The affordability of education must be prioritised by all African states to ensure the youth are not deprived of knowledge because of a lack of resources. Affordable education must become a priority to ensure all Africans are involved in the development of our continent as we aim to achieve the aspirations set out in Agenda 2063. The education made available to all Africans must also prioritise African literature to ensure the stories of Africa are not being overshadowed by those of other continents. This will help preserve African literature for generations to come.