Fifty-five years later – Africa is woke

by Sungu Oyoo African Liberation Day - the apex organizing moment for the Pan-African movement - is commemorated annually on 25 May to celebrate our determination as the people of Africa to free ourselves from foreign domination and exploitation. This year marked the 55th African Liberation Day since 1963 when representatives of 32 independent African... Continue Reading →

The State of Civil Society in Africa

by David Kode, Advocacy and Campaigns Lead, CIVICUS The introduction of multi-party politics in most African countries in the 1990s led to a blossoming of civil society organisations focusing on different issues affecting the lives of citizens.  However, the growth and development of civil society in most African countries, particularly those who work on issues... Continue Reading →

Africa Freedom of Information Centre – Promoting access to information in Africa

The Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) is a pan-African, membership organisation and resource centre that promotes the right of access to information (RTI) and freedom of expression (FoE) across Africa. Established in 2009, it focuses on comparative research, capacity strengthening, technical support to national advocacy initiatives as well as leading continental and global advocacy... Continue Reading →

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