By Ola Orekunrin, edited by Rita Murphy from Think Africa Press. The conventional path for improving healthcare is to build more hospitals and train more doctors. But could Africa speed up progress by ‘hacking’ its way to success? Governments, NGOs … Continued
What happened with Herakles Farms in Ghana? How is the community doing now? What is the prognosis for the new owner of the land? Find out by clicking here to read our report (pdf).
By AFJN Intern Erika De Leener Namibia’s ruling South West Africa People’s Organization ( SWAPO) party has delivered its promise of equal gender representation.With 51% of Namibia’s population being woman it seems only fitting that there is equal representation. Not … Continued
From October 8-10, 2014, we organized our first pilot workshop on Empowerment and Advocacy for Just Governance in Accra, Ghana. The workshop was organized in partnership with the Archdiocesan Office for Justice and Peace and Development Commission, The National Catholic … Continued
Land Grabbing Research, Awareness and Prevention in Ghana’s Volta Region is a project of the Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) funded by two Catholic religious congregations: The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate and The Adorers of the Blood of … Continued
As the international community joins hands to stop the threat of the Ebola virus, Bahati Jacques of Africa Faith and Justice Network, a Catholic advocacy organization based in Washington DC, would like to also shine some light, stop and prevent another serious … Continued
Though it is widely recognized today that land grabs are dispossessing and impoverishing rural communities across the globe, the World Bank is unwilling to change its approach. On the contrary, it is working to do more to favor investments by … Continued
Cardinal Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace at the Vatican, has called for the extension of internet and other technological facilities to rural areas in order to improve upon the quality of education in villages and … Continued