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”.
The crisis at the US border with Mexico reveals that migrants are not only coming from Latin America. The number of Africans registered by Mexican authorities tripled over the first four months of 2019. On June 16, 2019, Reporting for … Africans are increasingly coming to America through the US-Mexico border
Zimbabwe recently went through a change in government. In 2017, Robert Mugabe militarily removed via a coup that instated Emmerson Mnangagwa as the new president. The people of Zimbabwe were hopeful that Mnangagwa would restore democracy to the country, contrary … Continued