Join AFJN in welcoming our 2021 Summer Interns: Josh Schlicht and Jared Watkins
February 16, 2021 By Mariah Omer, AFJN Student Intern Divina Maloum is a young Cameroonian peace and social advocate. She is a winner of the fifteenth International Children’s Peace Prize, of 2019. Maloum was awarded for her efforts in “Promoting children’s … Continued
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
December 2, 2020By Mariah Omer, AFJN Intern Both the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) prohibit the overthrow of democratically elected governments by the process of a coup. Did their response to the recent … 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.
Fr. Thomas P. Tunney, C.S.Sp. of Bethel Park, a member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit and former member of the Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN)’s Board of Directors (2013-2017), died peacefully on October 14, 2020 at Manor Care in Whitehall, PA. He was 85 years old.
The Africa Faith and Justice Network welcomes our fall interns: Yousra Hasona, Iman Mekonen, and Mariah Omer.