The just concluded 29th African Union Summit took place from 27 June to 4 July 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with the Heads of State and Government convening on 3-4 July 2017. The theme for this year’s Summit was Harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in the youth. This panel discussion hosted on KTN News World View on 3 July 2017 deliberates among other key issues, how investments in youth can contribute to Africa’s development. Of key interest is whether there is political will among African leaders to empower youth in order to ensure youth contribute towards the continent’s socio-economic development.
The panel features Mr. Mike Eldon (Management Consultant with The DEPOT, Chairman of Council of KCA University and columnist with Business Daily), Dr. Eliya Zulu (Executive Director, AFIDEP), Mr. Peter Nyakwara (Director, Technical Services, National Council for Population and Development, NCPD), and Imali Ngusale (Advocacy and EU Liaison Officer, German Foundation for World Population, DSW)