December 2012 Blog Posts (14)

Children In Deprived Communities in Ghana Lack Access To Education


Even though Ghana has made significant improvements particularly in the areas of basic school enrollment and the country is on track to achieving the MDG two of Universal Primary Education both the gross and net enrollment targets of 100% by 2015, many children of school-going-age in deprived communities are still out of school due to lack of access.

Many children at Aprakukrom, Fawotrikosie, Akominiso and its environs in the Sunyani…


Added by Raphael Godlove Ahenu on December 31, 2012 at 6:55am — No Comments

2012: That’s the way the cookie crumbles…

By 'Femi Asu

It is that time of the year when most of us engage in retrospection. We ask ourselves, ‘what have I achieved this year?’ Some people end up plunged into depression because they feel there is nothing to hold dear.  For some, it is celebration galore because they…


Added by Femi Asu on December 25, 2012 at 11:18am — No Comments

VOICE OF LIBERTY AFRICA: The Limit of Government and Constitutionality of Governance

The Nigerian House of Representatives rose from its recent sessions mandating its Committee on Foreign Affairs to intervene and investigate foreign embassies in Nigeria, regarding their treatment of the country’s visa applicants. They allegedly arrived at this decision…


Added by Fiyinfoluwa Elegbede on December 20, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

IYC UAE chapter leader at COP18

The United Nations Conference on Climate Change held in Doha , Qatar sought to urgently revive the Kyoto Protocol. Known as COP18 , this mega conference brought thousands of activists , political leaders , negotiators to the magnificent venue - the Qatar National Convention Centre ( QNCC ) .

It was indeed a privilege to be the youngest delegate at this climate change conference. We, the youth, worked really hard to impress upon the negotiators about the…


Added by Kehkashan Basu on December 18, 2012 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Five easy ways to green our earth

You may be the president of a country, a multitasking mom, or a busy student preparing for life-influencing examinations, but here are five extremely simple ways through you can create a profound difference and create a greener earth sans any hard work. These not only help make the earth greener but…


Added by keertana s on December 15, 2012 at 4:11am — No Comments

Re: Think Equal, Act Equal – Musings on Productive Women Inclusiveness in the Socio-Economic Development of Africa

There are immense benefits accruable to citizens, friends and visitors of a developed region. The development in question could be identifiable in bringing about love, peace, friendship and harmony, prosperity and progress. Sadly though, and unlike many people seem to think of… the actualization…


Added by Fiyinfoluwa Elegbede on December 14, 2012 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Africa, Nigeria: Youths Involvement in Exposing and Subduing Democratic Tyranny


"The man who knows what freedom means will find a way to be free."

-F.A. "Baldy" Harper


An important step towards defeating tyranny lies in understanding tyranny and its accompanying elements. This step is…


Added by Fiyinfoluwa Elegbede on December 12, 2012 at 6:44pm — 2 Comments

Gender equality still has a long way to go!

Gender discrimination. In developed countries like the ones many of us live in today, we tend to think that this is a matter of the past and Is almost nonexistent. But many of us are unaware that this form of exploitation still shows a grave presence in many third world countries. Because unlike our ancestors who wore corsets, who were assaulted at home, or whose only purpose in life was to bear children and raise them, we have much independence, almost equaling the male section, or so it…


Added by keertana s on December 10, 2012 at 12:05pm — No Comments

African Youths at the Change-Course-Conference in Winterthur


The world’s and indeed Africa’s state is challenging - the volatile economic climate continues to define the environment in which we work - the planetary ecosystems continue to fail - hundreds of millions of young people will look for jobs in the coming decade - and we are well aware. It is only humans who can change course and save humanity. Yet, we (youth) have seen a plethora of failed attempts to solve our world’s…


Added by Duru Samuel Azubuike on December 8, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Press Release - Shaping Our Future @Change-Course-Conference

Young activists from round the world meet at international conference to plan how to change the course of history


Over 60 young activists, involved in the environmental, protest, human rights and other newly-emerging youth movements will come together in Winterthur, Switzerland next weekend (8–11 December) for the Change-Course Conference.


While many activists are no…


Added by Duru Samuel Azubuike on December 8, 2012 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Conference of Youth - COY8 , the buildup to COP18 at Doha, Qatar

COY8 an acronym for the Conference Of Youth and was held in Doha , Qatar from 23rd to 25th November just…


Added by Kehkashan Basu on December 7, 2012 at 10:04am — No Comments

Africa: Forging A Path to Prosperity

A young American friend of mine once narrated how horrible she feels about having access to enough food to fill her stomach and even more if she feels like calling sick from work due to uneasiness from a …


Added by Fiyinfoluwa Elegbede on December 2, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments


Fhaca pamphlet.pdf

Added by Fondation Haïtienne du Crédit Ag on December 2, 2012 at 11:15am — No Comments

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