Vice President for ‘African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights on promoting Human Rights 


May 31, Nairobi:  Vice President Elsie Thomson of the ‘African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights  called on the continent to focus more on promoting human rights through proper governance.

“Today, we plant trees of human rights, justice, peace, unity and development and hope that in May 2063, we will reap the fruits and be proud to see the Africa we all dream for, and as our vision prescribes – an Africa with a viable human rights culture,” Thomson said whiles addressing a forum in Tanzania where she called for a renewed commitment and intensified efforts to accelerate human and people’s rights growth in a more sustainable and inclusive manner.

Thirty-two independent African countries met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to establish OAU to promote peace, unity and development in the continent.

Thomson, who spoke at a ceremony to commemorate the African Day at the Court premises in Arusha said the African Union, formerly the Organisation of African Unity, had registered huge achievements since its formation in

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