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One of Africa’s biggest challenges is finding employment for the youngest continental population on earth. As we all know the devil makes work for idle hands and with the unemployed and under-employed youth of Africa making up more than 25% of the population, there are many idle hands. This stresses parents, politicians, policemen and philanthropists and as birth rates grow and life expectancy lengthens we don´t seem to have very many good answers to this problem.  

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Yet a meaningful percentage of Africa’s young population is better educated than it has ever been and has a much better understanding of the global economy, trends, opportunities and technology than at any point in history. This small but significant percentage has been educated to degree level, is hungry for opportunity, fiercely ambitious and does not expect a handout from a Western