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Social Media in Africa

This study explores social media use and online radicalisation in Africa  


Young African entrepreneurs step forward to help realize the SDGs on the continent

Young innovators were awarded grant financing for their innovative solutions to youth challenges in Africa during the Africa Youth Conference taking place in Nairobi, Kenya on 23 – 25 October 2018.  


Resilience for Sustainable Development in the Lake Chad Basin

The humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin is among the most severe in the world, with more than 10 million people in urgent need of life-saving assistance and protection. Yet, it is critical that…  





Tapping into the power of narratives

Tapping into traditional communication means and complementing them with technological channels is one way of enhancing efforts towards preventing violent extremism.  


UNDP and Accenture launch YAS! to expand opportunities for youth

Young African entrepreneurs with potential to scale up across the region will soon have access to financing and support through a new online platform, YAS!.  


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