Category: FOSDA News

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YOUTH COALITION MEETS MINISTER FOR YOUTH AND SPORTS

The Ghana Youth Development Enhancement Project Coalition (GYDEP), led by FOSDA,  paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Hon. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, to congratulate him on his appointment as the sector Minister and also share the expectations of the coalition and the youth of Ghana in general in line with the NPP party Manifesto. Present at...

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FOSDA Joins National Inequality Movement

FOSDA has joined A National Inequality Movement, a platform constituted to mobilize civil society to contribute to addressing inequality in Ghana. The platform was constituted at a 2-day advocacy planning workshop organized by the West Africa Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) Ghana National Platform with support from OXFAM-IBIS from 14th -15th of February, 2017 in Accra. The workshop, which was organized as a...

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FOSDA Youth Deliberate on Political Party Manifestoes

FOSDA held a day’s forum for the youth to critically analyse youth development policies of the three main political parties in the country ahead of the December polls. FOSDA, in collaboration with its Ghana Youth Development Enhancement Project (GYDEP) Coalition,brought together youth leaders to synchronise the youth employment aspects in the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the...

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Ghana Post 2016 Elections: FOSDA Calls for Calm

The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa(FOSDA)  commends the people of Ghana for the peaceful conduct ofthe 2016 elections. Ghanaians have demonstrated a strong sense of maturity so far with no major incidence of violence recorded. Following the peaceful elections, FOSDA calls upon all Ghanaians to remain peaceful, avoid violence and calmly wait for the Electoral Commission to work within...

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Let’s Conduct Ourselves Peacefully

Let’s Conduct Ourselves Peacefully The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA), wishes Ghana and all citizens successful and peaceful elections as we embark on the seventh presidential and parliamentary elections in the 4th Republic. The Executive Director of FOSDA, Ms. Afi Yakubu has expressed confidence that Ghanaians will conduct themselves peacefully during and after the December 7, 2016  elections...

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Ketu North Peace Ambassadors embark on a street Outreach

The Ketu North Peace Ambassadors (KANOPA), trained by FOSDA to promote peace in the Ketu North Constituency of the Volta, embarked on a street outreach on Sunday 27th October to sensitize constituents on the need for peaceful co-existence before, during and after the Ghana’s December 7th elections. The Peace Ambassadors engaged individuals on the need for peace before, during and after...

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Kpone Katamanso Peace Ambassadors meet with Fishermen and Political Party youth.

FOSDA’s Peace Ambassadors from the Kpone Katamanso constituency in the Greater Accra Region reached out to fishermen at the Kpone Beace on Friday 27th October. Prior to this activity the group had introduced themselves to constituency leaders such as the District Chief Executive, the Traditional Council and the District Police Commander. The group also visited the office of some of the...

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Bolgatanga Peace ambassadors Tackle Indecent Language on Radio

FOSDA’s Bolgatanga Peace Ambassadors (BoPA) identified indecent language or hate speech on the media, especially on radio, as a major trigger  of violence before, during and after the elections. To address this canker, BoPA have embarked on visitation to Media Houses in the Bolgatanga Municipality to discuss the role of the media in promoting a peaceful  environment. As a first step...

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Akwetia Peace Ambassadors Embark on Church to Church Peace Campaign

FOSDA’s trained Peace Ambassadors of Akwetia in the Eastern Region of Ghana, dubbed the Akwetia Diamond City Peace Ambassadors, on Sunday October 9th visited various churches in the Akwetia constituency to share the message of peace. Given that Akwetia has been identified as one of the flash points on the police nationwide list, it is crucial that such a peace building activities...