Youth unemployment fueling violent extremism in Africa -- ACEYE

The Africa Centre for Entrepreneurship and Youth Empowerment (ACEYE) believes that youth unemployment is a contributing factor to the increase in terrorism in many African countries.

In order to combat violent extremism, ACEYE has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to prioritise youth employment as a sustainable means to combat terrorism.

On September 14, 2019, West African leaders met in Ouagadougou,...