Solidarity Declaration by African Activists in Support of the Togolese Struggle

We, a collective of African activists from 11 countries across the continent, came together in Arusha, Tanzania to deliberate, mobilize and build solidarity for the democratic struggle of the Togolese people against the neocolonial, dynastic dictatorship of Faure Gnassingbe. A brutal dynasty that is in its 51st year of the usurpation of the power of

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Africans Rising Calls for Kenya’s President & Judiciary to Act on Graft Cases

Nairobi, November 11th 2018:  Africans Rising is now calling for the President and the Judiciary to act decisively on all state officials implicated in corruption cases. The movement that champions people’s rights to peace, social inclusion, justice and shared prosperity says that the current fight against corruption is not real and must be supported by

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Africans Rising to Launch A National Engagement Platform and A Workshop on Illicit Financial Flows in Maputo, Mozambique

Throughout the month of November 2018, Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity will hold a series of programmes that will be focused on uniting African citizens and establishing immense awareness on Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) across the African continent starting in Maputo, Mozambique. The Mozambique National Engagement Platform (NEP) will be launched on November 7th, 2018. The

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The Coordinating Collective Electoral Roll

Voting as First Name/S SURNAME Nationality Organisation Name Organisation A.J.X. ASSOCIATION JAPPALÉ XALEYI Senegal A.J.X. Organisation Abanda Marcel BUNGONG Cameroon JUSTICE ASSEMBLY NETWORK (JAN) Individual Abayomi ODEWALE Nigeria Individual Abayomi SARUMI Nigeria Organisation Abdahafeez Abdallh Abaker HAG ASWAD سودان DIVERSITY FOR ART AND DEVELOPMENT Individual Abdel Razak TRAORE1 France AB DEL CASTRO Individual Abdellah KHAYYA

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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 constructions. 

The Executive Council of the African Union moves towards dismantling the main body tasked with the protection of human rights in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA. The signatories of this statement are deeply concerned about the recent attacks on the independence of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) and the dire implication this has for human rights on the continent. In the thirty years since its establishment, the ACHPR has drawn attention to, provided redress

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