Pambazuka News is a weekly electronic newsletter on social justice in Africa (www.pambazuka.org). It is published by Fahamu (www. fahamu.org), a not-for-profit organisation based in Oxford, UK and Durban, South Africa. Fahamu is committed to serving the needs of organisations and social movements that aspire to progressive social change and that promote and protect human rights. Civil society organisations have a critical role to play in defending human rights, and information and communications technologies can and should be harnessed for that cause. Fahamu is committed to enabling civil society organisations to use the internet to promote social justice. Pambazuka News is published with the help of Ford Foundation, TrustAfrica, New Field Foundation, and many individual donors.
The weekly Pambazuka News is provided free to over 15,000 subscribers and contains commentary and analysis on topical issues relating to Africa, news from social justice organisations and researched links to other news sources categorised in a variety of content areas.
`Believe me, Pambazuka News has become one of the best references on African matters.' Dembe Moussa Dembele, Director of the Forum for African Alternatives
`Many thanks for the excellent work you do.' Glenys Kinnock, Member of the European Parliament
`I am a great fan of Pambuzuka News. It addresses social concerns which engulf us in the region. Pambuzuka News motivates one to do something about the social issues around us.' National Coordinator for Community Action on the Rights of Children, Swaziland
`Pambazuka News remains the only African-centred on-line resource for researchers, development workers, proactive government workers and civil society in Africa. It is for Africans, by Africans and for the friends of Africans across the world.' Nigerian peace worker
"Despite a flurry of recent books probing the current aid system, very few have been written by authors raised and resident in developing countries. Aid to Africa: Redeemer or Coloniser? is the antidote to this - profiling the voices of sixteen writers from sub-Saharan Africa." Tim Gee, Bond, Jun 7, 2010"