Many people in the Global South have no option to earn an income enabling them a life beyond poverty, let alone a decent living. The situation is particularly volatile in Africa, for the population there will double by 2050, and every year, 25 million new jobs need to be created for the surge of young people entering the labour market. However, the far-reaching transformation which the continent has been undergoing for a number of years also opens up a wide range of employment prospects.