How Young People are Transforming Africa

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Africa is experiencing unprecedented increase and change in population. How will investing in Africa’s burgeoning youth be a key to Africa’s social and economic growth?

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UNICEF Report: Child Demographics In Africa
http://www.unicef.org/publications/files/UNICEF_Africa_Generation_2030_en_11Aug.pdf
“Demographics are key to Africa’s increasing centrality to the global development and growth agenda. In particular, the demographics of Africa’s children are experiencing a shift on a scale perhaps unprecedented in human history.”

Path To A New Africa
http://www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/path_to_a_new_africa
“Africa’s future progress, or the lack of it, is inextricably linked to what is happening in African universities.”

Africa’s Mobile Youth Drive Change
http://www.un.org/africarenewal/magazine/may-2013/africa%E2%80%99s-mobile-youth-drive-change
“The World Bank and African Development Bank report there are 650 million mobile users in Africa, surpassing the number in the United States or Europe. In some African countries more people have access to a mobile phone than to clean water, a bank account or electricity, the agencies add.”

Changemakers In Africa
http://www.changemakers.com/futureforward#fellows
“Ashoka Changemakers works with the rest of Ashoka and its partners to exponentially accelerate lasting social change so it sweeps through systems, tipping the attitudes and behavior of individuals and institutions.”

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Why You Should Be Paying Attention To Africa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTmW0tLylH0

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