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Africa Faith & Justice Network educates and advocates for a transformation of U.S. policies toward Africa. Grounded by a commitment to social justice, AFJN brings the most important issues affecting the people of Africa to our lawmakers in Washington, DC.

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US-Africa Summit: Join us for a peaceful demonstration

The Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) and TASSC (Torture Abolition and Survivor Support Coalition) International  (and others) invite you to a demonstration on Wednesday morning, August 6 to call on the United States to put  Good Governance and Human Rights in Africa on the U.S.-Africa agenda.
Location; Galvez Statue, Virginia Avenue and 22nd Street NW

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Congress has yet to believe that Africa's main problem is not money, but governance

 Posted on July 29, 2014

By Bahati Jacques 

Western aid to Africa has absolutely generated dependency and is one of many methods used to influence internal African social, political and economic affairs. Ahead of the US-African Leaders' Summit which will take place in Washington DC from August 4-6, Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) met with the offices of Senators Barbara Boxer and Ron Johnson, Representatives George Miller, Jim Sensenbrenner and Paul Ryan. AFJN asked them to lead the way in increasing the accountability and transparency of American tax dollars sent to African tyrants as aid.

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Presidential Summit 2014 for Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI)

IMAG1348Posted on July 29, 2014

By Bahati Jacques

On Monday July 28, 2014 President Obama held a Town Hall with the Young African Leaders fellows. The administration also announced that this initiative's name has been changed to "Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders" to honor the late South African President Nelson Mandela.

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