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Africa

South Africa. The True Legend of the Black Swan.

Kitty Phetla, ballerina and choreographer with Joburg Ballet, grew up…

01 Jan 2019, Culture January 2019

Ethiopia. Timket. The Feast of the two Testaments.

The feast of Timket or Baptism of the Lord is…

01 Jan 2019, Churches January 2019

The Limpopo River. Collateral Victim Of The Mining Industry.

The Limpopo River Basin is a fragile environment threatened by…

01 Jan 2019, Dossier January 2019

The Zambezi River. Threats and opportunities for the ‘Great River…

The Zambezi River is one of Africa’s main energy assets…

01 Jan 2019, Dossier January 2019

Ethiopia. Hope For A Forgotten People

The Menjas live in the south-west of Ethiopia. They are…

01 Jan 2019, Churches January 2019

Uganda. To Give Dignity.

Hundreds children are begging in the streets of Kampala City. …

01 Jan 2019, Churches January 2019

Africa 2019. A Challenging Year For The Continent.

The year 2019 looks extremely challenging in many countries of…

01 Jan 2019, News January 2019

The Senegal River. Threatened by Drought, Climate Change And Man-Made…

The Senegal River is a main source of life and…

01 Jan 2019, Dossier January 2019

African Musicians. License For Transformation.

With the catchy rhythms of Afro-Pop, African artists are increasingly…

01 Jan 2019, Culture January 2019

The Niger River : From Drought To Floods And Pollution.

The Niger River is the main source of life of…

01 Jan 2019, Dossier January 2019

DR Congo. Miracles Happen.

Despite having lost both legs in a bomb explosion, Sr.…

01 Jan 2019, Churches January 2019

Hotspots in Africa in 2019.

From a security point of view, in 2019 in Africa…

01 Jan 2019, News January 2019

Dr Denis Mukwege. A Nobel Peace Prize for Africa

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi human rights activist and…

01 Dec 2018, News December 2018

Wax, the Pan African Cloth.

Now popular in many countries, African wax cloth owes its…

01 Dec 2018, Culture December 2018

Kenya. People With A Future In Their Hands.

Many years ago, a local district officer gave a small…

01 Dec 2018, Churches December 2018

A 'No Deal' Brexit could disrupt the UK trade of…

A 'no deal' Brexit could mean a temporary interruption of…

01 Dec 2018, News December 2018

Illegal Fishing In African Waters.

Illegal fishing or unauthorized fishing is a scourge affecting the…

01 Dec 2018, News December 2018

Egypt. Ecumenical Dialogue Lost.

The comfort of political correctness to the detriment of ecumenical…

01 Dec 2018, Churches December 2018

Christmas in Ethiopia. A Day of Joy.

The Christmas cycle begins with a long period of fasting,…

01 Dec 2018, Churches December 2018

Africa. Contractors’ Eldorado.

The security of the continent has now become a 'private…

01 Dec 2018, News December 2018

Western Africa.The confraternity of Knowledge.The mysterious world of the Donso…

They are seers and traditional healers with a vast knowledge…

01 Dec 2018, Culture December 2018

Angola. ‘Terminator’ Lourenço Pushes For More Reforms.

More than one year after he was sworn in, the…

01 Nov 2018, News November 2018

The Sahara. The Kel Air and Kel Ahaggar Tuareg. There…

The desert is not a no man’s land but the…

01 Nov 2018, Culture November 2018

Kenya’s LAPSSET Oil Corridor : Not Yet Born But Already…

The largest infrastructure project in East Africa is likely to…

01 Nov 2018, News November 2018

Madagascar. Feast of Life and Death.

In the south of Madagascar live the Bara, a cluster…

01 Nov 2018, Culture November 2018

Plants & People. Cowpeas, Essential In The Management Of Diabetes.

It is an herbaceous food legume belonging to the plant…

01 Nov 2018, Culture November 2018

Burkina Faso. Alphonsine Yanogo. Sister and Mechanic.

She is the first female mechanic in the country. She…

01 Nov 2018, Churches November 2018

Johannesburg. Refugees In The City Of Gold.

Every year, thousands of migrants and refugees arrive in Johannesburg…

01 Nov 2018, Churches November 2018

Counteracting Deforestation. Sustainable Choices.

Negative impacts of deforestation require proactive interventions in order to…

01 Oct 2018, Dossier October 2018

Uganda/Sudanese Refugees. Just A Drop In The Ocean.

It consists in a microcredit project for women and grants…

01 Oct 2018, Churches October 2018

South Sudan. Street Children in Juba. They Want To Live.

Seventeen abandoned children have been rescued from wandering around the…

01 Oct 2018, Churches October 2018

Causes Of Deforestation. Stop The Pillage.

