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  African Monitor (AM) will be part of this year’s World Economic Forum taking place this week from 4 till 6 September. AM, represented by Executive Director Ms Namhla Mniki, will lead discussions on Innovating for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Many of Africa’s leaders at WEF will be grappling with Africa’s current opportunities and[…]

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African Monitor hosts a Voluntary National Review (VNR) Civil Society Symposium African Monitor, in partnership with the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) and Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR), will host a symposium to give voice to civil society with South Africa participating in the United Nations (UN) Voluntary National Review (VNR)[…]

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African Monitor (AM) is among the finalists in the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Action Awards 2019 for its project named The Citizens Report. The selection process for the awards, which attracted over 2000 contestants from 142 countries, resulted in only three finalists under each of the seven categories: mobilizer, storyteller, campaigner, connector, visualizer,[…]

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While in the field collecting data, one of the youth champions working on the Citizens Report in Tanzania met a little girl by the name of Amina Rashid* (5). Amina is from a small village called Cholesamvula, outside Kisarawe town, Tanzania where the tradition of child marriage is still being commonly practiced. When asked what[…]

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Speaking as one of the patrons at the annual African Youth SDGs summit, African Monitor Director Ms. Namhla Mniki-Mangaliso had this to say: “If we do not understand how urgent and desperately needed the young voice is, just in defining what the problem is; if your voice is absent in those spaces, it means we[…]

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PRESS STATEMENT 8 November 2018 African Monitor hosts a side-event at the African Youth SDGs Summit in Accra. African Monitor (AM) will host a side-event at the 2nd annual African Youth SDGs Summit on Thursday, 8 November 2018 in Accra, Ghana. The main purpose of the side-event is to launch and present the findings of[…]

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 The date May 25 is a significant calendar day for Africans across the continent – from the southern most tip of the continent in Agulhas, the highest point of Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in the east, the long Niger River in the west, to the majestic pyramids of Egypt in the north. It is a day[…]

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African Monitor, in collaboration with Oxfam South Africa, held a two-day dialogue between the New Development Bank (NDB) and other Civil Society Organisations from 8-9 March 2018 in Johannesburg. Oxfam and AM form part of the Civil Society Organizing committee for the BRICS summit in South Africa.  These two organizations also Co-chair the New Development[…]

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