Photo: Rafael Marques de Morais (center) with AFJN Staff and Interns at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. On Wednesday June 7th 2017 at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) at its annual Democracy Award, honored … Continued
As we mourn the loss of Mr. Ahmed Kathrada, whom passed away this March, we take the time to remember his good works and devotion to end the apartheid in South Africa and the pursuit of upholding human rights and … Continued
The House and Senate are considering steps to get rid of an anti-corruption law which, when implemented, keeps U.S. taxpayers’ money previously used for anti-corruption programs in oil, natural gas and mineral-rich foreign nations here at home to benefit American … Continued
Bahati Jacques, AFJN Policy Analyst on WPFW’s Africa Now program to discuss Land Grab in Africa and Cameroon in general.
As we fight land grabbing in Africa we are concerned about leasing land not only for agriculture, but for toxic dumping. We need to be vigilant to make sure that this does not continue to happen and that people are … Continued
On Friday March 11th, President of Angola Jose Eduardo de Santos announced that he will not be running for reelection in 2018. He did not elaborate on his decision to not run, but those who advocate for just governance in … Continued
Unknown to many is that the first and the most devastating 20th century genocide happened in Namibia. The Republic of Namibia declared its independence from South Africa on March 21, 1990. South Africa had colonized Namibia since 1915 after defeating … Continued