AFJN in the News

  • AFJN Board Chair Interviewed on African Catholic Voices 22 Mar, 2023 - Sr. Nkechi Iwuoha, PHJC was interviewed on African Catholic Voices, a service by the Pan-African Catholic Theology and Pastoral Network, about her vocation of service. Sr. Nkechi serves as the Board Chair of the Africa Faith and Justice Network and as a Provincial Counselor of the American Province of the Poor Handmaid of Jesus Christ.
  • 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 […]
  • AFJN’s Sr. Eucharia Madueke interviewed about gender-based violence in Nigeria 22 Nov, 2022 - Nigerian sisters and their communities are raising awareness about violence against women and child abuse and spreading their prevention mechanisms among young people in Nigeria.
  • AFJN’s Exe. Dir. Steven Rogers interviewed on AfricaNow! 17 Nov, 2022 - Topics and Guests: Since November 6 government leaders and officials, environmental activists, other civic society activists and others have been gathering at the annual United Nations (UN) climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. UN Climate Change Conference is the 27th annual meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) of the 1992 UN climate agreement. COP27 is being held in Africa at a time the effects of climate change are all too visible to see—from the disastrous floods in Nigeria to the drought in the Horn of Africa.
  • Convocation on Climate and Hunger featured in Christianity Today 8 Nov, 2022 - Busiswa Dlamini is frustrated at the slow pace as her country confronts the effects of climate change. The Christian activist from Eswatini, the semi-arid southern African kingdom previously known as Swaziland, says as a young person, it is difficult to come up with solutions in the face of a system designed to continue the status quo.
  • AFJN’s Sr. Eucharia Madueke mentioned in Global Sisters Report 2 Nov, 2022 - The Oct. 26-28 Conrad N. Hilton Foundation global convening was an affirmation of achievements and a challenge, complete with instructive sessions, on how to continue to develop and reach goals for the more than 110 participants, mostly Catholic sisters, from 16 countries.
  • Invitation Sign on (à Signer): Letter to Pope Francis/ Lettre au Pape François Avant son voyage Reportée en Afrique 7 Jun, 2022 - Votre Sainteté, nous vous prions de mentionner ces problèmes dans votre message aux citoyens des pays hôtes, aux dirigeants politiques africains et à toutes les personnes de bonne volonté dans le monde. Faites savoir aux personnes affectées que nous ne sommes pas indifférents à leur souffrance et que nous ne souhaitons pas être complices par notre silence.
  • AFJN featured in Church of the Brethren as signer to letter for White House 30 Jul, 2021 - On July, 30th, 2021, the Church of the Brethren published an article titled “Letter encourages equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines”. AFJN is listed as one of numerous organizations that signed a letter advocating for improved COVID-19 vaccine access by the U.S.A. government.
  • AFJN mentioned in Catholic Herald on Human Trafficking in Nigeria 30 Jul, 2021 - — Uyo, Nigeria — On a sunny Tuesday afternoon in October 2012, a posh black Sport-Utility Vehicle pulled up in front of Mercy Akan’s aunt’s provision shop in Oron, a coastal city and the third largest city in Akwa Ibom.
  • AFJN featured in Global Sisters Report on educational event in Nigeria 29 Jul, 2021 - On July 29th, 2021, The Global Sisters Report published an article titled "Warning girls about the tactics of human traffickers" by Teresa Anyabuike.

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