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What celebrations will be about in the future.

by Ruth Aine - 23 July 2013

Do you ever think what certain aspects of life will be like 20 years down the road? Is that one of the thoughts that naturally occurs to you? I don’t think so. Especially because it is not ‘normal’ that we get to think beyond the life experience that we are going through. That’s not how and what society has taught us.

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Why Africa shouldn't go austere: Youth speak out

by Ruth Aine - 15 July 2013

aus cartoonI was having a conversation with youth about what the problem could be with African leadership and if there is a problem at all. The main reason the conversation happened was because I wanted to have youthful thoughts on whether African governments needed to look at putting in place cost cutting measures and or policies, or as we have to come to understand them austerity cuts. It was very interesting what they had to say.

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Africa's Youth are the Future: Engage Them

by Ruth Aine - 27 June 2013

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“There are 74 million young people around the world with no job opportunities, without access to education or even training. This situation is daunting. According to the International Labor Organization 500 million jobs will be created in the next 15years. The challenge is huge & and now a complex one and it is going to be even in the future with more young people joining the labor force. How we can argue is this there is no magic way to trying to create these jobs but I think that the right formula to respond to this is as an opportunity. We don’t want to just look at talk about youth unemployment or youth demanding jobs, we want to look at this as an opportunity to help young people transform the economies of their countries.”

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Technology and the Future

by Ruth Aine - 26 June 2013

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Looking at the future is one thing. But looking into the future with hope is an even more amazing thing. However of paramount importance when looking at what is going to happen is being able to look at our past and understand it very well.

What investments are being made today that will make a lot of sense in about 20 years time? Are there any decisions being made today? If so, what effects will they have about the future?

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