UN estimates that there are over 226 million people aged between 15-24 in Africa, making it the most youthful continent – however, this has come with challenges, such as high unemployment rates currently estimated at about 60 per cent. The President of Rwanda inaugurated the 3rd edition of the YouthConnekt Africa Summit that will this year, look into ways to understand the potential of the continent’s youthful population. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo has more.
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Acknowledged as the world’s largest Africa-focused digital infrastructure and emerging tech event, the Africa Tech Festival has always attracted a stellar line-up of critical thinkers, analysts, futurists, keynote and inspirational speakers. 2020 will more than deliver on that reputation, with a stimulating array of visionary industry presenters, raconteurs and even some sporting greats.
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