Save the Date: AfricTivistes launches new information platform on migration issues...

AfricTivistes will be launching on Thursday, September 29th, 2022 at 11 a.m. GMT a new information platform specialised on migration issues during a webinar themed “Migration Issue: Looking Beyond Sensationalism, Politicisation and Stereotypes“. AfricTivistes’s Dialogue Migration project provides the public with a web platform where they co-produce and disseminate verified, contextualised and detailed information on […]

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Mauritania: The AfricTivistes community trains youth on leadership and civic engagement...

” Youth civic engagement, the foundation of development.” This is the subject of the workshop organised by the AfricTivistes community of Mauritania, supported by the association InnoVrim. This project, financed by the United States Embassy in Nouakchott, trained twenty (20) young people selected after a call for applications. They benefited from solid knowledge in self-management, […]

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The need to limit presidential terms...

AfricTivistes is launching the “Fridays of the MOOC on Democracy, Elections, and Governance in Africa”. This is a series of webinars on the various themes covered in its distance-learning program. The first session, facilitated by leading experts, delves into the issue of term limits. Below is the podcast  “Term limits in Africa: What roles for […]

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Save the Date: AfricTivistes launches new information platform on migration issues

Save the Date: AfricTivistes launches new inf...

AfricTivistes will be launching on Thursday, September 29th, 2022 at 11 a.m. GMT a new information platform specialised on migration issues during a webinar themed “Migration Issue: Looking Beyond Sensationalism, Politicisation and Ster

Mauritania: The AfricTivistes community trains youth on leadership and civic engagement

Mauritania: The AfricTivistes community train...

” Youth civic engagement, the foundation of development.” This is the subject of the workshop organised by the AfricTivistes community of Mauritania, supported by the association InnoVrim. This project, financed by the United Stat

The need to limit presidential terms

The need to limit presidential terms...

AfricTivistes is launching the “Fridays of the MOOC on Democracy, Elections, and Governance in Africa”. This is a series of webinars on the various themes covered in its distance-learning program. The first session, facilitated by


3rd AfricTivist Summit, return on Abidjan 2021

Discours de Cheikh Fall, Abidjan2021

Our dear Ivorian hosts,,
Dear AfricTivistes,

I would be hard pressed to address you this morning without thinking about all the lives lost to Covid-19. If 2020 tells us about the world's inability to cope with a viral pandemic, then at AfricTivistes it taught us about the uncertainty of programmatic agendas. Nothing that was planned was executed as planned, including this Summit that was to be held in Nairobi. As a genuine driving force of ideas/proposals, AfricTivistes has been able to implement many of its projects using digital technology as a tool and a field of action. Especially since digital technology has been the ideal solution for many organisations as a governance and management tool. Without the internet, the world would not have been organised to provide articulate and appropriate responses. Without the internet and smartphones, Africa would have experienced 2020 in a different way...Read More

CHEIKH FALL
- President, AfricTivises
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Save the Date: AfricTivistes launches new information platform on migration issues

Save the Date: AfricTivistes launches ne...

AfricTivistes will be launching on Thursday, September 29th, 2022 at 11 a.m. GMT a new information platform specialised on migration issues during a webinar themed “Migration Issue: Looking Beyond Sensationalism, Politicisation and Ster

Mauritania: The AfricTivistes community trains youth on leadership and civic engagement

Mauritania: The AfricTivistes community ...

” Youth civic engagement, the foundation of development.” This is the subject of the workshop organised by the AfricTivistes community of Mauritania, supported by the association InnoVrim. This project, financed by the United Stat

The need to limit presidential terms

The need to limit presidential terms...

AfricTivistes is launching the “Fridays of the MOOC on Democracy, Elections, and Governance in Africa”. This is a series of webinars on the various themes covered in its distance-learning program. The first session, facilitated by

Global consortium working to strengthen Internet Freedom

Global consortium working to strengthen ...

Strengthening digital security, increasing citizen participation, advancing respect for human rights online,… AfricTivistes’ Programmes Coordinator, Aisha Dabo, took part in the second engagement of the Greater Internet Freedom (G

Guinea transitional authorities further shrink civic space with FNDC dissolution

Guinea transitional authorities further ...

In a ministerial decree published in the evening of Monday August 8th, the Guinean Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralisation, Mory Condé, announced the dissolution of the National Front for the Defence of the Constitution (F

“Term Limits in Africa” examined from the ground up

“Term Limits in Africa” examined from th...

MOOC Fridays “Democracy, Elections and Governance in Africa AfricTivists is launching the concept of “Democracy, Elections and Governance in Africa Mooc Fridays”. This is a series of webinars on the different themes covered

Twitter’s “arbitrary” suspension in Nigeria

Twitter’s “arbitrary” suspension in Nige...

AfricTivistes acknowledges ECOWAS Court verdict, urges more proactivity in rulings On Thursday 14 July 2022, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice issued a verdict on the Nigerian government’s decision

Gaborone Declaration in Support of Constitutionalism and Democratic Consolidation

Gaborone Declaration in Support of Const...

An international Summit on Constitutionalism and Democratic Consolidation in Africa gathered in Gaborone, Botswana, from July 6 – 8, 2022, at the invitation of the Government of Botswana and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) with

Stand up, African political leaders!

Stand up, African political leaders!...

23 migrants die at the Spanish border Twenty-three people died on Friday 24 June 2022 as they tried to cross the wall between Nador in Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla in a mass attack. Images show dozens of tangled bodies, dead and

Creation of a Resource Center Against the Shrinking Civic Space

Creation of a Resource Center Against th...

CSOs Equipped Against the Weakening Democracy in West Africa The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) and its partners, Spaces for Change (Nigeria) and the Ford Foundation, launched on Thursday, May 12, 2022 a five-year project called

Aisha Dabo, Co-founder and Coordinator of AfricTivistes : “We work towards a redefinition of democracy by integrating our realities and the digital.”

Aisha Dabo, Co-founder and Coordinator o...

The Think Tank WATHI is hosting this year the seventh edition of the Think Tank Solution Meeting which is currently taking place at the Pullman Hotel, Dakar. The Co-founder and Coordinator of AfricTivistes, Aisha Dabo had the privilege of del

Adherence of AfricTivistes to the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy (IOPD)

Adherence of AfricTivistes to the Intern...

Towards a better open governance in Africa The Coordination Committee of the IOPD has approved the integration of AfricTivistes into the network of the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy (IOPD). This will provide our organis

2021-2022 Annual Report: AfricTivistes, building a united and democratic Africa

2021-2022 Annual Report: AfricTivistes, ...

Africa needs more democracy. The struggle to uphold rights and freedoms must be strengthened and adapted in the face of growing threats. In 2021, three coups d’état, numerous political crises and increasing restrictions on internet acce

ACDEG: 15 years promoting democratic principles in Africa

ACDEG: 15 years promoting democratic pri...

January 30, 2022 coincided with the 15th anniversary of the African Charter on Elections, Democracy and Governance (ACDEG). But what is the ACDEG really about? On Africa Day, May 25, 2021, a Twitter poll was launched  to measure users’ p

BURKINA FASO: AfricTivistes strongly condemns the military takeover

BURKINA FASO: AfricTivistes strongly con...

Following gunfire in several Burkina Faso barracks on Sunday, the military, united under the Patriotic Movement for Safeguard and Restoration (MPSR), seized power on Monday January 24th, 2022.  The MPSR announced on national television t

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