In the months leading up to the 2023 FIRST Global Challenge, YUVA will be sharing information about team activities, event preparation, and more to help you get ready for our competition in Singapore this October. Stay tuned for updates as the 2023 season unfolds!Continue reading “FIRST Global Challenge, Singapore: Kicking Off the 2023 Season”
Ganesha Chaturthi, the great Ganesha festival, is known as Vinayak Chaturthi or ‘Vinayaka Chavithi’. Ganesha Chaturthi is not only a big festival in India. The celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in Africa is huge.
Ganesh Chaturthi is a favourable Hindu festival celebrated for 10 days every year. The festival is celebrated in the Bhadra month as per the Hindu calendar, which generally falls in mid of august to September. It marks the birthday of the beloved elephant-headed Lord Ganesha. Ganesha is the God of wealth, sciences, knowledge, wisdom, and prosperity. Most Hindus remember him and seek his blessings before starting any important work.Continue reading “The Celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in Africa”
This article takes a look at the top 10 NGOs in Africa. Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are independent of any government. They function outside of government influence, and their activities include environmental, social, advocacy and human rights work. NGOs work to promote social or political change in their communities. NGOs are essential in developing society, improving communities, and promoting an active citizenry.Continue reading “Top 10 NGOs in Africa”
Gender Inequality and discrimination in Africa are inextricably linked. This article evaluates solutions to addressing homophobia and inequality.Continue reading “How to Tackle Inequality and Discrimination in Africa”
The rights of the LGBQTIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual) community in Africa are minimal. In 2015 the International Gay and Lesbian Association reported that homosexuality was outlawed in 30+ African countries.
In the past ten years, Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Lesotho and the Republic of Seychelles have legalised same-sex relationships. We took a closer look at the challenges LGBQTIA folk face in African countries.Continue reading “Rights of LGBQTIA+ Community in Africa, Explained”
Mauritius firmly believes that a strong, secure, united and economically independent and prosperous Africa is central to the country’s own economic progress and social development.
Africa has transformed and is still transforming. With the gradual but steady implementation of the Constitutive Act, we have turned into a people-centric organisation with an immediate focus on those who need our support, particularly the vulnerable groups, the youth and the women – largely affected by poverty, insecurity, wars, atrocities and calamities – who have for long been left behind.Continue reading “25 May: Africa Day celebrated in Mauritius”