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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

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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

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Togo : le peuple reprend son destin en main et renoue avec les manifestations

Depuis le 19 août 2017, le peuple togolais a amorcé une nouvelle phase de sa lutte pour le renversement de la dynastie Gnassingbé qui régente ce pays depuis plus de 52 ans. A l’appel du Parti national panafricain (PNP) de TikpiAtchadam puis de la Coalition de 14 partis politique de

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By Shalom Ametokpo | November 24, 2018 | Togo

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

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

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

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

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Voting Instructions

After a consultative engagement and a purposive Nominees’ engagement, Africans Rising has endeavoured to open voting for the Coordinating Collective Election to all the Africans Rising’s registered members. Every one of you has an opportunity to vote and share Africans Rising’s leadership and we are more than excited to have

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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.  ...

Togo: End Judicial Harassment of Pro-democracy Activists

Africans Rising, Amnesty International and Front Line Defenders call on the Togolese authorities to immediately drop all charges related to the peaceful exercise of the rights to freedom of expression, including the charges of defamation and publishing of false news, and to release all the members of Mouvement Nubueke unless they are brought to fair trial on internationally recognisable criminal charges....
By webmin | February 21, 2018 | General Activist Support, News, Togo

Togo Mission Report

During the current protests in Togo some 200 people have lost their lives, a large number have been forced to migrate (some estimates put this figure in the thousands) and a number of people have been detained and tortured by government security forces, foremost among these being the Serious Crimes Unit of the Togo Police....

Africans Rising Mission To Togo Experiences Extent of Clampdown

A pan-African delegation of activists on a fact-finding mission to Togo has found out the extent of the ongoing state clampdown on pro-democracy protests....
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