In light of the 1976 youth, in June we commemorate the Soweto students by having unfiltered conversations with young and old people. Discussing everything impacting the youth from who they are destined to be. We will be having these unfiltered conversations with Africans across the African continent.
Aspiration 6 of Agenda 2063 calls for “An Africa, whose development is people-driven, relying on the potential of African people, especially its women and youth, and caring for children.”
For Africa to emerge stronger young people need to be empowered.
Guest number six is Solomon Kojo Ocansey from Ghana opening our youth month edition.
Tackling: Youth Empowerment in Africa – What does the destiny of young Africans look like?
“Solomon Kojo Ocansey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Information Studies (Combined Major) from the University of Ghana, Legon. At the Accra City Campus of the university, he served as the President of the highest students’ body during his final year at the university where he led major successful institutional advocacy for the cause of both students and staff at large.
He has served as a volunteer youth worker for 6 years with the Youth Arise Organization where he served as a sub-regional leader and subsequently serving as national programs lead. As part of his contribution to youth work and development, he is currently the Alumni convener for Compassion International in Ghana and has represented Ghana and its beneficiaries in major international and national forums and presentations.
He currently works as the Programs and Projects Manager at the Kokrobitey Institute, an institute that supports development by focusing on and creating models for sustainable enterprise/businesses in Ghana.”
Social Media handles:
Facebook: Solomon Okansey (https://m.facebook.com/profile.php )
Twitter: @kojo_ocansey (https://mobile.twitter.com/kojo_ocansey )
LinkedIn: Solomon Kojo Ocansey (https://www.linkedin.com/in/mrokansey )
Instagram: @mr.okansey (https://instagram.com/mr.okansey?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y= )
For more: https://botlhaleafrika.co.za/
Join us, live at 14:00pm.
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The hashtag to follow is #BreakTheBias , #amplifyingvoices and #authenticstories.
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