The Kilimanjaro Declaration

We, the citizens and descendants of Africa, as part of the Africans Rising Movement, are outraged by the centuries of oppression; we condemn the plunder of our natural and mineral resources and the suppression of our fundamental human rights. We are determined to foster an Africa-wide solidarity and unity of purpose of the Peoples of Africa to build the Future we want – a right to peace, social inclusion and shared prosperity.

Africans Rising Calls for Kenya’s President & Judiciary to Act on Graft Cases

Press release Nairobi, November 11th 2018:  Africans Rising is now calling for the President and the Judiciary to act decisively on all state officials implicated in corruption cases. The movement that champions people’s rights to peace, social inclusion, justice and shared prosperity says that the current fight against corruption is not real and must be

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Mauritanie : une manifestation des abolitionnistes « sauvagement » réprimée à Nouakchott

Aboli, criminalisé, considéré comme un crime contre « l’humanité » depuis 1980, l’esclavage reste pourtant une réalité en Mauritanie, l’un des derniers pays au monde où ce fléau est encore un phénomène de masse. Cette pratique déshumanisante est courante. Les chiffres sont effroyables. Près d’1% de la population y serait asservie, selon The Global Slavery

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Africans Rising to Launch A National Engagement Platform and A Workshop on Illicit Financial Flows in Maputo, Mozambique

Press Release Throughout the month of November 2018, Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity will hold a series of programmes that will be focused on uniting African citizens and establishing immense awareness on Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) across the African continent starting in Maputo, Mozambique. The Mozambique National Engagement Platform (NEP) will be launched on November 7th,

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Voting Instructions

Thank you for registering to vote in the first Coordinating Collective (CC) election! It’s time for you to decide the future of our Pan-African future by electing passionate leaders who will shape Africans Rising’s upcoming commitments and efforts! With 46 Coordinating Collective Nominees, Africans Rising is excited to announce that the voting will open on Tuesday, November 6th 2018

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The Coordinating Collective Electoral Roll

Voting as First Name/S SURNAME Nationality Organisation Name Organisation A.J.X. ASSOCIATION JAPPALÉ XALEYI Senegal A.J.X. Organisation Abanda Marcel BUNGONG Cameroon JUSTICE ASSEMBLY NETWORK (JAN) Individual Abayomi ODEWALE Nigeria Individual Abayomi SARUMI Nigeria Organisation Abdahafeez Abdallh Abaker HAG ASWAD سودان DIVERSITY FOR ART AND DEVELOPMENT Individual Abdel Razak TRAORE1 France AB DEL CASTRO Individual Abdellah KHAYYA

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Paul Biya’s “Re-Election” and African Integration

Paul Biya recently won his seventh term. Biya, who is 85 years old, has been the president of Cameroon since 1982. Despite the horrendous human rights abuses that the government of Cameroon inflicts on its own citizens, the United States decided to release astatement congratulating Cameroon for having “largely peaceful elections”. The same statement concluded: “With

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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 constructions.