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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Africa News Headlines for 11 August 2015

A selection of Africa news headlines from around the globe during the past 24 hours. Wagner’s Mandela Fellowship cohort casts big shadow in Washington Source: Wagner College Newsroom South African president laughs off uproar over killing of Cecil the lion Source: The Globe and Mail A Milestone in Africa: One Year Without a Case of …

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Africa News Headlines for 3 August 2014

Africa summit could slow commutes, close streets next week in WashingtonSource: Washington Post US-Africa oil trade wanes after shale revolutionSource: Financial Times Late to the party, Obama seeks bigger U.S. Africa roleSource: Global Post/Reuters Emirates starts daily services to AbujaSource: Zawya Is Morocco Leading by Example?Source: Atlantic Council The Boko Haram EconomySource: Foreign Policy Yali …

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