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04 May
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CSO Statement on Control of Infectious Diseases bill

STATEMENT BY CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS ON THE PROPOSED CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES BILL BEFORE THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, the National Assembly resumed legislative activities after one month of recess, following the outbreak of the COVID-19 ...

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30 Apr
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Africa’s Youth and COVID-19: Democratic and Development Dimensions

  The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a new world reality redefining the whole concept of human and social interaction with physical distancing identified as one of the major preventive measures. The pandemic continues to ravage the world ...

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29 Apr
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Assessing Legislative Response to COVID-19 in Nigeria

The world is experiencing one of the worst pandemics in human history. The novel Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on all facets of human existence, and nation-states are mobilizing diverse resources to provide medical, political, economic, and legal solutions. In Nigeria, ...

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28 Apr
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Press Statement: Citizens’ Agenda on Improved Legislative Response to COVID-19

April 27, 2020 Yiaga Africa Press Statement on the Resumption of National Assembly Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic Citizen’s Agenda for Improved legislative response to COVID-19 The Yiaga Africa Centre for Legislative Engagement welcomes the decision of the National Assembly, particularly ...

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13 Apr
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Webinar on Civic Leadership in the Post Pandemic Era

At the moment, the world is focused on reducing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Countries globally have instituted measures to curb the spread of the virus and to protect their citizens. Several countries have instituted mandatory lockdown and stay ...

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Youth Organizing School
20 Mar
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Deadline Extended!- Youth Organizing School

Yiaga Africa invites young community and youth activists between the ages of 18 – 30 years for its 7th annual Youth Organizing School (YOS) a program under its Community Organizing Institute (COI). The objective of YOS is to empower young ...

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19 Feb
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Win Free Music Production at Waliyanne Studio, Senegal!

Download the instrumental of “Music as a messenger of democracy” album via the link in our bio. Write your own verse and record a one minute video using the instrumental. Share Video on Instagram and tag @yiaga using #MusicForDemocracy hashtag as Caption. ...

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08 Feb
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Yiaga Africa marks 13 years of civic activism, community organizing and democracy promotion

Today we celebrate 13 years of civic activism, community organizing and sustained advocacy for participatory and representative democracy. From a student association at the University of Jos, Yiaga Africa is evolving as a powerful movement of active citizens and changemakers ...

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03 Feb
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Democracy Brief On Youth And Elections: Call For Articles & Papers

Yiaga Africa Initiative invites researchers, academics, civil society actors to submit original unpublished articles or papers for publication on democratic trends, youth and elections in Africa as a contribution to the discourse on the future of democratic elections in Africa.  ...

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31 Jan
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Nigeria’s New Tribes: Marlians, Movements and Music By Ibrahim Faruk

 The year 2019 was a watershed moment in Nigeria’s history as it marked 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule. However, beyond the elections, series of events held the attention of Nigerian citizens at various moments as the elections faded into ...

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