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Herbs & Plants. Euclea natalensis. An important medicinal plant in…

It is an important and frequently used medicinal plant in…

01 Aug 2022, Culture August 2022

Kenya. The Thousand Faces of the Parish Community.

A large number of initiatives have been started in the…

01 Aug 2022, Churches August 2022

DRC/Rwanda. The East African Community destabilized by the rebel upsurge…

A rebel upsurge in Eastern Congo has led to a…

01 Aug 2022, News August 2022

Africa. World Press Freedom Index. Digital authoritarianism.

Censorship, information regulation, isolation from the outside world. These are…

01 Aug 2022, News August 2022

Africa.Conquering Space.

Adopt a common political space strategy. Develop a constellation of…

01 Aug 2022, News August 2022

Ukraine war and climate change help Namibia to sell its…

The country’s solar and wind huge potential coinciding with Europe’s…

01 Aug 2022, News August 2022

Economy. Unsustainable Extractivism.

The oil industry is at the heart of the Angolan…

01 Jul 2022, Dossier July 2022

Congo. Sapeur. An Extravagant Identity.

On the trail of men and women who dress luxuriously…

01 Jul 2022, Culture July 2022

DR Congo. An Oasis of Hope.

The Telema Mental Health Centre in Kinshasa is a place…

01 Jul 2022, Churches July 2022

Morocco. Tazert. “Our doors are open to all”.

Four African Sisters have restored life to a monastery founded…

01 Jul 2022, Churches July 2022

The Church Raises the Voice.

Since independence, the Church has been somewhat close to the…

01 Jul 2022, Dossier July 2022

Unpredictable Elections.

The result of next August’s elections cannot be taken for…

01 Jul 2022, Dossier July 2022

Algeria. Brotherhood Is the New Frontier of Humanity.

The Mediterranean as a meeting place. Brotherhood as a sign…

01 Jul 2022, Churches July 2022

Herbs & Plants. Cola Acuminata. The Beverage Flavouring Plant.

It is an evergreen tree, native to tropical Africa especially…

01 Jul 2022, Culture July 2022

Africa. “Our social commitment”.

Three young African women from different backgrounds recount the story…

01 Jul 2022, News July 2022

Africa. African Art. Recovering Its Own Story.

At least 90% of African cultural heritage is currently outside…

01 Jul 2022, News July 2022

Angola. A Country and Its Contradictions.

In the African context, Angola, a country with a population…

01 Jul 2022, Dossier July 2022

The churches. Lost engagement.

They have lost the prophetic voice they had in the…

01 Jun 2022, Dossier June 2022

Can Africa offer an alternative for Russian oil and gas…

The EU’s plan of an oil embargo on Russia and…

01 Jun 2022, News June 2022

Guinea-Bissau. The Gospel and Social Promotion.

Schools, female entrepreneurship, microcredit. These are some of the initiatives…

01 Jun 2022, Churches June 2022

Economy. The COVID-19 Challenge.

The country is divided between two worlds, the world of…

01 Jun 2022, Dossier June 2022

Mauritania. The mysterious and solitary Nemadi.

A small people of Mauritania compelled to change their lifestyle…

01 Jun 2022, News June 2022

DR Congo. Side-by-side With Those Who Have Lost All Their…

Crowded cells, a corrupt judicial system, a health crisis aggravated…

01 Jun 2022, Churches June 2022

Women Rangers. Defending Mother Nature.

From Zimbabwe to South Africa and Kenya, Women Rangers are…

01 Jun 2022, News June 2022

Mozambique. Bazaruto’s enchanting waters.

Off the southern coast of Mozambique, there lies an uncontaminated…

01 Jun 2022, Culture June 2022

Uganda. Luwombo, a Traditional Dish Cooked in a Banana Leaf.

Among the Baganda people living in the area north and…

01 Jun 2022, Culture June 2022

DR Congo. Bringing Back the Smile.

The Nyota Centre in Bukavu gives hope to many young…

01 Jun 2022, Churches June 2022

UK-Rwanda. “Offshoring migrants”: a controversial deal.

The UK and Rwanda have signed an unprecedented deal to…

01 Jun 2022, News June 2022

The Unending Saga of Jacob Zuma.

The former president faces two important trials. At the moment,…

01 Jun 2022, Dossier June 2022

South Africa. A Bitter Season.

Next December, the African National Congress will hold its five-yearly…

01 Jun 2022, Dossier June 2022

Circus Zambia. A Chance to Change the Situation.

