ITALIAN President Sergio Mattarella says he has a deep appreciation for the Zambian government’s free education policy which is aimed at guaranteeing free access to education to all. Addressing Zambia’s National Assembly, Thursday, President Mattarella said there was need for the African continent to work towards removing all economic, social, and cultural obstacles that don’t allow young people to complete their education. “In the past, we used to say that Africa is a continent of the future and therefore, the time for Africa is now. Africa is the present, a present that we have to invest upon to promote a better future. Over 60 percent of the 1.4 billion African population is aged 25 and below. And by 2050 according…...

To continue reading this premium content, login to your account or Subscribe to our ePaper using the buttons below.
Log In Subscribe