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 →

#AfricansRising – A new movement for change in Africa

32 days to the start of the 2016 Grand to Grand Ultra … Greetings from Arusha in Tanzania. Today, 24 August 2016, marks an important milestone for civic action in Africa. Following two days of intense discussions and debates, more than 250 participants from 40 countries attending the #AfricansRising validation conference adopted the Kilimanjaro Declaration and... Continue Reading →

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