August 12, 2019 IBOMLLC Team

Celebrating Africa’s digital potential on UN Youth Day (By Ime Archibong, Vice President, Product Partnerships at Facebook)

Celebrating Africa's digital potential on UN Youth Day (By Ime Archibong, Vice President, Product Partnerships at Facebook)

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Africa’s young population could be its greatest asset in an age where many other regions in the world are aging as a result of declining birth rates

By Ime Archibong, Vice President, Product Partnerships at Facebook

Many things have been said about the future Africa and its potential, it has been called the Opportunity Continent, the Next Frontier and Africa rising, with all of these true. For me the excitement comes in how Africa can, and will one day lead in the digital economy, not only creating a better future for its young people, but for people across the entire continents, whether here in Africa or elsewhere like in Europe or the US.

Africa’s young population could be its greatest asset in an age where many other regions in the world are aging as a result of declining birth rates. As the world’s human population grows from 7.4 billion people to 8.2 billion people between now and 2025, 40% of that growth will come from Africa, and with more than 628 million people aged below 24, this young, dynamic and innovative population will become one of the most …read more

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