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
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
After a consultative engagement and a purposive Nominees’ engagement, Africans Rising has endeavoured to open voting for the Coordinating Collective Election to all the Africans Rising’s registered members. Every one of you has an opportunity to vote and share Africans Rising’s leadership and we are more than excited to have you join this process. You will
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
Paul Biya recently won his seventh term. Biya, who is 85 years old, has been the president of Cameroon since 1982. Despite the horrendous human rights abuses that the government of Cameroon inflicts on its own citizens, the United States decided to release astatement congratulating Cameroon for having “largely peaceful elections”. The same statement concluded: “With
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
Since the end of 2016, this Central African nation is going through a major crisis which, in its English-speaking part, pits the army against insurgents who are demanding independence from the central government. The insurgents who are demanding independence chose Buea as the “capital” of the self- proclaimed the state of Ambazonia, which is not recognised by the international community.
Africans Rising co-sponsored a Women Peace Forum which was held in Buea, Cameroon between July 31st to August 1st 2018. In partnership with the Center for Human Rights and Democracy (CHRDA) we brought together over a hundred women leaders from North West and South West Cameroon to take part in discussions on movement building, peacebuilding,
PRESS RELEASE: Africans Rising for Justice, Peace & Dignity Condemns the Extra-Judicial Execution of Women & Children by Cameroonian Soldiers and urges the government to stop the grave violations of Human Rights. Video footage of men in military gear executing women and their babies tied on their back after being blindfolded has been circulating on