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The Growth of Fashion in Africa.

If there is a sector in Africa that is giving…

01 Nov 2023, Culture November 2023

Africa. Alternative Energies.

Many African governments continue to focus on fossil fuels. And,…

01 Nov 2023, News November 2023

African Startup, an Expanding Universe.

The projects of young technological entrepreneurs in healthcare, agriculture, the…

01 Nov 2023, News November 2023

Angola. MPLA Party and Family Affairs.

The country's diamond, copper, gold, and manganese mines are in…

01 Nov 2023, News November 2023

Mali. The Art of Painting with Clay.

The Groupe Bogolan Kasobané, from Mali, revolutionized the art scene…

01 Nov 2023, Culture November 2023

Chad. At the Service of the People.

A community of Comboni Missionary Sisters work at St. Joseph's…

01 Nov 2023, Churches November 2023

Mauritius. An African success story.

For many African countries, political independence from the colonial powers…

01 Nov 2023, News November 2023

African Agricultural Growth Poles. A Transformation that Doesn't Exist.

There are now about fifty scattered in thirty countries. They…

01 Oct 2023, Dossier October 2023

The Seeds of Discord.

It is called participatory genetic improvement of seeds, takes place…

01 Oct 2023, Dossier October 2023

Nigeria. The Egungun Cult among the Yoruba People.

The Yoruba people are one of the largest in West…

01 Oct 2023, Culture October 2023

“The Key Is Agroecology”.

The director of the Institute for Research and Promotion of…

01 Oct 2023, Dossier October 2023

Africa. The Great Challenge of Agriculture.

It is mostly farmers who guarantee the production of food,…

01 Oct 2023, Dossier October 2023

Sierra Leone. Moringa Protein and Resistant Coffee.

There is no shortage of water, but floods are increasingly…

01 Oct 2023, Churches October 2023

South Africa. Catholic bishops back miners’ compensation claims for black…

Last August, Southern African bishops filed a class-action suit against…

01 Oct 2023, Churches October 2023

Ethiopia. A country is falling apart.

Less than one year after the war in Tigray, Ethiopia…

01 Oct 2023, News October 2023

Herbs & Plants. Harungana madagascariensis. An edible medicinal plant.

The plant has been used over many years in African…

01 Oct 2023, Culture October 2023

Central African Republic. The Queen of the gold mines.

Zhao Baomei controls the country's gold market. With her IMC,…

01 Oct 2023, News October 2023

Mauritania. Caught in the Nets of the Fishing Mafia.

The fishing tradition goes back a long way in Mauritania.…

01 Sep 2023, News September 2023

Africa. UN Peacekeeping missions in crisis.

Last June, the UN Security Council ended the mandate of…

01 Sep 2023, News September 2023

Towards the 2023 Synod. Synodality, a path of renewal and…

The synod on synodality focuses on the call for interior…

01 Sep 2023, Churches September 2023

Uganda. “Giving our lives to the people of Karamoja”.

For over a hundred years, the Comboni Missionaries have been…

01 Sep 2023, Churches September 2023

Herbs & Plants. Bridelia micrantha. A Robust Medicinal Plant.

It has been identified as one of the few plant…

01 Sep 2023, Culture September 2023

Ghana. ‘Hogbetsotso’, a Festival of the Exodus.

It is one of the indigenous festivals in Ghana celebrated…

01 Sep 2023, Culture September 2023

The Last Rites.

The Asantes perform rituals for their dead kinsmen and loved…

01 Aug 2023, Dossier August 2023

‘Abadinto’. Naming a child among Asantes.

In the Akan societies in Ghana especially among the Asantes,…

01 Aug 2023, Dossier August 2023

Ghana. The Church has a strong voice in Africa.

The challenge of the Pentecostal churches. Young people who only…

01 Aug 2023, Churches August 2023

Asante Traditional Wedding.

The Asantes, have a unique style of marriage ceremony. It…

01 Aug 2023, Dossier August 2023

Chad. Navigating into Political Storms.

The regional ramifications of the clash in Khartoum have important…

01 Aug 2023, News August 2023

Literature. In Memory of Ama Ata Aidoo.

In novels and plays, in politics and in university classrooms.…

01 Aug 2023, Culture August 2023

Ghana. A Journey into Asante’s Cultural Heritage.

The Asante are a group of people who form part…

01 Aug 2023, Dossier August 2023

Africa. Democracy and Human Rights: the EU offers a weak…

Over the last months, democracy and human rights have been…

01 Aug 2023, News August 2023

Zimbabwe. Towards the General Elections.

