Economic Report

Empower youth to grow the African continent

Young people should be provided with information that will arm them for their future, says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe. “Realising the full potential of the youth is when critical information is availed to arm the youth for future battles and opportunities,” said Magwanishe. The Deputy Minister was speaking at a Youth Opportunities […]


AfDB, Tony Elumelu Foundation, to support African youths

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation have signed a Letter of Intent to accelerate youth entrepreneurship across Africa. The Senior Communications Officer of AfDB, Mr Chawki Chahed made this known in a statement in Abuja on Monday. Chahed said the partnership would bring about future collaboration focused on strengthening small to […]

Economic Report

YACAP Sierra-Leone Concludes Consultative Meeting

The Youth and Children’s Advocacy Panel (YACAP) recently held its consultative meeting in Freetown. Deliberations focused on the successful organisation of forthcoming Sierra Leone’s National Youth Summit, under the auspices of the National Youth Commission. YACAP is the national youth body with District offices and Chapters across Sierra Leone. The Chairman of the consultative meeting, […]


Youths, Elections and Metaphor for Nigeria’s Future

The Independent National Electoral Commission has just released timetable for the next general elections in Africa’s most populous country. Campaigns will officially commence in March 2018 for the 2019 Gubernatorial and Presidential make-or-break elections. Perception of war, strive, civil disobedience, industrial strikes and corruption is expected to reach unprecedented heights as political parties consolidate for […]

Economic Report

Buhari’s 360,000 jobs for youths ready soon

Central Bank of Nigeria governor , Mr Godwin Emefiele has explained how President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise to provide 360,000 jobs for youths nationwide, will be actualised. Emefiele unfolded at a stakeholders’ meeting the operational framework for the Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS), under which the jobs will be created. He said AADS was targeted primarily […]