Africa

GRIPE Community Buy-Back Project; How Ayigya Community Benefited as YAFO-KNUST Joins

Post Views: 112 It was another episode of the buy-back project which is purposely for the purchase of plastic waste from inhabitants and also creating sanitation awareness. On Saturday, 29th February 2020 saw the outreach team of GRIPE extending the buy-back project to inhabitants at Ayigya in the Oforikrom Municipality in Ashanti Region. It was …

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Education is a means to an end, not the destination – Kojo Mbri

Post Views: 139 Interacting with students is an opportunity Mr. Kojo Mbri appreciates as a formal educator of the University of Cape Coast (UCC). He joined the Young and Employable workshop organized by Young Africans for Opportunities, UCC in partnership with International Student Fellowship and Marricke Gane Consulting Ltd on 23rd November, 2019 at the …

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Building Competency Skills at the Young and Employable Workshop with Marricke Kofi Gane

Post Views: 215 It was valuable lessons offered at the Young and Employable Workshop which hosted Mr. Marricke Kofi Gane at the University of Cape Coast on 23rd November 2019. The workshop was participant-oriented and full of interactions. The purpose of the workshop was to inculcate in students’ handy and competent skills that are prerequisites …

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YAFO-KNUST and Others Volunteered to Clean Up and Paint the Autism School at Kotei-Deduako, Kumasi.

Post Views: 158 September 21st being Founders Day and a holiday, also happens to be National Volunteer Day in Ghana (NV DAY); an initiative of Ghana Think Foundation, geared towards encouraging Ghanaians to take up the attitude of volunteerism. National Volunteer Day is characterized by so many freewill events and activities happening around the entire …

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The Public Order Act in Zambia

Post Views: 279 The Public Order Act in Zambia is used to repress rights and freedom of expression, association and assembly. The human rights defenders, journalists and opposition political parties has been increasingly restricted. Section 5(4) of the act provided that anyone intending to assemble or host a meeting or demonstration was required to give …

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Taxation and Liberty: Government Policy That Limits the Realization of Liberty

Post Views: 200 Taxation is a process by which government through a taxing authority imposes a tax. Taxation applies to all types of involuntary levies ranging from income to capital gains. “A tax is a mandatory financial charge imposed upon a taxpayer by a government organisation in order to fund various public expenditures. A failure …

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Limitation of Ghanaian’s Freedom: The Case of the National Land Policy-YAFO Ambassador

Post Views: 223 Introduction of Land Policies in Ghana had had its root from the colonial era. During the colonial regime, a number of mechanisms were adopted to rule the local people of Gold Coast. One of such is the indirect rule system which was introduced by Lord Lugard in Northern Nigeria. The indirect rule …

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Nigeria; The Laughing Stock of The International Community

Post Views: 259 When I started this article, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had just postponed a national election they had four years to prepare for. As at this moment, there is a viral video online of a customs officer allegedly shooting a man to death which has been denied by the Public Relations Officer …

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YAFO LAUNCHES AMBASSADOR COURSE, JANUARY 2019.

Post Views: 410 Students, Entrepreneurs and Young Professionals have asked the question; how does one join YAFO? As an organization our doors are open to all who share, believe and contributes meaningfully towards achieving our mission. Thus, to educate and connect students, young professionals, and entrepreneurs with global opportunities through multidisciplinary research and public policy …

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YAFO-UCC EVENT DUBBED OPPORTUNITY SUMMIT ORGANIZED ON 17TH NOVEMBER, 2018 UNDER THE THEME “STRATEGIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND NETWORKING” AT SASAKAWA CONFERENCE ROOM, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST – GHANA

Post Views: 246 Unemployment constitutes one of the key labour market challenges in Ghana. It reflects the willingness and desire of young students to work and an indication of the health of an economy. Limited job opportunities available to the labour force suggest policy failure with socio‐political and economic implications. The inability of students to …

YAFO-UCC EVENT DUBBED OPPORTUNITY SUMMIT ORGANIZED ON 17TH NOVEMBER, 2018 UNDER THE THEME “STRATEGIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND NETWORKING” AT SASAKAWA CONFERENCE ROOM, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST – GHANA Read More »