Economics Freedom

YAFO Ambassadors Identify Public Policies Limiting Economic Freedom in respective Countries during the February edition.

Post Views: 23 Ambassador course is a four-week online certificate course to help in educating students, entrepreneurs and young professional on the principles of free market and how it helps in creating prosperity. Also the course aid Young African for Opportunities (YAFO) in identifying talents and connecting them with opportunities from across the globe. This …

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The Public Order Act in Zambia

Post Views: 45 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: 31 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: 33 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: 56 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: 175 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: 70 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 »

Corruption Denies The Poor And Marginalized Access To Quality Services

Post Views: 81 Corruption in its form is costly and its impact is pervasive. It affects economic growth, level of GDP per capita, investment activity and its efficiency especially in the health and education. Corruption Denies access to quality services for the poor and marginalized, weakens the effective distribution of wealth and incomes, and has …

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Ghana To Loss Position On World Cocoa League – CAL

Post Views: 82 Government has on Monday, November 19 2018, commenced an engagements with cocoa farmers across the country seeking to strengthen interaction with the Cocoa Sector. The engagements began in Koforidua, Tafo in the Eastern Region and will continue in other Cocoa growing districts in Brong-Ahafo, Ashanti, Western and Central Regions of Ghana. Following …

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UNDP And Partners Supports Farmers With Solar-powered Irrigation Pumps

Post Views: 65 Imagine having to walk 12kilometers daily to a farm, to produce food to feed your family and many others. This notwithstanding, the biggest challenge is having to look for money especially during the dry season, to hire a petrol or diesel-powered water pump to irrigate your crops. The unsustainability of this irrigation …

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