“We stand in solidarity with our sisters and brothers in Togo and call on President Faure Gnassing, to immediately re-instate the 1992 Constitution and, respect the term limits for the Presidency.”
On the eve of Africa Day, 25 May, Voice Of America discussion television programme, “Straight Talk Africa” hosted Africans Rising launch director Kumi Naidoo on a panel to explore the signficance of Africa Day today. http://www.voanews.com/a/3869772.html
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.
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.
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.
We call on the Togolese government to heed the voices of your citizens, which are being raised in peaceful protests, and to engage them civil to secure lasting, just and democratic solutions to their grievances.
We are seeking for an experienced Communication and Media Coordinator 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.
We are seeking for an experienced Collaboration and Engagement Coordinator 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.
From Kenya, Uganda, DR Congo, Benin, Liberia, Senegal, Burundi to Tanzania, there is a cry for justice, peace and dignity in a continent that is rich in diversity of its people and natural resources. The cry is from activists from those countries who gathered in Arusha, Tanzania, in a pilot retreat programme for African Activists
“If you want to walk fast, walk alone. If you want to walk far, walk with together” is an African proverb that brings forth the notion of unity and of living in a community. It is a saying that resonated with many who want to engage others in their pursuit for change, so that the
16 August, 2017 Hon. Fred Matiangi, Ag. Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Internal Affairs Kenya Africans Rising, a Pan-African Movement of people and organizations, working for justice, peace and dignity, and guided by the Kilimanjaro Declaration, strongly condemns the decision by the NGO Coordination Bureau to arbitrarily de-register the Kenya Human Rights Commission and African Centre
ARUSHA, TANZANIA – A group of African human rights activists from across the continent today begin a groundbreaking new programme intended to re-energize them and their struggles. The Activist-In-Residence (AiR) programme, currently in its pilot phase, is a month-long opportunity for the activists to catch their breath, step back and take stock of their work