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Africa Renewal: April 2018 - July 2018

Cover Story

African youth participate at an international youth forum at the UN headquarters in New York. Photo: Africa Renewal/Shu Zhang

African youth demand a seat at the table

Voices of young Africans are becoming difficult to ignore

Youth Leadership

Young people are using technology to change society. Photo: Alamy

The hashtag revolution gaining ground

Africa’s millennials are using technology to drive change
Students at the African Leadership University in Mauritius. Photo: ALU website

Nurturing young leaders

Training young African leaders can take societies to great heights
Jayathma Wickramanayake, UN youth envoy

Youth can be agents of positive change

— Jayathma Wickramanayake, UN youth envoy
Wizkid performs in London, United Kingdom. Photo: Alamy/Michael Tubi

Music: Nigeria’s new export

Naija beats topping international charts, but dividends are “scattered”

Youth Profile

Phumzile Van Damme

Phumzile Van Damme: A young MP with a mission

Standing up for women’s rights in South Africa’s parliament
Gwendolyn Myers

Gwendolyn Myers: A peace advocate

Mobilising the young for peace and development
Eric Kaduru

Eric Kaduru: Agripreneur with a passion

Changing youth mindsets about commercial agriculture
William Elong

William Elong: An ICT innovator

Scaling up drone manufacture for a global market
Gogontlejang Phaladi

Gogontlejang Phaladi: A social change activist

“Stand up, rise up and push forward.… Refuse to be silent”

Also

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women executive director

Bringing rural women to the frontline

— Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women executive director

Africa could be the next frontier for cryptocurrency

Experts say conditions on the continent are great for virtual currency
UN Secretary-General António Guterres (seated, third from left) in a camp for internally displaced persons in Bangassou, Central African Republic. Photo: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

UN signals new era of partnership with Africa

Increased attention may prevent conflict on the continent
Cape Town residents queue to fill containers with water. Photo: AP Photo/Bram Janssen

Cape Town water taps running dry

South Africa’s second biggest city averts a water crisis—for now
Elephant about to cross the road in front of a game drive in Kruger National Park. Photo: South Africa Tourism

South African tourism holding steady

Tourists undeterred amid reports of historic water crisis in the country’s second largest city

Liberia

Liberians wave goodbye to departing Ukrainian peacekeepers. Photo: UN Photo/Gonzalez Farran

Mission accomplished: 15 years of peacekeeping success in Liberia

As the last contigents of peacekeepers depart, UN promises to remain engaged
Liberian women at an empowerment and leadership conference in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo: UNMIL Photo/Christopher Herwig

Women: Liberia’s guardians of peace

The role of women in bringing and sustaining peace lauded globally
Health Campaign