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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[…]

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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[…]

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African Monitor stands with citizens’ movements in South Africa to join the call for accountable government. African Monitor employees based in South Africa will join the planned mass action by civil society and other organisations set to take place on Friday, 07 April 2017. “Everyone has the right, peacefully and unarmed, to assemble, to demonstrate,[…]

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Quality Education Transforms Lives: A young man tells his story Sustainable Development Goal 4 is set to ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning. It is evident that quality education holds the potential to transform lives and the world at large. The issue is how to increase access to quality education[…]

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PRESS STATEMENT Leaving No One Behind dialogue – Putting the last first Thursday, 8 November 2016 Several issues affecting the poor and marginalised groups were at the forefront of discussions when Africa Monitor, in partnership with African Unite, held the Leave No one Behind (LNoB) Dialogue Session in Cape Town recently. The Leave No One[…]

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Africa Youth Day Celebrations As the late former president Nelson Mandela once said, the youth, as the future of our country, have an important part to play in shaping our new democratic constitution. In line with perhaps the sentiments expressed by South Africa’s first-ever democratic president, who himself was a formidable leader in his youth,[…]

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