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Participants at the 18th Africa Scout Conference
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Over 150 delegates from 37 National Scout Organizations in the Africa Region are meeting for the 18th Africa Scout Conference to shape the region’s policy and strategy for the next three years.

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Nairobi, 16 June 2022 – The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM Africa) and Africa for SDGs, an initiative of the My Goals Foundation, have entered a partnership to support youth-led education and innovation for sustainable development in...

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13 March 2022 - Nairobi, Kenya:  Scouts across Africa commemorated the Africa Scout Day which was established by the African Union (AU) through resolution (CM Res 1607 (LXII)) of the 62nd ordinary session of the Council of Ministers meeting on 21-23...

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Joan Wambui Kimunya, a Kenyan Rover Scout is changing the perception of young boys and girls about gender issues with a “Kijana Shujaa” (Brave Youth) project.

 

Since January 2021, she has organized focus group discussions with 55 young girls aged 9...

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Gauteng, South Africa: The Prometheus Rover Crew has been busy fighting climate change and air pollution in Gauteng by distributing Spekboom and educating Scouting members throughout the province on how to plant and care for them at various Scouting...

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Northern Region, Ghana: Isolated, cornered, and dependent on the big cities to cope with the global pandemic, some villages and rural areas in Ghana found themselves in a difficult position in the fight against COVID-19. To enable as many people as...

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Burera, Rwanda: 45 mothers from 45 households, 23 Scouts and 12 Unit Scout Leaders in Burera District in Northern Rwanda proudly graduated from the association's Agriculture, Health, and Nutrition training and are now nutrition champions in their own...

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The tropical cyclones Ana and Batsirai which started in late January 2022 have brought with them great devastation across parts of Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. From massive flooding to the destruction of homes and crop fields and...

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During the 18th Africa Scout Conference, four (4) of the eight (8) current members of the Africa Scout Committee will have completed their term which started in 2012. The retiring members are:


  1. Mr. Victor Atipagah (Ghana)
  2. Mr. Sanda...
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The 9th Africa Scout Youth Forum will take place from 21-23 August 2022 while the 18th Africa Scout Conference will take place from 25–28 in Nairobi, Kenya. The actual venues will be announced as soon as they are confirmed. Youth Forum participants...

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