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Development Co-operation Report 2018

JOINING FORCES TO LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND When Member States of the United Nations approved the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2015, they agreed that the Sustainable Development Goals and Targets should be met for all nations and peoples and for all segments of society. Governments and stakeholders negotiating the 2030 Agenda backed the

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Solidarity Declaration by African Activists in Support of the Togolese Struggle

We, a collective of African activists from 11 countries across the continent, came together in Arusha, Tanzania to deliberate, mobilize and build solidarity for the democratic struggle of the Togolese people against the neocolonial, dynastic dictatorship of Faure Gnassingbe. A brutal dynasty that is in its 51st year of the usurpation of the power of

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Thousands of Africans sign a petition to challenge ECOWAS’s complicit silence over Togo’s Tragedy

  "Dictatorship is nourished by silence and inactivity." Togo Crisis Protests in Togo Togo Crisis Togo Crisis Protests in France in solidarity with Togo Protests in Togo Solidarity Residence Solidarity Residence   On July 31, 2018, the ECOWAS Conference of Heads of State issued a roadmap aiming to put an end to the crisis in

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Africans Rising Launches the Activism in the Digital Era Program

The Internet has revolutionized the way people organize around the world to demand accountability, equality and the respect of their rights. It is now a tremendous duty for all of us to learn about how to protect our digital rights as they continue to be violated all across the continent.

Joining Forces, Sharing Power: Civil Society Collaborations for the Future

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...

Building Effective Pan-African Solidarity between Africa and the Caribbean

Africans Rising for peace, justice, and dignity demands the immediate release and acquittal of comrade Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh. We have been blessed to count Dr. Janneh amongst our ranks, he is a decent fellow African who continues to support worthy causes across borders.   

Africans Rising Constitution

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

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Africans Rising Demands Justice for Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh

Africans Rising for peace, justice, and dignity demands the immediate release and acquittal of comrade Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh. We have been blessed to count Dr. Janneh amongst our ranks, he is a decent fellow African who continues to support worthy causes across borders.   

Africans Rising Denounces the Assassination Of Muhammad Kirumira

Many more Ugandan citizens continue to be targeted merely because they have something different to say; their views on how the future of Uganda should look like remain as a fainting source of hope for all of us to hold on to. 

Lessons from South Sudan’s Civil War

The issue in the Sudan was not that the “Black African” south needed to be liberated from the “Arab” north. Those distinctions were the product of European and Arab imperialism in the Sudan. The issue was the lasting impact of foreign imperialism in Sudan and the only way to correct this issue is to create a new national identity. Garang’s vision is even more relevant now given that the...