YALI courses do African entrepreneurs no good

Ademola Adenle, Colorado State University Growing youth unemployment remains a socio-economic challenge in Africa. Several initiatives, including foreign development aid programmes, are being deployed to address this. Many come with noble intentions. But they are undermined by the flawed approach of parachuting solutions made in the West. A study focusing on a seven year old …

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Nigeria needs investment to increase its renewable energy output

Ademola Adenle, University of Oxford Energy remains one of the main constraints for economic growth in Nigeria. The lack of reliable access and irregular power supply is a persistent problem affecting businesses across the country. It also discourages foreign investors. Nigeria sits at the bottom of the table when it comes to delivering power. It …

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Science and technology hold the key to Nigeria reaching its full potential

Ademola Adenle, University of Oxford Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari must make science and technology a priority if the populous West African country hopes to flex its economic muscle. Buhari can achieve these goals by expanding the country‚Äôs economy and making it more globally competitive. An important step is to address the damage done to Nigerian …

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