CC MEETING SENEGAL
TIME: 1400 GMT
GUEST: BISO PEUPLE – Gauthier Muller Kasogo
- What is BISO-Peuple and who do you represent in #DRCongo? In which state are you based and what is your operational area?
- #DRCongo has just concluded Presidential and Regional Elections, what views does the BISO-Peuple have of this process?
- What is the state of government and governance in #DRCongo after the just concluded elections?
- What challenges do you face in your line of #Activism and how do you overcome the challenges to continue with the struggle?
- To achieve your objective, what are some of the activities that have planned or executed?
- #25May2019, African Liberation Day is fast approaching, what plans do you have and how will you engage the communities in #DRCongo?
- With the recent gains on release of political prisoners, what defining lesson would you share with #African movements in #Africa and the diaspora?
The current of young Congolese thinkers,
COGITO DRC, today celebrated Saturday, May 25 2019, the African day but also celebrated the one year
of existence of this young movement. During a morning of reflection, there was talk about the genesis of
the date of May 25 and the importance of celebrating it. Taking advantage of this opportunity, a
summary of the activities carried out by this current during the one year of its existence, as well as its
fight to snatch alternation at the top of the State.
COGITO DRC promises to continue its fight for the establishment of a State of Drot and also to act for
the interest of the Congolese people. Long live the African people! long live COGITO RDC!
Despite the oppression, the people will win!
“Over 100 African activists and
academics from 52 of 54 African
countries sign letter to Eritrean
head of state”
Monday, 10th June 2019
DEAR MR PRESIDENT,
PLEASE WELCOME US TO ERITREA
AFRICAN DEMOCRACY ADVOCATES, JOURNALISTS AND HUMAN
RIGHTS ACTIVISTS ASK TO VISIT THEIR INCARCERATED
COLLEAGUES IN ERITREA
One hundred (100) leading African journalists, democracy and human rights
advocates took the opportunity on Africa Day – May 25th 2019 to write an open
letter to Eritrea’s President Isaias Aferwerki. It is released today Monday 10th
June 2019. They requested the head of state an opportunity to visit their
colleagues incarcerated in Eritrea.
In a message of solidarity with all the people of Eritrea the group appreciated the
recent progress made by Eritrea in normalizing relations with Ethiopia – two of
the Horn Africa’s most vital countries. They hoped this represented the a new era
of deepening stability and prosperity in the region They beseeched the President
to maintain the momentum of opening up Eritrea after a period of isolation that
was not only a loss to Eritrea but to all of Africa. They also observed that basic
freedoms and true development go hand in hand.
Additionally they expressed concern for the hostile climate that has prevailed in
Eritrea especially for journalists, oppositionists, human rights activists and the
proponents of democracy. They observed that many Eritreans had been
incarcerated for political reasons in part creating a climate of fear that has led to
considerable migration out of the proud country. Representing a cross-section of
similar journalists and activists from across the African continent, they formally
requested to visit their incarcerated colleagues in Eritrea to express not only
their solidarity with their Eritrean brothers and sisters but to remind them that
Africa will never forget or abandon them.
For more information contact:
Rafael Marques de Morais +244 917 242 438 (WhatsApp), Portuguese and
John Githongo – +254 738 5626 620 (WhatsApp), English
Farida Nabourema – +1 240 550 0665 (WhatsApp), French and English
Mohamed Keita – +1 917 526 2237 (WhatsApp), French and English
TIME: 1400 GMT
GUEST: Ms. Fatou – Africans Rising member and Activists
1. Ms. Fatou, expound to us who you are and how you practice your activism in the
Gambia & Africa for the #African people?
2. Most recently The Gambia disposed off Yayah Jammeh a dictator who had terrorized
Gambia. How did you do this?
3. What is your experience with human trafficking and slavery in #Africa?
4. A lot of people of African descent are at the risk of human trafficking and slavery,
what are the indicators or what can one look out for to avoid failing into these traps?
5. #AfricaDay on #25May2019 is fast approaching, what plans do you have and what
do you need to actualize the plans?
6. #AfricansRising is working to establish the #AfricaWeWant. In your own words, what
is the #AfricaWeWant that you are fighting for?
7. As an African Youth leader, what lesson and key advice would you share with our
fellow youth in Africa?
Hashtags: #25May2019 #No2SlaveryInAfrica #No2Slavery #WeRise #Africa
#AfricaWeWant #ARtweetchat #ActivistaTheGambia
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