Is Loyalty a Requirement for Citizenship?

I had implied in my first article in this series that loyalty is a requirement for citizenship. My friend, Omowumi Ogunrotimi, did not agree. She argued that if citizenship is acquired by birth, then a person need not meet any pre-conditions for it. I contend that this view only partially reflects the reality - as …

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Communication, Reporting, Healing and Sexual and Reproductive Health – Thank you!

The year 2013, which comes to an end today, had been a roller coaster – but thank you for all you did to make it so. It started with some interesting discussion regarding ‘communication, advocacy and reporting’ and then moved on the ‘trauma healing’ in the context of conflict and post-conflict reconstruction, healing and reconciliation. …

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The Commonwealth Youth Development Index: Any value for youth development?

The Commonwealth Youth Development Index will likely be released next week at the meeting of Commonwealth Youth Ministers holding in Papua New Guinea. Below is a reflective piece prepared by me and Sanyi Emmanuel Sanyi, which is included in the YDI report.  --- The Commonwealth Youth Development Index (YDI) provides a measure of youth development outcomes …

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