The colours of the walls, the little flags decorating the…

01 May 2022, Culture May 2022

South Africa. The Energy Transition has to wait.

Beyond the government's policy statements, the country will not start…

01 May 2022, News May 2022

Marian Shrines in Africa. The Great Devotion.

Many shrines and pilgrimage sites in honour of the Virgin…

01 May 2022, Churches May 2022

Namibia. Namib, the Living Desert.

The oldest desert in the world: a sea of sand…

01 May 2022, News May 2022

Sierra Leone. Improving the Quality of Life.

Making the most populous city in the country an example…

01 May 2022, News May 2022

Archaeology and History in the Sahara / A Journey to…

In Mali seeking the ancient capital of the Tuareg. It…

01 May 2022, Culture May 2022

Chad. A Mortgaged Country.

The interests of multinationals often coincide with those of the…

01 Apr 2022, News April 2022

African Alphabets. A Great Cultural Heritage.

Africa is probably the place in the world where oral…

01 Apr 2022, Culture April 2022

Kirill I, The African.

There are over one hundred priests serving on the African…

01 Apr 2022, Churches April 2022

Herbs & Plants. Markhamia lutea. A Powerful Medicinal Plant.

An effective treatment for skin infections, sores, and itches. Its…

01 Apr 2022, Culture April 2022

Uganda. Bulungi Bwansi Brings People Together.

In the past, it was community work in which everyone…

01 Apr 2022, Culture April 2022

Nomads and Farmers, Old and New Fights in Africa.

In the last years one of the different ethnicities that…

01 Mar 2022, Dossier March 2022

Peuls, as foreigners.

Nomadism caused Peuls to move between different areas that, after…

01 Mar 2022, Dossier March 2022

Africa on the Web.

It is the new frontier of the Google and Facebook…

01 Mar 2022, News March 2022

Morocco. The Al Mowafaqa Ecumenical Institute of Theology in Rabat.

The Al Mowafaqa Ecumenical Institute of Theology in Rabat, created…

01 Mar 2022, Churches March 2022

Electronic Refuse Flooding East Africa.

For years now, tens of thousands of tons of electric…

01 Mar 2022, News March 2022

Sahel. A war increasingly difficult to win.

France and the EU announced the withdrawal of their troops…

01 Mar 2022, News March 2022

Egypt. The Copts. Second-class Citizens.

Since the 2011 Arab uprisings, Christians in Egypt have lived…

01 Mar 2022, Churches March 2022

The Enemy Inside.

The fight is not only between Peuls and other groups.…

01 Mar 2022, Dossier March 2022

The crisis of chieftaincy.

The crisis of traditional authorities is a common phenomenon in…

01 Mar 2022, Dossier March 2022

The Third Way of African Philosophy.

The Mozambican, Severino Elias Ngoenha, the main exponent of African…

01 Mar 2022, Culture March 2022

Herbs & Plants. Aerva lanata. A Diverse Medicinal Herb.

The continent of Africa is endowed with plenty of important…

01 Mar 2022, Culture March 2022

Narrative African Voices in Print and on the Web.

A panorama of the newspapers founded by African intellectuals who…

01 Feb 2022, Culture February 2022

Egypt. Anaphora, the Monastery of Encounter.

The situation of Christians in Egypt is that of a…

01 Feb 2022, Churches February 2022

Africa. The Rural Market.

In the world of rural Africa, the market is not…

01 Feb 2022, Dossier February 2022

Gulf of Guinea: the new hotspot of the US-China rivalry.

In the context of the US military presence in Taiwan…

01 Feb 2022, News February 2022

Catholic Radio Stations in Africa. Educating, Informing, Transforming.

There are more than two hundred radio, from Angola to…

01 Feb 2022, Churches February 2022

Urban Markets.

Approaching the market of any African city, the visitor is…

01 Feb 2022, Dossier February 2022

Central African Republic. Working together for peace and stability.

Christians and Muslims work together to prevent Islamic radicalism from…

01 Feb 2022, Churches February 2022

West Africa. The Variety of the Markets.

In some rural areas of the Sahel such as the…

01 Feb 2022, Dossier February 2022

South Africa. Second-Hand Books Take Over the Johannesburg Literary Market.

Johannesburg, often associated with skyscrapers, insecurity, crime, begging, and in…

01 Feb 2022, Culture February 2022

The Market. Where Women Reign Supreme.

It is still dark when Esther rises. The children are…

01 Feb 2022, Dossier February 2022

Zimbabwe. Business Creates Agreement.

