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On Monday, Yiaga Africa and WeLead Trust, a youth leadership and advocacy organisation based in Zimbabwe, hosted a Twitter Space event titled “HERSTORY: Amplifying Women’s Voices in Elections.” The conversation featured distinguished young speakers who are politicians and activists from several parts of Africa, each...
Select lawmakers and invited guests at The Convergence 5.0
The signing of the Not Too Young to Run Bill into law by former President Muhammad Buhari on May 31st, 2018, opened the space for the inclusion of young people in politics. By lowering the age limits for contesting elections, this law enabled young people...
Yiaga Africa, following her commitment to fostering the growth and empowerment of young legislators who embody the essential qualities of character, capacity, and competence required for effective public office, has engaged in productive conversations with the Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF). The objective of this meeting...
Yiaga Africa and the Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) have emphasized the importance of bolstering capacity-building efforts for young parliamentarians and promoting mentorship by experienced legislators to ensure the highest standards of representation. This call was made at the successfully concluded Convergence 5.0, an event that...
Ballot Paper used in the Sierra Leone Presidential Election
There is a common denominator that African citizens in 24 countries have and will have in 2023: We want to vote!  The year 2023 is a very crucial one for Africa in terms of change of government via election as a total of 24 general, legislative and...
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