Uganda recently made history as the first country to initiate a Mobile Money & Social Media tax. A history that however further stains the cloth of freedom in this Eastern African country whose president Yoweri Museveni is the longest-serving president in the region. The 32 years rule of president Museveni has seen Uganda turn into
What is transpiring in the heart of our continent is unconscionable. We would not be worthy of the sacrifices made by our independence heroes to rid the continent of the tyranny of colonialism if we remain silent and inactive in the face of the humanitarian catastrophe unfolding in the Congo.
The world celebrates Nelson Mandela 100 birth anniversary today, July 18, 2018. Amidst a series of Pan-African movements, Africans Rising for Justice, Peace & dignity is proud to have been one of the hundred ‘Sparks of Hope’ selected by the global campaign #WalkTogether – to celebrate initiatives that work to continue the long walk to Freedom and are guided by Mandela’s legacy.
The Nominations Committee is a special committee established to oversee the Election of Africans Rising’s Coordinating Collective. The purpose of the Nominations Committee is to facilitate the nomination process. Members of this committee are Kilimanjaro Declaration signees and are active members of our movement. They cannot contest the election and signed and have no vested interest in the election process.
Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity and the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) are working to conduct the inaugural elections for the Coordinating Collective of our recently launched continental civil society movement. EISA, an independent electoral service provider, in consultation with the Movement, will assume overall responsibility for the administration of the
Oppression does not exist in isolation, and the Palestinian struggle has multiple points of intersectionality with countless struggles across the African continent for they all are struggles against a global system of the few – a system anchored on capitalism, patriarchy and dispossession.
The Israeli government has always attempted to silence the voice of Palestinians on the rise, however, such a violation of Gaza should chock us all into action and it should never be business as usual.
Help Us Mobilise Communities and Tell Stories this #25May2018 ! ROLE OVERVIEW: The Online & Offline Mobilisation Volunteer will be facilitating and leveraging various activities to mobilise citizens within his/her region for the Africans Rising between April and May, 2018. On the 25th of May, 2017, we connected with over 10 Million individuals online, and the hashtags
To the President of ChinaTo Ambassadors of China in AfricaTo the Director of CCTVTo the Producer of the Lunar Year Gala Event, As Africans, we have always been bothered by how we are portrayed in the international media. It has taken us so long, to fight and correct this persistently inaccurate narrative image, which has
Africans Rising, Amnesty International and Front Line Defenders call on the Togolese authorities to immediately drop all charges related to the peaceful exercise of the rights to freedom of expression, including the charges of defamation and publishing of false news, and to release all the members of Mouvement Nubueke unless they are brought to fair trial on internationally recognisable criminal charges.