Africa is a young continent with almost 60% of its population under the age of 25 years. However, many young people on the continent of Africa are unemployed or underemployment. This means that many young people settle for low wage and low productivity jobs, including in the informal sector.
Decisions by governments during this COVID-19 pandemic underscore concerns regarding the reliability of the evidence informing public health policies.
Distrust for bad numbers: sub-Saharan Africa’s newest and biggest development and governance predicament
Bad numbers about hunger, poverty, food security and food self-sufficiency in any country are not innately bad news.