if i'm a parent and then i keep telling my child that i want him to become a doctor or lawyer when he grows up, and that he should dump the crayons and the flute, then i've already destroyed his creative confidence, probably for life.
Africa's schooling system teaches us to 'diss' agriculture and seek scarce office jobs in cities. Yet, agriculture contributes to 25% of my country's GDP, for example. African agriculture has to regain its sexy back, at least to employ its youth.
Nairobi doesn't fall into the category of once-great-but-declining-cities. But it combines elements of growing pains and economic decline in some neighbourhoods. Despite that, its informal traders add vibrancy to the chaos.
People who are detained without trial, almost always, especially in Africa, are breadwinners.
What their families will live on while they are under arrest must occupy the detainees' minds. Technology can assist these detainees' families at least me