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
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.
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
The Mouvement Panafricain des Leaders (MPL) was born in Dakar in February 2017. Ever since then, the movement has experienced an immense deal of growth across the continent. MPL is an apolitical movement; it aspires to be a platform for the promotion of pan-Africanism. Africans Rising collaborated with MPL to organise a forum that
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On 25th May 2018, millions of Africans all over the world reaffirmed their constant love for the continent and their commitment to realising a pan-African unity. For the second year in a row, the Africans Rising movement fulfilled one of the pledges of the Kilimanjaro Declaration, that is to organise decentralized events/actions thanks to the
VIDEO: Call to Action for the 25th of May