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Cote d’Ivoire. A clash of dinosaurs dominates the presidential election…

After the crisis that followed the presidential election of 2010,…

01 Sep 2020, News September 2020

Africa. Masks that protect and heal.

Wearing a mask is essential when faced with a virus…

01 Sep 2020, Culture September 2020

Sudan. An incubator for young entrepreneurs.

The Comboni Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre (CIEC) is an incubator…

01 Sep 2020, Churches September 2020

Mali. A country in turmoil.

On 18th August 2020, a group of military officers took…

01 Sep 2020, News September 2020

Suez. Present Uncertainty and Future Strategy.

The Suez Canal has always been strategically important for Egypt…

01 Sep 2020, News September 2020

Benin."The Man with the Golden Hands"

On the edge of the on the border between Niger…

01 Sep 2020, Churches September 2020

Nigeria. The dance of the street children.

The Dream Catchers Academy is an organisation that helps street…

01 Aug 2020, Culture August 2020

Father Charles Nyamiti. “An ancestor in African Theology.”

The Tanzanian-born priest, Fr. Charles Nyamiti, will be remember as…

01 Aug 2020, Churches August 2020

African Independence. For a new Pan-Africanism.

Almost all the African constitutions declare their adhesion to Pan…

01 Aug 2020, News August 2020

Somalia. Glimmers of hope.

After decades of distrust and hostility, the Somali brothers from…

01 Aug 2020, News August 2020

Herbs & Plants. Rhus vulgaris Meikle. An Important Herbal Medicinal…

Vital in traditional medicine for the treatment and management of…

01 Aug 2020, Culture August 2020

African Independence. Sixty years on.

Sixty years ago, seventeen African countries became independent. Enough time…

01 Aug 2020, News August 2020

Death & Last Funeral Rites.

Death is a sad and dark time among the Baganda.…

01 Aug 2020, Dossier August 2020

Chad. Cereal Banks.

In Chad, a missionary who has lived in the country…

01 Aug 2020, Churches August 2020

Uganda. A journey into Buganda’s cultural heritage.

The Buganda are a bantu speaking ethnic group found in…

01 Aug 2020, Dossier August 2020

Births as a successful family.

Birth in Buganda is very important because it is the…

01 Aug 2020, Dossier August 2020

Marriage. Two families come Together.

Marriage in Buganda was one of the most important activities…

01 Aug 2020, Dossier August 2020

African Fashion. Between Creativity and Elegance.

Increasingly established designers, ever more inspired collections, ever more lavish…

01 Jul 2020, Culture July 2020

Egypt. The Economic Power of the Military.

Cities built from nothing in the desert, vast infrastructure created,…

01 Jul 2020, News July 2020

Mozambique. Cabo Delgado. Under Siege.

The Jihadist movement continues its action attacking villages, destroying and…

01 Jul 2020, News July 2020

Sudan. The democratic transition in peril.

The economic crisis amplified by the coronavirus pandemics, ongoing unrest…

01 Jul 2020, News July 2020

Sudan. Mission among the Nuer.

Comboni Missionaries have been living with the Nuer people for…

01 Jul 2020, Churches July 2020

Sudan. St Mary’s Hospital in Khartoum. At the service of…

St. Mary’s Hospital is located in the Arab market district…

01 Jul 2020, Churches July 2020

Herbs & Plants. Aspalathus linearis. The medicinal Tea Plant.

It is used to treat different allergies and help various…

01 Jul 2020, Culture July 2020

Catholic Church in Morocco. A 'bridge'.

A church that wants to be a ‘bridge’ between the…

01 Jun 2020, Churches June 2020

The Ecological Awakening of the African Church.

The Ecclesial Network for the Congo River Basin (REBAC, from…

01 Jun 2020, Churches June 2020

South Africa. Sangomas, the traditional healers.

Sangomas, the South African traditional healers, mainly work in the…

01 Jun 2020, Culture June 2020

The Catholic Church in Algeria. Weavers of Brotherhood.

“This is no longer the time for clashes between believers.…

01 Jun 2020, Churches June 2020

Africa. The struggle of African Women.

African women have made the right “to participate in political…

01 Jun 2020, News June 2020

The Catholic Church in Libya. “Few but not invisible”.

