Africa is a continent about which many wildly different stories have been told. It has not always been provided the chance to tell its own stories.
The idea of modern Nigeria as a nation of farmers is an absurd concept; not everybody wants to be a farmer and clearly, not everybody should
And a young person in Africa is twice as likely to be unemployed when he or she becomes an adult, a particularly stressful situation given that over 70% of sub-Saharan Africa’s population is below age 30.
The extent to which the mobile phone can support and sustain real improvement in young lives is depressingly finite without significant interventions in the education and technology sectors.
Religious education can actually inoculate against extremism. Employment was the single most frequently cited reason for joining an extremist groups.