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The 77 Percent - The Magazine for Africa's Youth

June 15, 2024

The 77 Percent finds out how youths on the continent view alcohol addiction. Edith Kimani storms the streets of Murang'a in Central Kenya to find out why calls for banning illicit liquor are growing. In South Africa we meet counselors helping young people overcome drug and alcohol addiction. Our Healthy Me series, meets a young Tanzanian woman who shares her recovery journey from addiction.


And finally, we tour the city of Tamale in northern Ghana.

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The 77 Percent — The Magazine for Africa's Youth

77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. But they are also the least represented demographic. It's time their voices are heard as they shape the future of Africa. We bring you hard-hitting reports, personal stories and lively discussion direct from the continent about the issues that matter most.