In sub-Saharan Africa, host to 19 Commonwealth countries — from founder member South Africa to latest joiners Mozambique and Rwanda — 77 per cent is under 35. The summit is a unique platform for Commonwealth youth’s voices to be heard. The report says Kenya’s youth is highly aspirational and deeply passionate about their country and eager to contribute to its future. Seventy per cent of young people fortunate enough to have found work find themselves in precarious and low-quality jobs. No one wants to see the most educated, talented, globally connected and optimistic generation ever have their hopes squandered through lack of opportunity.
Source: Daily Nation April 16, 2018 19:18 UTC