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Rekindling the hopes of Africa’s youth

Surveys indicate that African youth have lost faith in the current status quo and are looking for a future elsewhere. How can this be reversed? asks Onyekachi Wambu

Awards galore for The Milkmaid

Nigeria’s indefatigable banker-turned-film-maker Desmond Ovbiagele appears to have finally hit the big time with his searing depiction of the lives of two young Nigerian women taken hostage by extremists.

Ghana’s youth: resilience despite the odds

Is Africa a good place for its youth to fulfil their dreams? Guest editor Abigail Ashun-Sarpy thinks it is – precisely because it abounds with so many challenges for them.