Years of protests and violent repression. The results of the…

01 Aug 2023, News August 2023

Zimbabwe. "Christians Must Enter Politics".

What the Catholic Church is doing and what role it…

01 Aug 2023, Churches August 2023

Herbs & Plants. Dichrocephala Integrifolia. An Antiviral Plant.

The plant is widely used in traditional medicine to treat…

01 Jul 2023, Culture July 2023

Criminal Networks and Local Allies.

The Latin American cartels, from Bolivians to Mexicans. The Italian…

01 Jul 2023, Dossier July 2023

DR Congo. Lake Kivu. The Explosive Secret.

It is one of the most dangerous basins in the…

01 Jul 2023, News July 2023

Kenya. The Search for Popular Wisdom.

A group of educators, supported by Tangaza University College, have…

01 Jul 2023, News July 2023

African drug routes.

Nigeria, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda are the main transit…

01 Jul 2023, Dossier July 2023

Ghana. Sacred Golden Stool.

The most important and sacred Asante stool is the ‘Golden…

01 Jul 2023, Culture July 2023

Africa. Sun, Water and Wind. The Riches of the Continent.

Africa's development prospects are increasingly linked to the ecological transition.…

01 Jul 2023, News July 2023

Africa and the Drug Market.

Within an expanding market, the role of Africa is also…

01 Jul 2023, Dossier July 2023

Africa. More Drinking Water from the Sea.

North African countries, in particular, are trying to cope with…

01 Jul 2023, News July 2023

Consumption and national legislation.

After decades of harsh prohibition, several African states have opted…

01 Jul 2023, Dossier July 2023

Kenya. A Social Enterprise, a Comboni Missionary Proposal.

The project has taken its first steps and has a…

01 Jul 2023, Churches July 2023

Nigeria. Osun-Osogbo, the Last Sacred Forest of the Yoruba.

Northeast of Lagos (Nigeria), near the city of Osogbo (also…

01 Jul 2023, Culture July 2023

Egypt. Between Crisis and Ambition.

The country is trying everything to recover from the deep…

01 Jun 2023, News June 2023

Netflix. African Folktales, Reimagined.

It is a series of six short films produced by…

01 Jun 2023, Culture June 2023

Benin. The Artists of Abomey. ‘The Oral Historians’.

Between 1600 and 1900 the city of Abomey was the…

01 Jun 2023, Culture June 2023

DRC - China. The honeymoon is over.

The honeymoon is over between the World’s first cobalt producer,…

01 Jun 2023, News June 2023

A Journey through the Kunama Culture.

The Kunama ethnic group resides mainly in the Gash-Barka region…

01 Jun 2023, Dossier June 2023

Chad. Promoting Integral Health.

At St Michael’s Hospital in Donomanga, Chad, a team of…

01 Jun 2023, Churches June 2023

The Celebration of Marriage.

After the initiation ceremony (Anfura-la) or the passage from adolescence…

01 Jun 2023, Dossier June 2023

Religious Belief among the Kunama.

When the Kunama are asked: ‘Ayshila mekobino?’, they reply: ‘Ánnala'la…

01 Jun 2023, Dossier June 2023

Getting out. The purification of the mother.

The life of the Kunama, from birth to old age…

01 Jun 2023, Dossier June 2023

Kenya. Savings and Credits in Cooperative.

An initiative of the Huruma Self-Help Group, it makes credit…

01 Jun 2023, News June 2023

Between terrorist threats and Unsolved problems.

The political instability seen before, the ethnic tensions both in…

01 May 2023, Dossier May 2023

Africa. The New Eldorado of Beer.

Competing for the continent are the French Groupe Castel and…

01 May 2023, News May 2023

DR Congo. North and South Kivu, Security Companies, Business…

In the eastern regions of the country, strong presence of…

01 May 2023, News May 2023

Libya. The missing Uranium: a boomerang effect of NATO’s attack…

The revelation that 2.5 tonnes of uranium were missing from…

01 May 2023, News May 2023

Africa and the Synod. Walking Together.

The upcoming World Synod of Bishops and its preparations in…

01 May 2023, Churches May 2023

Ivory Coast. An uncertain future.

A leading country in West Africa, Ivory Coast has weaknesses…

01 May 2023, Dossier May 2023

Rwanda. The Power of the Beat.

Ingoma Nshya is the country's first female percussion troupe. Reconciliation,…

01 May 2023, Culture May 2023

Mozambique. The Tete Mines Business.

