- Youth in Abuja Nigeria say “No” to Domestic Servitude and Child Trafficking 10 Jul, 2023 - In view of this, in March 26 and June 3, 2023, Africa Faith and Justice Network Nigeria organized a day workshop for the youths of Sacred Heart Parish, Airport and St. Kizito Parish, Kuje both in Abuja. The workshop was targeted at galvanize the energy of these youths to work together to end domestic servitude and human trafficking and to educate and sensitize them on the dangers of these vices which is predominantly harming the youths.
- Juneteenth – A Time To Reflect, Rejoice and Remember 19 Jun, 2023 - Juneteenth is a holiday of hope. A time to ease the pain, the anger and the sadness around continued racial injustice in the United States. An opportunity for us all to work to do better for ourselves, our friends and colleagues, our communities, and our children.
- A Diaspora Roundtable with Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Heath Ahead of the Sierra Leone Elections 26 May, 2023 - On May 24, 2023, the Africa Faith and Justice Network, the Healey International Relief Foundation, and the National Democratic Institute cosponsored "A Diaspora Roundtable with Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Heath Ahead of the Sierra Leone Elections." This virtual event provided prominent Sierra Leoneans in the diaspora (professionals, civil society and religious leaders, etc.) the opportunity to express their viewpoints, concerns and hopes to Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Heath ahead of his visit to the country.
- AFJN Mourns the Passing of a Fearless Warrior for Africa – Board Member Al Gbi Toe, Sr. 26 May, 2023 - May the God of our African ancestors welcome you home and grant you peaceful rest. We love you Papa Toe! We know your spirit lives on with the AFJN organization. May you intercede for our motherland. Go in peace till we meet again. Amen!
- Happy Easter! Christ is Risen! Alleluia! 9 Apr, 2023 - Faith makes all things possible.
Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believed.
Let us live out the spirit of Easter
in faith, hope, and love.
Let us continue to serve one another, living joyfully in the spirit.
May God bless you and yours, this Easter Sunday!
- Working Together to End Child and Early Marriage in Ghana and Nigeria 30 Mar, 2023 - In October 2022, AFJN WEP received a three-year grant from the Conrad Hilton Foundation (Sisters Initiative) to build the capacity of sisters and the local communities towards ending child and early marriage and domestic servitude in Ghana and Nigeria. These projects took off in Ghana and Nigeria in November and December 2022 respectively.
- Why The World should not forget the War in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 17 Mar, 2023 - We now know that the DRC's insecurity has external causes starting with its neighboring countries to the East. Rwanda and Uganda, have been accused of supporting armed groups in the DRC for their own political and economic interests, mainly fueled by international demand for DRC’s natural resources. According to S/2022/967, the Midterm Report of the UN Group of Experts published in December 2022, the United Nations has officially established that Rwanda is involved in a proxy war against the DRC in the guise of the M23 rebel group. Local and foreign armed groups have been fighting for control of territory and resources that include minerals, timber, and wildlife. This has resulted in gross human rights abuses and widespread insecurity, leading to the violent massacre of countless innocent lives and displacement of civilians.
- On International Women’s Day, AFJN Stands with African Women 8 Mar, 2023 - On March 8, 2023 International Women’s Day (IWD), Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) celebrates the achievements of all women in the world. We raise awareness about the challenges that persist, and we urge everyone to take action to drive gender parity. Today, in our ministry, we celebrate the strength and power of women worldwide, and send a resounding shoutout to the important role of Catholic nuns whose tireless passion for social justice has helped advance the rights of women in Africa for 40 years. We reaffirm that women are the center of society and familyhood, sharing with God the creative process of life, and believe that women’s rights are essentially human rights.
- Dr. Rogers’ article published in SiERRAEYE Digital Magazine on the significance African elections in 2023 30 Jan, 2023 - January 2023 Dr. Steven Nabieu Rogers’ article “Will 2023 Be The Defining Moment for Sustaining Democracy in Africa” was featured in the “maiden edition” of Sierra Eye Digital Magazine that was posted on twitter @sierraeyesalone on January 29, 2023 on page 22. Click here to read the pdf. Will 2023 Be The Defining Moment for […]
- Merry Christmas and a Blessed and Healthy 2023! 22 Dec, 2022 - Merry Christmas and happy (early) New Year from all of us at the Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN)! As we prepare to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and say goodbye to 2022, we want to use this opportunity to reflect on the many blessings we received throughout the year […]