Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF-SADC) Call for Committee Members to plan and coordinate the upcoming 2nd SADC Youth Parliament and SADC Youth Forum

The Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF-SADC) has opened a call for SADC Youth to apply to be Committee members to plan and coordinate the upcoming 2nd SADC Youth Parliament and the SADC Youth Forum. The call for Committee Members will be from the 16th of June 2020 till Sunday 21st June 2020 at 1600hours (CAT).…

Special Address and International Workers Day Message by African Union Commission (AUC), Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology, H.E Prof. Sarah Anyang Agbor.

To mark the International Workers Day commemorations, the SAYoF-SADC activities to honor the African Youth Health Workers were graced by the special address and message from Commissioner H.E Prof. Sarah Anyang Agbor responsible for Human Resources, Science and Technology at African Union Commission (AUC). The address was made at 1230 hours Central African Time (CAT)…

The Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF-SADC) celebrated and honored African Youth Health Workers and Volunteers on 01 May 2020 under the #OurCovidIcons campaign.

The Southern African Youth Forum (SAYoF-SADC), a Regional platform for Youth and Youth Organizations in the SADC Region under the African Union Youth Division’s #1MillionBy2021 initiative ran a campaign on 01 May 2020 on International Workers Day to honor and celebrate the Young Frontline Health Workers and Volunteers across Africa who are fighting the Coronavirus.…

Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF-SADC) to honor African Youth Health Workers and Volunteers on 01 May 2020- Workers Day

The Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF-SADC) will be celebrating Young Frontline Health Workers and Volunteers #OurCovidIcons on 01 May 2020: Workers Day. This initiative is also coming under the Engagement pillar of the African Union Youth Division’s 1 Million By 2021 initiative. Young Artists, Young Professionals, Young Politicians, Youth Activists, Youth Leaders, Students, Youth Entrepreneurs,…

Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF-SADC) selected to represent African Youth in the United Nations Major Group on Children and Youth (UNMGCY) Migration Working Group

The Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF-SADC) was selected to represent African Youth in the United Nations Major Group on Children and Youth (UNMGCY) Migration Working Group. SAYoF-SADC will be represented by two SADC representatives, Ms. Bosa Sebele from Botswana who is also the SAYoF-Botswana Country Director as well as Mr. Ronald Tatenda Magomo from Zimbabwe who is also the SAYoF Regional Advocacy and Communications Manager. These two representatives now join the Coordination team as Regional Focal Points for Africa.

Taking Innovation, Science and Technology to another level: Youth Bootcamp on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Sustainable Development in Africa

As part of activities to mark the 6th Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, 200 young people from diverse backgrounds participated during the Youth Bootcamp on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics for Sustainable Development in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe from 22-23 February 2020. With the aim to target technologies that are not usually exploited, the training…

One Year After Cyclone Idai and Kenneth: SADC Organizations’ Moment of Solution-Oriented Reflection

A network of Civic Organisations working in Southern Africa took it upon themselves to reflect on one-year after Cyclone Idai. The regional conference which is themed, “After Idai and Kenneth – Rethinking the SADC Community Disaster Preparedness, Response & Recovery Model”,  is co-organized by Southern Africa Trust (SAT), Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF), SADC Council…

Documentary of the Community Pre-Meeting on Disaster Preparedness and Climate Resilience

This Documentary captures the Pre-meeting on Disaster Preparedness and Climate Resilience proceedings of 23 December 2019 in Manicaland Province, Zimbabwe which was convened by a network of partnering National and Regional Organizations which have partnered to rethink the Disaster preparedness of Southern Africa Development Development Community (SADC) Member States and how to develop an increased…

SADC YOUTH SHAPING THE NARRATIVE ON YOUTH AND FORCED DISPLACEMENT IN AFRICA: TRENDS, CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS TOWARDS DURABLE SOLUTIONS

The Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF-SADC) Regional Co- Chair Ms. Maggie Mwape was the head of delegation for SADC youth who attended the Continental Youth Consultations on Youth and Forced Displacements in Africa: Trends, Challenges and prospects towards durable solutions that was held in Kampala, Uganda from 2-3 December 2019. The SAYOF-SADC delegation which participated…

Youth Leading Sustainable Inclusion Agenda on Transitional Justice Within SADC

Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF-SADC) country representative for Namibia and member of the Regional Executive Patience Masua noted that youth are leaders for transformation, stakeholders, stockholders, and agents of change in peace and transitional justice process. The youth leader noted this at a SADC meeting convened by the Center for Study of Violence and reconciliation…