African groups decry rights violations in Sudan conflict

Pan-African civil society organisations urge the African Union’s Peace and Security Council to prioritise discussions on sexual and gender-based crimes amid the ongoing civil war in Sudan, emphasising the need for regional action to address humanitarian crises and ensure justice. Africa Briefing A COALITION of Pan-African civil society organisations has urged the African Union’s Peace […]

Mobilizing Solidarity: Africans for the Horn of Africa Initiative Sets Strategic Course for 2024

Pan African Lawyers Union (Arusha, TZ) 25th – 27th March 2024 (Nairobi, Kenya) – In the dynamic and conflict-ridden landscape of the Horn of Africa, solidarity and advocacy initiatives play a crucial role in amplifying the voices of affected communities and catalyzing positive change. The Africans for the Horn of Africa Initiative (Af4HA) comprises of Pan […]

A Special Focus on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in the Horn of Africa 

As the world greeted International Women’s Day on 8 March, women affected by conflict in the Horn had little to celebrate. Violence against women and girls, prevalent worldwide, continues to be particularly acute in conflict settings across the region where war and instability exacerbate dynamics that enable the perpetration of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). […]

Pressure Mounts on Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity as CSOs Calls for Key Benchmarks to be met ahead of the December 2024 Elections

22 March 2024, Juba/Nairobi By Halima Ahmed Ahead of the December 2024 polls, Africans for the Horn of Africa (Af4HA) Initiative and South Sudan civil society urges the Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity (R-TGoNU) to engage in political dialogue and address outstanding issues on the preparation of the elections, emphasizing the need to restore […]