Archbishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo of Niamey Archdiocese in Niger has called for a triduum of prayer and a day of fasting for Niger following the July 27 announcement of a coup in the West African country.
West African countries have been ravished by terrorism and cannot handle another bloodbath, Catholic Bishops in West Africa have said, and opposed any form of intervention in the Nigerian Coup that could lead to more deaths in the region.
Faith leaders in Africa are calling for large investments in various sectors including health and education in efforts to address the economic crisis on the World’s second-largest continent.
Religious leaders in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State (WES) have expressed concern about rising insecurity, and are calling on the population to remain calm.
Christian and Muslim leaders in Nigeria’s Kaduna State have appealed for neutrality on the part of religious leaders in the West African nation ahead of the country’s gubernatorial elections that have been postponed by a week.
Religious leaders in Central Equatoria State are pushing for “an intervention strategy” to help bring to an end the violent conflicts in the South Sudanese State.
Religious leaders in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State have “strongly” condemned the ongoing clashes between armed factions in Tonga town and neighboring areas in Panyikang County, a territory covered by the Catholic Diocese of Malakal.
Representatives of various Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) and Civil Societies Organizations (CSOs) in Africa have sought to educate African migrants on ways they can identify their potential traffickers.
Representatives of various Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) and Civil Societies Organizations (CSOs) in Africa have, in a joint statement, decried the “capture of African land and natural resources” by what they have called “private actors” and condemned the “impunity” enjoyed by those involved.
Religious leaders in Mali have appealed to the various stakeholders involved in the process of restoring calm in West Africa nation to “take all measures” that will guarantee “a peaceful, inclusive, and consensual transition” toward peace.
Representatives of a Christian church and Muslim community in Uganda have filed a law suit against the country over the suspension of in-person worship as part of the COVID-19 restrictions.
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.
Faith leaders in Nigeria have been cautioned against the tendency to engage in inessential matters that create a sense of competitiveness between religions.