Challenging orthodoxies in economic thinking in Africa

TrustAfrica (TA) and the Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ) are pleased to announce a three-day convening on Challenging Orthodoxies in Economic Thinking in Africa: Exploring Alternatives. The convening, which is supported by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)

  • StopTheBleeding Campaign and Consortium - Collaboration as a Strategy for Change
    StopTheBleeding Campaign and Consortium - Collaboration as a Strategy for Change

    Working through collaboration is central to our approaches at TrustAfrica. From our experience, collaboration has meant managing a complex set of relationships with like-minded groups working together to achieve common goals.

  • “Chevalier de l’Ordre national du mérite” bestowed upon Sibongile Mkhabela , a member of the TrustAfrica Board of Trustees

    Our dear colleague and friend, Sibongile Mkhabela, a member of our Board of Directors, has been honored with Chevalier de l'ordre de merite (National Order of Merit for outstanding contributions to social development), a very high distinction awarded by the Republic of France. TrustAfrica, celebrates this great achievement and has prepared a message to celebrate the accomplishment.

  • Community As A Response: Communities Organizing for their Development

    In March 2021, the World Communities Forum brought together organizations working with local communities to reflect on the past year and how Covid-19 has impacted the work that they do. TrustAfrica hosted a breakout session on “Community as a Response: Communities Organizing for their Development” on Day 1 of the virtual conference to tease out what are the enablers in supporting local communities in self-organizing for their development.

  • COVID 19: TrustAfrica promotes security sector accountability

    TrustAfrica with the support from Open Society Foundations (OSF) will be implementing a pan-African project to strengthen the voices of citizens and advocate for accountability of the security sector during and post COVID 19 lockdown measures. 

    The Security Sector Accountability (SPaCVOSSA) project will commence on May 1, 2021, until October 31, 2021 and be implemented with four civil society partners in countries distributed across different regions of the continent. 

  • 100th Anniversary Amadou Mathar Roundtables

    TrustAfrica is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Prof. Amadou Mahtar Mbow starting in March 2021. The celebration, which will be held in partnership with the members of the African political class and intellectual community as well as the good people of Senegal, will involve a series of debates and roundtables. 

  • Launch of joint RECLAIM SUSTAINABILITY! programme for inclusive and sustainable value chains
    Solidaridad, Fairfood, TrustAfrica and Business Watch Indonesia (BWI) are excited to launch our new joint programme, RECLAIM SUSTAINABILITY! Read more...
  • Community Immunity Initiative

    COVID-19 has reminded us that the fight against poverty and marginalization must be taken up with renewed vigor in Africa and globally. This is a call we should not ignore. Our collective immunity saves the world.

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TrustAfrica Board Trustee Awarded the National Order of Merit on 15 June 2021

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On 15 June 2021 TrustAfrica Board Trustee Sibongile Mkhabela – known to us at TrustAfrica as “Bong...

“Chevalier de l’Ordre national du mérite” bestowed upon Sibongile Mkhabela , a member of the TrustAfrica Board of Trustees

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