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Take Action to End “genocide” in Darfur, Sudan: Christian Leaders to AU, IGAD

Jun 30, 2023

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. 

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EU-AU Partnership “ignores” Needs of Africans: Catholic Agencies in Europe, North America

Feb 13, 2022

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.

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Closely Monitor, Record Rights Violations in Sudan: Christian Entity to UN, AU, Others

Jan 7, 2022

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.

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African Faith Leaders, Civil Society Decry Locals’ Exclusion in World Agriculture Policies

Jun 22, 2021

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.

A poster announcing the round-table  on climate change organized by the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) in in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Credit: All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC)

COP26: Church Leaders in Africa Confident Climate Policies Will Be Friendly to Continent

May 20, 2021

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.

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Ahead of AU/EU Summit, Faith Leaders in Africa Decry Failed Promises, Specify Gaps

Feb 21, 2021

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.

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Caritas Africa, Europe Want Leaders to Put “people at the heart of peace, security efforts

Sep 21, 2020

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.”

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Why Upcoming Jesuit Inaugural Talk Series on Peace is Targeting African Youth

Jul 16, 2020

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.


In CAR, “violence has dropped dramatically”: Cardinal on 2019 Truce

Feb 25, 2020

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.

Top three African teachers, from left Ugandan Sr.Gladyce Kachope, Kenyan Eric Ademba, and Ghanaian  Augusta Lartey-Young at the inaugural Continental Teacher Prize in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on October 23, 2019 / African Union

Ugandan Nun, Kenyan Catholic among Winners of Inaugural AU Continental Teacher Prize

Oct 30, 2019

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.