(ENInews)--Although the Internet video "Kony 2012" is bringing world
attention to an infamous Ugandan warlord, calling for his arrest this year, it
doesn't mention much about the church leaders who continue to work for peace in
Northern Uganda and central Africa and recently recalled their encounters with
(ENInews)--A film detailing atrocities committed by the Northern Uganda
rebel leader Joseph Kony has become an Internet sensation, but faith leaders in
the region said they fear the production will cause further trauma to the
population who are recovering from a 23-year brutal war.
ENInews--In Tripoli, fireworks were ignited, guns fired in
the air and chants sounded on 17 February in celebrations marking the first
anniversary of the Libyan uprising that ended Colonel Moammar Gadhafi's
Nairobi, Kenya, 14 February (ENInews)--At a Roman Catholic church center near the Kenyan town of Thika, red roses were exchanged among faith leaders on Valentine's Day as reminder of their call to love and care for people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS.
9 February (ENInews)--Following the re-introduction in Uganda of a bill
that would harshly punish homosexuality, gay rights activists, including some
church leaders, are uniting through Twitter and Facebook to oppose it.
January 11 (ENInews)--He is described as charismatic, intelligent and humble in Uganda and the Global South, but Anglican Archbishop Henry Orombi, who will be leaving office this year, has also been criticized in the Anglican Communion for his hardline stance concerning homosexuality.
Nairobi, Kenya, January 3 (ENInews)--After the killing of a volunteer refugee peace and security worker and the wounding of another, a Christian relief agency which is responsible for housing and security at the Dadaab refugee complex in northern Kenya said safety measures were being reviewed.
December 12 (ENInews)--As international observers say that general elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo were flawed, churches also have been highly critical of the process that re-elected President Joseph Kabila, but are appealing for peace among a restless electorate.
Nairobi, Keyna, December 8 (ENInews)--With a small number of disabled, deaf, and blind people now members of Africa's clergy, the continent's churches are being challenged to lead the struggle to increase rights for the disabled.
Nairobi, Kenya, November 28 (ENInews)--As new HIV/AIDS infections and related deaths decline, Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya discussed how to improve their strategies at a conference in Nairobi from 23 to 25 November entitled "Doing More, Doing Better: Towards Zero New Infections."
Nairobi, Kenya, November 23 (ENInews)--With rainfall, increased humanitarian aid and military operations inside Somalia, the movement of migrants into Dadaab, the world's biggest refugee complex, has greatly declined, a Christian relief agency official said.
(ENInews)--As legislators in Uganda prepare to re-open debate on a bill that would harshly punish homosexuals, a church leader who campaigns for gay rights has renewed his call for tolerance and compassion.
Nairobi, Kenya, October 18 (ENInews)--Relief work at the huge Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya will continue, days after the kidnapping of two Spanish aid workers from the complex, Christian and secular aid agencies said.
Nairobi, Kenya, September 13 (ENInews)--At Holy Family Roman Catholic
Basilica in Nairobi, African workers were recently singing lively Christian
worship songs as they broke ground for the construction of a new office block
for the Nairobi Archdiocese.
Nairobi, Kenya, August 29 (ENInews)--The Sudan Council of Churches has
dispatched peace teams to calm regions of Jonglei state in South Sudan, where
humanitarian agencies say hundreds have died and more than 26,000 people
have been displaced in inter-ethnic fighting.
Nairobi, Kenya, August 25 (ENInews)--Thousands of small arms and light
weapons distributed to civilians by the government in Tripoli are adding to
the danger and instability of the city as rebel forces continued to fight
soldiers loyal to deposed dictator Moammar Gadhafi, a Libyan cleric has said.
Nairobi, Kenya, August 23 (ENInews)--A Roman Catholic church in Tripoli,
the Libyan capital where heavy fighting is raging, has reported a break-in,
according to an Anglican Church leader who has responsibility over Libya,
Algeria and Tunisia.
Nairobi, Kenya, August 18 (ENInews)--The Dadaab refugee complex in
northern Kenya, where several Christian relief agencies are delivering
humanitarian aid to Somali migrants fleeing drought, war and disease, has become
Kenya's third-largest "city."