Cross border transfers of illegally acquired money through all forms of corruption, embezzlement, tax avoidance and tax evasion has and continues to seriously undermine Africa’s social, economic and political progress. “The estimated $88.6 billion that Africa loses annually is not … Continued
The Africa Faith and Justice Network is one of several organization who sent a letter to The Honorable Antony J. Blinken, United States (U.S.) Secretary of State, expressing the need for a U.S. Special Envoy Africa’s Great Lakes Region. The … Continued
On February 23, 2021, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria issued We Must Pull back from the Brink of Collapse, a letter to the “People of Goodwill in Nigeria.” The Bishops acknowledged the ongoing crisis in the country and warned of a “looming collapse” and failure of the “Nigerian project” if things do not change. In the letter the Bishops’ address the “serious insecurity […] loss of lives and property” and the unwillingness for those in power to act to remedy the situation. Leaders must set the example to “seek a common purpose” and exercise their “political will.”
Read the End of Year Report and learn how the Africa Faith and Justice Network managed to further in our mission even amid the COVID Pandemic.
On Thursday, a coalition of dozens of organizations, including the Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN), sent a letter to President-Elect Joseph Biden urging him to support a global response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
As groups that work on international humanitarian, development and labor issues, we were heartened to hear you announce that, as part of the future administration’s COVID19 response efforts, you are committed to strengthening U.S. global leadership to fight the pandemic.
Learn why there must be a Global Response to COVID-19 that includes Special Drawing Rights by watching this video.