Youth Category

Job Opportunities – Sierra Leone

Marie Stopes Sierra Leone seeks to fill three (3) positions in its programming in Freetown, North East and South East Regions.

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Ebola=System Failure: Why A Grassroots Response is Necessary

Ebola has deepened poverty in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. Human rights were abused; many rights were taken back by the state. The social, political, economy and the cultural spaces have been affected and changed in many ways.
Tsike-Sossah Simon shows how systems have failed in those countries affected by Ebola.

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Ghanaian digital health enthusiast named under ‘Forbes 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2014″ | Ghana Health Nest

With a weakening economy, hight youth unemployment and general governance problems, is the digital domain the place Ghana and the rest of West Africa be looking into? Ghanaian digital health enthusiast named under ‘Forbes 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2014″ | Ghana Health Nest.

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How to mis-focus a National Youth Organisation: The Case of Ghana

Ghana: 1957. A decade or more of active “youth” engagement Ghana became independent; thanks to the women and (again) the youth. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s was 38 years when he assumed the role of the “opposition leader” in the then Gold Coast as Ghana was called. At 42, he became leader of “Government Business (the colonial […]

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OWS Young Girl HAS MORAL Silences the UN 1992 Brazil

Does not look like much has changed in the way we do business since 1992… OWS Young Girl HAS MORAL Silences the UN 1992 Brazil – YouTube.

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Of Corruption in Ghana: The GYEEDA Report

Corruption in Ghana has over the last 6years become part of the daily conversation across the country. In July 2013, the people of Ghana woke to the stink in at the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Agency (GYEEDA). A report (attached) shows how public funds are being mis-managed across board in the NDC led government.

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Living In Denial: Youth Development and Matters Arising

Late February, the government of Sierra Leone created the Ministry for Youth Affairs, separating the youth portofolio from the Employment and Sports component. Thus the former Ministry for Youth, Employment and Sports (MYES) will become Ministry for Employment and Sports. For many, this serves as something to celebrate – after all the APC government of President Ernest […]

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▶ Fuel Prices and Government by Sossah’s Ravings

Ghanaians pay 20% more on fuel from today. It is expected that trade unions and other employee unions will begin agitation for wage hikes. Following Ghana’s labour negotiation process over the last decade, one can expect  an economically confused Ghana in the next couple of months. The Mahama led administration like his predecessor the late […]

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The Process: Youth Consultation on Migration

The UN World Youth Report web platform has been established by the United Nations Focal Point on Youth to enable young people contribute their personal stories and perspectives on how migration affects them, either as migrants, return migrants or young people left behind by migrant parents. As part of the process leading to the development […]

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African Union Youth Volunteer Corps … a wind of change! | Youth and the African Union Commission

Yes, a “Wind of Change”!! AU launches YD programming. African Union Youth Volunteer Corps … a wind of change! | Youth and the African Union Commission. S. Eyram Tsike-Sossah holds Msc Political Science from the University of Amsterdam. He is the author of “Youth and Local Governance: Youth Participation in Local Governance: Bringing Youth to […]

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