The most common pressures causing deforestation and severe forest degradation…

01 Oct 2018, Dossier October 2018

DR Congo. Kabila likely to remain in control after the…

Either the elections are rigged or they cannot take place…

01 Oct 2018, News October 2018

Morocco / The Ancient City Of Tétouan. The Embrace Of…

A beauty now, the patrimony of humanity. Most of all…

01 Oct 2018, Culture October 2018

Ethiopia. The Water Hyacinth Threatens Lake Tana.

The invasive plant is spreading rapidly, threatening the ecosystem, the…

01 Oct 2018, News October 2018

Ethiopia. The Sidama People. “Magano”, The First Ancestor.

The Sidama people are a deeply religious ethnic group that…

01 Oct 2018, Culture October 2018

Republic of Central Africa. A Church With Open Arms.

Some dioceses have had their priests killed and churches destroyed…

01 Oct 2018, Churches October 2018

Deforestation In Africa. The Earth Needs To Breathe.

In Africa, forests play a vital role in providing goods…

01 Oct 2018, Dossier October 2018

Tunisia. A Damocles’ sword hanging on its budding democracy.

Political Battles Are Creating a Distraction from Main Problems Weakening…

01 Oct 2018, News October 2018

Plant & People. Vitex doniana. Multipurpose Tree.

Vitex doniana (Family Verbenaceae) is a useful, multi-purpose tree providing…

01 Oct 2018, Culture October 2018

African Tradition And Religion. The Sacredness Of Nature.

Man is aware that he did not create nature. The…

01 Oct 2018, Dossier October 2018

South Africa: Is This Land Your Land?

The issue of the redistribution of the land is splitting…

01 Sep 2018, News September 2018

Uganda. A School Under Canvas.

Refugee teachers create a school for young people in South…

01 Sep 2018, News September 2018

Uganda/Teso. Ajon, The beginning And The End Of Every Celebration.

The Teso (or Iteso, people of Teso) are an ethnic…

01 Sep 2018, Culture September 2018

Senegal. Ina Thiam: “Photographers put their soul in each image”.

Young Senegalese artist Ina Tiam takes fashion shoots in places…

01 Sep 2018, Culture September 2018

Kenya. Maasai. The Course Of Life.

Exact rites mark the passage to an age group or…

01 Sep 2018, Culture September 2018

Herbs & People. Pseudocedrela kotschyi. Fracture Healing Plant.

It is a medicinal plant whose therapeutic values undoubtedly have…

01 Sep 2018, Culture September 2018

South Africa. The Catholic Church. In Search Of A New…

The Catholic Church celebrates the bicentenary of its presence in…

01 Sep 2018, Churches September 2018

Uganda. Between Deforestation And Land Grabbing.

The increase of the population, the great demand of coal…

01 Sep 2018, News September 2018

Herbs & People. Momordica charantia. A unique anti-diabetic plant.

Commonly known as bitter melon or bitter gourd, it is…

01 Aug 2018, Culture August 2018

Ethiopia. Unbelievable changes.

Since his appointment in April, the new Prime Minister, Abyi…

01 Aug 2018, News August 2018

Ivory Coast. Breaking Chains.

For 35 years now, Grégoire Ahongbonon has been helping African…

01 Aug 2018, Churches August 2018

Uganda/Kakwa. Marriage. Writing A Letter.

The Kakwa people are a small minority group living in…

01 Aug 2018, Culture August 2018

Zambia. Fighting Deforestation.

Forests are rapidly vanishing in Zambia. The country's rate of…

01 Aug 2018, News August 2018

Military Escalation In Africa.

After the beginning of the crisis in Mali in 2012,…

01 Aug 2018, Dossier August 2018

The forgotten Real Issues.

If we analyse the actual reality of the continent from…

01 Aug 2018, Dossier August 2018

A Proxy War.

Apparently, the US government’s discretion on its military initiatives in…

01 Aug 2018, Dossier August 2018

Disconnected From Reality.

According to Feldstein, an analysis of the African situation leads…

01 Aug 2018, Dossier August 2018

The Horn of Africa. An Increasingly Strategic Region.

The proximity of Yemen and its strategic geographic position have…

01 Jul 2018, News July 2018

Ekebergia Capensis. Highly valued plant.

This plant plays important role in various communities for the…

01 Jul 2018, Culture July 2018

Mozambique. Benfica, Urban Mission.

The parish of St. Francis Xavier in the outskirts of…

01 Jul 2018, Churches July 2018

DR Congo. Oil Exploration In The National Parks.

The Congolese government is considering to declassify areas in two…

01 Jul 2018, News July 2018

African Cuisine. Variety and Flavours.

