Africans Rising for Justice, Peace, and Dignity in the time of Covid-19
I talk with Coumba Toure and Lamin Mohammed about Covid19 in Senegal and in Africa.
Coumba is, writer, story-teller, member of the African Feminist Forum and the Per Ankh collective. She is a board member of TrustAfrica and an Ambassador of Africans Rising for peace justice and dignity. She has serve on the board of urgent action fund for women Africa. She is as an advisor to the Global Fund for Women and to International Development Exchange. She is a mother, a sister, and a daughter to many.
Lamin is a Gambian Human Rights Activist and is the coordinator of Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity. He was instrumental in organising widespread protests in 2017 leading to Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh’s downfall. He leads the emerging pan-African movement, Africans Rising for Justice, Peace, and Dignity. Muhammed Lamin has a track record in youth capacity development. He is someone with Pan-African vision, experience, and energy to steward a youth lead movement. Saidykhan was involved in numerous campaigns and is no stranger to mobilizing people in the streets and online especially during the #GambiaHasDecided popular mobilization. He also served as Co-Chair of ActionAid International’s Youth Working Group and as a lead Coordinator of the youth-led Activista initiative.