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.
We have seen time and time again in Africa that simply removing a dictator does not remove the institutions through which dictators maintain themselves in power. For example, N igeria is no longer under military rule, yet the military continues to commit human rights abuses in Nigeria because none of the Nigerian governments have made a serious
Africans Rising’s Taye Balogun speaks with Dr. James Pope, host of “Africa Now! on Pacifica Radio’s community-sponsored station, WPFW in Washington about Africans Rising and the movement’s launch on 25 May 2017. Listen here:
Africa loses up to $70 billion a year through illicit financial flows — the illegal movement of money out of Africa countries, mostly by transnational corporations. As the World Bank and IMF meet in Washington for their annual Spring meetings, Africans Rising asks: what are they doing to help stop transnational corporations from cheating African
H.E. President Yahya JammehAfricans Rising, a Pan-African Movement of people and formations, working for peace, justice and dignity congratulates the people of The Gambia upon a successful and peaceful election on 1st December, 2016. However, Africans Rising strongly and without any reservation condemns your action of annulling the results of the election. The annulment is
As Head of Movement your task is to build on the consensus points of Africans Rising to date and inspire the building of a Pan-African movement of the future.You will be part of an African team to promote and strengthen the effectiveness of African solidarity and integration, bringing together networks to build trust and cooperation
From the 20-25 of August 2016, Africans from across the continent and those in the Diaspora trooped on the East African Country of Tanzania to discuss the Africa Africans want. Many of the delegates especially those residing in the continent flew with African airlines such as Kenya Airway, branding itself as the ‘Pride of Africa,’
In 2009, one of Africa’s eminent writers Ngugi `wa Thiong’o published a book titled “Re-membering Africa”. In that book, `wa Thiong’o portrays the various historical struggles of resistance by African people against colonialism and its aftermath. He calls on all Africans to join the project of putting Africa together…a continent that has been brutally dis-membered