Africa

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 
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland 
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe 

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Western Africa

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

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Stories From URI Africa

Environmental and Media Activism for Sustainable Development

The Centre for Environmental Education and Development (CEED) Taraba State Nigeria was established in February, 2003, to increase awareness about the environment and sustainable development by Mr. Raymond Nyayiti Enoch, in recognition of the role environment, education, sustainable development; rights of all people to live in it play in promoting holistic human development.

Clean Water for Generations

Global Compassion, a URI CC in Cameroon recognised the deepening marginalization towards accessibility to safe, clean water in Bamia village and was persuaded to change this through fundraising for safe water points.

URI Youth gather to honour the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

January 27th marks the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. Therefore, the Youth Connection Café for this month focused on the importance of this day, why it is important to remember the Holocaust and what the experiences of anti-Semitism look like in our world today.

Consultative Meeting To Be Held Virtually On Protection Of Sacred Sites And Cultural Heritage

Drawing on the African Union theme of 2021, ‘Arts, Culture and Heritage: Levers for Building the Africa We Want’, the AU-CIDO, AU-Interfaith Dialogue Forum, International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) and United Religions Initiative-Africa in collaboration with UNESCO will discuss the theme and the role of religious leaders, faith based institutions and interfaith organizations in the protection of sacred sites and preservation of African cultural & Traditional heritage.