The largescale transfer of wealth out of Africa drives much of today’s global affairs, and also explains much of yesterday’s. For four centuries outsiders have been plundering and carting away Africa’s natural resource wealth on an astonishing scale. The webinar will shine a light on key facets of the continuing pillaging of Africa in our time, the 21st century and will highlight how brutal this extraction remains with instigated wars, dangerous poisons, significant human and animal displacement and unsightly filth inflicting destruction on the people as well as on the fauna, flora and water sources of the once-lush environment.
A Reflection on a Three-Day Workshop for Tanzania Catholic Association of Sisters “What is burning in your heart after these days?” asked one AFJN team member following the meeting of some seventy plus TCAS (Tanzania Catholic Association of Sisters) gathered for … Continued
Africa Faith and Justice Network is one of the 176 organizations which signed a letter to the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres in effort to protect Africa’s food system against large scale agribusinesses whose aim is in part to … Continued
On July 13, 2017, the Center for American Progress (CAP) held an event titled “America’s Relationship with Africa in a New Era.” The panel’s discussion was largely centered around their reactions to the New York Times article about the Trump … Continued
Africans live on a land literally swimming in wealth yet most are impoverished by this wealth due to bad management, selfishness, lack of vision, a let-them-tell-us and let them-help us mentality and the them being anyone but Africans. This pervasive … Continued
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
Rev. Aniedi Okure, OP, Executive Director of the Africa Faith & Justice Network gave remarks at the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference plenary 2016 on the theme “Reconciliation with God, Humanity and Nature in the Year of Mercy”. Rev. Aniedi called … Continued