Newsletters & Platforms


The Adilisha newsletter is informative and quarterly. This is a collection of among other things Adilisha alumni stories and experiences of their work. We take pride of our Alumni who acknowledge the usefulness of the courses we offer in improving their work. Since January, Adilisha has been undertaking the fellowship programme, conducting a learning needs assessment for upcoming courses and hosted the first movement building boot camp for LGBTI activists in East Africa.

Adilisha Newsletter


This site has been established by Fahamu to enable African CSOs to engage constructively with the African Union (AU) and its organs in the interests of promoting justice, equity and accountability through the provision of high-quality and timely information. The logo is taken from the Adinkra symbol Hwe Mu Dua, or measuring stick, the symbol of examination and quality control.

AU Monitor Website


The Change initiative works to support and nurture individuals, organizations or institutions that aspire to positively change Kenyan society. Using case studies and key concepts, the Change Framework engages users by using a number of key questions to examine their progress towards realizing the transformation they seek.

Change Initiative Website


The Emerging Powers in Africa newsletter provides a platform for African civil society actors to glean knowledge, insight and information about the comparative engagement of emerging powers in Africa. The newsletter is aimed at developing a coherent knowledge framework that can nurture a cohesive African CSO response across the continent.

Emerging Powers Newsletter


The Fahamu Pan-African Fellowship (FPAF) is a one year program that seeks to strengthen community based organisations and social movements by identifying individual community based activists with qualities of leadership and innovation, and providing them with hands-on work experience, training and development opportunities. FPAF provides opportunities for African women and men to enhance their skills, experience and deepen their theoretical and practical understanding of methods for effective advocacy and for creating meaningful change.

Fahamu Pan-African Fellowship Website


The Movement Building Boot Camp (MBBC) site is an e-learning space for African activists, with a focus on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) activists. The resources are aimed at supporting self-organised learning and exploring histories of activist thought and practice in the African region. The platform places issues of sexuality and gender - including sexual orientation and gender identity - as a critical component of broader struggles for social and economic justice, recognition, rights and transformation.

Movement Building Boot Camp Platform


Pambazuka News is produced by a pan-African community of some 2,600 citizens and organisations - academics, policy makers, social activists, women's organisations, civil society organisations, writers, artists, poets, bloggers, and commentators who together produce insightful, sharp and thoughtful analyses and make it one of the largest and most innovative and influential web forums for social justice in Africa.

Pambazuka News Website


Pambazuka Press publishes a growing list of book titles on human rights, social justice, politics and advocacy in Africa, written by well-known African academics, public intellectuals and activists. We also publish training materials on CD-ROMs to strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations in Africa to promote and protect human rights and to help them become sustainable and effective organisations.

Pambazuka Press Website


Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) is a coalition of 36 civil society organizations across the continent working to ensure that the Protocol to the African Charter on the Rights of Women in Africa remains on the agenda of policy makers and to urge all African leaders to safeguard the rights of women through ratification and implementation of the Protocol.

Solidarity for African Women's Rights Website