In this episode of Straight Talk Africa host Shaka Ssali looks at the events that will be shaping the continent in 2019. He is joined by Sudanese-American activist Wafa May Elamin who is also the Vice President of "Moving Forward Sudan," political analyst Emira Woods of "Africans Rising for Justice Peace and Dignity," and Professor of Political Science Abdul Karim Bangura of American University’s Center for Global Peace. Take a look and let us know what you think.
After decades of civil war and the absence of a functioning government in Somalia, many of the country's youth have been left without skills to make a living, especially women who face cultural barriers. Recently - with funding from the Norwegian government - the Hayle Barise Technical Development Center reopened in Mogadishu to teach young people new job skills. That is where Zowdo Hussein is training to become an electrician. Mohamed Sheikh Nor reports from Mogadishu.