Fahamu.org – networks for social justice

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  • Fahamu.org is the progressive pan-African publisher and publishing the PAMBAZUKA NEWS – the pan-african voices for freedom and justice, also in french and portugese. (Pambazuka News’ Homepage).
  • Fahamu has a vision of the world where people organise to emancipate themselves from all forms of oppression, recognise their social responsibilities, respect each other’s differences, and realise their full potential. (Homepage).

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About us: Fahamu has a vision of the world where people organise to emancipate themselves from all forms of oppression, recognise their social responsibilities, respect each other’s differences, and realise their full potential.

Our mission – Fahamu supports the strengthening of human rights and social justice movements by:

  • promoting innovative use of information and communications technologies
  • stimulating debate, discussion and analyses
  • publishing news and information
  • developing and delivering educational courses, including by distance learning.

Our strategy – Our strategy over the next three years is to:

  • expand the forum for human rights and social justice in Africa
  • expand public awareness of human rights
  • strengthen civil society organisations
  • root Fahamu in Africa.

In the ten years of its existence, Fahamu has made a significant contribution to media and freedom of expression in Africa, using information and communications technologies. Its flagship publication, Pambazuka News, an open-access, pan-African email and online newsletter with English, French and Portuguese editions, some 15,000 subscribers and an estimated weekly readership of around 500,000, is generated predominantly in Africa. The 300th issue was published in 2007. Pambazuka provides a vital forum for vast communities in the South generally marginalised by the corporate media.

Fahamu comprises a small core of highly skilled and experienced staff based in Nairobi, Kenya; Cape Town, South Africa; Dakar, Senegal and Oxford, UK. We also have a network of associates located in Africa, UK and elsewhere. Fahamu works with a wide range of international partners … (full text about).

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