Our work includes efforts aimed at improving the ability of people and organisations to hold their governments accountable, build open governance and; end the political impunity that drives corruption.

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Code of Conduct

Purpose and Scope This Code of Conduct applies to members of the Africans Rising for Justice, Peace & Dignity The rules set forth in the Code of Conduct serve to complement the Africans Rising vision document and The Kilimanjaro Declaration. They are intended to govern the membership actions to ensure that all members of our

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Are you Keeping an Eye on the DR Congo?

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.

Elections Nominations Committee

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.

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Elections

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

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Uganda’s Slow Slide into Crisis

Growing discontent threatens the dysfunctional and corrupt political system built by President Museveni, who is now manoeuvering to extend his three decades in power by raising a 75-year age limit on presidential candidates. As security, governance and economic performance deteriorates, Uganda needs urgent reforms to avoid greater instability.

Expanding the Alliance in Uganda

In Uganda, civil society organizations are peacefully organizing against constitutional amendments that would dramatically expand the powers of the President. The government has responded with police raids and threats against NGOs it sees as the ringleaders.

Terms of Reference to Undertake a Regional Assessments

Developing a Terms of Reference to Undertake a Regional Assessment of Justice, Peace and Integrity and Mapping of key actors for equality of Justice, Peace and Integrity

Togo Mission Report

During the current protests in Togo some 200 people have lost their lives, a large number have been forced to migrate (some estimates put this figure in the thousands) and a number of people have been detained and tortured by government security forces, foremost among these being the Serious Crimes Unit of the Togo Police.

Africans Rising Mission To Togo Experiences Extent of Clampdown

A pan-African delegation of activists on a fact-finding mission to Togo has found out the extent of the ongoing state clampdown on pro-democracy protests.

We the People of Togo | Demands

We call on the Togolese government to heed the voices of your citizens, which are being raised in peaceful protests, and to engage them civil to secure lasting, just and democratic solutions to their grievances.