Kenya and Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia bordered by Ethiopia and Djibouti, are on the verge of diplomatic relations. The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Kenya has dispatched the envoy Philip Mundia Githiora to establish a mission in the capital … Continued
Kenya and Somalia are currently fighting at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for a specified area of 100,000 square kilometers in the Indian Ocean in which natural resources have been found. Both have engaged economically in this space and … Continued
Read Part I (Sahel region), Part II (West Africa), and Part III (North Africa) of the series. EAST AFRICA General Waldhauser began by addressing Somalia and the country’s ongoing conflict, including al-Shabaab’s ongoing violent extremism and the emergence of ISIS-Somalia in … Continued
Recently the United States has had a fiery debate over immigration issues, generally centered around the southern border shared with Mexico. However, this is not the only area of the world that ICE is cracking down on refugees and immigrants. Plenty of people from Africa are being turned around, or even deported after many years spent in the United States in legal residency.
In Africa, more than 13 million people are currently on the run in their own countries. We at Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) refuse to stand by and let this crisis remain silent much longer. Despite the obvious link … Continued
Africa was the continent hardest hit by internal displacement in 2016. Conflict and violence displaced more people in Sub-Saharan Africa than in the Middle East, according to a report released by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and the … Continued
Born in England into a Catholic family of Irish descent, Archbishop Michael L. Fitzgerald was educated by the Missionaries of Africa in Scotland, England and Ireland. He did his novitiate in the Netherlands and his theological studies along with Arabic … Continued