Youth

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Oct 28th, 2013
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Team Arbi Harnet Asmara (Freedom Friday) report that there were riots on the streets of Asmara following an attempt by mercenaries from the Tigray People’s Democratic Movement (an Ethiopian opposition group known locally as Demhit) to conduct mass arrest of young people who had gathered to watch Prem...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 15th, 2013
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Sometimes ago, I accused the Nigerian youth of being the major culprit of corruption in Nigeria, with this writeup, I believe I will be justified. An average Nigerian youth does not know what the future hold for him/her, we keep running on a spot, thinking that we will move out of our bondage. As wid...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 19th, 2013
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By Akpah Prince A day spent at the GNAT HALL on the 16th march, 2013 for the maiden edition of the Accra Youth Summit was something worthwhile to tell you about. Organised by a young prolific motivational speaker, Jeremiah Buabeng, this was meant to create a platform for young people to lead the tran...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Feb 13th, 2013
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One clear element is that violence in Kenya has to do with community identities, particularly where the young males of society are concerned. By Kisuke Ndiku In recent assessments it has emerged that young people are contributors to certain types of violence in Kenya.  It has been argued that young p...
By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Jan 28th, 2013
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The Silent World of Hippos on Planet Cheetah In my first weekly commentary of the new year, I “proclaimed” 2013 “Year of Ethiopia’s Cheetah Generation” (young people). I also promised to reach, teach and preach to Ethiopia’s youth this year and exhorted members of the Ethiopian intellectu...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Nov 4th, 2012
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Babalwa Shota When President Jacob Zuma deviated from his prepared speech at the National House of Traditional Leaders this week, two responses came to mind: he’s right … and he’s wrong. While parts of his unscripted monologue verged on vitriol, the president managed to press the right buttons ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 15th, 2012
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By Seble Teweldebirhan, Ezega.com Child labor has always been a challenge for Ethiopian children. With an extreme poverty, illiteracy and wicked tradition and attitude towards children, the price one pays for growing up in Ethiopia is a lot unjust than most places in the world. In addition to physica...
By IndepthAfrica
In Odd News
Feb 8th, 2012
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A 13-year-old girl today said she had a contraceptive implant fitted at school without her mother knowing because she ‘felt like having sex.’ The teenager is one of 33 schoolgirls who have been fitted with the device in Southampton as part of a controversial government initiative to drive down teenag...
By benim
In Angola
Sep 10th, 2011
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Luanda – Angolan police arrested 42 people after unleashing dogs to break up a crowd of hundreds of young activists gathered outside a court in the capital Luanda, witnesses said on Friday. Five people were injured by dog bites outside the court late on Thursday, where 24 activists were appeari...
By benim
In Europe
Aug 8th, 2011
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London – Riot police faced off with youths in fresh violence in London on Monday in the third day of disorder after some of the worst rioting in the British capital in years at the weekend. Scores of young people gathered in a main street in the eastern district of Hackney, smashing up building...