East Africa's Young People - an Asset or a Problem?

According to Linda Staude reporting for Deutsche Welle, the East African population is growing at a yearly rate of 3%. Estimates show that by 2100 four billion people will be living in Africa. A young population offers a good chance for quick economic growth, says the International Monetary Fund. Provided there are enough jobs, food and social services.

  • East Africa:   Young People - an Asset or a Problem?

    Deutsche Welle, 12 July 2017

    East African populations are among the youngest in the world. Experts say this can be a real chance for growth, provided some conditions are met. And therein lies the rub. Read more »

Youth meet potential employers at a job fair (file photo).


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