What is the future of work in Africa? 

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ILO points out that the informal sector is still arguably responsible for 90 per cent of sub-Saharan Africa's economy and two-thirds in North Africa.   

The sector provides 90 per cent of all new jobs and 70 per cent of all employment across sub-Saharan Africa.  

As the world changes, so as Africa. Due to economic and political setbacks, the region is shadowed by plenty of misconceptions about its role in shaping the world’s technological and education front.  

Above that, Africa is now embracing a new wave of transformation. The continent is adopting and executing new plans as it goes—bringing the digital divide by embracing edutech in schools, innovating social solution tech and startups championing smart farming in Africa’s breadbasket.   

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Padili Mikomangwa is an environmentalist based in Tanzania. . He is passionate about helping communities be aware of critical issues cutting across, environmental economics and natural resources management. He holds a bachelors degree in Geography and Environmental Studies from University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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