Time for Africa to change poverty narrative – Kenyan President
Kenya – The President of the Republic of Kenya, William Ruto, has stated that Africa must change the narrative of being portrayed as a poor and disease-infested continent.
Ruto made this known yesterday at the African Youth Climate Assembly 2023, which was held from September 1-3 at The Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.
The African Youth Climate is the official youth engagement of the Africa Climate Summit to unite and amplify the voices of the youth and children on climate change.
The Kenyan president, alongside the president of the African Development Bank, ‘Femi Adeshina, fielded climate change-related questions from youths and children across African countries.
Adeshina decried the lack of value being placed on numerous sources of wealth creation in Africa, calling for the need to reform the continent’s financial architecture.