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Rt. Honourable Adebo Ogundoyin 4h
The technical & legislative support received from the sponsors on bill has been tremendous. The meeting was centered around ensuring uncompromising & quality representation of youth in government. Thank you
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#NotTooYoungToRun 9h
Replying to @YIAGA
Causes of political and electoral violence according to delegates representing Cameroon include ethnic ideology, ignorance, unemployment, illiteracy, hatespeech and absence of intergenerational dialogue.
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#NotTooYoungToRun 9h
Replying to @YIAGA
Delegates from Ghana raised concerns on causes of electoral violence like unemployment, money politics and underrepresentation of Youths with effects around political instability and insecurity.
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Replying to @YIAGA
Participants are grouped in clusters according to their countries; and to dissect issues relating to the causes and effects of political and electoral violence as well as identify the actors of 'the violence'.
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#NotTooYoungToRun 13h
Replying to @YIAGA
The cost of political and electoral violence is way more than what we see, it slows down the economy and national development of a state- Mr. Louis-Antoine Muhire speaking on the cost oe electoral violence.
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#NotTooYoungToRun 13h
Replying to @YIAGA
Africa youths have the burden of the continent on their shoulders; youths should look inward and showcase their positive contributions. Lets celebrate our diversity and use it as a tool to for unity - Dr. Afua Yakohene Boatema.
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#NotTooYoungToRun 13h
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Dr. Afua Boatemaa Yakohene, an expert from Legon center for international affairs and diplomacy leading the session on costs of Youth political and electoral violence in African Countries along with Mr. Louis-Antoine Muhire and Ms. Hafsa Mahboub.
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#NotTooYoungToRun 13h
Replying to @YIAGA
Achieving the Africa we need begins with our commitment as young Africans to build Africa.
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#NotTooYoungToRun 14h
Replying to @shammad100
Democracy has two legs, competition and cooperation. Sadly , competition is more visible than co-operation - Amb. Salah Hammad ()
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#NotTooYoungToRun 14h
The AU has introduced a number of norms to ensure youth participation in democratic process; youths should key into them. The Africa we want cannot be built without active youth participation - Head of AU , Ambassador
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#NotTooYoungToRun 14h
Replying to @shammad100
If you are African, you are the African Union - speaking at the ongoing in Kigali
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#NotTooYoungToRun 14h
. has always supported and believed in the potentials of the African Youths. Today we reaffirm that support with . -
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#NotTooYoungToRun 14h
Replying to @YIAGA
Rwanda is an example where youth who were once part of the violence are now major actors in building a peaceful country.
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#NotTooYoungToRun 14h
Melvis Ndiloseh of and Samson Itodo of YIAGA AFRICA leading the session on designing strategies to prevent/mitigate electoral and political violence in African Countries.
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#NotTooYoungToRun 14h
"Countries may have well written laws, policies and programs, but most important thing is their implementation and the commitment of leadership and all citizens to achieve tangible results"- Hon. Mukabunani Christine of
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Intl IDEA Africa & West Asia 15h
The has been institutionalized as a permanent platform for political dialogue, consensus and national cohesion. We believe youth cadres from African countries are the future political leaders - Mukabunani Chriatine, Porte Parole of NFPO
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Intl IDEA Africa & West Asia 15h
AGA has always supported and believed in the African Youth. Today, we reaffirm that support with this -
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#NotTooYoungToRun 15h
. has always supported and believed in the potentials of the African Youths. Today we reaffirm that support with -
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Intl IDEA Africa & West Asia 15h
Africa's youth population is almost 1.32 billion as at 2019. This presents opportunities and challenges for the continent's peace and development agenda. The provides a platform to discuss the root cause of political and electoral violence - Maurice Mboula
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#NotTooYoungToRun 15h
"African youth should not lose hope because Africa is the future"- of
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