Universities: Engines of Innovation. Calestous Juma, July 2015, Opinion. “Africa’s youth is dynamic and entrepreneurial. This exciting, fizzing generation’s drive needs to be channelled into powerful innovation for the economy and society. Youth, like fish, does not keep. But, unlike fish, it cannot be stored in the deep freezer for future use. Reaping the benefits of the demographic dividend requires deliberate policy to prepare the youth for changing work and equip them with the necessary skills. It is for this reason that the 10-year Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA-2024) focuses on higher technical training…Link