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."
As relief organizations minister to thousands suffering from drought
and famine in the Horn of Africa, some religious leaders say they are
exploring short- and long-term strategies for ending the reliance on
Nairobi, Kenya, July 21 (ENInews)--Christian relief agencies providing aid
to millions of people facing drought in Somalia face security issues in the
war-torn country, where humanitarian officials say operating is difficult,
but not impossible.
Nairobi, Kenya, June 21 (ENInews)--Christians are braving the fighting in Libya to deliver help to civilians trapped in the five-month-old conflict between dictator Moammar Gadhafi's forces and NATO alliance-backed rebels, a senior Roman cleric there said on 21 June.
Nairobi, June 14 (ENInews)--Christian leaders from around the world are
calling on the international community to intervene in the violence in
Sudan's Southern Kordofan border state, where an air bombing campaign is causing
"huge suffering" to civilian populations and endangering humanitarian
Nairobi, Kenya, 27May (ENInews) -- A film about Kimani Ng'ang'a Maruge, an
84-year-old man who enrolled in primary school in 2003 so he could learn
to read the Bible, has inspired the creation of an educational charity for
unprivileged children around the world.
Nairobi, Kenya, May 20 (ENInews)--Anglican clergy in East Africa have expressed hope for an improved relationship between church and state in China, after a delegation from China's Ministry of State Administration of Religious Affairs (SARA) visited Kenya and Uganda.