For a continent that did not define its internal borders, Africans are certainly very serious about enforcing these divisions.
The conversation around the need for Africa as a continent and Africans as a people to have their own media has led to a demand for more Pan-African content from This Is Africa. Could this demand be what is needed for Africa’s media?
The 2nd Pan African Youth Forum had over 500 Africans from the continent and diaspora in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The youths launched the Declaration for the African Youth Assembly which can be found in four languages.
If we wanted to bring about meaningful change and secure our future, the voices of the youth need to go beyond social media and result in an active expression of young people’s political power and rights.
A creative school in Nigeria has come up with an affordable solution to solving a serious traffic issue. O2 Academy in Lagos designs 3D zebra crossing to reduce road accidents involving school children.
A prestigious literary award has been instituted to honour the late Nigerian intellectual Pius Adesanmi.
At a recent hacking event, Senegalese-born Amat Cama and his teammate successfully exposed a weakness in Tesla Model 3’s infotainment system.
One of the largest student-led conferences on Africa will take place at Oxford University in May 2019.