According to the One Campaign, a third of young Africans between the ages of 15 and 35 are unemployed, another third are vulnerably employed and only one in six has a steady paying job. Furthermore the World Bank says the percentage of Africa’s poor is falling, however, because of the continent’s population growth figures, the number of poor people on the continent is on the rise. Edwin Ikhouria, Policy Manager, Transparency, and Accountability at the One Campaign joins CNBC Africa to discuss how we can tackle poverty in Africa.
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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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