The extraction and export of fossil deposits from the Mozambican…

01 May 2023, News May 2023

Open wounds.

The wounds caused by the two civil wars are still…

01 May 2023, Dossier May 2023

Mozambique. Living the missionary spirit.

He received the appointment as auxiliary bishop with "fear and…

01 May 2023, Churches May 2023

Ivory Coast and France.

The prolonged phase of unrest reduced the influence of Ivory…

01 May 2023, Dossier May 2023

South Africa. Much More than Tricks.

Fantasy and imagination but above all, ingenuity. 200 apprentices from…

01 May 2023, Culture May 2023

Rwanda. Mending Broken Hearts.

This April, Rwanda commemorates the 29th anniversary of the genocide.…

01 Apr 2023, Churches April 2023

Israeli spooks sought to influence 30 elections around the world,…

By mid-February of this year, an investigation team of journalists…

01 Apr 2023, News April 2023

Herbs & Plants. Combretum molle. A Source of Medicinal Mumuye…

It is commonly referred to as velvet bush willow and…

01 Apr 2023, Culture April 2023

Ghana. Akwasidae, an Ashanti Festival of Rich Cultural Heritage.

It is the most important event celebrated by the Chiefs…

01 Apr 2023, Culture April 2023

Mali. Taking over African Lithium.

Australians and Chinese are investing in a project that could…

01 Apr 2023, News April 2023

Niger. Challenging Climate Change.

Climatic conditions make agricultural work in the Sahel more and…

01 Apr 2023, News April 2023

Kenya. ‘Making Our Dreams Come True’.

In northern Kenya, in the Samburu region, many young girls…

01 Mar 2023, Churches March 2023

Uganda. Acholi Marriage. Not before Sunset.

The Acholi people live in Northern Uganda. They have a…

01 Mar 2023, Culture March 2023

DR Congo. Pope Francis. “Hands off Africa!”

“Africa: it is not a mine to be exploited or…

01 Mar 2023, Churches March 2023

Africa. Close to the People.

Three African women speak of their social commitment. Kenyan Catherine…

01 Mar 2023, News March 2023

Africa. The French Group Bolloré Changes Strategy.

The sale of the logistics segment to the Mediterranean Shipping…

01 Mar 2023, News March 2023

Zimbabwe. Big Brother is watching you with a little help…

The country is embarking on a vast Cybercity project and…

01 Mar 2023, News March 2023

DR Congo. North Kivu. The Word that Sets you Free.

Every Saturday they meet in a modest place where they…

01 Mar 2023, Culture March 2023

South Sudan. Pope Francis. “We want to give wings to…

To politicians: “It is time to move from words to…

01 Mar 2023, Churches March 2023

The USA in Africa. Boots on the ground.

The presence of American soldiers on the field is still…

01 Feb 2023, News February 2023

Postcard from Ghana. The Culture of Sewing.

Sewing and fabrics speak of Ghana, not only for the…

01 Feb 2023, News February 2023

Lesotho. The Troubled Waters.

The wealth generated by the abundance of water has not…

01 Feb 2023, News February 2023

Ghana. Adowa, the Unique Dance Style of the Ashanti.

It is one of the most popular and unique dance…

01 Feb 2023, Culture February 2023

São Tomé and Príncipe. A Lost Paradise.

São Tomé and Príncipe, a former Portuguese colony, is among…

01 Feb 2023, Dossier February 2023

The shadow of China.

The economy of São Tomè and Princìpe is poor. The…

01 Feb 2023, Dossier February 2023

The DRC vows to become a world leader in car…

The country has the ambition to become the world leader…

01 Feb 2023, News February 2023

The political and economic problems.

Having obtained independence from the mother country, the country was…

01 Feb 2023, Dossier February 2023

A long road to Independence.

The islands of São Tomé and Príncipe were deserted until…

01 Feb 2023, Dossier February 2023

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Advocacy

El Hadji Salifou Ouédraogo. The Man Who Plants Baobabs.

The African baobab tree (Adansonia digitata) symbolizes thriving life in the arid landscape of the savannah, providing shelter, food, and water for humans and various…

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Baobab

Why Spider Lives in Ceilings.

Once upon a time, the rainy season came to the forest, as it must come every year. But this time there was more rain than ever…

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Youth & Mission

World Youth Day 2023. Young Ukrainians: The Cry of Pain.

More than one and a half million young people, the highest number ever, flew to Lisbon and filled its narrow and cobbled streets with its numerous…

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