Since 2002, Côte d’Ivoire has been paralyzed by a divide between the rebel-held North and the army-controlled South. The instability began in 1999 when General Robert Guei organized a coup to overthrow the... READ MORE
The Coalition for Africa’s Liberation and Restoration (CALAR), initiated by the Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN), was launched on Africa’s Liberation Day on May 25, 2020 to mobilize Africans on the continent and in the diaspora in order to claim their rights and dignity and protect their heritage and resources against those whose actions continue to exploit Africa, and subjects Africans at home and abroad to all forms of indignities. Sign the Declaration, Pray for African Renewal, and watch the kickoff event video here.
AFJN’s work include educating and tackling the different forms of injustice. Read about the different ways we are empowering women to fight injustice in the communities through the Women’s Empowerment Project. AFJN also has delved deeper into systemic injustice within the U.S. and abroad and the new movement sparked by George Floyd’s death. AFJN advocated for release of prisoners with minor offenses in the D R Congo and to uphold the Constitution. Read more here.
AFJN’s Women’s Empowerment Project continues to be making strides in Uganda, Nigeria, and Ghana amid COVID-19. The sisters have taken to the airwaves talking about human trafficking, domestic violence and other issues relevant to their communitties amid the pandemic. They have also hosted several online workshops including several for youth. To learn more click here.
AFJN continues in the fight against corruption by educating and advocating for increased transparency and accountability. Members of the community are being emboldened to stop paying bribes and demand integrity in their schools, businesses, communities, and governments. Learn more here.
AFJN has many projects going on to see some of the projects that we are focusing on at this time click here.
On June 16th, the world celebrated The Day of the African Child to commemorate student uprisings in Soweto, South Africa in 1976. Demanding a better quality of education, thousands of black school children took to the streets in... READ MORE
Since President Robert Mugabe began seizing white-owned farms in 1999, the country has been plunged into a state of severe economic and political decline. Though whites in Zimbabwe made up only 1% of... READ MORE
DRC: Elections to be held on 30 July, polls body says (IRIN) Independent Electoral Commission Chairman Apollinaire Muholongo Malumalu announced on Sunday that Presidential and parliamentary elections will be held on July 30th. The first elections to be... READ MORE
The World Health Organization issued a report saying about 2,000 children of HIV-positive mothers in the developing world are born with the disease on a daily basis because the mothers were not given... READ MORE