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West Africa: Youth and Ambition

Tamasin Ford travels across three West African countries to hear from young people about their hopes and dreams for their working lives.

Africa has the youngest population of any continent in the world and that figure is expected to double in less than 30 years. The BBC's Tamasin Ford travels across three countries to hear from young people about their hopes and dreams for their working lives. In Ghana, she talks to award winning actor and producer Yvonne Nelson. In Ivory Coast Tamasin hears from Edith Brou, CEO of her own Digital Agency, the Africa Content Group. And in Liberia, young people tell Tamasin about their hopes for the future in a country where youth unemployment is very high amongst the sixty percent of the population who are under 25.

(Photo; Young men on the streets of Monrovia, Liberia. Credit: Tamasin Ford)

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