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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

Uganda. A School Under Canvas.

Refugee teachers create a school for young people in South…

01 Sep 2018, News September 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/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

Africa. Beyond Conflict diamonds.

The conflict diamonds issue is dying down, but new challenges…

01 Mar 2018, News March 2018

Burkina Faso. Believing In The Future By Betting On Agriculture.

Land grabbing and the scarce revenue generated by agriculture are…

01 Mar 2018, Churches March 2018

DR Congo. How Long Can Kabila Resist To The Catholic-Led…

Despite the bloody repression of the pro-democracy marches organised by…

01 Mar 2018, Churches March 2018

Kenya/Tharaka. Cries Of Joy.

The Tharaka are one of the nine ethnic groups that…

01 Mar 2018, Culture March 2018

Mauritania. The Forgotten Slaves.

At recent EU-AU summit of Abidjan, much attention was focussed on…

01 Feb 2018, News February 2018

Madagascar. Games: Ties Of Friendship.

Every year, young students from Madagascar participate in the sports…

01 Feb 2018, Churches February 2018

Uganda. The Ganda Tradition.

The Baganda or Ganda are the largest single ethnic group…

01 Feb 2018, Culture February 2018

Burkina Faso. 'The Ants Can Carry An Elephant'.

The Mossi are the most numerous ethnic group in Burkina…

01 Feb 2018, Culture February 2018

Pelargonium sidoides. An Effective Medicinal Plant Against Respiratory Diseases.

Pelargonium sidoides is a small geranium-like plant which is commonly…

01 Jan 2018, Culture January 2018

Angola. 'The Thinker'.

When we visited the Anthropological Museum of Luanda we were…

01 Jan 2018, Culture January 2018

The Jesuits in Africa. In Good Company.

The Jesuits in Africa are 1,600, and they work in…

01 Jan 2018, Churches January 2018

Uganda. The Bwola, The Royal Dance.

Among the many cultural dances of the Acholi people, who…

01 Jan 2018, Culture January 2018

Africa. Political Forecast 2018.

General Elections in Egypt, Sierra Leone, Mali, Cameroon and Democratic…

01 Jan 2018, News January 2018

Solidarity As The Road To Peace: The Indigenous African Model.

Indigenous Africa offers examples of alternative ways to reach peace.…

01 Jan 2018, Churches January 2018

Africa’s Hotspots in 2018.

In 2018 several African states will have to face a…

01 Jan 2018, News January 2018

Black Beauty. An African Perspective.

Africans have a big and rich diversity of cultures, beliefs,…

01 Dec 2017, Culture December 2017

Former British Cameroon On The Verge Of A "Low-Intensity…

Tensions are rising since end 2016 in the English-speaking part…

01 Dec 2017, News December 2017

Harpagophytum procumbens. An Anti-inflammatory Desert Plant.

It belongs to the Pedaliaceae plant family and is…

01 Dec 2017, Culture December 2017

Kenya. The Borana People: The Naming Ceremony.

Gubissa, the naming ceremony for the eldest son, is an…

01 Dec 2017, Culture December 2017

Mozambique. Formation In The Shadow Of The Port.

The Nacala Women’s Polytechnic School, which is run by the…

01 Dec 2017, Churches December 2017

Rwanda. Do Banks Hold A responsibility In The Genocide…

The French justice will investigate on accusations against BNP Paribas’s…

01 Nov 2017, News November 2017

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Advocacy

Oasis in all places or the happy sobriety.

An Amerindian legend says that one day, there was a huge wildfire. All the animals gazed at the disaster terrified, distressed and helpless. Only the…

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Baobab

Why the Sun and Moon Live in the Sky.

Along time ago the sun and the water both lived on the earth and were very friendly. The sun often paid a visit to the house…

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Youth & Mission

The Synod on Young People: “Walking Together “.

The final document of the synod on young people has been just released. The document consists of 3 parts, 12 chapters, 167 paragraphs and 60 pages.…

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