Africa - peace through sports

URI Africa is divided into four zones: Southern Africa, Great Lakes, West Africa, and the Horn of Africa.

URI member groups are present in the following countries in these zones:

Great Lakes 

  • Burundi 
  • Congo
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • South Sudan
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania

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Horn of Africa     

  • Chad
  • Djibouti 
  • Ethiopia
  • Somalia
  • Sudan

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Southern Africa

  • Angola 
  • Kingdom of Eswatini
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • South Africa
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe 

Send an email to the URI staff in Southern Africa

Western Africa

  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Nigeria 
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo

Send an email to the URI staff in Western Africa

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Stories From URI Africa

6000 Trees Planted

Wildlife and Natural Resources Conservation and Rehabilitation Trust (WNRCRT), a United Religious Initiatives Cooperation Circle planted 6000 local tree seedlings along the Lilongwe-Lingadzi River catchment in Lilongwe City as one way of restoring the ecosystem and mitigating the impacts of climate change under the Greening Lilongwe City Campaign.

The Year 2024

May 2024 be a year in which we all be guided by the principle of the Golden Rule which says “ Treat others the way you want to be treated” and be the change we want to see in the world. May it also be a year for us to be the manifestation of the spirit of Ubuntu “ I am because you are”

Pillars of Hope

The Justice Desk Cooperation Circle in South Africa through the iNtsika yeThemba project organized a session with youth and guided them to increase their self-awareness by recognizing their emotions, thoughts, and how certain behaviors impacted their feelings.