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Poster announcing SIGNIS youth competition on podcast. / SIGNIS World Radio

SIGNIS Africa Calls on African Youth to Join International Radio Contest

The leadership of SIGNIS Africa, the continental branch of the global Catholic Association for Communication, SIGNIS, is encouraging African youth who have a passion in radio and digital communication to join the global network of their fellow radio enthusiasts in the international podcast contest that SIGNIS World Radio has organized.

Poster showing participants at the planned Friday, July 17 webinar. / Vatican Radio

Vatican Radio’s Africa Service Marks 70 Years of Telling Stories Beyond the Obvious

The English Africa Service of the Vatican Radio is celebrating 70 years of broadcasting in Africa, with top management of the radio asserting that its impactful storytelling continues to set it apart from other communication channels on the continent by going beyond the “negative stereotypes of conflict and suffering in Africa.”

Church Leaders in Africa Encourage “stories of hope” on World Communications Day

On the occasion of the 54th World Communications Day (WCD), Church leaders and representatives of Catholic communication entities in Africa have, in separate messages, encouraged the telling of stories of hope amid the challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic.

Health Personnel checks the temperature of a traveller in coronavirus screening at Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana. /

Church in Africa Cancels Six Major Events as Cases of COVID-19 Add Up

With deaths related to the novel coronavirus hitting over 3,000 and 64 countries, including 10 African nations confirming cases of the virus, different Church and secular events scheduled to take place on the continent have been cancelled or postponed. Below are some of the events that have been cancelled.