African cuisine offers a wide range of dishes of great…

01 Jul 2018, Culture July 2018

Erythrina abysynica. The Anti-Helminthic Plant.

It is one of the well-known popular plants which is…

01 Jun 2018, Culture June 2018

Uganda. ReachOut. The Best Practices.

Started in a Comboni Parish Our Lady of Africa in…

01 Jun 2018, Churches June 2018

Kinshasa Vetoes Water Transfer Project To Replenish Lake Chad.

According to UNESCO, Lake Chad has shrunk by 90 percent…

01 Jun 2018, News June 2018

Mali. Helping The Street Children Of Bamako.

One evening, Mamadou Touré had just left the disco and…

01 Jun 2018, News June 2018

Uganda. Lugbara. The Name-Giving Ceremony.

When a child is born among the Lugbara people in…

01 Jun 2018, Culture June 2018

Africa and ‘Gaudete et Exsultate’. In search for holiness.

Pope Francis has written a new Apostolic Exhortation on “the…

01 May 2018, Churches May 2018

African Myths. A door to the Mysteries of Creation.

In Africa, there are thousands of myths to explain what…

01 May 2018, Culture May 2018

Burundi. The May referendum: a “death warrant” for the Peace…

According to the opposition, the referendum would be a “death…

01 May 2018, News May 2018

DR Congo. The Commitment of the Church to the…

A sound formation, pastoral competence, a political vision and single-mindedness…

01 May 2018, Churches May 2018

FIFA World Cup/Africa. The Road to Russia.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia…

01 May 2018, News May 2018

DR Congo. Most popular politician risks to be excluded from…

Congo’s most popular politician, the former governor of Katanga, Moise…

01 May 2018, News May 2018

Niger another Afghanistan.

Under the Guise of Security and Resources Niger Has Attracted…

01 May 2018, News May 2018

Nigeria. The Bishop is not a traditional Chief.

In the end, Mons. Peter Okpaleke resigned. He was rejected…

01 May 2018, Churches May 2018

Togo/Benin. Tata Somba.

In the north of Togo and the north-east of Benin…

01 May 2018, Culture May 2018

Uganda. The Karamojong. The Sky: The Final, Immense Savannah.

This ethnic group of agro-pastoral herders live in arid or…

01 May 2018, Culture May 2018

Herbs & Plants. Syzygium cumini. An anti-diabetic plant.

It is commonly known as Jamun or Jambul. It is…

01 May 2018, Culture May 2018

Kenya. At A Turning Point?

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga, the chief opposition…

01 Apr 2018, News April 2018

The Seychelles. A Debt Paid, An Ecosystem Protected ...

A string of private financiers has met a considerable part…

01 Apr 2018, News April 2018

Africa. Amulets For Luck And Protection ...

Amulets are an important part of an African's life, from…

01 Apr 2018, Culture April 2018

Nigeria. “I Kept My Trust In The Lord”.

Rebecca Bitrus, a former Boko Haram captive, shares with us…

01 Apr 2018, Churches April 2018

Africa. Chinese Appetite For Minerals Is Boosting Railway Projects.

China’s and other emerging countries’ appetite for raw materials is causing…

01 Apr 2018, News April 2018

Herbs & People. Aspilia Africana: The Unique Anti-Haemorrhage Plant.

The plant is commonly found distributed in the Sub-Saharan Africa. It…

01 Apr 2018, Culture April 2018

The 'African Mona Lisa' Rediscovered ...

It took almost four decades for the people of Nigeria…

01 Apr 2018, Culture April 2018

Africa. Puppet Theatre.

The roots of puppet shows in Africa are as old…

01 Mar 2018, Culture March 2018

Ethiopia. A Divided Country.

Ethiopia is passing through a period of turmoil due to…

01 Mar 2018, News March 2018

Chad. At The Heart Of The People.

A tiny group of Christians in a predominantly Moslem environment,…

01 Mar 2018, Churches March 2018

Morocco. Between Islamic Radicalization And Narco-Jihadism.

After the phenomenon of Moroccan foreign fighters joining the ranks…

01 Mar 2018, News March 2018

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Advocacy

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Money is what hurts the most. Popovic, the founder of Otpor (Enough), a student movement that played a key role in toppling Serbian dictator Slobodan…

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Nigeria. Thunder and Lightning.

A long time ago, both thunder and lightning lived on this earth, among all the people. Thunder was an old mother sheep and Lightning was her…

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Youth & Mission

Africa. Young Catholic Students. “Our Faith - Our Future”.

A faith-based youth apostolate movement, committed to the principles and values of evangelisation, formation, social justice and advocacy, wants to expand in Africa In Africa, the YCS…

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