IntelBrief: Managing Africa’s Youth Bulge

In the latest in the series of “IntelBriefs” on African security issues being produced by the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center in partnership with the Soufan Group, an international strategic consultancy, Africa Center Assistant Director Adrienne Chuck argues that while Africa has made significant political and economic progress in the past decade, the greatest threat to social stability on the continent—youth unemployment—is on the rise, and fast approaching a make it or break it point.

IntelBrief: Managing Africa
If governments can hone their workforce potential, Africa could exceed all expectation and become a powerhouse of youthful capital in an aging world. If African youth continue to be ignored and marginalized, they will become a liability.

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