Africans Rising is involved in actions and projects that are aimed to provide general support to activists throughout the continent

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Africans Rising Launches the Activism in the Digital Era Program

The Internet has revolutionized the way people organize around the world to demand accountability, equality and the respect of their rights. It is now a tremendous duty for all of us to learn about how to protect our digital rights as they continue to be violated all across the continent.

Joining Forces, Sharing Power: Civil Society Collaborations for the Future

Without the support of external funding, the life expectancy of many - if not most - organizations is dramatically low. To avoid these near-choking levels of dependency, CSOs are developing creative strategies to be more self-reliant. Increasingly, we are working together with actors that are more grounded in the communities they serve rather than with traditional governments and multilateral institutions and devising collaborative methods that differ significantly from donor-recipient...

Building Effective Pan-African Solidarity between Africa and the Caribbean

Africans Rising for peace, justice, and dignity demands the immediate release and acquittal of comrade Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh. We have been blessed to count Dr. Janneh amongst our ranks, he is a decent fellow African who continues to support worthy causes across borders.   

Africans Rising Constitution

PREAMBLE Africans Rising has its roots in the Kilimanjaro Declaration which states: Africa is a rich continent. That wealth belongs to all our People, not to a narrow political and economic elite. We need to fight for economic development that is just and embraces social inclusion and environmental care. We have a right to the

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Africans Rising Demands Justice for Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh

Africans Rising for peace, justice, and dignity demands the immediate release and acquittal of comrade Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh. We have been blessed to count Dr. Janneh amongst our ranks, he is a decent fellow African who continues to support worthy causes across borders.   

Africans Rising Denounces the Assassination Of Muhammad Kirumira

Many more Ugandan citizens continue to be targeted merely because they have something different to say; their views on how the future of Uganda should look like remain as a fainting source of hope for all of us to hold on to. 

Lessons from South Sudan’s Civil War

The issue in the Sudan was not that the “Black African” south needed to be liberated from the “Arab” north. Those distinctions were the product of European and Arab imperialism in the Sudan. The issue was the lasting impact of foreign imperialism in Sudan and the only way to correct this issue is to create a new national identity. Garang’s vision is even more relevant now given that the...

Africans Rising calls for mobilisation to restore peace in Cameroon

Since the end of 2016, this Central African nation is going through a major crisis which, in its English-speaking part, pits the army against insurgents who are demanding independence from the central government. The insurgents who are demanding independence chose Buea as the "capital" of the self- proclaimed the state of Ambazonia, which is not recognised by the international community.

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The liberation of Africa remains a work in progress; we have learned a great deal from the brave fights for our nations’ independence, the Civil Rights movement’s roaring throughout the USA in the sixties, and the anti-Apartheid movements in Southern Africa. This resistance history is instrumental in uplifting today’s struggles for justice, peace and dignity.

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Nomination Form

At Africans Rising, we are building a democratic peoples' movement of the future and you can be part of that future! African Rising opened the nomination process for the upcoming elections of our first Coordinating Collective (CC). Who is an African Rising?  S/he is an African or of African descent and is taking small or big

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