What Gen Z want us to know about them

I have the good fortune of having lived four decades and with the age, I accumulated the experiences to give me the benefit of hindsight and some nuggets of foresight. I would not imply that these (the hindsight and foresight) come automatically as a factor of age. One does have to exert one’s thoughtfulness to …

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What if I moved to the village?

2021 is promising to be a year of some fundamental changes for me. It started with our organisation implementing a decision for our team to permanently work from home, as a means for us to stay safe, but also for our programming to start to spread across the African continent even more. The year also …

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The 77%: This is your month

About 770 million people in Africa are aged below 35 years old. Thats 77% of Africans who are potentially the generation who are responsible for the change and progress that Africa needs. On August 12th, the world will commemorate International Youth Day. What will this mean for Africa? How shall we commemorate this day? Shall …

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Can youth speak for themselves?

Are youth capable of leading Africa out of trouble? I recently heard President Olusegun Obasanjo, formerly of Nigeria speak of a letter that he received from a 27 year old young lady (given his advanced age, he called her a girl, and to him she must be), wherein she wrote of her concerns as a …

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