Please join the Advocacy Network for Africa (AdNA)* for a virtual celebration of African Liberation Day and briefing on COVID-19’s impact in Africa and the diaspora. On May 25th, Africans on the continent and in the diaspora will commemorate African Liberation Day … Continued
These are extraordinary times for humanity due to the historic global spread of the coronavirus. In Africa, health experts predict that the situation will get worse should containment measures put in place fail. Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is … Continued
By: Ntama Bahati, Policy Analyst On April 13, 2020, in a press statement, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that its “Executive Board approved immediate debt service relief to 25 of the IMF’s member countries under the IMF’s revamped Catastrophe … Continued
[Lire en Français] The Coronavirus pandemic has terrorized the world and brought us to a grinding halt. Data from COVID-19 Tracker at Johns Hopkins University indicate that over one million people have been infected worldwide and nearly 65,000 have died … Continued
[Read in English] La pandémie de coronavirus a terrorisé le monde et nous a paralysés. Le nombre de cas de Covid-19 dans le monde a dépassé un million, avec un bilan de 64.703 décès, d’après les chiffres de l’université américaine … Continued
Nine organizations and 103 individuals signed the letter to the Hon. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa demanding a decisive response to the recurring attacks against foreign nationals living in South Africa. Click here to read the letter. Below are … Continued
On October 3, 2019, South African Embassy in Washington DC warmly welcomed a delegation from Advocacy Network for Africa (AdNA) comprising of civil society organizations in the Washington Metro Area with interest in Africa, to engage issues surrounding violence against … Continued
We raise the tone against xenophobia with all our energy and condemn these attacks in the strongest terms possible, as they defeat the spirit and potentialities of pan Africanism. Moreover, this cyclical violence deters developments that includes African Continental Free Trade agreements which protect freedom of movement of the people as well as the right to the security of person as protected under the constitution of South Africa; the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights; and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which South African is signatory to.
A statement issued by Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SABC) Justice and Peace Commission on September 12, 2019 denounced the epidemic of violence against women, and “expressed outraged by the high levels of intentional killings of women and girls reported … Continued
Pope Francis “urged an estimated 60,000 Mozambicans to continue on the path of post-civil war reconciliation.” According to The Straits Times, “he warned that progress in peace was not a given and that there were fears that ‘past wounds will reopen and reverse the progress already made toward peace’, as in Cabo Delgado”.