“We estimate there’s $500 billion hidden in tax havens…enough to educate all the 30 million African children who are currently out of school”
Growth of civil-society groups with names such as “Enough is enough” and “We’re tired” reflect widespread unhappiness with the lack of regime change
Making of 21st century Africa: the Dubai circuit, university education, and running for glory (Part III)
Plus: a profile of the new, young, educated African that has been shaped by the forces making 21st century Africa
Africa will be the fastest-growing market for beer and other alcoholic drinks in the next four years
A Kenyan youth paradox: In future, society will value merit and hard work, but will also be more corrupt
How is it that young people can be so rosy-eyed about the future, and at the same time seem have a low commitment to ethical behaviour?
For 'hustlers' only: Young Africans say they want to start their own businesses, not interested in employment - survey
Job creation takes precedence over other important issues in Africa, such as eradicating corruption, health and sanitation, or political stability
The rapid rollout of Safaricom's agent network was possible because there was no longer baggage over what a “real job” was.
Africa is the world's youngest continent, but how much does it love its children? For some, not so much
In Nigeria, Swaziland, Mauritania Namibia and Zimbabwe, a child as young as 7 years can be held criminally responsible.
The window is now open for many economies in Africa to accelerate economic growth as large cohorts of young people enter working age
Ethiopia, Nigeria say today's children will be richer than their parents, Kenya and Tanzania not so sure
In many countries, the young are more optimistic than the old - perhaps because the parents did not end up as successful as they had hoped to be.
Nigeria is projected to hit its “economic sweet spot” in 2025, and possibly become the continent’s first proper “superpower”.
Africa in the Fragile States Index: South Sudan worst, S. Africa and Senegal on watch list, Zimbabwe shines
Yes, civil war makes Africa a fragile place, but the real reasons driving down Africa's ranking on the index are much less dramatic.
Latest intelligence report on the next decade ignored Africa, but we tell you the next 10 things to watch for
Highlighting possible trends that will shape Africa’s future, and its relationship to the world, over the next fifteen years.
An estimated 23 million youths are expected to enter the African labour market this year.
TALL ORDER: An extra 450 million jobs need to be created in the next 20 years to match expansion in the number of working-age people in the region.
In 1998 there were less than 2 million mobile subscription in Africa. Today there are over 630 million.
Despite Nigeria's many problems, the one getting the most international attention -- the Boko Haram insurgency -- is hardly mentioned at all.
Between 1970 and 2007, 80% of all new civil conflicts occurred in countries with at least 60% of the population younger than age 30.