It is difficult to be a Church in a place…

01 Jun 2020, Churches June 2020

Africa gets debt arrangement to cope with its first recession…

The covid 19 pandemics has caused a recession in Africa…

01 Jun 2020, News June 2020

Zimbabwe. In search of the lost city.

Grand Zimbabwe is one of Africa's largest and most complex…

01 May 2020, Culture May 2020

Niger. To Spark Mutual Understandings.

A meeting to seek concrete solutions to problems and, most…

01 May 2020, Churches May 2020

DR.Congo. A new tension area at the Zambian border.

The DRC which has faced frequently problems at its borders…

01 May 2020, News May 2020

African Military spending up 17% over the last decade.

Over the last ten years, African military spending grew by…

01 May 2020, News May 2020

Malawi. Between Health and Political Crisis.

One year after the General Election, the country still remains…

01 May 2020, News May 2020

Africa. Coronavirus and the Missionaries.

The Coronavirus pandemic is spreading across Africa. The virus has…

01 May 2020, Churches May 2020

Herbs & Plants. Cyathula prostrata. A wild plant with vast…

The plant is often harvested from the wild for local…

01 May 2020, Culture May 2020

Ethiopia. Postponed national elections over coronavirus fears.

The national elections that were scheduled for August have been…

01 May 2020, News May 2020

The Nubian People: between Egypt and Sudan.

The legacy of the time of the Pharaohs of the…

01 Apr 2020, Culture April 2020

Africa. Coronavirus is spreading fast: 43 countries affected.

Africa which is already hit by several epidemics is now…

01 Apr 2020, News April 2020

Burundi. Heading towards troubled elections.

The presidential and parliament elections scheduled for the next 20…

01 Apr 2020, News April 2020

Kenya. The Mukuru Promotion Centre: where 'Life Lives'.

The suburb of Mukuru is home to about 600,000 people.…

01 Apr 2020, Churches April 2020

Demographic Grow and Commercial Crops.

The strong demographic growth is a main driver of the…

01 Apr 2020, Dossier April 2020

Africa’s wildlife is declining at alarming levels.

The combination of increasing poaching uncontrolled demographic growth leading to…

01 Apr 2020, Dossier April 2020

Poaching & Criminal Networks.

The most direct cause for the decrease of wildlife population…

01 Apr 2020, Dossier April 2020

Extractive Industries and Global Warning.

Another indirect threat is the boom of extractive industries. In…

01 Apr 2020, Dossier April 2020

Arms Trafficking. The Sahel Connection.

The arms trade criss-crosses the Sahel region. To the north…

01 Mar 2020, News March 2020

Uganda. Father Giuseppe Ambrosoli, a Blessed for Africa.

On 22 November 2020, the Italian Comboni priest Father Giuseppe…

01 Mar 2020, Churches March 2020

Gambling in Africa.

It is illegal in just seven countries. In the continent…

01 Mar 2020, News March 2020

Herbs & Plants. Manilkara mochisia. A vital medicine plant.

It is used to treat backache and brittle bones.…

01 Mar 2020, Culture March 2020

Angola. The fall of the Dos Santos Empire.

After targeting the President’s son, the Angolan justice, it has…

01 Mar 2020, News March 2020

Uganda. Giving Away the Bride.

With the Ankole people in the Western part of Uganda,…

01 Mar 2020, Culture March 2020

Chad / Mons. Miguel Sebastian, “Let us not be intimidated…

A country where injustice and impunity reign. A government that…

01 Mar 2020, Churches March 2020

Burkina Faso. The weak link in the fight against terrorism…

The country has become the main concern of the commanders…

01 Feb 2020, News February 2020

Uganda. The colour of the cows.

In the Karimojong group living in north-east Uganda, the number…

01 Feb 2020, Culture February 2020

Zimbabwe. Street children in Harare.

Hundreds of street children roam the centre of Harare, the…

01 Feb 2020, News February 2020

Niger. At the Crossroads.

General elections are scheduled at the end of 2020. The…

01 Feb 2020, News February 2020

Slash and Burn Agriculture.

Owing to a lack of evolution of agricultural techniques, slash-and-burn…

01 Jan 2020, Dossier January 2020

Burkina Faso. Restoring their dignity.

The Pan-Bila — which in the Mossi language means 'Small…

01 Jan 2020, Churches January 2020

Logging, a Major Threat.

Logging is another major threat. It provokes soil erosion, water…

01 Jan 2020, Dossier January 2020

Ecumenism in Africa. Dialogue in the continent of diversity.

