Africa:Excessive Expectations for Africa’s New Youth Envoy

analysisBy Muneinazvo KujekeThe creation of an African Union (AU) youth envoy is a welcome improvement on a continent the place one third of the inhabitants is younger (between 15 and 35 years, as outlined by the AU). AU Fee Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat is anticipated to announce the brand new envoy quickly.
However will this appointment assist to deal with Africa’s peace and safety challenges, together with the vulnerability of youth to violent extremism and the necessity for younger folks to play a better function in battle decision?
The AU’s African Youth Decade (2009-18) is coming to an finish, but youth improvement and empowerment stay poor. …

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