The most recent stories from all Focus Campaigns.

Nigeria Adds Its Voice to AFRICOM Opposition

Several weeks ago, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) released a public objection to the presence of American soldiers in all Southern African countries under the jurisdiction of SADC. Similarly, over the past... READ MORE

South Africa Continues to Falter on HIV/AIDS

South Africa has always lagged behind in its HIV/AIDS policy, despite having a greater capacity to address health issues than any other sub-Saharan African country. Before 2003, President Thabo Mbeki’s administration denied the reality... READ MORE

Zimbabwean Archbishop, Pius Ncube, Resigns

“i have not been silenced by the crude machinations of a wicked regime” said the Bulawayo Archobishop, Pius Ncube.  He resigned from his duties as archbishop after adultery allegations by the Mugabe regime... READ MORE

Humanitarian Situation Grows Worse in DRC

In the North Kivu region of eastern DR Congo, troops loyal to General Laurent Nkunda are thought to be largely responsible for an increase in violence, according to a recent BBC News report . Since February, approximately... READ MORE

Justice Comes Slowly for Fr. Kaiser

Death came in the dark of night.  On the morning of August 24, 2000, Mill Hill Missionary Fr. Anthony John Kaiser was found mortally wounded on the side of a highway in Kenya. ... READ MORE

Wolf Can Live, But Can Darfurians?

In an April 19 article in the Washington Post , Rep Frank Wolf (R-Va) was reported as saying that “he could live with a few more weeks to see if Bashir is willing... READ MORE

Reconsidering Methods of Peacebuilding in Africa

Within the field of conflict resolution and peacebuilding, there exists a question of how present the international community ought to be in negotiations. In a recent analysis from the Council on Foreign Relations,... READ MORE

AFRICOM: Wrong for Liberia, Disastrous for Africa

by Ezekiel Pajibo and Emira Woods  Just two months after U.S. aerial bombardments began in Somalia, the Bush administration solidified its militaristic engagement with Africa. In February 2007, the Department of Defense announced... READ MORE

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