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AFJN’s First Empowerment Project Workshop-Ghana

In October, AFJN held its first Empowerment Project workshop in Accra, Ghana. Click Read More to read the report and find out more about the Empowerment Project.
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African Bishops Urge the Church to Engage in the Transformation of Society

On February 16, 2013 the Symposium of the Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) issued a pastoral letter titled “Governance, Common Good, and Democratic Transitions in Africa” calling on the Church to be fully involved in an “in-depth transformation of our society.”
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Update on the Empower Africa Project

From the end of September to early October 2013, I was in Accra, Ghana for a series of meetings at the continental headquarters of the Catholic Bishops in Africa and with Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle of Accra. The meeting highlighted the importance of taking practical steps to empower African communities to harness their resources to build a bright future.
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The Challenges of Human Trafficking in Nigeria

One of the major problems in Nigeria is transnational human trafficking. Women, primarily from Benin City in Edo State are trafficked to Italy and other European countries for exploitation purposes. It is estimated... READ MORE

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