In 2015, world leaders came together and adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development in a historic summit held in New York. The SDGs, also known as Global Goals, aim to end all forms of poverty. These Goals call for action by all countries, poor, rich and middle-income to[…]
“Young people have the power to have the kind of nations, continents and world they want”, says Warima Muggi
Warima Muggi (23) from Nairobi, Kenya, is one of the youth champions through African Monitor’s (AM) youth programme Voice Africa’s Future (VAF), and she is passionate about SDG 3 – which is about ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages. Below she tells her story on what propelled her to take[…]
June has been marked as youth month in South Africa, with a specific focus on 16 June, which is also known as Youth Day. The day is about paying tribute to the school pupils who lost their lives during the 16 June 1976 uprising in Soweto. This year marks the 41st anniversary of the Soweto uprising.[…]
Since 2013, African Monitor has included nearly 80 000 voices of young people across Africa, who have since lent their time to the Voice Africa’s Future programme, to pronounce the future as they see it for themselves. The voices of Africans are at the forefront of realizing Africa’s emancipation. We are united in our efforts[…]
African Monitor stands against violence against women and children African Monitor (AM) is deeply saddened by and concerned about the never-ending stream of reports of gruesome acts of violence being committed against women and children daily in South Africa. The South African Constitutions states that everyone has the right to have their dignity protected, the[…]
Africa Day is annually celebrated on May 25th throughout the world to commemorate the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), now African Union (AU) in 1963. The celebrations, among others reinforce African solidarity, unity in diversity, challenges and successes, and the economic potential of the continent and its people. History Just over a[…]
AUDIO: African Monitor Director On SA FM Have a listen to our Director Ms. Namhla Mniki-Mangaliso talking about the work that AM does, on SA FM’s OTHERWISE show with Shado Twala.