Visa Free Movement Video Contest, 2017

Travel within Africa for Africans is often fraught with difficulties. Poor interstate infrastructure and the high cost of air travel are just a few of the challenges faced by African travelers. However, the single most challenging aspect for Africans is obtaining the necessary permission to enter a country: THE VISA. Several regional and continental arrangements […]

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Media Briefing Issued by Eritrean CSO Group on Deliberation on Human Rights Situation in Eritrea at the 7th Citizens Continental Conference Held from 26 to 28 January, 2017 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  In 2016 a delegation composed of different Eritrean civic and political organizations participated in the 6th Citizens Continental Conference (CCC), where a statement with regards to the human rights situation in Eritrea was issued. This year, another delegation of Eritrean activists, namely Dr Asia Abdulkadir, Dr Bereket Berhane, Ms Helen Gebreab, Mr Michael Embaye […]

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Après Zuma: Can the African Union save itself?

  The upcoming AU Summit will be “closed”, allowing only the accredited delegations and staff to participate in and witness its deliberations. What is clear is that it will give the current class of Africa’s Heads of State a once-in-a-generation opportunity to re-shape the organization. The African Union (AU) has until its summit in Addis Ababa […]

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Launch of Policy Brief on Civil Society Space: ‘Putting Citizens’ Voice at the Center of Development: Challenging Shrinking Civic Space across Africa ‘

The African Union (AU) has set out a clear vision through Agenda 2063. It is one where the continent’s citizens are front and centre in defining their development agenda and where Africa’s resources benefit all Africans. A critical enabler of this vision is citizens’ right to organise and their ability to speak out against poverty, […]

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