The countries that have the lowest female participation in the workforce in Africa tend to be large and oil rich (and/ or majority Muslim), whereas nearly all women work in small, low-income, agricultural economies.
Creating sufficient stable employment to absorb this growing potential labour force will be the greatest challenge going forward for African governments
More than half of mobile users in five African countries check their phones within five minutes of waking up. But there’s more to that story.
You might imagine that a university or college education would give you a broader, more cosmopolitan worldview; that the more educated you are, the less parochial you would become. The data suggests otherwise.