Africans Rising is involved in actions and projects that are aimed to provide general support to activists throughout the continent

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PRESS RELEASE

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) leading African journalists, democracy and

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Call for applications to join the West Africa Creative Action Team (WACAT)

OPPORTUNITY! DEADLINE TODAY: Are you an experienced creative activist based in Ghana or Senegal? Yes? Then you should apply to be in the West Africa Creative Action Team (WACAT) and work with us to promote Artistic Activism in West Africa

Africans Rising Statment on the Terrorist Attack in Mali

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. 

Africans Rising Solidarity Statment with Cyclone Idai’s Victims

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 the port city that has

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Africans Rising Calls for a Stop to the Brutal Crackdown on Zimbabweans’ Peaceful Protests

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. 

Press Release: Africans Rising Condemns The Unlawful Killings in Cabo Delgado Province in Mozambique

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.

Africans Rising’s Solidarity Statement on Sudan

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. These killings and grave abuses

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Development Co-operation Report 2018

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 ambition of leaving no one behind, an

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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

    On July 31, 2018, the ECOWAS Conference of Heads of State issued a roadmap aiming to put an end to the crisis in Togo. The organization of parliamentary elections on December 20th, 2018 is one of the most pressing recommendations. However, these elections can only be held following the culmination of a process

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