Evolving Political Situation in Burundi

This article was originally posted on January 29th, 2009 during AFJN’s trip to Burundi and Uganda. It appeared as a blog post on justicegreatlakes.blogspot.com. Reposted here April 14th, 2009. Although many Burundians feel positive about the political shift in their … Continued

Follow Bahati and Beth in Central Africa!

AFJN Staff Members Bahati Ntama Jacques and Beth Tuckey are currently in Burundi and Uganda conducting research for our project on restorative justice. They are keeping a blog, updated every couple of days, that can be read HERE. Find out … Continued

Centre Jeunes Kamenge

This article was originally posted on January 27th, 2009 during AFJN’s trip to Burundi and Uganda. It appeared on the blog justicegreatlakes.blogspot.com. Reposted on April 14th, 2009. The Kamenge Center sits in the middle of the northern neighborhoods (quarters) of … Continued

A United States Department of Development?

By Fr. Rocco Puopolo, You’ve heard of the Department of Defense, the Department of State, Department of the Treasury, and others – what about a Department of Development? There is a buzz in the Beltway. Many NGO’s and policymakers are … Continued

Ugandan Rebels Retaliate Against Government Attack

Two weeks after the Ugandan government initiated a botched military operation against the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in DR Congo, the angered rebels initiated a string of attacks against the Congolese civilian population.  According to reports from Caritas International and … Continued

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