Lack of education and mismatched skills, remain major obstacles to Africa’s development agenda –African Union

The African Union Commission cautions that the future of Africa’s economic growth and the future of millions of Africans, is in jeopardy, if the underlying issues that hinder development are not adequately addressed.   With Africa expected to double its population over the next 25 years, and the working-age population expected to grow by approximately 450 million between 2015 and 2035, the African Union Commission Deputy Chairperson Ambassador Kwesi, says it is critical to urgently address the lack of education and mismatched skills, as major causes of rising numbers of…

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