Fed up with ineffective leaders who aren’t dealing with the crises on the continent, people are coming together to launch a pan-African solidarity movement. A feature on Africans Rising, written by Kumi Naidoo, in The Guardian online, in March 2017. https://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2017/mar/26/africans-are-rising-we-can-hold-our-leaders-to-account-and-build-a-better-kind-of-future
Africans Rising launch Director Kumi Naidoo discusses the emerging movement’s origins, goals and upcoming launch with BBC producer Veronique Edwards on the BBC Focus On Africa’s Facebook Live platform, at BBC Headquarters in London.
Africans Rising’s Taye Balogun speaks with Dr. James Pope, host of “Africa Now! on Pacifica Radio’s community-sponsored station, WPFW in Washington about Africans Rising and the movement’s launch on 25 May 2017. Listen here:
The sun was going down on a long and inspiring day as the ten Nigerian participants at the Africans Rising conference gathered under an ancient Jacaranda tree on the grounds of MS-TCDC in Arusha, Tanzania. Coming from different backgrounds including academia, NGOs and trade unions, young and old, women and
Industrial development on the African continent, as in the rest of the world, needs to move away consumer capitalism; instead production should focus on meeting people’s needs rather than wants.“We should not be producing solar geysers for those that can afford the hefty price tag, we should be producing solar