Technology and its use have over the years evolved into an almost inevitable tool in the work we do. However, as promising as technology might be for human life and organisation
A new research report from the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) and the Fund for Global Human Rights offers a comprehensive look at the concerning lack of collaborati
“People don’t read. They misinterpret expectations of calls for proposals. They develop their own calls and respond to it”, said the
Popoola Adejoke Glory has gained new communication techniques that have helped her to win the satisfaction of her clients and colleagues.
As expected, several Side Events and Fringe Meetings at this year's United Nations High Level Political Forum (HLPF), were focused on the Implications...
In Cameroon, the first case was recorded on March 6,
Exactly a month ago, the Kenyan government announced the first case of COVID-19 at the sprawling Dadaab refugee complex located in northeastern Kenya, sparking...
Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the world has witnessed a tumultuous couple of months. This pandemic has changed...
As Covid-19 begins to spread on the African continent, it is the moment for the Africa Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) to lead. The Africa CDC was establ
Since December 2019, the infectious disease COVID-19 has spread across the world. Africa has not been spared, but the delayed arrival of the virus on the continent has provided
With the COVID-19 pandemic threatening to overwhelm much of Africa, companies on the continent must broaden their perspective. Instead of focusing on short-term returns for owne
Although institutions of international and regional integration have chalked up major successes in recent decades, they are hardly immune from internal and external challenges.
Africa is no stranger to recent outbreaks and therefore has a foundation to combat the coronavirus, but more must be done to ensure the informal economy is included in a compreh
Most West African states recognise civil liberties in their legislation as an essential component of a strong and resilient democracy. However, in practice, West African states
My names are Nji Mabih of Cameroonian nationality. I was asked by a group of young people to write up a personal thought on the COVID -19 situation and this is w
Amongst ourselves as United World Ambassadors, we asked; ‘what is it that can be done practically during these moments of the COVID-19 crisis that the whole world is faci
Local Fundraising is a recurrent challenge for civil society actors in West Africa.
The past decade has seen considerable changes in civil society dynamics in Africa, with reductions in traditional forms of funding. In the middle-income countries shrinking spac
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also known as The Global Goals was born at the United Nations (UN) Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in 2012. The
This article[i] is based on the findings of the social cohesion and reconciliation Index (the SCORE Index), a contextual and in-depth study conducted in 2016 and 2018 in Li
Women make up about half of the world’s population, and that includes Africa. Women in the past have contributed immensely to the growth of the continent as industry shapers,
"My time at WACSI has been a great learning experience. I was able to strengthen my organisational, managerial and relational skills. It also helped build my confidence and...
NGOs in the global south often have to jump through hoops for foreign donors. They are bereft of power in many...
There is no better moment than now for civil society organisations (CSOs) to support the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). AfCFTA is about crea
Sustainability is probably the biggest threat facing civil society organisations (CSOs) today. In a recent report on CSO Sustainability Index for Sub-Saharan Africa, the United
Writing a proposal is a challenging but rewarding process that begins with an idea that morphs and evolves to completion.
Starting in November, you will notice that we have increased administrative fees for selected donation products on the Techsoup platform. We periodically review and adjust admin
Meetings are an essential part of the life of every organisation and your ability to run effective meetings with your management skills is a critical part of your success in mee
What is a Strategy Statement?
A strategy statement defines an organisation’s competitive advantage and how it wants to track the implementation of
Over the past two years, developments in Ghana have painted a dark image of press freedom in the country. They provide a stark picture of the worse
How Young people can volunteer to make the attainment of the SDGs a reality in Ghana
Ghana shares borders with three French-speaking countries, namely Togo, Burkina Faso and Cote d’Ivoire. However, most Ghanaians do not speak French.
Sixteen years after one of the most devastating civil wars in West Africa, Liberia has made impressive progress towards peace. However, despite
In January 2018, AKO Essan Emile was recruited as the West Africa Specialist of the SCORE Index and posted to Liberia. This article is based on his experience...
Child marriages are intense in low and middle-income countries. Some of the highest rates are found in Sub-Saharan Africa. West Africa has one of the highest...
A democratic nation in which good governance, justice, fairness, and transparency thrive can only be built by the collective efforts of every member of the nation...