To shape Africa’s future, ramp up investments in youth education and leadership

Investing in the leadership potential of young Africans, especially women and girls, is a step towards establishing Africa as a formidable and influential force on the global stage, says former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The African continent is poised for transformational growth and change. With over 60% of the continent’s population under the age […]

Education most important determinant of economic wellbeing

Jeffrey Sachs, the US economist and academic, has never minced his words when it comes to clear-eyed political analysis. He was a Special Guest at the WISE Summit 2023 and his views on education were characteristically forthright. The outspoken academic Jeffrey Sachs  – described by close friends as a gentle soul and kind person – […]