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A road leading to Macomia, a district experiencing insurgency in Mozambique's northern province of Cabo Delgado. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI)

Military in Mozambique Blocking Civilians “from fleeing” Insurgency: Catholic Peace Entity

Jan 18, 2024

Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), an entity of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC), has appealed to troops fighting insurgents in Northern Mozambique to allow those affected by the violence to flee and seek safety elsewhere.

Credit: DHPI

Uncontrolled Mining in Mozambique Could Fire Up Violence: Catholic Peace Entity

Apr 21, 2023

The Catholic Foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has warned that uncontrolled mining in Mozambique may have adverse effects on the environment and locals, and is likely to fire up unrest in the country that is already experiencing violence in Cabo Delgado Province.

Some internally displaced persons at Paquitequete beach in Pemba Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Church Fostering Fraternity between IDPs, Locals in Mozambique: Catholic Peace Entity

Aug 31, 2022

The Catholic Church is promoting fraternity between Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and locals in Northern Mozambique, the leadership of the Dennis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) has said.

Victims of militant attacks in Cabo Delgado. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Mozambicans Questioning Protection of State Officials in Attacks: Catholic Peace Entity

Mar 17, 2022

Locals in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province have raised questions concerning the protection of economic interests of senior government officials even as civilians continue to be harassed by militants in the embattled Mozambican region.

Credit Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Catholic Peace Entity Joins Voices Disputing Jihadist Narrative in Mozambican Crisis

Nov 7, 2021

The leadership of the Catholic peace foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has faulted the growing international narrative that Islamist Jihadists are behind the ongoing insurgency in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province.

Newly arrived IDP’s at Rapale in Nampula, Mozambique. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Catholic Peace Entity Raises Alarm Over New IDP Influx in Mozambican City

Oct 30, 2021

The leadership of the Catholic peace and charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), is concerned that more Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are arriving in Nampula, a city in Northeastern Mozambique amid reports that peace is returning in the embattled Cabo Delgado Province in the North.

Life slowly returning to Mocimboa da Praia in Northern Mozambique. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Relief as Life Returns to Parts of Northern Mozambique: Catholic Peace Entity

Oct 11, 2021

Photographs taken by Catholic Peace and charity foundation Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI) on various streets of Mocimboa da Praia, a town in Northern Mozambique, suggest that life is returning to the town that has been under the control of insurgents belonging to Al Sunnah wa Jama’ah for months.

A man kneels in the middle of Bamenda-Ndop- Kumbo highway in Cameroon's Northwest region. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Catholic Peace Entity Concerned about Increasing War Tactics of Cameroon’s Armed Groups

Sep 26, 2021

When war broke out in Cameroon's English-speaking North West and South West regions in 2016, the military of the Central African country mostly engaged “catapult-wielding youths” who had no training in warfare.

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Leadership of Peace Entity Condemns Targeting of Catholic Clergy in Cameroonian Conflict

Sep 7, 2021

The leadership of the peace and charity foundation, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has expressed concern over the increased kidnapping of the Catholic Clergy in Cameroon, saying that the situation is terribly impacting the Church, which is working hard to restore peace in the Central African country.

Civilians walk past burning vehicles in Elak town, Northwest Cameroon Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Cameroonians Surviving by Obeying Opposing Forces, Catholic Peace Entity Says in Report

Aug 29, 2021

Civilians in the troubled Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon are surviving each day by obeying commands from the country’s military as well as from members of the Ambazonia Restoration Forces (ARFs) so as not to appear siding with either group, a Catholic peace foundation working in the Central African nation has said.

Sr. Marines Biasibetti, Director of Mozambican Episcopal Conference Commission for Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Persons makes a presentation at an event on July 27. Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic Peace Entities Call for End to Military Approach in Mozambican Crisis

Jul 28, 2021

Experts in conflict resolution and Catholic peace entities have reported a worrying escalation of militarization in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province and urged the government of the Southern African nation to explore alternative ways to end violent conflict in the country.

Demonstrations have become common on the streets in Cameroon. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Catholic Peace Entity Calls for Change in Tact in Addressing Cameroon’s Crisis

Jul 27, 2021

Catholic peace entity, Denis Hurley Peace Institute (DHPI), has maintained its call for an alternative approach in the ongoing crisis in Cameroon’s English-speaking region, saying that the military tactic that the government is insisting upon is costing lives of many fighters on the side of the government.

A man wearing a helmet approaches a burning van in Johannesburg
Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

South Africa’s Riots Spark People’s Deep-seated Anger: Catholic Peace Entity

Jul 13, 2021

The ongoing violence in South Africa that started with riots following the jailing of the country’s former President Jacob Zuma has very little to do with the former President, the leadership of an international Catholic peace entity has told ACI Africa, adding that people are expelling their anger after many years of suffering.