#AfricanLivesMatter – Justice for Elvis Nyathi

Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity is saddened by the news of the violent murder of Elvis Nyathi in South Africa. We condemn the act and call on the South African Government and the African Union to bring justice in his honor.

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Africans Rising launch report – 25May2017

Thursday, 25 May 2017 dawned like any other day everywhere on the African continent, with one minor difference, that there was in the air, considerable palpation, tension, anxiety and, energy about fulfilling a promise of the Kilimanjaro Declaration: ‘We commit to mobilising our people in Africa as we launch this Movement on the 25th May 2017, when we deepen the meaning of African Liberation Day and call on all sectors of our society to mobilise and organise events in every African country that will build the momentum towards the genuine liberation of our beautiful continent.’

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Deutsche Welle (DW) News Report on Africans Rising Launch in Bonn, Germany

On 25 May 2017, Africans Rising launched with events in more than 40 countries. One of those countries was Germany. Journalist Fred Muvunyi, an editor with the German broadcaster Deutsche

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Africans Rising on South Africa’s SABC Prime Time Evening News on 25 May 2017

On Africa Day, 25 May, The Prime Time Evening News on the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) TV hosted launch director Kumi Naidoo to talk about the movement and the launch.

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Trade Union Confederation ITUC-Africa Joins Africans Rising

Africans Rising welcomes the announcement on Africa Day, by the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa), that it had joined Africans Rising. The continent’s largest organisation

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Africans Rising Official Launch: What You Need To Know

Dear friends, fellow Africans and our sisters and brothers in the African Diaspora, For years, we have thought, spoken and dreamt about building a movement that would see AFRICANS rising,

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Africans Rising in The Guardian

Fed up with ineffective leaders who aren’t dealing with the crises on the continent, people are coming together to launch a pan-African solidarity movement. A feature on Africans Rising, written by Kumi Naidoo, in The Guardian online, in March 2017.

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Africans Rising Official Launch: What You Need To Know

Dear friends, fellow Africans and our sisters and brothers in the African Diaspora, For years, we have thought, spoken and dreamt about building a movement that would see AFRICANS rising,

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Africans Rising in The Guardian 26.03.2017

Fed up with ineffective leaders who aren’t dealing with the crises on the continent, people are coming together to launch a pan-African solidarity movement. A feature on Africans Rising, written

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Kumi Naidoo On BBC World Service On Africans Rising’s Origins, Goals and Launch

Africans Rising launch Director Kumi Naidoo discusses the emerging movement’s origins, goals and upcoming launch with BBC producer Veronique Edwards on the BBC Focus On Africa’s Facebook Live platform, at

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