Zimbabwean activist and Zimbabwe Women in Politics Alliance Director Linda Masarira is attending the AfriqUPrising! Protest movements in Africa event which is being hosted by Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung and Deutsche Welle in Berlin, Germany.
At the event activists from Senegal and Zimbabwe, together with international experts, will analyse the following aspects: Who are the people who take to the streets and do not back down in the face of state violence? What are their motives and their visions for a better future in their countries and the continent as a whole? What are their means of expression? Are we witnessing a new “democracy from the streets”? And if so, what does this mean for external democracy support
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People at the event include Linda Masarira, Cheikh Oumar Cyrille Touré, alias Thiat, activist, Y’en a marre from Senegal, Zachariah Mampilly, Professor of Political Sciences, Vassar College, USA and Dr. Dirke Köpp, head of Deutsche Welle’s French for Africa service, Bonn.
Linda Masarira is a Zimbabwean politician and current president of a party she founded in April 2019, the Labour, Economists and African Democrats party (LEAD). Masarira is the former spokesperson for the MDC-T faction led by Thokozani Khupe a party from which she was fired... Read More About Linda Masarira