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The youth employment challenge in Africa
18 million young people enter the job market each year in Africa, but only 3 million jobs are created. Seventy
African countries have witnessed tremendous economic growth in the last two decades, averaging between six and seven
The current situation has forced young people in Africa to look for alternative ways of earning their livelihoods. We have witnessed cases of young people embarking on perilous journeys to look for opportunities in Europe, with a number of them dying in the Mediterranean. According to the IOM, there were 5143 deaths in 2016 alone, the highest number recorded so far. We have also seen some young people joining extreme groups thus becoming a security risk in Central, West and Eastern Africa.
Africa’s youth needs
We have witnessed the remarkable development of information and communication technologies with youth leading the digital transformation of the continent with
Lastly, the growing middle class and the high level of urbanization provide opportunities for investments in