Trade Agreements and the African Economy

Trade Agreements and the African Economy

How effective has trade agreement been among African countries?  Advancing trade in Africa offers tremendous opportunities for the economic growth and prosperity of the continent! Without gainsaying, Africa is home to a vast number of countries rich in natural and human resources. So far, trade amongst countries and regions has provided […]

Addressing the Rising Youth Unemployment Rate in Nigeria

Addressing the Rising Youth Unemployment Rate in Nigeria

Why the Rise of Youth Unemployment in Nigeria? Nigeria has a population of 211.4 million people, out of which the working age population is 53.9%. As defined by the National Bureau Statistics, the working age population comprises the labour force (those willing and able to work) and those not in the […]

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Unlocking the Gains for Nigeria

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Unlocking the Gains for Nigeria

Overview of the Fourth Industrial Revolution The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) builds on the previous advancements achieved in the first, second and third industrial revolutions. The use of water and steam power to mechanize production characterized the first industrial revolution, the second industrial revolution used electric power to achieve mass production […]

EdTech Interventions Across Nigeria

EdTech Interventions Across Nigeria

“It’s a mess.” “I’d rather not have my children go through this system.” “Students are not really learning, they’re only doing la cram la pour.” Ask an average Nigerian what they think of the Nigerian education system and you are likely to get comments such as those above. It is not […]

Top Future of Work Interventions Across Africa

Top Future of Work Interventions Across Africa

It is no news that the world of work as we know it is changing… and fast. With more than 60% of the African population under the age of 25, the continent has a fertile ground of youth who will at one point or the other engage in economic activities. Unfortunately, […]

The Case for Hybrid Learning in Africa [2]

The Case for Hybrid Learning in Africa [2]

In a previous post, we explored the current state of the education system in Africa as well as arguments for and against the two methods of learning (traditional learning and online learning). Now, we’ll have a look at hybrid learning which is a blend of the two methods, and how it can […]