While many of Somalia’s pirate foot soldiers languish in jail, the kingpins remain at large and have shifted their focus towards more profitable illegal activities.
If countries wait until today’s youth reach working age to create jobs, it will already likely be too late to avoid instability from the population explosion.
Africa has 480 million youth today and that figure is projected to grow to 850 million by 2050.
The younger generation of educated professionals that played a major role in pushing for political change, saw in Barrow’s cabinet announcements disappointing echoes of the old ways – entitlement over merit
While education is one of the answers to helping poor families exit from poverty, in the case of Togo the answer is not so clear