April 2013 Blog Posts (9)

Africa's economic development in the 21st century and beyond

Africa should strive to attain economic development; this is the single, most viable means of gaining freedom. Complaining and blaming the devil will not bring any solutions. Economic development is not wished; it may be a wish but needs some work to be done to bring it into reality. Thus, industries have to be built, job have to be provided, resources have to be properly managed and its dividends made available to touch the lives of people, security has to be put in place, good people have…


Added by Ndubuisi Idejiora-Kalu on April 29, 2013 at 6:08am — No Comments

Recommendations of the IYC Working Group on Development, Environment, Agriculture, Democracy & Governance

The Working Group on Development, Environment, Agriculture, Democracy & Governance of the Global Issues Department of the IYC has finally concluded its sitting and come up with very viable recommendations.

These recommendations include the following:

(1)   Natural Resources Dividends Give-Back Macroeconomic Strategy for Global Socio-economic Development;

(2)   Entrepreneurship Development in countries (especially Third World Countries) as a viable means of…


Added by Ndubuisi Idejiora-Kalu on April 27, 2013 at 7:09am — 2 Comments

First Personality Development Workshop 2013 was finished !

Personality Development Workshop – 2013 !

In an ever changing and rapidly globalizing world the first phase of a Personality Development Workshop for the Nepalese youth to highlight the importance of global citizenship, encourage the development an optimistic attitude towards self and society, and propagate a feeling of respect and positive curiosity towards the unfamiliar or misunderstood aspects of our society in an ever diversifying global context. The youth form a…


Added by Saroj Baniya on April 26, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Foreign Aid: A noble act of non-creative destruction

“Poor people in poor countries are poor because they have low incomes; they have low incomes because they produce very little value; they produce very little value because they are restricted from doing so by kleptocractic, corrupt,…


Added by Fiyinfoluwa Elegbede on April 18, 2013 at 11:40pm — 1 Comment

Sexual Right for Children at the Age of 10

This is in itself fatal, the most ever catastrophe that we (the world) can find ourselves in when enacted into law and adopted by member countries of the United Nations. Why crying for sexual rights for children at the age of 10 and against early marriage for children at the age of 15 (Legal)?. Do we deny the fact that sex leads to pregnancy? if a child is allowed to sex freely, obviously we expect pregnancy and when a child aged 10 got pregnant, we expect delivery, now the answer here is to…


Added by Ousman Drammeh on April 16, 2013 at 1:04pm — 1 Comment

NHIA Urged To Bring Practical Measures To ReVamp The Health Insurance Scheme

The Director of Programmes at the Human Care and Maintenance Foundation, Collins Osei entreated the National Health Insurance Authority to come out with pragmatic measures that would help revamp the health insurance scheme to make it more reliable and appealing to its scribers.

According to him, majority of Ghanaians especially the rural poor depend mostly on the scheme for their health problems since most of them cannot receive quality health care under the cash and carry…


Added by Raphael Godlove Ahenu on April 13, 2013 at 3:48am — No Comments

Children Sacked From Home In The Name Of Sharing Properties Of The Dead Is Wrong




The Programme Officer of FIDA Ghana, Ms Benedicta Laryea, has reminded the general public that it is still criminal offense for any one to sack or eject a spouse and children from a matrimonial home for the distribution of the property of the deceased.

She was presenting a paper on the topic: The Interstate Succession Law and Women Living With HIV’ at a Culture Dialogue Meeting on Stigma against Women Living With HIV at Abesim near…

Added by Raphael Godlove Ahenu on April 13, 2013 at 3:40am — No Comments

Zimbabwe Now have a formal Representation!

Zimbabwe has taken a formal stance to have a formal representation on the International Youth Council.

Please celebrate this endeavour with Zimbabwe. Tonderai Kunyaye (Zimbabwe International Youth President)…


Added by Tonderai Kunyaye on April 8, 2013 at 6:43am — No Comments

The Benefits of Being International

It is common nowadays to hear the exasperated sighs of high school students all across America in response to a foreign language requirement. Many high schools have started to require students to take a foreign language for two years, and there has been much debate over whether or not this rising standard serves to better American students, or simply takes away from priceless time that could be better utilized elsewhere. 

As a child of multi-lingual parents, I am clearly…


Added by Anushka Sarkar on April 5, 2013 at 7:27pm — No Comments

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