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“You Are The Leaders Of Today Not Tomorrow” – Former Prez. Obasanjo To Africa’s Youth

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has implored the youth of Africa not to accept the saying that they are tomorrow’s leaders. “The saying that tomorrow belongs to you should not be accepted and discouraged,” he said. Speaking at this year’s African Youth and Governance Convergence in Accra, Chief Obasanjo …

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African Youth Should Not Become Modern-day Slaves – Prof. Assie-Lumumba

Speakers at this year’s African Youth and Governance Conference have urged youth on the continent to be proactive and start engaging in entrepreneurship programs, instead of complaining about problems found on their continent.  Professor N’Dri Therese Assie-Lumumba, a lecturer at Cornel University and a board member of Youth Bridge Foundation, organizers of the conference who …

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CHARTING A PATH FOR AFRICA BEYOND AID; GHANA HOSTS AFRICA AND DIASPORA YOUTH

Ghana Hosts AYGC

Africa has the youngest population in the world with about 41% of the people below 15 years old while another 19% are between 15 and 24 years. It is estimated that in 2055, the continent’s youth population aged 15-24, will more than double the 2015 total of 226 million. However, the continent remains hostile to …

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African Youth and Governance Conference, now African Youth and Governance Convergence (AYGC)

The African Youth and Governance Conference has been re-branded as African Youth and Governance Convergence (AYGC). This was announced by Prof Ransford Gyampo, Head of the Youth Bridge Research Institute at the launch of the 11th AYGC held in Accra on Tuesday, 26th March, 2019. Explaining the rationale that had necessitated the re-branding, Prof Gyampo …

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YBF Zambia launches 11th African Youth and Governance Convergence

The 11th African Youth and Governance Convergence (AYGC) has been duly launched in Southern Africa. The Partner’s Breakfast and Fundraising meeting was held at the Best Western Plus Grand Hotel in Lusaka- Zambia, in preparation towards the main event which will take place in Ghana at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel from the 11th …

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YBF-AYGC synergies on breaking barriers for inclusion of PWDs across the globe

The African Youth and Governance Convergence (AYGC), a flagship program of the Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), as part of events marking this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) invites African youth across the continent and the African Diaspora youth to reflect on the special needs of their brothers and sisters living with disabilities …

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African Youth and Governance Conference Ends

African Youth And Governance Convergence

The 10th African Youth and Governance Conference (AYGC), held on the theme: “Mobilizing Africa’s youth to build a continent beyond aid”,has ended, with a call on governments to include the youth in the development and leadership processes. The conference, which was held in Accra, gave the youth a platform to deliberate on key thematic areas, …

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Zanetor Rawlings charges youth to be ethical leaders

Hon Zenator Rawlings at the 10th African Youth And Governance Convergence

Dr Zanetor Agyemang Rawlings, the Member of Parliament for the Klottey-Korley Constituency, has charged the youth, especially delegates of this year’s African Youth and Governance Conference (AYGC) to be ethical in everything they do. She said, the youth must remember that human values made the nation special and making changes wherever they found themselves was …

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Mobilizing Africa’s female youth to build a continent beyond aid.

The recent rising determination for change in women’s rights, equality and justice as demonstrated by global women movement and campaigns such as the #MeToo and #TimesUp reveals that there is more work to be done. Findings from the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report shows that gender parity is over 200 years away, …

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Former Nigerian President to Open AYGC 2017

Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), the convener of African Youth and Governance Conference (AYGC) has announced that the 9th edition of her flagship event, scheduled for 7th – 13th August in Nigeria will be officially opened by Former President of Nigeria, His Excellency Olusegun Obansanjo. “AYGC, Abeokuta 2017 is with the partnership of the Youth Development …

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