Africans Rising stands with the people of Nigeria against the “Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations” Bill, also known as the Anti-Social Media Bill. The bill, which will be the focus of a Senate public hearing on 09 March 2020, would give the country’s executive government the ability to police
Since July 2018, Africans Rising has been closely working with Cameroonian women- led organizations in the organizations of mediation and peacebuilding programs for Cameroon. This time, 15 Cameroonian from all works of life will be trained in Nairobi on conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation. The five days of training will
We stand in solidarity with our people in Sudan who are in the midst of violent repression at the hands of a military force. We also condemn the foreign governments who have contributed to the violence and the corporations who benefit. We see this attack as an assault on us all
Over 100 African activists and academics from 52 of 54 African countries sign letter to Eritrean head of state Monday, 10th June 2019 DEAR MR PRESIDENT, PLEASE WELCOME US TO ERITREA AFRICAN DEMOCRACY ADVOCATES, JOURNALISTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS ASK TO VISIT THEIR INCARCERATED COLLEAGUES IN ERITREA One hundred (100)
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We cannot stand by and watch our dear children pay such a hefty cost, as a community of people who care about the prosperous future for Africa’s future generations, we must act in unity to prevent such acts of violence and tragedies from taking place.
March 21, 2019 Africans Rising for Justice, Peace & Dignity is very saddened by Cyclone Idai’s battering ramifications following its landfall in Mozambique. The tragedy continues to unfold amid weak, if not nonexistent disaster preparedness on the part of the Mozambican government. The cyclone hit Mozambique last week, Beira is
Africans Rising stands in solidarity with the people of Zimbabwe and calls on all the active forces of democracy and justice to rise in solidarity with our sisters and brothers. Our movement pledges to do the necessary to support the people of Zimbabwe and we would like to express our sincerest condolences to the families of violence victims.
Cabo Delgado is a gas-rich province and home to abundant mineral resources in Mozambique including hydrocarbons, graphite and rubies. The region, however, remains to be the least developed and the community is disadvantaged on many levels due to the lack of efficient security forces and post-mining rehabilitation.
In the past two weeks, Sudan has plunged into a dire political crisis as citizens rise and protest against difficult living conditions. The uprising has so far been met with severe repression; as of date, over 40 people have been reported killed including children as young as 12 years old.