Mumemo Declaration: A New Pentecost for Africa

As many of our readers know, the second Africa Synod which was celebrated in Rome this past October was not an event, but a process.  That process continues and we want to share with you the latest! The Mumemo Declaration … Continued

US Position on Presidential Term Limits in Africa

On July 9, 2014, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, addressed the widespread modification of national constitutions by African leaders to enable them to constitutionally remain in power for life. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield said that U.S policy on … Continued

African Union Chooses Criminal Immunity Over Agriculture

By Melaura Homan-Smith, AFJN Program Coordinator On June 20-27 of this year the African Union met in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, for its 23rd Ordinary Session. The theme for this year, “2014, the Year of Agriculture and Food Security,” indicates that … Continued