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Bush to Africa Press Call Transcript

AFJN took part in organizing a Press Call before President Bush made his trip to Africa from February 15th-21st. It was an attempt, by several US-based and Africa-based NGO’s to raise the issues... READ MORE

AFJN Releases Statement on Kenya

(Washington, DC) – Africa Faith and Justice Network is both saddened and incensed by the news reports and stories coming out of Kenya. As an Africa advocacy organization, we feel it is important... READ MORE

Kenyan Election Dispute Claims Many Victims

On January 1st, 2008 people were burned in a church at Kiambaa in Eldoret town by protesters of the December 27, 2007 election results in favor of the current Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki.  ... READ MORE

D.R. Congo Brief History Profile

Feb 5, 1885 – 1908: Congo is colonized and becomes a private property of  Leopold II, King of Belgium. 1908 – 1960: Congo becomes a colony of the Belgian nation. June 24, 1960 – September 1960: Patrice Emry... READ MORE

Senator Obama Pushes for Peace in Kenya

In the midst of rallies in Iowa and café stops in New Hampshire, Senator Barack Obama has been on the phone, attempting to resolve the political crisis in Kenya that has claimed approximately... READ MORE

Fairness and Firmness in Sierra Leone Elections

The 2007 Presidential and Parliamentary elections held in Sierra Leone this year worked.   It was the second election since end of the hostilities that tore the country apart and the third multiparty election... READ MORE

No HIV/AIDS Treatment for the Children

According to the UNAIDS 2006 Report, 2.3 million children under the age of 15 live with HIV/AIDS around the world. Of those children, 2.1 million live in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2005 alone, an... READ MORE

Privatizing Violence in Africa

One of the goals of the United States’ new military command for Africa, AFRICOM, as defined by the Department of Defense (DOD) is to promote security and stability on the continent by increasing... READ MORE

Congo Voices

The issue of security in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (D.R.C) seems to be a tough puzzle to solve.  Violence has resumed since late August 2007 and many people are dying, women... READ MORE

Congo Voices

The issue of security in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (D.R.C) seems to be a tough puzzle to solve.  Violence has resumed since late August 2007 and many people are dying, women... READ MORE

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