Conference Report

We are determined to foster an Africa-wide solidarity and unity of purpose of the Peoples of Africa to build the future we want – a right to peace, social inclusion and shared prosperity. Extract from the Kilimanjaro Declaration, written and adopted at the Africans Rising Conference 23rd & 24th August 2016 MS – TCDC, Arusha,

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Africans have spoken – Reflections on the Africans Rising Conference

On 23rd and 24th August 2016, Africans rose. Two hundred and seventy-two people, from 40 countries, congregated and deliberated on citizen’s responses to the structural and systematic challenges facing the African continent. The result of this reflection was the declaration and commitment to rise and raise the profile of the African continent. The “Kilimanjaro Declaration”,

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The Kilimanjaro Declaration

We, the citizens and descendants of Africa, as part of the Africans Rising Movement, are outraged by the centuries of oppression; we condemn the plunder of our natural and mineral resources and the suppression of our fundamental human rights. We are determined to foster an Africa-wide solidarity and unity of purpose of the Peoples of Africa to build the Future we want – a right to peace, social inclusion and shared prosperity.

The Vision for Africans Rising (Early draft – August 2016)

This document is an earlier draft of the Vision document  This document was drafted during the validation conference in August 2016. The current vision document published on the 30th September 2016 after feedback from the conference, is available here. INTRODUCTION Over the past few years various global institutions and media have repeatedly referred to the phenomenon of “Africa

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