According to the United Nations report, by 2050, there will be an increase of 1.3 billion in Africa’s population. Africa’s growth is expected to move from 1 to 4 billion people. Forty-five percent of sub-Saharan Africa’s population is below the age of fifteen, yet over the next two decades, 330 million young Africans will be entering the job market looking for work. How prepared are we in addressing the future employment demands… Read More

A message from the AfDB President Akinwumi A. Adesina on “Partnering with Universities for a Sustainable Food System in Africa” delivered during the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings 2017, April 20, 2017. Watch video at:

By Tristan McCowan While young graduates in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa do all they can to make themselves employable, they still face significant hurdles in landing jobs. Tristan McCowan of the UCL Institute of Education summarises interim findings of a three-year research project Opens in a new tab or window. that aims to support the development of African universities. What students in Africa think of the graduate employability ‘crisis’ Concerns about graduate… Read More