Christian Fleming

Christian was born in Rwanda, has lived in 9 African countries and currently resides in Swaziland. Over the past 5 years he has specialised in Communication, working in the entertainment, health and developmental arenas. He currently works within the African Union Commission's Youth Division in Addis Ababa as a Communication & Advocacy Associate. Chris is also a passionate young Pan-Africanist blogger and columnist who tackles various issues ranging from human rights to politics with a key focus on the African continent and its youth.

Mandela Young Leaders
Christian Fleming on 29th Aug

Some young people in today’s Africa have the opportunities that our forefathers couldn’t even dream of! In today’s...

Africa political map in black and white
Christian Fleming on 28th Jul

Too often our African continent is represented in a one sided way that misleads the world.  It’s hardly surprising that...

Internet harmful to old Generation?
Christian Fleming on 26th Jul

Last year, I had a candid conversation with a 50 something year old gentleman during a meeting. Our discussion spanned many...

Ugamda Elections
Christian Fleming on 01st Jul

Freedom is such an abstract concept that one wonders if it can ever be deduced to a single concept that is understood across...

Leadership
Christian Fleming on 25th Jun

As cool and fascinating as it sounds for one to consider themselves as ‘self-made’, it is seldom true.  I figure from...

he spread of terrorism in West Africa
Christian Fleming on 21st Jun

The state of today’s world makes me cringe and deeply terrifies me, not just for me personally but for my family and friends...

Free Social Media Icons by Vecteezy
Christian Fleming on 10th Jun

In this day and age, the use of social media for many can be likened to second nature. Unfortunately, the fact that posting...

African Dreams
Christian Fleming on 05th Jun

Greetings once again to my fellow Africans and friends of this great continent. My sincerest apologies for not sharing an...

Volunteering in Africa
Christian Fleming on 20th May

For many people on our beautiful continent that we call Africa, the act of volunteering is simply unacceptable.  In a world...

Christian Fleming on 16th May

Today I am writing to the men out there, my fellow African brothers on the continent and those flexing out in the Diaspora....

Map of africa
Christian Fleming on 08th May

Africa as a whole is known for many things. Some are true, some are not and other things depend on who you speak to.  From...

Christian Fleming on 19th Apr

Compiled by: Chris Fleming Previously on ‘Inclusive Society’:  I teamed up with Swazi LGBTI NGO ‘Rock of Hope’...

Christian Fleming on 15th Apr

Last week, we brought the transgender community into focus as part of the International Transgender Day of Visibility commemoration. In an attempt to lay down the foundations for a society that is informed and supportive, we started with taking a closer look at key terminology.  After the defining sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression and...

Christian Fleming on 06th Apr

Six days ago on the 31st of March 2016, the world commemorated the International Transgender Day of Visibility.  Due to a lack of holidays dedicated to the Transgender (Trans) community, this day seeks to celebrate transgender people and raise awareness to the different forms of ill-treatment that they face on a daily basis.  To get an in-depth perspective...

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