Nairobi, 21 November, 2019 / 3:45 am (ACI Africa).
A movement bringing together African youth to promote peace and unity on the continue in view of cultivating a culture of peaceful co-existence grounded on the principle of unity in diversity that guarantees development has attracted membership from some 13 African countries, the founder of the Kenya-based movement, Br. Mubanga Chilumba Davies told ACI Africa Wednesday, November 20.
“I have formed a Movement for African Youths. This Movement is called African Youths Renewal Movement (AYRM). Our Movement has Members from 13 African countries,” Zambian-born Br. Chilumba who is a member of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart (SC) told ACI Africa.
“In this Movement we do promote peace and unity of Africa because we believe that when Youths embrace peace and unity, Africa shall develop,” Br. Chilumba explained about AYRM that has attracted members from Angola, Cameroon, Chad, DR Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.
Believing in peace and unity as pillars of social and economic progress in Africa and going by the slogan “one Africa one continent one continent one Africa,” the one-year-old AYRM is guided by the vision to inspire communities in Africa “in embracing transformational ideologies for unity in our diversity for prosperity and posterity.”
“Beyond the horizons we look forward with hope to harness our diversity and become transformative agents of our time,” reads in part the mission statement of AYRM.