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Op-Ed: The role of youth in South African leadership

The following is an opinion piece by MVC intern Sonke Mzana. Views expressed may not necessarily reflect that of MVC. It is no secret that we live on a continent with leaders who are power-hungry. Presidents serving for 30 or 40 years and well past an age where they...

Young people can be leaders too

Did you know that people aged between 20 and 44 make up 57% of the world’s population but only 26% of the world’s MPs? Why are there so few people in this age bracket in positions of power? Is it the lack of civic education? Age bias? Or is it simply that young people...