Governance Category

WHEN COMMUNICATION IS NOT RHETORIC

O’Seun ODEWALE writes about Nigeria’s Ministry of Solid Minerals Development and their efforts are improving communication, the work of the ministry and the ministry’s key work: “Roadmap for the Growth and Development of the Nigerian Mining Industry – On The Road to Shared Mining Prosperity”.

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A Critical Review of the European Agenda on Migration for Third Countries and Key Considerations for Africa

With increasing numbers of refugees overwhelming European borders, the EU decided to put in place a strategy to ensure that lives are saved, rates of return to countries of origin are increased and migrants and refugees stay close to home and avoid taking dangerous journeys. Key targets to be achieved in this strategy include working with partners to improve the legislative and institutional framework for migration, assistance in capacity building on border and migration management, encouragement for voluntary return and support for reintegration and stemming of irregular flows while offering legal migration channels. 93/2836 words.

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Sierra Leone’s New Constitution

CRC_Abridged

the abridged draft report (2016) has been produced to highlight the major recommendations from the CRC, for further consideration and validation by the people. Issues are sequenced into thematic areas that have been looked at during the two years inclusive process

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Youth and Civic Engagement: Another Rhetoric, Another IYD

Multi-Dimensional View of Youth-Adult Partnership

The youth participation rhetoric must stop and real action for and by young people should not need an encouragement – it MUST become the gold standard – the “youth-barometer” for development.

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5 Things Sierra Leone and Liberia should Be Doing Post Ebola

The Ebola Virus

While the fight against Ebola is being won, the West African region including the affected countries cannot continue to do things as usual.

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Occupy University of Amsterdam

Note: Some students and faculty of the University of Amsterdam have taken on the school on a list of issues. I have personally experienced some of those issues while a student there. Having carefully considered their campaign and hoping that other students (especially those from Africa) will not experience my plight during the academic year […]

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Why Sierra Leone Plummeted 10 years after Peace

Short Background In the last 12 months, the world has come hear more about Sierra Leone this time not about war but about Ebola. Between 1991-2002 Sierra Leone was in the for its brutal civil war. Later, it was it’s success in coming to peace. Elections were held and some resemblance of stability was recorded. Mr […]

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PROTOCOL FOR SAFE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT IN LIBERIA

The Ebola Virus

Below is the verbatim protocol arrangement for schools in Liberia as the country plans to reopen schools in in February. The Ministry of Education has therefore released these protocol to provide guidance to teachers and school managers. 1.     WHAT ARE THESE PROTOCOLS? The Protocols for Safe School Environments in the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia define […]

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EBOLA Corruption Indictments in Sierra Leone

CARL Welcomes Latest Acc Indictments; Urges More Action Against Corruption Friday 19th December 2014: The Center for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL) commends the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for its efforts at combating corruption in Sierra Leone. In particular, CARL welcomes the recent indictments by the Commission of some public officials for various acts of […]

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Mocking the Next Generation: International Youth Day

On 17 December 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth (Lisbon, 8-12 August 1998) that 12 August be declared International Youth Day. The theme of International Youth Day 2014 is “Youth and Mental Health.”. The UN Secretary Generals’ statement on the […]

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