The Africans Rising Nominations Committee and the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) are thrilled to share with you the results of YOUR election for a Coordinating Collective (CC) for Africans Rising for Justice, Peace, and Dignity. The Africans Rising membership nominated 47 candidates from every region of the continent and the diaspora.
Mahamadou is a committed young leader and activist on environmental justice, good governance, transparency and accountability. He works with the Associative Movement of Young Age and is a member of several community initiatives engaging youth in public service including the Youth Volunteers for the Environment (JVE). He is regularly requested to represent the young people
Africans Rising for Justice, Peace & Dignity is seeking highly motivated and dedicated volunteers to help prepare and hold the very first Elections of the movement. The upcoming elections scheduled to take place from October 25 to November 7, 2018, will see the formation of the Coordinating Collective which will be playing roles similar to
As a nascent movement, we are a learning organisation and are constantly navigating the conventional action ecosystems in Africa in order to break away from what might not be impactful to our communities. The Unlearning Workshop was an opportunity for Africans Rising Interim Working Group and Core Team to unpack our vision and revisit our goals.
Africans Rising co-sponsored a Women Peace Forum which was held in Buea, Cameroon between July 31st to August 1st 2018. In partnership with the Center for Human Rights and Democracy (CHRDA) we brought together over a hundred women leaders from North West and South West Cameroon to take part in discussions on movement building, peacebuilding,
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.
PRESS RELEASE: Africans Rising for Justice, Peace & Dignity Condemns the Extra-Judicial Execution of Women & Children by Cameroonian Soldiers and urges the government to stop the grave violations of Human Rights. Video footage of men in military gear executing women and their babies tied on their back after being blindfolded has been circulating on
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.
Oppression does not exist in isolation, and the Palestinian struggle has multiple points of intersectionality with countless struggles across the African continent for they all are struggles against a global system of the few – a system anchored on capitalism, patriarchy and dispossession.
The Israeli government has always attempted to silence the voice of Palestinians on the rise, however, such a violation of Gaza should chock us all into action and it should never be business as usual.