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

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Trade Union Confederation ITUC-Africa Joins Africans Rising

Africans Rising welcomes the announcement on Africa Day, by the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa), that it had joined Africans Rising. The continent’s largest organisation representing workers, ITUC-Africa has 16 million declared members and 103 affiliated trade union centres in 51 African countries. In a

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South Sudan | Artists making Peace in a War

In the midst of a civil war in South Sudan, young artists are learning the art of building a social movement, claiming civic space and empowering youth to seize their destiny. Social movements often arise out of profound, historic moments or through the work of an extraordinary, iconic leader. But

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Meet Our New Ambassadors!

MEDIA STATEMENT For Immediate Release An activist recognized by the Obama White House as a “champion of change” and a celebrated children’s author and change-maker have become the latest standard-bearers of Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity. Africans Rising, an emerging movement of people and formations, working from below

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25May2017 Action Guide

"Fed up with ineffective leaders who aren’t dealing with the crises on the continent, people are coming together to launch a pan-African solidarity movementAfricans are rising – we can hold our leaders to account and build a better kind of future." Kumi Naidoo Africa is a rich continent. It has been

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Africans Rising — Nigerian chapter inaugurated

The sun was going down on a long and inspiring day as the ten Nigerian participants at the Africans Rising conference gathered under an ancient Jacaranda tree on the grounds of MS-TCDC in Arusha, Tanzania. Coming from different backgrounds including academia, NGOs and trade unions, young and old, women and

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