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Africa. Death as a Rite of Passage.

The meaning of the rites of passage in Africa culture.…

01 Nov 2022, Culture November 2022

Nigeria.Oil theft is sinking Africa’s first economy.

Whereas other oil producers are boasting from substantial revenues as…

01 Nov 2022, News November 2022

Ethiopia. Churches join hands to promote a deal on the…

The Coptic Church of Egypt and the Orthodox Church of…

01 Nov 2022, Churches November 2022

Morocco. Rabat. Capital of Lights.

‘City of Lights’, as Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco,…

01 Nov 2022, Culture November 2022

FIFA World Cup/Africa. Dreaming Qatar.

Cameroon, Morocco, Tunisia, Ghana, and Senegal will represent Africa in…

01 Nov 2022, News November 2022

Father Albert Nolan. The Challenge of the Gospel.

Anti-apartheid activist and internationally renowned theologian, Father Albert Nolan, died…

01 Nov 2022, Churches November 2022

Kenya Elections 2022: What's Next?

Can William Ruto, the new Kenya president, provide the change…

01 Nov 2022, News November 2022

Uganda. A Comboni Father blessed.

On 20 November 2022, Comboni Father Joseph Ambrosoli will be…

01 Nov 2022, Churches November 2022

Father Albert Nolan. The Challenge of the Gospel.

Anti-apartheid activist and internationally renowned theologian, Father Albert Nolan, died…

01 Nov 2022, Churches November 2022

Blessed Fr. Ambrosoli. A Great Gift .

We have asked mons. John Baptist Odama, Archbishop of Gulu…

01 Nov 2022, Churches November 2022

Mozambique. Close to the People Despite Everything.

During the night, an armed group attacks the mission of…

01 Oct 2022, Churches October 2022

The Birthplace of the Rainbow.

Victoria Falls is one of the best known and most…

01 Oct 2022, Culture October 2022

Africa. The Gas Routes .

Out of 55 African countries, only 18 produce gas, although…

01 Oct 2022, News October 2022

Industrial-scale piracy.

Foreign industries of transformation of fresh fish into fish meal…

01 Oct 2022, Dossier October 2022

Senegal. The Colours of the Pirogues.

The fishing sector is crucial both for socio-economic stability and…

01 Oct 2022, Dossier October 2022

Africa. The World of the Albinos.

Fierce superstitions marginalize those who have inherited the lack of…

01 Oct 2022, News October 2022

African Union. Twenty Years Later.

The supranational institution has worked to prevent conflicts but has…

01 Oct 2022, News October 2022

Ancient methods.

Madj lights the flashlight on his head, tying hooks and…

01 Oct 2022, Dossier October 2022

Setting Sail.

The sun is about to set behind the houses that,…

01 Oct 2022, Dossier October 2022

DR Congo. Dancing to the Rumba Rhythm.

The rumba is a typically Congolese rhythm. This popular music,…

01 Oct 2022, Culture October 2022

Laurenti Magesa. An Ancestor of the Church in Africa and…

The renowned African theologian Prof. Fr. Laurenti Magesa died on…

01 Oct 2022, Churches October 2022

DR Congo. Oil exploration in protected areas causes outcry from…

By early 2023, controversial oil exploration will start in protected…

01 Oct 2022, News October 2022

Herbs & Plants. Steganotaenia Araliacea. The Carrot Tree.

It is a multipurpose medicinal plant and can be used,…

01 Sep 2022, Culture September 2022

Africa. The Sound of Drums.

Drums play an important role in the life of African…

01 Sep 2022, Culture September 2022

Africa. Under the Threat of Hackers.

Cybercrime is spreading more and more on the continent, causing…

01 Sep 2022, News September 2022

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. African Art. Recovering Its Own Story.

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

01 Jul 2022, News July 2022

Africa. “Our social commitment”.

Three young African women from different backgrounds recount the story…

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

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Advocacy

Ghana. Women and Climate Change.

In harmony with Pope Francis’ call in Laudato Si' to “care for our common home”, the Sisters of the Holy Cross have a long-standing commitment…

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Baobab

The Dove's Egg.

A dove laid an egg in the hollow of a big tree in front of the blacksmith's house. When she flew away from her nest in…

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Youth & Mission

World Youth Day. Pope Francis: “All together in Lisbon! A…

“I hope and I firmly believe that the experience many of you will have in Lisbon next August will represent a new beginning for you, the…

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