Announcement of AYGC 2021-Statement by Executive Director

Dear AYGC Family,A year on and the COVID-19 disease continues to affect families and countries globally. Notwithstanding, I invite you toseize the moment to reflect on how far we have come, adjusted and living through our new normal.Respectfully, kudos to all our Alumni for your resilience and tireless contributions towards the awareness andalleviation of the …

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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 LEAVES THE YOUTH AGE BRACKET IN PARLIAMENT

Honourable Nelson Kyeremeh who grabbed the Berekum East constituency seat to go to Parliament after the December 7th 2020 polls, has left the Youth category in 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 and hope …

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RAISING FEMALE HEROES IN STEM – A MULTI-STAKEHOLDER PARTNERSHIP (TULLOW-YBF-MASTERCARD-GES-KNUST)

Emmanuella is a young female in STEM. She is one of the many female beneficiaries of Tullow’s #EducatetoInnovatewithSTEM​ Project. Through the multi-stakeholder partnership between Tullow Ghana LTD, YBF, MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme and GES, she is realizing her dream of becoming a Computer Engineer. Now more than ever, COVID 19 has stressed the need for …

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ADVOCACY GETS RESULTS GHANA’S CHIEF JUSTICE ACKNOWLEDGES YBF’S CALL AND INTRODUCES SIGN LANGUAGE IN ELECTION 2020 PETITION HEARINGS

Ghana’s Chief Justice acknowledges YBF’s call and introduces Sign Language in Election 2020 Petition HearingsRecognizing the continuous call by the Youth Bridge Foundation on information gaps for the hearing impaired specifically to the 2020 Elections petition hearing, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana, His Lordship Justice Anin-Yeboah has introduced Sign Language Interpretation …

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MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR NINGO-PRAMPRAM EXITS THE YOUTH AGE BRACKET

Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Honourable Sam Nartey George proudly exits the Youth age bracket today as he celebrates his birthday. Honourable Sam George, who until today formed part of the 12 Youth MPs in Ghana’s 8th Parliament of the 4th Republic, entered parliament after dislodging veteran politician Enoch Teye Mensah to represent the main …

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MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR SISSALA WEST EXITS THE YOUTH AGE BRACKET

Honourable Mohammed Adams Sukparu, Member of Parliament for Sissala West, has today exited 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 ticket …

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MEET GHANA’S YOUTH MPs-ELECT OF THE 8TH PARLIAMENT OF THE 4TH REPUBLIC

Despite Ghana’s voter population being largely youthful (55.1%), only 12 Youth (4.36%) out of the 155 who contested the 2020 general elections will be in the 8th Parliament of the 4th Republic; a slight dip from 2016 elections, where 13 youth (4.75%) won parliamentary elections. Out of the 12 Youth MPs elect, five namely; Samuel …

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