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African Socialist International to Meet in Nairobi, Kenya

Nov 30, 2008

The African Socialist International (ASI) will be holding its Eastern Africa Regional Conference in Nairobi, Kenya from March 15-18, 2009.

The East Africa Regional conference is the second ASI regional conference to be held in Africa with the aim of brining together African revolutionaries, progressives, individuals and groups involved in struggle for a free, united Africa to discuss and adopt the strategy and tactics of African internationalism.

The East Africa Conference is expected to bring together representatives from Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, Congo, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Cameroon, Liberia, Ghana, Guinea-Conakry, Equatorial Guinea, Mali, Senegal, Ivory Coast, South Africa, England, United States of America, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Venezuela, Honduras, and other parts of the world

The East Africa Regional Conference is also part of a an ongoing international campaign organized by the African Socialist International to unite and consolidate the separate efforts of African revolutionary movements and organizations engaged in struggle for African unity and socialism into an international process and organization capable of providing the tactics and strategies necessary to surmount the challenges confronting African unity and liberation.

The conference will mark the launch of the African Socialist International (ASI) in East Africa and establish a formidable regional structure or bureau to carryout the administrative and organizing work and activities of the ASI in the region and formalize its operations in Eastern Africa.

It will also examine the Congo crisis and the role of imperialist forces in the conflict in the Great Lakes region, the Sudan question and its implication for African unity and liberation, the challenges of the colonial boarders, African identity, the growing Chinese influence in Africa and its implications, the ongoing crisis of imperialism, the dangers of neocolonialism, reparations and the right of return for Africans dispersed around the world due to slavery, colonialism and other accompanying assaults, and other questions related to the struggle for African unity and liberation.

The conference will advance concrete recommendations to forward the uncompromising liberation and unification of Africa and African people around the world, and adopt a comprehensive Plan of Action for the building and consolidation of the African Socialist International (ASI) in Africa and other places.

For additional information contact:

Chernoh Alpha M. Bah, Director of Organization, African Socialist International,

+232-76-757924/ +232-33-213399

[email protected],


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