Hope for a Unified Somalia

In early June of 2006, Islamic militants stormed Somalia’s capital city of Mogadishu–site of the 1993 killings of 18 American marines, captured in the movie Black Hawk Down–and wrested control from several allied warlord militias. The U.S. government, meanwhile, was … Continued

Congo Action Plan

Democratic Republic of the Congo is roughly the size of Western Europe. It’s establishment of a peaceful future is critical for the stability of the entire region. It’s difficult past leaves nothing but the hope for better days for Congolese … Continued

HIV/AIDS Policy to Protect Life

AFJN works with faith-based and other organizations to bring a comprehensive understanding of the devastation of HIV/AIDS in impoverished countries in Africa.  U.S. leaders need to be encouraged to address all aspects of the problem and implement policy to effectively … Continued

Day of the African Child

On June 16th, the world celebrated The Day of the African Child to commemorate student uprisings in Soweto, South Africa in 1976.  Demanding a better quality of education, thousands of black school children took to the streets in protest. Hundreds of children were shot and … Continued