As countries like Japan and Italy prepare for the challenges of an aging population, African countries are focusing on the need for youth empowerment. Youth make up the next generation of workers, parents, and leaders in Africa; hence investing in… Read More ›
As the world’s second most populous continent, Africa hosts a diversity of ethnicities, cultures, and languages. It has 54 fully recognized nations, ten territories, and two de facto independent countries with limited or no recognition. Africa’s population is also the youngest among the continents.
Elder abuse continues to be a worldwide problem. This year, former minister of social welfare, Paurina Mpariwa, accused the Zimbabwean government of neglecting the elderly. Since the Older Persons Act was signed into law, the government has failed to implement… Read More ›
Last year, the Global AgeWatch Index published a report on the quality of life for elders in 91 nations. The report included several factors such as income security, health and well-being, employment and education. African nations did not fare well…. Read More ›