Many of the countries with the highest working poverty rates in the world are in Africa, which overall has a working poverty rate of 39% for youth, compared with 31% for adults.
Cotton is always around humans in clothing, linens, furniture, mattresses, vehicles, and much more. It is the most abundantly produced natural fibre in the world, and yet rarely celebrated.
An agency of the United Nations, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is organising regional and national training workshops to support small-scale mechanisation in the agricultural sector of Africa.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan says Africa needs huge investments to create jobs and employ its teeming youthful population, in a frantic bid to steer them away from crimes, conflicts and illegal migration.
Chartered Institute of Financial and Investment Analysts, Nigeria (CIFIAN) has advised Federal Government to expand its base of consultation on the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) that it recently signed.