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Transition to Green Energy Likely to Cause Africa “social, ecological devastation”

Jun 19, 2023

Africa is likely to experience “social and ecological devastation” if the global north transitions to the use of green energy instead of fossil fuel-based energy, an official of the Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network – Africa (JENA), a department of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM), has said.

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Let’s Join “in prayer and action for peace in Sudan”: Jesuit Entity

May 7, 2023

The Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network – Africa (JENA) is calling for “prayer and action” to bring an end to the ongoing violent conflict in Sudan, where violence between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) erupted on April 15. 

Africa’s Debt Crisis “a ticking time bomb”, Jesuit Entity Warns, Urges “bold action”

Apr 15, 2023

The debt crisis that a number of African countries are facing is “a ticking time bomb”, officials the Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network – Africa (JENA), a coalition of Jesuit NGOs working for justice and ecology in Africa, have warned. 

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Jesuits Launch Initiative to Foster Wide Access to Quality Healthcare in Africa

Jan 11, 2023

The Jesuit Conference for Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) has launched the Africa Health and Economic Transformation Initiative (AHETI) to foster wider “access to quality health care” on the continent.

Fr. Charles Chilufya addressing participants during two-day the strategy building workshop that brought together representatives of member and partner organizations of JENA in Nairobi, Kenya to discuss climate justice and integral ecology. Credit: JCAM

African Jesuit Priest Calls on Faith Leaders to “speak to hearts” Regarding Climate Matter

Jun 17, 2022

The role of faith leaders is “cardinal” in ensuring the conversion of hearts for the good of the environment, the Catholic Priest overseeing the Jesuits Justice Ecology Network Africa (JENA) has said. 

Members of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) and Lawmakers in Zimbabwe. Credit: JCAM

Jesuits in Africa Urge Zimbabweans to Track Government’s Commitment to Post-COVID Recovery

Apr 2, 2022

Members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa are calling on citizens of Zimbabwe to keep an eye on their government to ensure it fulfills its commitment toward post COVID-19 recovery. 

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Use Special Drawing Rights Allocation to Tackle “climate crisis” in Africa: Jesuits to UK

Mar 23, 2022

Members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa are calling on the United Kingdom (UK) to direct more of its International Monetary Fund (IMF) Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) allocation to combating “climate and biodiversity crisis” in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Representatives of the Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network – Africa (JENA) member organizations who met in Nairobi to discuss financing for post-COVID-19 recovery in Sub-Saharan Africa 26-27 January 2022. Credit: JENA

Africa Walking “financial tightrope”, Jesuits Say amid Calls for Global Support

Jan 28, 2022

African countries have plunged into an extreme financial crisis owing to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) have said, and called for increased global financing to support post-pandemic recovery efforts on the continent.

The Official Logo of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM)/ Credit: JCAM

Jesuits in Africa Laud Latest World Bank-facilitated Fund to “low-income countries”

Dec 24, 2021

Officials of the Jesuit Conference for Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) have lauded the international community for the latest fund to “low-income countries” in their efforts to recover from COVID-19 challenges.  

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Jesuits in Africa Advocate for “renaissance” to Encourage Investments within the Continent

Nov 25, 2021

Officials of the Jesuit Conference for Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) are calling for an “African renaissance” that would see appropriate financial regulations reinforced and policies put in place to foster investments within the African continent.

Participants of the Economy of Francesco Africa Hub Regional Meeting. Credit: ACI Africa

Two-day Youth Gathering in Nairobi Discussed Future of African Economies: Jesuit Priest

Oct 1, 2021

The future of the economy in various African nations has been at the center of a two-day youth forum organized by the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) in collaboration with the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.

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Jesuits in Africa Partner with Caritas to Address Continent’s Food Crisis

Jun 28, 2021

The leadership of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) and Caritas Africa have resolved to collaborate in empowering local communities on the continent to participate in the policy-making processes that seek to foster food security.

A poster announcing the June 22-24 Webinar on Food Sovereignty in Sub-Saharan Africa. Credit: JENA

Transforming Africa’s Food Systems “not only possibility, also a necessity”: Jesuit Priest

Jun 23, 2021

The President of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) has, at a conference on Food Sovereignty, underscored the need for Africans to have stronger and secure food systems.

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On World Refugee Day, Jesuits in Africa Urge Host Nations to Foster Refugees’ “wellbeing”

Jun 19, 2020

On the occasion of the World Refugee Day (WRD) marked June 20 since 2001, members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Africa and Madagascar are calling on nations hosting refugees “not to exclude” them in their respective “socio-economic” programs amid COVID-19 challenges.

Fr. Charles Chilufya, the Director of Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network Africa (JENA) based in Kenya and Ghanaian Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah at the launch of the “silence the guns by 2020” Campaign at the Christ the King Parish in Accra, Ghana. / Arrupe Jesuit Institute

Jesuits Laud Ghana for “relative peace” At Launch of “silencing the guns” Campaign

Mar 7, 2020

Ghana is one of the most peaceful and stable countries in Africa that has kept true the spirit of its heroes, Pan-Africanist Kwame Nkurumah and peace ambassador, Koffi Annan, members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) have observed while launching the Africa Union’s (AU) 2020 “Silencing the Guns” campaign in the West African country.