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Pope Francis visits African countries and professes the Gospel while calling for social justice

From September 4-10th, Pope Francis traveled to Mozambique, Madagascar, and Mauritius to encourage African people to live by the Gospel.  Africa has become and will continue to be one of the pillars of the Catholic church. According to The Washington

ACT Against Corruption: A Project to mobilize Church leaders from Christian and Muslim communities to fight corruption and promote just governance in Cameroon

“Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe makes people blind to what is right and ruins the cause of those who are innocent.” (Exodus 23:8) A project of the Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) and in partnership with

Somalia and Kenya Maritime Boundary Dispute now at the International Court of Justice

Kenya and Somalia are currently fighting at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for a specified area of 100,000 square kilometers in the Indian Ocean in which natural resources have been found. Both have engaged economically in this space and

Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy’s Green Legacy for the common good

The Prime Minister of Ethiopia challenged Ethiopians to grow millions of trees in a few hours. This is part of his campaign called “Green Legacy”. Within the first six hours, they planted 150 million trees. After twelve hours, the minister

African migrants entering the US through Mexico: a story of desperation

The crisis at the US border with Mexico reveals that migrants are not only coming from Latin America. The number of Africans registered by Mexican authorities tripled over the first four months of 2019.  On June 16, 2019, Reporting for

The Abuse behind Banana production in Cameroon

Banana is one of the fruits available every season and widely consumed in many homes in Europe, the United States and Asia. How I wish these bananas could tell the consumers the story of where they come from? A young

Revolution and Counterrevolution in Sudan

In December 2018, thousands of people took to the streets in protests responding to cuts in subsidies for bread. The protests started in a small rural town and spread to major cities. Familiar with local protests caused by poverty and