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Impact of Small Arms Proliferation on Africa

The persistence and the complication of wars in Africa are partially due to small arms proliferation. The consequences of small arms on African Rwandan soldiers ending Umoja Wetu operation in D.R.Congo people due to international conflicts within Africa, rebel group activities, mercenary groups, and armed gang activities have yet to be fully measured..
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Triggers of Conflict in Africa

After the violence, death, and displacement in Kenya, it seems the leaders have finally agreed upon a power-sharing deal that placates both sides. Kenya’s conflict has now subsided from the news headlines and it is hoped that the country will begin to reestablish itself as a stable African nation.
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Africa does not need foreign aid, but reforms

In his articles The Smart Way to Fight Corruption, George B.N. Ayittey, Ph.D. shines light on the enormous amount of cash that African leaders have stolen from the people;
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AFJN Adopts Three New Focus Issues

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Global Climate Change, Global Effort

From September 5-7, 2007, the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) held its annual conference for Non Government Organizations on the theme, “Global climate change, how it impacts us all?” Utilizing AFJN’s... READ MORE

South Africa Continues to Falter on HIV/AIDS

South Africa has always lagged behind in its HIV/AIDS policy, despite having a greater capacity to address health issues than any other sub-Saharan African country. Before 2003, President Thabo Mbeki’s administration denied the reality... READ MORE

Justice Comes Slowly for Fr. Kaiser

Death came in the dark of night.  On the morning of August 24, 2000, Mill Hill Missionary Fr. Anthony John Kaiser was found mortally wounded on the side of a highway in Kenya. ... READ MORE

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