Alice Kanengoni's picture

Youth In Africa: Dominant and Counter Narratives

This Issue of BUWA! interrogates – from a feminist perspective – the current narratives on youth on the African continent. Understood in this context as a series or groups of stories that are told by individuals and groups as part of a causal set of events,1 narratives play a significant role in shaping the politics of the day in any given society.


Africa Check

Africa Check was devised by the non-profit Agence France-Presse (AFP) Foundation, in partnership with the Journalism Department of the University of the Witwatersrand. It was launched in October 2012 with support from Google via the International Press Institute (IPI). It was set up as a UK-registered non-profit organisation in June 2012.

Domestic Resource Mobilisation a pipe dream?

Civil society voices have been few and far between, and at best, incoherent in debunking what this means at national and regional levels. It offers an opportunity to mobilise the public and inspire social movements to call (and hold) political office bearers to account.

Subscribe to Global


  • 1 Hood Avenue/148 Jan Smuts; Rosebank, GP 2196; South Africa
  • T. +27 (0)11 587 5000
  • F. +27 (0)11 587 5099