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Youth and Stakeholder Engagements – A Necessary Approach for youth participation in Local Governance in Ghana

While a lot of attention has been given to the practice of democracy at the national level the world over, the same cannot be said for local democracy in Ghana. Consequently, the situation is a reflection of the gap we see in youth participation in governance at the national and regional levels. This then is …

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YBF CALLS FOR A LONG-TERM NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENDA – GHANA’S 2021 MID YEAR BUDGET REVIEW IN PERSPECTIVE

On 29th July, 2021, Ghana’s Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta presented Government’s mid-year review of the 2021 budget to Parliament. Considering the fact that a section of this year’s reviewed budget focused on the youth, the Youth Bridge Foundation sets out below its observations and position. WE,  Applaud Government for taking the needed steps to deepen its …

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MEET GHANA’S NEWLY APPOINTED YOUTH DEPUTY MINISTERS

The Youth Bridge Foundation celebrates the newly appointed youth deputy ministers. They are Hon. Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, Deputy Minister for Education and MP for Assin South Constituency, Hon. Mavis Nkansah Boadu, Deputy Minister for Roads and Highways and MP for Afigya Sekyere East constituency, Hon. Fatimatu Abubakar, Deputy Minister for Information, former Deputy Director …

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YOUTH BRIDGE FOUNDATION COMMISERATES WITH ZAMBIA ON THE DEATH OF H. E. KENNETH KAUNDA

From Northern Rhodesia to Zambia, the traces of your commitment and passion for the African youth lies undeniable before our eyes, and for that we are forever grateful. The Youth Bridge Foundation testifies to your immense contribution to the development of Africa’s Youth. We recollect the warm reception you gave us at your residence during …

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HONOURABLE DAKOA NEWMAN MOVES FROM THE YOUTH AGE GROUP FOR PARLIAMENT

Honourable Dakoa Newman, Member of Parliament for Okaikwei South constituency on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is no longer in the youth age group for parliament as she marks her 36th Birthday today.The Member of Parliament entered parliament for the first time after the 2020 polls. We wish her success in her …

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Youth Bridge Foundation partners with the Czech Republic to promote youth inclusion in local governance in Ghana

Youth Bridge Foundation partners with the Czech Republic to promote youth inclusion in local governance in Ghana

The Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF) has entered into a collaboration with the Czech Republic under its Transition Promotion Program to advance youth inclusion and participation in the local governance system in Ghana. The Project under the theme “Building capacity and promoting inclusive participation of youth in local governance and decision making process” will seek to …

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Goodwill Message of the Youth Bridge Foundation in the 2021 National Union of Ghana Schools (NUGS) Congress and Election of its New Executives

The Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF) wish to congratulate the National Union of Ghana Schools (NUGS) in its Congress andElection of new executives, today, Monday, 3rd May 2021. NUGS, since its formalization in 1965, has served a pivotal roleprotecting and safeguarding the rights and interests of Ghanaian students; home and abroad. It has championed the interestof …

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YBF TRIBUTE TO THE LATE PRESIDENT H.E JOHN POMBE MAGUFULI OF TANZANIA – INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FORUM VIRTUAL

Tribute byMr Seth Oteng, Executive Director Youth Bridge Foundation (Ghana, Zambia) On behalf of the African Youth andGovernance Convergence (AYGC) Community across the African Continent and in the Diaspora As the death of H.E. John Pombe Magufuli was announced across the globe, silent tearsdropped loudly as the beating of drums and wailing were heard In …

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HONOURABLE KYEREMEH MOVES FROM THE YOUTH AGE BRACKET FOR PARLIAMENT

Honourable Nelson Kyeremeh who grabbed the Berekum East constituency seat to go to Parliament after the December 7th 2020 polls, has moved from the Youth age bracket for Parliament on account of his 36th Birthday. Honourable Kyeremeh entered Parliament as a fresher on the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) ticket. We celebrate him on this milestone …

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HONOURABLE MOHAMMED ADAMS SUKPARU MOVES FROM THE YOUTH AGE BRACKET FOR PARLIAMENT

Honourable Mohammed Adams Sukparu, Member of Parliament for Sissala West, has today moved from the Youth age bracket. Before his 36th Birthday Honourable Mohammed Adams Sukparu formed part of the 12 Youth MPs who entered Ghana’s 8th Parliament of the 4th Republic. He entered Parliament for the first time after the 2020 polls on the …

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