AfricTivistes seeks to reward young role models and actors of change to encourage emulation among all African youth. We intend, through the AfricTivistes Civic Action Prize, to honour the continent’s citizen champions.
On Wednesday, February 24th, the Niger National and Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) declared the candidate of the ruling party, Mohamed Bazoum, as the winner of the presidential election runoff with 55.75% of the votes. This outcome is disputed by the opposition candidate, Mahamane Ousmane who announced the next day his victory with 50.30%. The CENI announcement of provisional results was followed by clashes in the country and Internet disruption.