Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo delivering his message to journalists participating in the World Catholic Association for Communication, SIGNIS Africa, training on ‘Effective and Efficient Reporting Migrants and Refugees". Credit: Nigeria Catholic Network

Let’s Foster “fraternal, friendly society”: Bishop to Catholic Journalists in Africa

Jul 13, 2023

Catholic journalists in Africa will be of better service to migrants and refugees if they can invest their professional skills in fostering “a fraternal and friendly society” that is guided by a welcoming spirit, the President of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) has said. 

Partipants attending the training that the African region of the World Catholic Association for Communication, SIGNIS Africa, organized in Kampala, Uganda. Credit: Sr. Adelaide Felicitas Ndilu

Cardinal Urges Africa’s Catholic Journalists to Amplify Aspirations of Migrants, Refugees

Jul 12, 2023

The Vatican-based Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (DPIHD) has urged Catholic journalists in Africa to amplify the aspirations of migrants and refugees.

A poster announcing the SIGNIS Africa workshop on reporting on Refugees. Credit: SIGNIS Africa

Catholic Journalists in Africa to Gain Skills in Planned “specialized reporting” Training

Jun 8, 2023

Catholic journalists in Africa are set to gain skills in “specialized reporting” training that is to be realized in Uganda in July.

Logo Signis Africa. Credit: Courtesy Photo

On World Communications Day, SIGNIS Africa Urges “connectedness, universal Ubuntu”

May 22, 2023

Adopting the spirit of “Ubuntu”, which is defined by the sense of belonging and the connectedness between people, can go a long way in resolving challenges in relationships across the globe, the leadership of the African region of the World Catholic Association for Communication, SIGNIS Africa, has said.

Credit: SIGNIS

SIGNIS Congress 2022 Ends with Call on Catholic Journalists to Safeguard Civilians’ Rights

Aug 19, 2022

There is need for Catholic journalists across the globe to safeguard the rights of civilians caught up in violent conflict in their professional practice, delegates of the Sixth SIGNIS World Congress 2022 have said.

Some members of the African region of the World Catholic Association for Communication, SIGNIS Africa during their congress in Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: SIGNIS

Catholic Media Entities in Africa Urged to Foster “a more inclusive, participatory Church”

Jul 18, 2022

Catholic media entities in Africa have been urged to embrace the spirit of the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality by incorporating all members of society, including “more women and young people”, in their respective governance structures. 

Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo Received an Award for excellent contribution to pastoral Communication in Africa. Credit: SIGNIS

Bishop Cautions Catholic Communicators in Africa against “disinformation ecosystem”

Jul 18, 2022

Catholic communicators in Africa have a duty to resist the influence of the contemporary propaganda networks that deliberately spread false information, the President of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) has said.

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

SIGNIS Africa Calls on African Youth to Join International Radio Contest

Feb 8, 2021

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.

A poster announcing the three-week workshop for aspiring citizen journalists in Africa. / SIGNIS Africa.

SIGNIS Africa Announces Continental Workshop for Young Catholic Journalists

Oct 13, 2020

Aspiring citizen journalists in all African countries are invited to apply for a video journalism workshop at SIGNIS-Africa, an official at the continental branch of the global Catholic Association for Communication has said.

Staff of Vatican Radio's English for Africa Service. / Vatican News

Catholic Journalists in Africa Pledge Support for Vatican Radio’s Africa Service @70

Jul 18, 2020

Members of the Union of the African Catholic Press (UCAP), which brings together Catholic journalists in both the Catholic Church communications and those practicing journalism in secular media outlets have pledged their support for the English Africa Service of the Vatican Radio as the Rome-based media house celebrates 70 years of broadcasting on the continent.