After the expropriations of the lands of the white ranchers…

01 Feb 2022, News February 2022

DR Congo. Forging New Talents.

In the Congolese capital, as in the rest of the…

01 Feb 2022, Culture February 2022

Desmond Tutu, the People’s Archbishop.

Symbol of non-violent resistance to apartheid and the creation of…

01 Feb 2022, Churches February 2022

Ethiopia. Maqbasa. Name-giving.

One of the greatest feasts among the Guji - an…

01 Jan 2022, Culture January 2022

Burundi. When Rare Earths come before Human Rights.

On the last 19 November, President Joe Biden created shock…

01 Jan 2022, News January 2022

Herbs & Plants. Crassocephallum vitellinum - Anti-peptic ulcer plant.

It is a medicinal plant used for treatment of a…

01 Jan 2022, Culture January 2022

Zambia. Dignity and Survival.

The slums surrounding the centre of Lusaka, the capital of…

01 Jan 2022, News January 2022

The Rock-hewn Churches of Ethiopia.

Tigray, a region of Ethiopia, guards a series of interesting…

01 Jan 2022, Churches January 2022

Africa. Hotspots 2022.

This year there will be different hotspots in Africa. But…

01 Jan 2022, News January 2022

Africa forecast 2022.

The return to the constitutional order in three countries hit…

01 Jan 2022, News January 2022

Eritrea. The sacrifice of the red goat.

The Kunama, an Eritrean ethnic group living in the remote…

01 Dec 2021, Culture December 2021

Africa. The boom of e-commerce.

As use of the Internet grows, so does the number of consumers…

01 Dec 2021, News December 2021

Kenya/Ethiopia. A journey into Borana's cultural heritage.

In the vast semi-desert uplands of southern Ethiopia, and in…

01 Dec 2021, Dossier December 2021

Getting married.

Among the Borana people marriage is preceded by several stages…

01 Dec 2021, Dossier December 2021

The Gubissa Ceremony.

The birth of a child is always an important event…

01 Dec 2021, Dossier December 2021

Herbs & Plants. Leonotis nepetifolia. 'A Lion era'.

In traditional medicine, the plant is used to treat a…

01 Dec 2021, Culture December 2021

The Gadamoji Celebration.

Every eight years, the feast of final Borana passage called…

01 Dec 2021, Dossier December 2021

The Expansion of Cryptocurrency in Africa.

The African crypto-economy has grown over 1200% over the last…

01 Dec 2021, News December 2021

Africa. Forward to 2027, the new single currency.

The pandemic and the doubts of some countries have postponed…

01 Dec 2021, News December 2021

Mozambique. Music and Dance of the Makua. To the sound…

It began in an Islamic context as a religious dance…

01 Nov 2021, Culture November 2021

Marriage an expensive venture.

Marriage is highly esteemed among the Banyakole and it is…

01 Nov 2021, Dossier November 2021

Nigeria. Half a century after the war, secessionist tensions again…

Over 50 years after the Biafra secession war, situation has…

01 Nov 2021, News November 2021

Religion & Family.

Prior to the Christian missionary movement in the 19th century,…

01 Nov 2021, Dossier November 2021

South Sudan. Sowing peace amid the violence.

A young man is killed. The family members arrange the…

01 Nov 2021, Churches November 2021

The Ankole cultural spots.

Places, legends, instruments, dances, to preserve the Ankole’s rich and…

01 Nov 2021, Dossier November 2021

Herbs & Plants. Blighia unijugata. A Plant with a…

A genus Blighia comprises only three species and is endemic…

01 Nov 2021, Culture November 2021

Uganda. Journey into the Ankole cultural heritage.

Ankole is one of the oldest and most famous dynasties…

01 Nov 2021, Dossier November 2021

Uganda. Ekipeyos. The prayer of the elders.

Stricken by adversity a Karimojong man, a member of an…

01 Nov 2021, Culture November 2021

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The use of language at global climate talks.

The yearly UN climate summit or Conference of the Parties (COP) produces international agreements that guide countries in their response to the climate crisis. At…

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How the Tiger Got His Stripes.

Once upon a time, ages and ages ago, so long ago that the tiger had no stripes upon his back and the rabbit still had his…

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Youth & Mission

African Youth Survey 2022.

The 2022 African Youth Survey (AYS) sponsored by Ichikowitz Family Foundation, a leading African foundation encouraging active citizenship across the continent, shows how young Africans plan…

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