Why Africa's youth hold the key to its development potential

Higher education is the next frontier in empowering young Africans. Image: UM6P.

Hicham El Habti

President, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, OCP Group

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By 2030, young Africans are expected to constitute 42% of global youth.
By 2030, young Africans are expected to constitute 42% of global youth. Image: Statista

Young Africans lead the graph on most youthful regions in the World University Rankings, 2022.
Young Africans lead the graph on most youthful regions in the World University Rankings, 2022. Image: Times Higher Education

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