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
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
The liberation of Africa remains a work in progress; we have learned a great deal from the brave fights for our nations’ independence, the Civil Rights movement’s roaring throughout the USA in the sixties, and the anti-Apartheid movements in Southern Africa. This resistance history is instrumental in uplifting today’s struggles for justice, peace and dignity.