African Faith-Based Organizations to Launch 16-Day Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Nov 26, 2020

The All African Council of Churches (AACC) and other Faith-based actors in Africa are commencing 16 days of activism across the continent to create awareness about Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV), which has reportedly skyrocketed during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Archbishop Philip Naameh, President of the Ghana Catholic
Bishops’ Conference in a handshake with President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo during a visit of the Bishops to the President at the Seat of Government. / Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC)

Ghana’s Faith-Based Groups Have “kept country going” amid COVID-19 Crisis: Government

Jul 26, 2020

A government official in Ghana has, at a presentation in parliament, acknowledged with appreciation the role of faith-based organizations saying they have “kept the country going.”

Representatives of Faith-Based Groups at a Stakeholders’ Meeting on COVID-19 Response in the Greater Accra Region at the Christ the Kind Parish, Accra on July 2, 2020. / Global Newswatch Media and Communications

Faith-Based Groups in Ghana to Work with State Agencies in Fighting COVID-19 Stigma

Jul 5, 2020

With the rise in cases of the coronavirus and reports of stigmatization against people who have tested positive for the virus, faith-based groups in Ghana have expressed their commitment to collaborating with state agencies to fight against the pandemic through massive public education and sensitization on the dangers of COVID-19.

Chairperson Kenya Christian Professionals Forum (KCPF) Anne Mbugua reading the Nairobi Declaration on behalf of faith based and civil society organizations / ACI Africa

Countering ICPD25: Faith-Based, Civil Societies Fault Summit, Obsessed with Controversies

Nov 15, 2019

At the end of the Pro-life and Family Friendly Side Events that was held in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi to counter the controversial International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25), faith-based and civil organizations made a statement, The Nairobi Declaration, faulting the entities behind the Nairobi Summit, including lack of transparency shown by blocking civil society participation and obsession with controversial issues.