Various associations of Christian leaders in Africa and their global partners are calling on the African Union (AU) and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to act immediately and stop the “genocide” in Sudan’s Darfur region.
The leadership of an international alliance of Catholic development agencies in Europe and North America has faulted the partnership between the European Union (EU) and the African Union (AU) for ignoring the needs expressed by African people.
International and regional bodies including the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU) need to closely monitor the events in Sudan and record cases of violence against protestors since the October 2021 military coup in view of investigating and prosecuting perpetrators, the leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) have said.
Members of Our Land is Our Life Alliance, an entity that brings together various African civil society organizations (CSOs) and faith leaders, have decried the exclusion of local populations in the implementation of agricultural policies that affect the continent.
Members of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) have, at the end of their round-table deliberations on climate change in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, exuded confidence that the planed 26th Climate Change Conference of Partners (COP26) will yield friendly policies for the continent.
Ahead of the planned Summit of the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) leaders, representatives of various Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) and Civil Societies Organizations (CSOs) in Africa have, in a joint statement, decried the loss of touch with the agenda made during previous meetings.
The leaderships of Caritas Africa and Caritas Europe have, on the occasion of the International Day of Peace marked Monday, September 21, encouraged leaders on the two continents of Africa and Europe to adopt a new framework for European Union (EU)-Africa relations that is people-centered rather than “state-centric.”
The members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa and Madagascar have organized a series of talks, the first of its kind, targeting young people on the continent.
A year after the signing of a peace agreement between the Central African Republic (CAR) government and 14 non-state armed groups, a Cardinal who has been instrumental in the peace process in the landlocked nation says the truce has been largely kept and the violence has significantly dropped.
The African Union (AU) Continental Teacher Prize launched this year “as a means for demonstrating respect for teachers and the teaching profession, by encouraging and celebrating the committed teachers in Africa” has been won by three teachers from Ghana, Kenya, and Uganda, among them, a Catholic nun.