Africa

Get to know Africa, its people, their concerns, their struggles and their successes.

Trade

AEFJN advocates for sustainable economic growth in Africa which reduce inequalities

Corporate Justice

AEFJN believes that the exploitation of Natural Resources in Africa should benefit local population

Food Sovereignty

AEFJN focusses on Access to resources and land for African family farmers

Health

AEFJN promotes access to quality medicines at affordable prices for all in Africa

Spirituality

Christian reflections on Justice, Peace, Integrity of Creation.

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“African Climate Dialogues (ACD) as Vox populi, Vox Dei”

“African Climate Dialogues (ACD) as Vox populi, Vox Dei”

Africans’ all-out voice say: “No climate justice without land justice!” In a series of dialogues dubbed the African climate dialogues, ACD stands for “Vox populi Vox Dei” “voice of the people, voice of God.” Africans express coordinated resistance against escalating...

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Africa’s New Debit Crisis

Africa’s New Debit Crisis

One of the most successful campaigns in the year 2000 led to debt relief for 37 of the world's poorest countries. 20 years later, Africa is once again in a debt crisis, exacerbated by the pandemic. This new debt crisis has become a burning political issue. How did the...

Updating on the EPA Negotiations EU ESA Group

Updating on the EPA Negotiations EU ESA Group

The last Civil Society Dialogue of the EU commission held the 22nd of March provided information about the ongoing negotiations of the existing EU-ESA Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and the so called “ESA-5 – Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, the...

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Africa’s Challenges at the Africa–European Union Summit

Africa’s Challenges at the Africa–European Union Summit

The sixth African Union (AU) - European Union (EU) Summit will be held on 17-18 February 2022 in Brussels. This meeting has been postponed in the last two years due to the situation of COVID'19 in order to be able to hold it in a face-to-face mode that ensures the...

Business as a Cause of Forced Migration in Africa

Business as a Cause of Forced Migration in Africa

The media show us regularly the drama of forced migration. It is characterized by gory images of tragedies such as the migrants at the border of Poland and Belarus, people affected by environmental disasters such as those in the Niger Delta, caravans of migrants...

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A Long Struggle Far from Being Finished

A Long Struggle Far from Being Finished

Present in Africa since the mid-1980s, the Bolloré company has grown into an empire established in 46 countries on the continent, investing in various fields such as railway and transportation of goods; and agricultural plantations. Headed by the French industrialist...

Building Women capacity for a more sustainable food System

Building Women capacity for a more sustainable food System

In our previous publications[1] we shared about the unique contribution of women in advancing agroecology as means of achieving sustainable food systems. This present article continues the reflection with a practical experience of a rural community of women in Kenya....

Policy Brief: The Case of Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone

Policy Brief: The Case of Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone

The demand for land and natural resources has significantly accelerated in the last two decades due to the 2008 food price crisis and resulting land speculations. This led to a surge in large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs), often referred to as land grabbing. Since...

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Doing our duty as stewards of God’s creation

Doing our duty as stewards of God’s creation

Gospel  2. October 2022  Lk 17, 5-10        The faithful servants In many of Jesus' parables, a wealthy owner hands over the management of his household, vineyard or estate to his servants. The owner's expectation is that they will treat his property responsibly and...

To hear the cry of the poor

To hear the cry of the poor

Listen to the voice of creation" Gospel  25. September 2022  Luke 16: 19-31      Lazarus and the rich man There is a sick and hungry beggar lying in his misery at the well-guarded gates of a millionaire's  villa. Hundreds of people walk past him every day, even the...

As shrewd managers, let’s secure our future

As shrewd managers, let’s secure our future

 Listen to the voice of creation"  Gospel  18, September 2022  Luke 16: 1-13 If we think that all of Jesus' parables are pleasant stories about people of integrity, then perhaps today's Gospel will make us think twice. In this story, a manager of a company is...

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“African Climate Dialogues (ACD) as Vox populi, Vox Dei”

“African Climate Dialogues (ACD) as Vox populi, Vox Dei”

Africans’ all-out voice say: “No climate justice without land justice!” In a series of dialogues dubbed the African climate dialogues, ACD stands for “Vox populi Vox Dei” “voice of the people, voice of God.” Africans express coordinated resistance against escalating...

AEFJN holds her AGM in Rome

AEFJN holds her AGM in Rome

On October 27th the Annual General Meeting of AEFJN took place in Rome, hosted by the Missionaries of Africa. It was well attended, both in presence and from remote via teleconference. It is the largest gathering of the network since the emergency of the COVID...