International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Empowerment for Active Citizenry in Africa
Titus O. Pacho

This article explores ways in which empowerment for responsible citizenry in Africa can be enhanced. It emphasizes the roles of holistic education and development, employment, and basic needs security in the empowerment process and development of capabilities. The article aims at sensitizing African leaders and citizens towards responsibility, accountability, and transparency in service so that people take their responsibilities seriously and so determine their own destiny. One of the most important tools of achieving the aforementioned goal is through honest empowerment that gives people power to live confidently by participating actively and responsibly in the socio-economic and political activities of today’s globalized world.

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