The potential of Africa’s growing youth population fuels the narrative of a continent on the rise. In Kenya, however, young people have been largely marginalised in governance as well as in development. Unless this is addressed, they are likely to be a threat to peace, a hindrance to development and an obstacle to building a strong democracy.
A video made by a group of African youths is calling on the continent’s longest serving presidents to step aside and make room for democracy
It is the high time that African governments purposefully initiate youth-friendly development policies, which should be informed by young people themselves. Negotiation, dialogue and youth involvement is the only option left if Africa wants sustainable peace and development
UNAIDS, UNICEF and its partners launched the ‘All In’ platform in Nairobi on Wednesday, to take action against the adolescent AIDS epidemic
Ghetto Radio Tanzania (94.5FM) will launch in a matter of days, and you can be a part of the experience by listening online. Find out more after the jump
On August 9 1956, 20,000 women marched to the seat of government to protest against the apartheid pass laws curtailing their freedom of movement. Does this picture of political strength still ring true for young South African women today?
Nigerian politics, and its cast of characters, is a continuous source of humour. There is always something to laugh about, a situation that perhaps eases …