In ancient times, the word ecumene denoted the whole known…

01 Jan 2020, Churches January 2020

African Forests in Danger.

According to recent NASA satellite information there are five times…

01 Jan 2020, Dossier January 2020

Climate Change and Biological Invasion.

Central African forests are also vulnerable to the effects of…

01 Jan 2020, Dossier January 2020

Africa 2020. Between Elections and Conflicts.

Existing and looming conflicts, “third-termism” and rigged elections are the…

01 Jan 2020, News January 2020

Kenya. The Blood of the Lamb.

The Gabbra are a nomadic people who live in the…

01 Jan 2020, Culture January 2020

Africa’s Hotspots in 2020.

This year there will be several security hotspots around the…

01 Jan 2020, News January 2020

Somalia. An atmosphere of Tension and Instability.

Mogadishu and the Federal States are on a collision course…

01 Dec 2019, News December 2019

Narco-Trafficking.The African routes.

The continent of Africa is becoming one of the major…

01 Dec 2019, Dossier December 2019

Uganda. Educating the heart.

A Catholic nurse dedicates her life to Meeting Point International,…

01 Dec 2019, Churches December 2019

Africa. The Sea is theirs.

Fishing rights sold off by governments to foreign companies. Illegal…

01 Dec 2019, News December 2019

Africa. Environmental Degradation and Climate Change Migrants.

Environmental degradation will make the planet face up to challenges…

01 Dec 2019, News December 2019

Along the Desert Routes.

The North African area, with its vast desert regions that…

01 Dec 2019, Dossier December 2019

West Africa, bridgehead for cocaine trafficking.

The region has acquired a key role in the drugs…

01 Dec 2019, Dossier December 2019

Uganda. A special guest served with an eshabwe meal.

The Banyankole are a Ugandan tribe found in South-western Uganda.…

01 Dec 2019, Culture December 2019

Nigerian gangs.

A large part of the drugs coming from Latin America…

01 Dec 2019, Dossier December 2019

Namibia. Nothing Surprising.

Ever since it won the first democratic elections, held in…

01 Nov 2019, Dossier November 2019

Economy. Too much inequality.

The structure of the economy of Namibia reflects the contradictions…

01 Nov 2019, Dossier November 2019

Burkina Faso. Father Jacques. Biologist and Geneticist.

A Camillian and also professor at the University of Ouagadougou,…

01 Nov 2019, Churches November 2019

Western Sahara. The wall that nobody talks about.

The 2,720 kilometre wall, which  separates the areas occupied by…

01 Nov 2019, News November 2019

South Sudan. Death. A place of Rest.

The Bari, a South Sudan ethnic group who live on…

01 Nov 2019, Culture November 2019

Burkina Faso. Yacouba Sawadogo. And the desert blooms.

He has transformed sterile land into a forest by digging…

01 Nov 2019, News November 2019

Eswatini. Arriving unannounced.

Originally from the Argentine, Mons. José Luis Gerardo Ponce de…

01 Nov 2019, Churches November 2019

Namibian Mosaic.

With only 2.6 million inhabitants and an area of 824,292…

01 Nov 2019, Dossier November 2019

DR. Congo. “I am a missionary doctor, in love with…

She lives and works in the Democratic Republic of Congo…

01 Nov 2019, Churches November 2019

Ethnicity and National Unity.

The SWAPO movement succeeded in bringing on board the different…

01 Nov 2019, Dossier November 2019

Chad. The golden triangle of Tibesti.

In the Chadian region bordering with Libya, an area rich…

01 Nov 2019, News November 2019

South Africa. Causes and consequences of the xenophobic attacks.

Xenophobic attacks against immigrants are causing a lot of damage…

01 Nov 2019, News November 2019

Kenya. To prepare future leaders.

This year, the Institute of Social Ministry in Mission, at…

01 Oct 2019, Churches October 2019

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Advocacy

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Pope Francis advocates for poor countries’…

In his Easter Urbi et Orbi message, Pope Francis urged all nations to “meet the greatest needs of the moment through the reduction, if not…

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Baobab

The Chimpanzee and the Crocodile.

0nce upon a time the chimpanzee and the crocodile were good friends. At midday, the chimpanzee would always go to the riverbank and call the crocodile:…

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Youth & Mission

African Youth Sowing Seeds Of Peace.

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