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L'entrepreneure équato-guinéenne Melissa Mbile Sánchez.
Economic Development

Youth Profile: Equatorial Guinean entrepreneur Melissa Mbile Sánchez

27-year-old founder of clothing line La Capacidad also offers internships to other youths.
Youth Profile

Youth Profile: Agripina Ndoho Ngumu Bindang from Equatorial Guinea

Young entrepreneur is using African fabric to make bags, shoes and jewelry.
A 10-day coding boot camp for young girls from around Africa
Youth & ICT

Coding for girls: a glimmer of hope in a coding boot-camp

Every so often, amid the depressing data on hospitalization and deaths from COVID-19, a story breaks out that offers a glimpse of hope.
Zainab Hawa Bangura, Director-General, UNON

Empowered women can unlock Africa’s development dividends

— Zainab Hawa Bangura, Director-General, United Nations Office at Nairobi
Chelvin Ramsamy of Mauritius

My life-changing journey to the African Union

Education as the most powerful weapon to change the world
Igihozo, 11, listens to a lesson on a radio after his school was closed in Rwanda.

Radio lessons: In Africa schools are closed, but learning goes on

Countries use radio, TV and internet to keep students engaged
Nigerian youth campaigning for a reduction in the age limit of those vying for office.
Youth and Political Participation

Youth: Getting ready for public office

Young Africans celebrate the first fruit of ‘Not Too Young to Run’ Campaign
ExxonMobil’s leadership development training programs. Photo © ExxonMobil
Africa's Youth

A seat at the table

African youth demand a say in decision making
Cover Story

African youth hungry for connectivity

More opportunities to innovate and create
Africa's Youth

Africa’s youth: a “ticking time bomb” or an opportunity?

Leaders awakening to the need for job-creation programmes
Africa's Youth

Africa’s greatest assets are its young people

Interview with Ahmad Alhendawi, UN youth envoy
Children of the Galkayo Education Centre for Peace and Development, Somalia

Future of Somalia depends on empowering youth

UNDP releases 2012 Somalia Human Development Report