On Saturday, 2 November 2019, YUVA was invited by the Head of the SADC Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM), the Honourable Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Dr Sibusiso B. Moyo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Zimbabwe, to the Launch of the SEOM to the 2019 National Assembly Elections of the Republic of Mauritius, at the Caudan Arts Centre, Port Louis.
The SADC delegates comprised of the Honourable Lt. Gen (retired) Dr Sibusiso Moyo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Head of the SEOM to the Republic of Mauritius; the Senator Amb. Simon K. Moyo, Alternate Head of the SEOM to the Republic of Mauritius; the Electoral Commissioner and Members of the Electoral Supervisory Commission; Heads of the International Electoral Observation Missions; Heads and Representatives of the Diplomatic Missions accredited to the Republic of Mauritius; Members of the SADC Electoral Advisory Council as well as SADC Election Observers.
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The air was filled with excitement at OR Tambo International Airport as women from across the continent streamed in to attend the African Women in Dialogue (AWiD) conference that took place in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
YUVA, represented by Soveeta Chengappa Naidu, participated in a 5-day forum held by Zanele Mbeki Development Trust in Johannesburg last week. Delegates from all walks of life entered the forum campus wide-eyed and filled with joy. Continue reading “YUVA at African Women in Dialogue, Johannesburg”
The mere sight of one who lacks; one who struggles to attain basic human survival necessities that most perceive as insignificant, is indeed for the strong at heart. After taking part in voluntary donation activities over the years in different parts of my home country, Botswana, I had assumed my visit to Longere Tole, Baie Du Tombeau with the YUVA team would be one like any other. My desire to sign up as a delegate for the 2017 Global Social Leader Forum was sparked by standing a chance to see and experience living conditions of Mauritian disadvantaged communities; but never for a second had I imagined the dire living conditions some of the locals are forced to endure, day in-day out. Continue reading “Bakang Joseph: My Personal Reflection on Clothes Distribution at Longère Tole”