How Africa’s leaders can maximize the potential of its youth

PUBLISHED: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:13:51 GMT


The United Nations projects that Africa will account for a quarter of the world’s population by 2050 with an average of 60 per cent of Africans falling under the age of 24 years. This young population poses both an opportunity and a ticking time bomb if the potentials of the youth is not fully harnessed. Paul Adefarasin, Founder and President of the Rock Foundation joins CNBC Africa to discuss the role of leadership in Africa’s journey to maximize the potential of its youth.

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