MENTORSHIP: Issues on mentorship including how people could be mentored would be portrayed. Also how mentorship has helped humanity would be.

2017 LITERACY DAY-THE ROLE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IN PROMOTING LITERACY DEVELOPMENT.

Written by James Okere

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2017 LITERACY DAY-THE ROLE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IN PROMOTING LITERACY DEVELOPMENT.
On Thursday 8th September 2016, the world marked the International Literacy Day. The decision to celebrate International Literacy Day was taken by UNESCO on 7th November, 1965.

Thus on 8th September 1966 the first International Literacy Day was celebrated. The theme of 2017 International Literacy Day is Literacy in a digital world. This year’s celebration is another effort by UNESCO to create the consciousness between digital literacy and sustainability leading to societal development. This celebration is to further emphasize the great importance of literacy to individuals and society especially

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EMPOWERING THE YOUTH TOWARDS BUILDING PEACE

Written by James Okere

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EMPOWERING THE YOUTH TOWARDS BUILDING PEACE:
In 1998 a United Nations (UN) resolution proclaiming August 12th as International Youth Day was adopted during the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth. In 1999, UN General Assembly further endorsed the recommendation. On 12th August 2000, the first International Youth Day was celebrated. This celebration has continued every 12th August till date. The declaration of International Youth Day and subsequent celebrations were to create an avenue for World Youth mobilization and sensitization by countries and her institutions to become better persons in the society including in wealth creation. These sensitization spanning in areas including education, socio-economic, employment issues etc are supported by governments, civil society groups, organizations, individuals, communities at local level, national and at international levels.

The maxim, the youth as future leaders can only be achieved in an atmosphere where the youth have been inculcated with the right values of

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HOW THE YOUTH CAN BUILD THEIR FUTURE.

Written by James Okere

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HOW THE YOUTH CAN BUILD THEIR FUTURE.
Building the youth for the future is to start to let them know early in life on how to develop strong and appreciated character towards achieving success and become a person of value in the nearest future.

It further connotes the youth building themselves to become a unique person imbued with right values of life including obedience, integrity, diligent, determination etc.

In addition, values like descent dressing as well as keeping of good friends amongst the youth are sure way towards building their future; as they inculcate in them with capacity and strong networks for your greatness in life.

Therefore, factors that will help the youth to build themselves include:

THE GOD FACTOR:

The God factor charges you as a youth towards developing a praying attitude and at the same time having a right relationship with God. Napoleon Hill and C. Harold Keown

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CHALLENGES MAKES ONE A CHAMPION:

Written by James Okere

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CHALLENGES MAKES ONE A CHAMPION:
Champions are made. Champions work hard to succeed in life. To become a champion is not a day’s work. It is not an hour work. Champions are celebrated. They are celebrated because they have conquered their world. Champions are appreciated because they have developed their potentials and realize their destiny.

The book, “Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do” written by Robert Schuller is a good book to encourage one to continue to strive towards success. Champions face challenges and trials. They also face difficult situations, but they remain undaunted to the course they have chosen. To them difficulties are steps to think deep and become creative to know what to do next as to advance humanity and society.

Champions persevere in any task, and that is why they are champions. It took Noah Webster 36 years to author the Webster Dictionary. Noah Webster

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WHAT IS YOUR DREAM?

Written by James Okere

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WHAT IS YOUR DREAM?
“The greatest tragedy to befall a person is to have a sight but lack vision” ( Helen Kelly, the wonderful blind and deaf person). The import of her message is to underscore the importance of dream or vision in the life of a person. Martin Luther King Jr. is noted as the proponent of “I have a Dream”. This followed his consistent struggle to end racial discrimination in United States of America. A battle he fought tenaciously to free the world.

In his I have a dream; which gave him strength for his vision, he stated thus “I have a dream that my little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character”. His dream came to fulfillment in the year 2008, after 45 years when all Americans

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ROAD TO 2030: ERADICATING POVERTY AND ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH READING AMONGST THE YOUTHS.

Written by James Okere


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ROAD TO 2030: ERADICATING POVERTY AND ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH READING AMONGST THE YOUTHS.

In 1998 a United Nations (UN) resolution proclaiming August 12th as International Youth Day was adopted during the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth. In 1999, UN General Assembly further endorsed the recommendation. On 12th August 2000, the first International Youth Day was celebrated. This celebration has continued every 12th August till date. The declaration of International Youth Day and subsequent celebrations were to create an avenue for World Youth mobilization and sensitization by countries and her institutions to become better persons in the society including wealth in creation. These sensitization spanning in areas including education, socio-economic, employment issues etc are supported by governments, civil society groups, organizations, individuals, communities at local level, national and at international levels.

The maxim, the youths as future leaders can only be achieved in an atmosphere where the youths

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