By Iman Mekonen Edited by Ntama Bahati The ongoing armed conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region has displaced many people into neighboring countries. According to the Los Angeles Times, at least 45,000 Ethiopian — mostly Tigrayans — have fled to neighboring Sudan. … Continued
Out of the 193 total United Nations (UN) Member states, 54 represent African countries. Only four women representing their own countries have addressed its General Assembly. This is an important forum for a head of state to not only represent their country internationally, but also to stand out by making the country’s position on issues known on an international scale.
Inspired by the African Proverb, on June 22nd and 23rd, Nigerian youth gathered online to unite in an effort to combat sexual violence. The two-day workshop, Voices for Change, sponsored by the Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) Nigeria, had over 68 youth participants who ranged from high school freshmen to university graduate students. During the workshop participants learned how to identify sexual violence, participated in advocacy training, and took action.
By Chazmine A. Moore Theodisiah Okoh is the artistic designer behind Ghana’s flag, which is no small achievement since the design influenced many other African countries’ flags such as Guinea, Cameroon, Senegal, Togo, Mali, The Republic of Congo, and more. … Continued
Mia Kilpatrick just completed her sophomore year at Wofford College. She is majoring in International Affairs and Spanish. During the 2019-2020 academic year she was able to serve as a Sophomore Delegate on Wofford’s Campus Union Assembly and was recently … Continued
The Comboni Missionaries, an AFJN Organizational Members, featured a story about our work on child protection in Nigeria. In the article “Africa Faith and Justice Network: An international organization is working hard — so children don’t have to,” Ellen Baverman … Continued