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Africans Rising

Africans Rising is a Pan-African movement of people and organisations, working for peace, justice, and dignity. Africans Rising looks to play a critical role on the continent pushing governments, business, and even established global and national NGOs to focus on challenges African’s deem critical, including demands for a fair global trading system, concrete action to address the effects of climate change and the creation and strengthening of a representative coalition to protect our natural resources and the environment.

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Pan Africanism mural in Tanzania. Photo: Michael Branz/ CC BY 2.0
Politics and Society3 weeks ago

Opinion | PanAfricanists must seek a radical cure for the open wound that is the state in Africa

Arts, Culture and Sport3 weeks ago

Grammy Awards: Africa finally has its own category – but at what cost?

Politics and Society3 weeks ago

Hage Geingob: Namibian president who played a modernising role

Zimbabwean writer Andrew Chatora awarded for land-themed novel in New York
Arts, Culture and Sport3 weeks ago

Zimbabwean writer Andrew Chatora awarded for land-themed novel in New York

Pumpjack located south of Midland, Texas.
Politics and Society4 weeks ago

Europe has plans for Africa’s resources, and not for Africa’s benefit

Nelson Mandela revisiting his cell at Robben Island prison. The image was sold to support his charitable causes. Louise Gubb/Corbis via Getty Images
Politics and Society4 weeks ago

Nelson Mandela’s personal items under the hammer in New York? Why it outraged some, and what’s at stake

Politics and Society4 weeks ago

Opinion | Julia Sebutinde — the ICJ judge whose dissenting opinion further condemned Gazans

Muhoozi Kainerugaba,
Politics and Society4 weeks ago

Opinion | The Muhoozi Project is a hoax

Arts, Culture and Sport4 weeks ago

Ghana’s looted Asante gold comes home (for now) – Asante ruler’s advisor tells us about the deal

Politics and Society1 month ago

Opinion | Kenyans caught in a dual dictatorship problem

In this instalment, Chatora uses more characters to inhabit more locales and the greater part of the book is set in his native Zimbabwe.
Arts, Culture and Sport1 month ago

Navigating Zimbabwe and her Diaspora: Through the Years Inside Harare Alcatraz and Other Short Stories

Arts, Culture and Sport2 months ago

Gone With The Blue Zodiac – A rich mosaic of the Zimbabwean cultural richness and sensibility

Young Africans could disrupt authoritarian states but they don’t – here’s why
Politics and Society2 months ago

Young Africans could disrupt authoritarian states but they don’t – here’s why

Winners of 2023 Activism Awards announced
Politics and Society2 months ago

Winners of 2023 Activism Awards announced

Pan-African progressives Africans Rising elect coordinating collective
Politics and Society3 months ago

Statement: Africans Rising commiserates with victims of Nigeria Army bombing and condemns the act by the army as barbaric

Zimbabwean writer Andrew Chatora.
Arts, Culture and Sport3 months ago

#ZimbabweLitMonth: Where the Heart is (2022)

Africans Rising condemns ongoing war in Sudan, declares Day of Solidarity (2nd December, 2023)
Politics and Society3 months ago

Africans Rising condemns ongoing war in Sudan, declares Day of Solidarity (2nd December, 2023)

Photo by Simon Maina/AFP via Getty Images
Politics and Society3 months ago

William Ruto’s first year: he promised to make life easier for Kenyans, but things got worse

Politics and Society3 months ago

$5k grants are not enough to say you’re supporting youth-led organizations

King Charles III (L) and The President of the Republic of Kenya William Ruto (R). Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage/GettyImages
Politics and Society4 months ago

British king acknowledges colonial atrocities in Kenya – here’s what could happen next

Arts, Culture and Sport3 years ago

The Village Pope has passed: remembering Tsepo Tshola, Lesotho’s musical giant

Politics and Society2 years ago

Benin’s 30m ‘Amazon’ statue honours the women warriors of Dahomey

Politics and Society1 year ago

Saudi Arabia is a modern slave hub and graveyard for African migrant workers

Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

Women behind the decks: The rise of South Africa’s female Amapiano DJs

A person reading the bible
African identities1 year ago

What does the Bible say about homosexuality? For starters, Jesus wasn’t a homophobe

Politics and Society2 years ago

Alliance High School appoints new head — the smooth transition marks a new dawn

Lifestyle2 years ago

South Africa approves the use of the Dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention

Scholar-activist W.E.B. DuBois in 1946.
African identities1 year ago

W.E.B. Du Bois, Black History Month and the importance of African American studies

Cartoon | UK High Court upholds a controversial plan to send migrants to Rwanda
Politics and Society1 year ago

Cartoon | UK High Court upholds a controversial plan to send migrants to Rwanda

Nigerian super artist Tems (Temilade Openiyi) 
Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

Nigeria and South Africa triumph at the 2023 Grammys

The art in this dossier is based on still frames from the music video ‘IMF’ by Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 (Knitting Factory Records) featuring Dead Prez’s M1, directed by Jerome Bernard and produced by Duck Factory.
Politics and Society11 months ago

Life or Debt: The Stranglehold of Neocolonialism and Africa’s Search for Alternatives

Borderless Africa: Free movement in Africa is a step towards complete decolonisation
Politics and Society12 months ago

Borderless Africa: Free movement in Africa is a step towards complete decolonisation

LGBTQ+ rights: African Union watchdog goes back on its own word
African identities11 months ago

LGBTQ+ rights: African Union watchdog goes back on its own word

Cartoon: Nigeria elections 2023
Politics and Society1 year ago

Cartoon | Nigeria elections 2023

Beyoncé performs in Dubai in 2023.
Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

Beyoncé is going on a world tour. Why she shouldn’t ignore Africa

Winky D, wearing Lionel Messi Argentina shirt
Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

Three Silences of Winky D

Ghetto Kids: what’s behind the moves of the Ugandan dance troupe that stormed the world
Arts, Culture and Sport10 months ago

Ghetto Kids: what’s behind the moves of the Ugandan dance troupe that stormed the world

Policeman Shane Naidoo, left, leads Thabo Bester from holding cells in Durban.
Arts, Culture and Sport11 months ago

Thabo Bester’s escape from a privately-run South African prison raises questions about corruption

Dr. Chifuntu smiling
African identities1 year ago

The kinky! It’s part of me

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari and Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, present the redesigned banknotes in Abuja.
Politics and Society1 year ago

Nigeria’s currency redesign and withdrawal limits: questionable policy and bad timing