African Christians in Diaspora Hosted a Historic Summit on Threats to Peace and Security to the African Continent from Terrorism and Issue a Call for Urgent and Concerted Action
The inaugural Pan-African peace summit hosted stakeholders and delegates from various African nations, Europe and the United States in Washington D.C. Metropolitan area, June 23-24, 2017. Heart-wrenching reports from victims of the killings, kidnappings, rapes, forceful conversions and social injustices by Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen in West Africa were presented. Presentations were made on the exacerbating Islamic State (IS) threats in North Africa as well as the plague of al-Shabaab in East Africa. Participants heard about religious conflicts and political instability in Ethiopia, the Congo, Central African Republic, for instance.