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African Youth News: 26 February 2015
Today we learned that there have been several explosions in Cairo, Egypt, with reports of 1 fatality and 6 injuries. Conflict in the region has continued since the Arab Spring in 2013 with militants attempting to undermine political stability through violence, fear and intimidation. It is sometimes hard to look ahead and continue to hold out hope that we will see a bright and prosperous future for Africa, especially when it seems that terrorism is gaining ground and becoming more prevalent and extreme. But, hope and faith does shape and unite us. It gives us strength and direction. The diligent and conscientious work by the YMCA youth pushes back the oppressive darkness created by terrorism. Organisations like the YMCA serve a crucial purpose in providing youth with alternatives to violence and chaos.
Formation en communication des acteurs du projet Agir pour Vivre
Il est très courant d’entendre ses collègues l’appeler Diac’s. Ce surnom témoigne de la familiarité que la chargée de communication de YMCA Sénégal a avec les membres du staff. Pourtant, ils ne se sont pas connus depuis très longtemps.
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My experience in the YMCA
I was once a girl with no-one to share my problems with. I could not stand up for myself and I struggled to allow my views to be challenged and tested.
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The Africa YMCA 10th Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) will take place from 31 May – 7 June 2015 in Senegal.
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