Author Archives: Yiaga Africa

29 May
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Democracy E-Talks: Women’s Participation and Influence as Pillars of Democracy in Nigeria

The first in the series of Democracy E-talks focused on women’s participation and influence as pillars of democracy in Nigeria. This remain a crucial aspect of democratic growth as  Nigeria continue to struggle to close the gender gap in political ...

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28 May
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Democracy E-Talks : Role of Civil Society Organisations in a Democratic Societies

Democracy E-Talks : Role of Civil Society Organisations in a Democratic Societies Facebook LIVE : www.Facebook.com/Yiaga.org www.Facebook.com/SwedeninNigeria Date: Wednesday, 3rd June 2020 Time: 2.00 pm- 3.00 pm Register via  https://bit.ly/DemocracyE-Talks

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28 May
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Citizens’ Feedback on Government’s response to COVID-19 – II

Introduction The Coronavirus disease remains one of the most devastating pandemic ravaging the world and creating lasting impacts. As the number of cases increases globally the effect is beyond a public health crisis as the economy of both developed and ...

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26 May
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#LeadingPostCOVID19: Democratic and Development Dimensions for Africa’s Youth

On 6 May, 2020, Yiaga Africa and Civic Futures Initiative Africa hosted a virtual conversation on the future of youth, democracy and development in a post-pandemic era. The Webinar was titled ‘Africa’s Youth and COVID19: Democratic and Development Dimensions. The ...

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26 May
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Silencing the Guns: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa’s Development and Intensifying the Fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic

Every year, Africa Day is set aside to mark the anniversary of the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) now known as the Africa Union. The celebration of Africa Day provides an opportunity to promote African unity, advocate ...

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14 May
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REPORT : Webinar on COVID-19 and the Future of Nigerian Elections  

Background In the wake of the unprecedented outbreak and global spread of the Coronavirus (COVID- 19) pandemic, and its multiplier effects on virtually all spheres of human endeavor, governments around the world are forced to take decisive- and sometimes drastic- ...

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14 May
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Democracy E-Talks Series : Conversation on Future of Democracy in Nigeria

The rising threats to democracy across the world have left most democratic nations struggling to preserve and sustain the promise of democracy.  Over the last two decades, African countries have experienced democratic transitions with the conduct of regular elections. However, ...

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14 May
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Webinar : COVID-19 and Impact on Upcoming Edo, Ondo Governorship Elections

Yiaga Africa organized a webinar on April 7 2020 to explore how best Nigeria could respond to the COVID-19 pandemic vis-à-vis conduct of elections. The webinar attracted participants from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), academia, development partners and Civil ...

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26 Apr
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Citizens Feedback on Government Response to COVID-19

Summary of Findings Based on reports from 600 LGAs, there is a minimal distribution of relief materials to citizens in the majority of states with either partial or full lock-down. 1. Economic Hardship: Citizens complained that the lockdown brought untold ...

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26 Apr
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780 Executive Directors, Team Leaders Exposed to Civic Leadership in Post-Pandemic Era

At least, 780 Chief Executive Officers,  Executive Directors, team leaders of youth Civil Society Organisations, social enterprises and community-based organizations have been exposed to strategic thinking, organizational management, and program development in a post-pandemic era during a webinar hosted by ...

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