The State of the Union (SOTU) and the Southern Africa Trust (SAT) seek to hire a researcher(s) or research team/firm to conduct a research identifying key mechanisms of best practice for monitoring and coordinating full compliance to and implementation of African Union (AU) and Regional Economic Communities (RECs)[1] legal instruments and policy frameworks by African countries at the national level.

Dear Readers and Contributors

Pambazuka News Team takes its annual break from 17-31 August 2015.

We would like to thank you most sincerely for your continued support that enables us to carry insightful, sharp and thoughtful analyses, making Pambazuka News one of the largest and most influential web-based forums for social justice in the Pan-African world.


Professor Ellis was by far the most accomplished, productive and dedicated scholar of Africa of his generation, and his contribution will remain the gold standard with respect to modern scholarship on Africa.


The mobile revolution. Geopolitical power shifts. A radically altered global economy. The world is changing, and so is the way that people fight for their rights. In order to be effective, Amnesty International’s (AI) International Secretariat needs to change how we work. That’s why we’re opening a hub in Kenya. And why we need your campaigning expertise with us on the ground.


The CIHA Blog is looking for a talented freelance WordPress developer with a keen eye for design to update the blog design, customize existing themes to design specification, fix bugs in the back and front-end, and improve usability and site performance.